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A loose hold applied during a match, during which wrestlers catch their breath and/or plan the next series of spots together
An experienced wrestler who knows how to work a match to its full potential
A wrestler intentionally cutting himslef
A fan who is aware of and interested in the backstage and non-scripted aspects of wrestling
To sabotage a throw by letting one's body go limp instead of cooperating, which makes the throw much harder, if not impossible, to execute.
Non televised match
Refers to a wrestler who is in the early stages of their career and, as a result, may be prone to make mistakes because of their inexperience.
A wrestler or story line that attracts the attention of the audience, people willing to pay to see
An occurrence in which a wrestler's shoulders are pinned to the mat for a count of two, but the wrestler manages to escape before the referee's hand hits the mat a third time
A sudden change in the direction of a storyline to surprise the fans.
To become exhausted during a match
The character played by a wrestler
To determine and schedule the events of a wrestling card
Any planned action or series of actions in a match
An in-character interview or monologue
A wrestling fan who enthusiastically believes that professional wrestling is not staged
A switch in alignment of a wrestler's character.
To show no reaction to an opponent's offensive moves
An unfair and controversial finish, often involving cheating or outside interference.
A cheer or positive reaction from the crowd.
A wrestler who routinely looses to build the credibility of other wrestlers
To wrestle the first match of the card
The presentation of scripted actions and worked matches as being legitimate or real.
To attempt a scripted move or line and not perform it well or as planed
The 'bad guy' wrestler
A manager who does the promos, or all the talking, for a wrestler possessing little or no mic skills
Boos or negative reaction from the live fans.
The 'good-guy' wrestler
A risky top rope move
A highly-promoted non-title match at or near the end of a card, which is a main selling point for an event
To react to an opponent's attacks in a manner that suggests to the audience that the attacks hurt.
To Fall on the mat or ground
Accepted by fans, and getting the desired reaction from them.
A fictional storyline
The worked rising of a popular wrestlers' status in the eyes of the fans.

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