Try And Identify These WWE Wrestlers When They’re Not In The Ring

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Even people who aren’t huge fans of wrestling are bound to recognize some of the biggest stars to appear in the ring. But only folks who are serious wrestling fans will be able to identify a lot of these WWE stars once the costumes, lights, and makeup aren’t there as clues. Take this quiz and let’s see how well you know the men and women of wrestling when they’re not in the ring.

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Who is the first WWE wrestler to win a major championship outside of North America?

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Retry Correct Incorrect In 2017, AJ Styles beat Jinder Mahal during a WWE championship bout in Manchester, England. He held the SmackDown title for over a year, beating John Layfield’s previous record of 280 days.
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Who is the first WWE wrestler to win a major championship outside of North America?

  • AJ Styles
  • Dean Ambrose
  • John Cena
  • Kevin Owens
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And the first wrestler to ever win the Money In The Bank ladder match Is…

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Retry Correct Incorrect Edge not only was the first winner of the Money In The Bank match in 2005, but also the King of the Ring tournament in 2001 and the Royal Rumble match of 2010.
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And the first wrestler to ever win the Money In The Bank ladder match Is…

  • Edge
  • Seth Rollins
  • Christian
  • Kane
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This WWE superstar participated in the 1996 Olympic Games… and won gold!

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Retry Correct Incorrect Prior to joining WWE, Kurt Angle brought home a gold medal for the United States as a heavyweight wrestler during the Atlanta Summer Games, despite suffering numerous severe neck and back injuries.
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This WWE superstar participated in the 1996 Olympic Games… and won gold!

  • Booker T
  • Stone Cold Steve Austin
  • Shawn Michaels
  • Kurt Angle
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Prior to WWE, his ring name was Tyler Black…

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Retry Correct Incorrect Veteran wrestling icon, Sting, once described Seth Rollins as the most talented wrestler he had ever worked with. It’s no wonder that Rollins has twice won the WWE Universal Champion belt as well as a WWE Raw Tag Team Championship with his partner Braun Strowman
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Prior to WWE, his ring name was Tyler Black…

  • Bo Dallas
  • Seth Rollins
  • Sheamus
  • Cesaro
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In 2003 this Canadian wrestler was dubbed “Diva of the Decade”…

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Retry Correct Incorrect In 2013 Trish Stratus was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as the youngest member to date. A seven-time Women’s Championship winner, she has appeared 25 times in various WWE video games, a record for any female wrestler.
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In 2003 this Canadian wrestler was dubbed “Diva of the Decade”…

  • Trish Stratus
  • Becky Lynch
  • Eva Marie
  • Stacey Keibler
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His first Wrestlemania defeat came only after an amazing 21-0 run…

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Retry Correct Incorrect Mark William Calaway, better known as “The Undertaker,” has been a fixture of pro wrestling’s main event, Wrestlemania. He’s only lost twice, first to Brock Lesnar and later to Roman Reigns.
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His first Wrestlemania defeat came only after an amazing 21-0 run…

  • Rod Van Dam
  • The Undertaker
  • Jeff Hardy
  • Kane
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His signature move is known as “Sweet Chin Music”…

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Retry Correct Incorrect Shawn Michaels is sometimes referred to as “Mr. WrestleMania” and is widely regarded as one of the most talented in-ring performers in WWE history. Victims of his high-kicking signature move include Hulk Hogan and WWE CEO Vince McMahon.
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His signature move is known as “Sweet Chin Music”…

  • Goldberg
  • Christian
  • Shawn Michaels
  • Batista
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Which wrestler has Vince McMahon called the greatest WWE star of all time?

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Retry Correct Incorrect During the Attitude Era, Stone Cold Steve was one of the most profitable stars thanks to an ongoing beef with Vince McMahon, the federation CEO. He has 19 major championship wins throughout his career and is the only wrestler to have won three Royal Rumbles.
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Which wrestler has Vince McMahon called the greatest WWE star of all time?

  • Mick Foley
  • Stone Cold Steve Austin
  • Undertaker
  • Bret Hart
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Quiz lowball: his nickname is “The Nature Boy”…

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Retry Correct Incorrect Without a doubt, Ric Flair could be the greatest pro wrestler EVER. He has wrestled professionally for over 40 years across various leagues and has the most World Heavyweight Championships with a total of 16 reigns.
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Quiz lowball: his nickname is “The Nature Boy”…

  • Mick Foley
  • Sting
  • Vince McMahon
  • Ric Flair
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He held on as the WWE Champion for an incredible 434 days…

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Retry Correct Incorrect CM Punk’s time as the WWE Champion is the sixth-longest reign of all time. The character’s straight-edge persona is a reflection of Phillip Jack Brooks’ real-life views on the excesses of substance use.
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He held on as the WWE Champion for an incredible 434 days…

  • John Cena
  • Paul Heyman
  • CM Punk
  • Shawn Michaels
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He was the first undisputed WWF Champ… he only had to defeat The Rock and Stone Cold on the same night!

