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    Randy Mario Poffo, better known by his ring name "Macho Man" Randy Savage, was an American professional wrestler and color commentator best known for his time in the World Wrestling Federation and World Championship Wrestling. He is considered to be one of the greatest pro wrestlers in history. Savage ...more

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    Bruno Leopoldo Francesco Sammartino is an Italian-born retired American professional wrestler. He is best known for his work with WWE, where he held the WWWF World Heavyweight Championship for over 11 years across two reigns, the first of which is the longest single reign in the promotion's ...more

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    Harley Leland Race is a retired American professional wrestler and is a current promoter and trainer. During his career as a wrestler, he worked for all of the major wrestling promotions, including the National Wrestling Alliance, the American Wrestling Association, the World Wrestling Federation, and ...more

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    James William Reiher, better known by the ring name Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, is a Fijian semi-retired professional wrestler and actor. He is signed with WWE, working in their Legends program. Originally from the Fiji Islands, Snuka wrestled for several promotions in the 1970s and 1980s. Snuka was the ...more

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    André René Roussimoff, best known as André the Giant, was a French professional wrestler and actor. His best-remembered acting role was that of Fezzik, the giant in the film The Princess Bride. His size was a result of gigantism caused by excess growth hormone, which later resulted in acromegaly. This ...more

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    Arn Anderson
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    Arn Anderson is a wrestler, television producer and actor.more

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    Jake Roberts
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    Aurelian Smith Jr. is a semi-retired American professional wrestler, and the son of former wrestler Aurelian "Grizzly" Smith. He is best known by his ring name of Jake "The Snake" Roberts, and often brought snakes into the ring, most famously a python named Damien. Roberts is best known for his two ...more

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    Herman Gustav Rohde Jr., better known by the ring name "The Nature Boy" Buddy Rogers, was an American professional wrestler and one of the biggest wrestling stars in the beginning of the television era. His performances inspired generations of professional wrestlers, such as Butch Reed during his ...more

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    Lou Thesz
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    Aloysius Martin "Lou" Thesz was an American professional wrestler and six-time world champion, most notably holding the NWA World Heavyweight Championship three times. Combined, he held the NWA Championship for 10 years, three months and nine days, longer than anyone else in history. Among his many ...more

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    Billy Graham
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    Eldridge Wayne Coleman is an American fine artist and retired professional wrestler. An iconic figure in professional wrestling, he worked under the ring name "Superstar" Billy Graham and gained renown for his tenure as the WWWF Heavyweight Champion in 1977–1978. As an award-winning bodybuilder, he was ...more

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    Frank Gotch
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    Frank Alvin Gotch was the first American professional wrestler to win the world heavyweight free-style championship, and credited for popularizing professional wrestling in the United States. He competed back when the contests were largely legitimate, and his reign as World Heavyweight Champion is one ...more

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    Fritz Von Erich
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    Jack Barton Adkisson was an American professional wrestler under the ring name Fritz Von Erich, better known today as a wrestling promoter and the patriarch of the Von Erich family. He was also the owner of the World Class Championship Wrestling territory.more

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    Tito Santana
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    Merced Solis, better known by his ring name Tito Santana, is a Mexican-American semi-retired professional wrestler whose heyday spanned from the late 1970s to the early 1990s, though he continues to appear on the independent circuit. He has stayed a babyface his entire career and is best known from his ...more

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    Sylvester Ritter was an American professional wrestler and professional football player, best known for his work in Mid-South Wrestling and the World Wrestling Federation as the Junkyard Dog, a nickname Ritter received while working in a wrecking yard. Entering the ring with his trademark chain attached ...more

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    Ricky "Ric Rude" Lewis is a Grammy Award-nominated songwriter, record producer, and musician.more

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    Stewart Edward "Stu" Hart, CM was a Canadian amateur wrestler, professional wrestler, promoter and trainer. Hart founded Stampede Wrestling, a promotion based in Calgary, Alberta and associated wrestling school "The Dungeon." The patriarch of the Hart wrestling family, Stu was the father of many ...more

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    Ted DiBiase
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    Theodore Marvin "Ted" DiBiase Sr. is an American former professional wrestler, manager, ordained minister and color commentator. He is signed with WWE working in their Legends program. DiBiase achieved championship success in a number of wrestling promotions, holding thirty titles during his ...more

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    Keiji Mutoh is a Japanese professional wrestler who first gained international fame in the National Wrestling Alliance. He is mostly known for his work as The Great Muta in New Japan Pro Wrestling during the 1990s, but he has also worked in United States, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Taiwan. He is a former ...more

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    Terrence "Terry" Funk is a semi-retired American professional wrestler and former actor, known chiefly for the hardcore wrestling style he adopted in the latter part of his career that inspired many younger wrestlers, including Mick Foley. Funk has appeared in the NWA, AWA, WWF/E, WCW, ECW, ROH, and ...more

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    Patricia Anne Stratigeas is a Canadian retired professional wrestler, former fitness model, and fitness guru, actress and television personality, better known by her stage name and former ring name Trish Stratus. She is best known for her tenure with WWE, who has hailed Stratus as the greatest women's ...more

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