The Encyclopedia of Professional Wrestling by Kristian Pope
100 Years of the Good, the Bad and the Unforgettable

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Professional wrestling remains one of the hottest forms of entertainment in the world. This book takes a look at the most notable events in its history, along with quotes from the greatest stars in the sport. This all-colour book features 400 photographs and history, interviews, a listing of every professional wrestler (including ring name, when they wrestled and crowns won), commentary on title changes, sold-out arenas, fans and behind-the-scenes drama, and a 'collector's corner' in each chapter that highlights the top wrestling collectibles available on the market. Chapters include: Heroes and Champions; Oddballs, Freaks and Monsters; Ring Beauties; Bloody Matches; Totally Tag Teams; Finishing Moves and Holds; and Ring Generals and Managers.

About Kristian Pope

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Pope is a life long wrestling fan. He began writing about the sport as a teenager and has published numerous wrestling fanzines since the 1980s. He is a sportswriter. Whebbe has been a promoter of more than 1000 wrestling matches. He is also a sportswriter in the Twin Cities.
Published August 1, 2001 by Krause Publications. 176 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Education & Reference, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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