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Retry Correct Incorrect After his debut in 1999, Chris Jericho was an overnight sensation. He interrupted fan-favorite, The Rock, as he was doing an in-ring promo, with Jericho proclaiming that he was there to “save the World Wrestling Federation.“
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He was the first undisputed WWF Champ… he only had to defeat The Rock and Stone Cold on the same night!

  • Shawn Michaels
  • Christian
  • Chris Jericho
  • Zack Ryder
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He popularized the “YES!” chant…

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Retry Correct Incorrect Daniel Bryan, also known as “American Dragon,” began shouting the word “yes” on his way to the ring after winning the Heavyweight Championship and it caught on with fans. As his character took a turn as a heel, he turned on his fans, shouting “no!”
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He popularized the “YES!” chant…

  • Sheamus
  • Jeff Hardy
  • Daniel Bryan
  • Seth Rollins
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This wrestler with a tragic life story had 22 championships during his career…

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Retry Correct Incorrect Chris Benoit’s athleticism and aggressive performances quickly help him to become a formidable opponent and major championship winner. He won 22 championships across various federations of the wrestling world.
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This wrestler with a tragic life story had 22 championships during his career…

  • Shawn Michaels
  • Triple H
  • Chris Benoit
  • Chris Jericho
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As a WCW athlete, he was originally billed as the son of Andre The Giant…

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Retry Correct Incorrect Paul Donald Wight II, also known as “The Big Show,” stands at over seven feet tall. He holds multiple titles and records across the WCW and WWE leagues and has made appearances in hit movies such as MacGruber and The Waterboy.
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As a WCW athlete, he was originally billed as the son of Andre The Giant…

  • Big Show
  • Rikishi
  • Rob Vam Dam
  • Roman Reigns
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At Wrestlemania 35 she became the SmackDown Women’s Champion and The RAW Women’s Champion…

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Retry Correct Incorrect Rebecca Quin, also known as Becky Lynch, holds the SmackDown and RAW Women’s Championship making her a double champion and four-time women’s world champion in WWE. She began her career in Ireland where she was born, and was one of the first women to headline WrestleMania along with Charlotte Flair and Ronda Rousey.
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At Wrestlemania 35 she became the SmackDown Women’s Champion and The RAW Women’s Champion…

  • Summer Rae
  • Ronda Rousey
  • Bayley
  • Becky Lynch
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This wrestler was the inaugural NXT Champion

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Retry Correct Incorrect Seth Rollins became the 20th Triple Crown Champion and the 18th Grand Slam Champion. He has a slew of other impressive credentials including being a two-time Intercontinental Champion, a two-time WWE World Heavyweight Champion, and a four-time WWE/RAW Tag Team Champion.
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This wrestler was the inaugural NXT Champion

  • Seth Rollins
  • Roman Reigns
  • Shane McMahon
  • Dolph Ziggler
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He’s known as “The King” for a reason

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Retry Correct Incorrect “The King” Jerry Lawler has held more recognized championships than any pro wrestler in history, and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2007. He’s also a color commentator.
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He’s known as “The King” for a reason

  • Cody Rhodes
  • King Booker
  • Jerry Lawler
  • Kerry Von Erich
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She’s a four-time Raw Women’s Champion

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Retry Correct Incorrect The daughter of Ric Flair was destined for wrestling greatness! Born Ashley Elizabeth Fliehr, she started training with WWE in 2012 and was promoted to WWE’s main roster in 2015.
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She’s a four-time Raw Women’s Champion

  • Summer Rae
  • Ronda Rousey
  • Alicia Fox
  • Charlotte Flair
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His real name is Paul Michael Levesque. Who is he?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Triple H, AKA “The Game,” was initially known as “Hunter Hearst Helmsley,” and played a foppish dandy who was concerned with etiquette and tailcoats. Over the years he abandoned these affectations and simplified his name to “Triple H.”
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His real name is Paul Michael Levesque. Who is he?

  • Rikishi
  • Triple H
  • Chris Jericho
  • Booker T
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His ruthless cunning in the ring led to his catchphrase, “I Lie! I Cheat! I Steal!”

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Retry Correct Incorrect The late Eddie Guerrero came from the famous Mexican-American Guerrero wrestling family, whose history dates back to the 1930s. Ric Flair gave him the honor of ranking him among his top ten opponents.
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Twitter / @PWStream

His ruthless cunning in the ring led to his catchphrase, “I Lie! I Cheat! I Steal!”

