WWE wrestling is a combination of real wrestling moves and choreographed stunts performed by professionally trained athletes. The stunts performed during WWE matches are often considered fake due to the fact that the stunts are expertly choreographed. This does not mean that wrestlers do not experience injuries in the ring. It simply means that WWE wrestling is designed for entertainment purposes, and the stunts and choreography moves are practiced repeatedly in order to increase safety and minimize injury.Know More
In the early days of WWE, the most popular rumor was that the wrestlers would carry ketchup packets in their wristbands which in turn would burst open during swats and punches. The reality is that many of the injuries are staged, but the blood is actually real. Wrestlers will slice their foreheads with a small razor blade after being slammed against the ropes, which in turn creates an effect of a severely injured forehead.
There are also extremely dramatic incidents in which a wrestler will claim they are spitting up blood from an internal injury. In these cases, fake blood capsules are used to create the effect. There are also many incidents in the ring that cause legitimate scrapes, bruises, broken bones and bleeding.Learn more about Wrestling
Some of the World Wrestling Entertainment, or WWE, superstars receive their names by pure accident while some are nicknamed by fans, press or managers and others are basically assigned names by the WWE. Stone Cold Steve Austin, who was contemplating wrestling under the name Chilly McFreeze, got his name after his wife told him to drink his hot tea before it became "stone cold." Andre the Giant's real first name was Andre, and Giant was an appropriate adjective to complete his wrestling persona, while Boo Boo Brazil embraced Bobo after his name was misspelled by a promoter.Full Answer >
The WWE Network does not air on any cable TV or satellite channel. Similar to Netflix, the WWE Network is a subscription streaming service.Full Answer >
As of 2014, Bruno Sammartino holds the record for being the longest-reigning WWE Champion. Sammartino held the championship for a total of 4,040 days. With two title reigns, Sammartino’s longest individual title reign reached 2,803 days.Full Answer >
The WWE did not disclose the names of the WWE wrestlers suspended for steroids, but according to ESPN, a close source listed Shoichi Funaki, Adam "Edge" Copeland, Shane Helms, Dave Bautista, John "Johnny Nitro" Hennigan, Eddie Guerrero, Chris "Masters" Mordetsky, Chris Benoit and Brian "Crush" Adams. Chris Benoit had previously killed his family and then hung himself, and Eddie Guerrero and Brian Adams were also among the deceased on the list to be investigated.Full Answer >