Sign Up. Party Chat. CS1 Spanish-language sources es Webarchive template wayback links Wikipedia semi-protected pages Articles with short description Articles needing additional references from September All articles needing additional references All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from April Articles with unsourced statements from June Articles needing additional references from November Articles containing Spanish-language text Articles with unsourced statements from September Commons category link is on Wikidata. Although a championship usually cannot change hands except by pinfall or submission, a forfeit victory is enough to crown a new champion. A main part of the story-telling part of wrestling is a promo, short for promotional interview. It is a "triumph" if the face wins, while it is a "tragedy" if the heel wins. Like some other sports, fantasy leagues have developed around professional wrestling.
Two wrestlers must make physical contact typically palm-to-palm to transfer this legal status.
High-profile figures in the sport have become celebrities or cultural icons in their native or adopted home countries. Views Read View source View history. While each wrestling match is ostensibly a competition of athletics and strategy, the goal of each match from a business standpoint is to excite and entertain the audience.
All notable wrestlers now enter the ring accompanied by music, and regularly add other elements to their entrance.