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What’s in a Name: The Importance of a Wrestling Name in the WWE

Posted by Cec Van Galini On October - 6 - 2010

"Hollywood" Hulk Hogan, "Macho Man" Randy Savage, "Wildman" Marc Mero, "Heartbreak Kid" Shawn Michaels, "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, okay, you get the picture. The name says it all. Wrestling has its characters and they all have exotic names.

Look further back in history when wrestling was all about the moves, and you still had "Classy" Freddie Blassie, "Gorgeous" George, and the "Nature Boy" Buddy Rodgers. The name sells the superstar. The tag line of Gorgeous, Stone Cold, Hollywood, Hitman, or Big Daddy Cool, only adds to the personality that exists.

Its a similar story to that of the movie business, if the name does not look good on the marque...

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