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5 Eras that defined wrestling before its global popularity

The grassroots of professional wrestling. 
J. Carpenter
SENIOR ANALYST
Modified 19 Sep 2016
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In the early 1900's, pro wrestling was viewed as a legitimate sport and the event results were reported anywhere they had sports scores and results. Throughout the eventual evolution of the industry, the gimmicks and characters became much more outlandish and not too long after, fans started putting two and two together and came to the conclusion that there's a degree of theatrics behind what they thought to be nothing more than just another sport. 

In this article, we look at five era's that defined the industry, before professional wrestling was popular.

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Published 01 Aug 2016, 17:20 IST
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