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WWE

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., d/b/a WWE, is an American integrated media and entertainment company that primarily is known for professional wrestling. WWE has also branched out into other fields, including movies, real estate, and various other business ventures.

 
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Impact Wrestling

Impact Wrestling is an American professional wrestling promotion currently based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The promotion operates as a subsidiary of Anthem Sports & Entertainment via its parent company, Anthem Wrestling Exhibitions, LLC.

 
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New Japan Pro-Wrestling

New Japan Pro-Wrestling Co., Ltd. , operating as New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) , is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion based in Nakano, Tokyo. Founded in January 1972 by Antonio Inoki, the promotion was sold to Yuke's, who later sold it to Bushiroad in 2012. TV Asahi and Amuse, Inc. own minority shares of the company. Naoki Sugabayashi has served as the promotion's Chairman since September 2013, while Harold Meij has served as the President of the promotion since May 2018.

 
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Ring of Honor

Ring of Honor Wrestling Entertainment, LLC, d/b/a Ring of Honor (ROH) is an American professional wrestling promotion based in Baltimore, Maryland. It is a subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBG), one of the largest television broadcasting companies in the United States.

 
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Lucha Underground

Lucha Underground is an American professional wrestling promotion and serial drama television series owned and produced by United Artists Media Group. The weekly series airs in English on the El Rey Network and previously aired in Spanish on UniMás. The series features wrestlers from the American independent circuit and Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (AAA), one of the biggest wrestling promotions in Mexico. AAA also owns a percentage of Lucha Underground.

 
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Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide

Antonio Peña Promotions, S.A de CV d/b/a Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide, or simply AAA is a Mexican Lucha Libre promotion based in Mexico City, Mexico. Founded in 1992 when Antonio Peña broke away from Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) to set up a promotion, which allowed him more creative freedom, AAA has held a number of pay-per-views (PPV) over the years and has promoted shows not just in Mexico but in the United States and Japan as well.

 
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Global Force Wrestling

Global Force Entertainment, LLC, d/b/a Global Force Wrestling (GFW), is an American professional wrestling promotion founded in 2014 by Jeff Jarrett, the co-founder and former President of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, and his wife Karen Jarrett. The promotion ran several live events and tapings for a potential television show. Jeff Jarrett returned to Impact Wrestling in an executive role in January 2017 and Karen Jarrett announced that GFW had "merged" with them on April 20, 2017. Impact Wrestling assumed the GFW name the following month, but it was dropped when Jeff Jarrett departed the company four months later. Jarrett resumed promoting events under the name in December 2017.

 
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Naked Women's Wrestling League

The Naked Women's Wrestling League, also known as NWWL, is a defunct erotic women's professional wrestling promotion which featured naked females battling in the ring. Carmen Electra acted as hostess for the organization until 2007, when she sued the company for breach of contract. The NWWL broadcast shows around the world, and its wrestlers were featured in magazines such as Penthouse, Playboy, and Maxim.

 
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Women Superstars Uncensored

Women Superstars Uncensored (WSU) is an American, New Jersey based women's professional wrestling promotion which held its first event in 2006. Shows combine wrestling interspersed with both serious and comedic storylines. The company tapes two DVDs worth of material during weekend shows. Although many of the shows are promoted solely by WSU, they have also worked with National Wrestling Superstars. As of October 2009, the promotion has a working agreement with Dragon Gate USA.

 
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Pro-Wrestling: EVE

Pro-Wrestling: EVE also known as EVE is a British independent women's professional wrestling promotion founded in 2010 and run by Dann and Emily Read. The promotion tours theatres, leisure centres, and town halls. It incorporates feminism, punk rock, and professional wrestling. It held the first all-female professional wrestling event to take place in London in March 2016.

 
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Preston City Wrestling

Preston City Wrestling (PCW) is a British owned independent professional wrestling promotion established in 2011. PCW runs the majority of its shows in Preston, in the county of Lancashire in England.

 
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Oz Academy

Oz Academy is a Japanese joshi puroresu or women's professional wrestling promotion founded by Mayumi Ozaki. The promotion's full official name is Oz Academy Women's Professional Wrestling . In addition to the contracted members of the roster, Oz Academy has also employed some of the top freelancers in all of joshi puroresu, including Ayumi Kurihara, Hiroyo Matsumoto, Manami Toyota and Tomoka Nakagawa. The promotion has a television deal with Gaora.

 
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Great Canadian Wrestling

Great Canadian Wrestling (GCW) was an independent professional wrestling promotion company based in Oshawa, Ontario. GCW was founded in 2005 and promotes shows throughout Southern Ontario. The company also hosts since 2005 an annual Great Canadian Wrestling Expo that takes place over several days and brings together a large group of wrestlers. Currently, four championships are defended at GCW events.

 
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Gaea Japan

Gaea Japan was a Japanese women's professional wrestling promotion. GAEA's name comes from the Greek mythological goddess of the Earth, Gaea or Gaia.

 
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Smash (professional wrestling)

Smash was a Japanese puroresu and combat sports promotion, founded in December 2009 following the folding of Hustle. In the fall of 2009 Hustle ran into financial problems that led to several show cancellations. After a planned restructuring and restarting of the promotion failed, a number of officials and wrestlers decided to start a new project. Smash held its first show on March 26, 2010.