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By Brian Fritz, Christopher Murray

The facility gamers at the back of the wildly well known and infrequently arguable international wrestling are tested during this chronological examine the prior 10 years of wrestling leisure. the contest among the 4 significant wrestling organizations—World Championship Wrestling (WCW), the area Wrestling Federation (later renamed as international Wrestling leisure [WWE]), severe Championship Wrestling (ECW), and overall Nonstop motion Wrestling (TNA)—is rendered intimately, from wrestling's late-90s resurgence and the monetary problems of WCW and ECW to WWE's singular dominance and TNA's present-day fight for marketplace percentage. the explanations at the back of professional wrestling's recognition surge are explored when it comes to key information similar to tv scores, pay-per-view purchase premiums, and live-event attendance, in addition to how the most important corporations have capitalized—or not—on wrestling's traits. observation from the authors' seven-year-old weekly wrestling radio application is featured all through along reviews from The Rock, Hulk Hogan, Stone chilly, and Vince McMahon.

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