  • Eddie Guerrero
  • Rey Mysterio
  • Perry Saturn
  • Dean Malenko
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He is also known as The Mayor Of Suplex City…

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Retry Correct Incorrect Also known as “The Beast Incarnate,” Brock Lesnar took a break from wrestling to play professional football for the Minnesota Vikings, despite being injured in a severe motorcycle accident only months before his first game.
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He is also known as The Mayor Of Suplex City…

  • Seth Rollins
  • Eddie Guerrero
  • Brock Lesnar
  • Vince McMahon
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“Apex Predator” is also known by which name?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Born into the third generation of the Orton family wrestling dynasty, Randy Orton became the youngest WWE champion (at only 24 years old!) when he defeated Chris Benoit at SummerSlam in 2004.
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“Apex Predator” is also known by which name?

  • Kurt Angle
  • Randy Orton
  • Matt Hardy
  • Jeff Hardy
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This WWE Wrestler got his start as The Undertaker’s half-brother…

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Retry Correct Incorrect Before signing a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment, Glenn Thomas Jacobs was an independent wrestler with a variety of monikers, including “Angus King,” “The Christmas Creature,” and “Unabomb.” In 1997 he debuted his new persona, Kane, half-brother of The Undertaker.
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This WWE Wrestler got his start as The Undertaker’s half-brother…

  • Kurt Angle
  • Stone Cold Steve Austin
  • Kane
  • Big Show
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He is the WWE’s 30th Triple Crown Champion

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Retry Correct Incorrect The first-ever African-born WWE Champion, Kingston performs on the SmackDown brand. Kingston, Xavier Woods, and Big E are the current SmackDown Tag Team Champions.
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He is the WWE’s 30th Triple Crown Champion

  • Mark Henry
  • Xavier Woods
  • Kofi Kingston
  • King Booker
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Behind the scenes, he’s a WWE producer

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Retry Correct Incorrect Mark Henry is a two-time Olympian. He also has a gold, silver, and bronze medal from the 1995 Pan American Games. Henry is a 2018 inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame.
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Behind the scenes, he’s a WWE producer

  • Big Daddy V
  • Sin Cara
  • The Great Khali
  • Mark Henry
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This guy does stand-up comedy on the side

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Retry Correct Incorrect Dolph Ziggler has held the Raw Tag Team Championship once, World Heavyweight Championship twice, the United States Championship twice, the Intercontinental Championship six times. Fun fact: he’s fluent in American Sign Language.
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This guy does stand-up comedy on the side

  • Shelton Benjamin
  • Chavo Guerrero Jr
  • Dolph Ziggler
  • Matt Striker
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He was known for making his entrance to bagpipe music and wearing a kilt

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Retry Correct Incorrect When he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by Ric Flair in 2005, Flair said he was “the most gifted entertainer in the history of professional wrestling”. Sadly, Piper passed away in 2015.
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He was known for making his entrance to bagpipe music and wearing a kilt

  • Roddy Piper
  • Sid Vicious
  • The Ultimate Warrior
  • Jeff Jarrett
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She won a bronze medal in Judo at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Retry Correct Incorrect She debuted at WrestleMania 34 and went on to nab the Raw Women’s Championship at SummerSlam that year. Many consider Rousey to be one of the most influential female athletes in the world.
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She won a bronze medal in Judo at the 2008 Summer Olympics

  • Mickie James
  • Bayley
  • Ronda Rousey
  • Liz Carmouche
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She was the first to win the SmackDown Women’s Champion twice

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Retry Correct Incorrect With Nikki Cross, Alexa Bliss is half of the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions. As of 2019, Bliss is the second Women’s Triple Crown Champion and has won six championships in WWE.
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She was the first to win the SmackDown Women’s Champion twice

  • Alexa Bliss
  • Mickie James
  • Naomi
  • Nikki Bella
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He comes from family of wrestling promotors

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Retry Correct Incorrect Part of the McMahon family of wrestling promotors, Shane is a minority owner of WWE and the vice-chairman of Seven Stars Cloud Group, Inc. He won the Hardcore Championship once, the European Championship once, the SmackDown Tag Team Championship once, and the WWE World Cup in 2018.
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He comes from family of wrestling promotors

  • Jess McMahon
  • Shane McMahon
  • Jim McMahon
  • Vince McMahon
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He’s also a mixed martial artist

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Retry Correct Incorrect During his career with WWE and TNA/Impact, Lashley won a total of eleven championships, with six of those wins being world championships. He’s also a one-time and final King of the Mountain Champion.
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He’s also a mixed martial artist

  • Kenny Dykstra
  • Bobby Lashley
  • King Booker
  • William Regal
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He won the WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship 17 times

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Retry Correct Incorrect Coming from a wrestling family, he also uses the stage name Carlito Caribbean Cool. He and his brother became the only tag team to unify the WWE Tag Team Championship and World Tag Team Championship during WrestleMania XXV.
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He won the WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship 17 times

  • Carlito
  • Primo
  • Curt Hennig
  • Pedro Morales
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His sons Jey and Jimmy inducted him into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2015

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Retry Correct Incorrect Born Solofa Fatu Jr. but better known as Rikishi Phatu, this guy is a member of the Anoaʻi family of Samoan wrestlers. He’s a one-time Intercontinental Champion, one-time WWE Tag Team Champion, and two-time World Tag Team Champion.
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His sons Jey and Jimmy inducted him into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2015

  • Rikishi
  • The Big Show
  • Sid Vicious
  • Viscera
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One of his stage names was Viscera

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Retry Correct Incorrect Nelson Frazier Jr. wrestled under the names Mabel, Viscera, and Big Daddy V. He won the 1995 King of the Ring tournament. Sadly, the former WWF World Tag Team Champion and WWF Hardcore Champion passed away in 2014.
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One of his stage names was Viscera

  • Lex Luger
  • Nelson Frazier Jr.
  • Yokozuna
  • Jeff Jarrett
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Out of 23 professional fights, he only lost three times

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Retry Correct Incorrect Seamus McDonagh is now retired from boxing and works as an actor. After moving from the UK to Brooklyn as a kid, he won the 1985 New York Golden Gloves Novice Heavyweight Championship.
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Out of 23 professional fights, he only lost three times

  • Justin Angel
  • Cesaro
  • Seamus
  • Shelton Benjamin
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Before signing up with the WWE, this guy was a bare-knuckle boxer

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Retry Correct Incorrect In 2015, he changed his ring name to King Barrett after becoming the 20th King of the Ring winner. This former bare-knuckle boxer is now employed as a commentator and executive with World of Sport Wrestling.
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Before signing up with the WWE, this guy was a bare-knuckle boxer

  • Darren Young
  • Wade Barrett
  • Sin Cara
  • Skip Sheffield
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His real name is Óscar Gutiérrez, and he performs on the Raw brand

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Retry Correct Incorrect Currently signed to WWE, this guy is no stranger to championships. During his WWE career, Rey Mysterio has been World Tag Team, Cruiserweight Tag Team, World Heavyweight, and Intercontinental Champion.
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Photo by Barry Brecheisen/WireImage

His real name is Óscar Gutiérrez, and he performs on the Raw brand

  • Rey Mysterio
  • Perry Saturn
  • Kevin Nash
  • Scott Hall
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Some people call this guy Johnny Nitro

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Retry Correct Incorrect John Morrison has wrestled under a bunch of stage names: Johnny Nitro, Johnny Impact, and Johnny Mundo. His real name is John Randall Hennigan, and he’s also an actor and a fan of the sport parkour.
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Some people call this guy Johnny Nitro

  • John Spins
  • Johnny Henny
  • John Morrison
  • Johnny Champion
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He won the Southern Tag Team Championship three times with Brock Lesnar

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Retry Correct Incorrect Talk about talent! Before he became a pro wrestler, Benjamin was a college athlete who participated in track and field as well as wrestling. He’s currently signed to WWE on the SmackDown brand.
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He won the Southern Tag Team Championship three times with Brock Lesnar

  • Shelton Benjamin
  • Ric Flair
  • Jimmy Wang Yang
  • Chris Masters
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You have to get this one right. What’s this man’s real name?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Dwayne Douglas Johnson was with the WWF for eight years before becoming a full-time actor. To date, his movies have raked in more than $3.5 billion in North America and over $10.5 billion worldwide. He’s one of the biggest box-office stars in history!
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You have to get this one right. What’s this man’s real name?

  • Jermaine Johnson
  • Dwayne Johnson
  • Randy Johnson
  • John Johnson
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Congrats, you finished! Here are your results:

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Congrats, you finished! Here are your results:

Retry You’re A UFC Fan, Aren’t You? It’s okay, you can admit it. Not everyone can be a diehard fan of the WWE. You Haven’t Watched Since The 90s Let me guess, you know the Ric Flairs and The Undertakers of the world, but you haven’t kept up with the new crop? There’s no shame in that. You Watched The Pay-Per-Views AND Played The Video Games You don’t have to brag or anything, but I’ll do it for you. With this score, we know that you put in a full 365 days playing Raw on your PlayStation 2 AND forced your parents to pay for the pay-per-views. You’re Definitely A Diehard Member Of The WWE Universe There is a rare breed of WWE Superfans that can get this score, and you’re one of them.
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