Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Canadian Born Wrestlers
Teddy is Bret's nephew. Teddy Hart (born Teddy Anis on February 2, 1980 in Calgary, Alberta) is nephew to Bret Hart, Owen Hart, Bruce Hart, Jim Neidhart and Davey Boy Smith. Teddy Hart's grandfather is Stu Hart. Thanks for playing, and make sure to catch Canadian Born Professional Wrestling Affiliates Part 2. :)
Yes. Maryse began a full-time wrestling career when she tried out for WWE's Diva Search in 2006. Although she was the second diva eliminated, Maryse was later offered a contract by Vince McMahon's empire. She accepted, and became a member of the "Smackdown" roster.
|Lance Evers (better known to wrestling fans as Lance Storm) won the WWE Intercontinental Title for the first time on July 23, 2001 in Buffalo, New York. Who lost the title to Storm on this night of "Monday Night RAW"?||Canadian Born Professional Wrestling Affiliates 1
Albert. Albert, after holding the title for a month, lost when Storm used the tights on a roll-up. Lance Storm kept the title for about a month when he lost it to Edge at "SummerSlam 2001". Lance was most famous for wrestling in WCW when he captained Team Canada for almost two years. After a declining career in WWE from 2001-2005 Storm left the company in May 2005. After wrestling at various places, Storm went into full retirement in August of 2007.
|This Canadian born wrestler is perhaps the most popular of all the Harts. He is sometimes described as: the best there is, the best there was, and the best there ever will be.
This Hart is also the most decorated of them all, winning a grand total of two WCW World Titles, five WWE World Titles, two United States Titles, two King of The Ring Crowns, and six Tag Team Titles.
His career ended abruptly when he received a kick in the head from Bill Goldberg. Who is the legendary professional wrestler?||Canadian Born Professional Wrestling Affiliates 1
Bret Hart . Born July 2, 1957 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Bret "Hitman" Hart will be remembered as the greatest Canadian wrestler of all time. Not only has he won various championships, but he was a great competitor with skills taught to him by his father, Stu Hart. In April of 2006 Bret Hart was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
|This wrestler is mostly known for being stabbed by then fellow Total Nonstop Action wrestler, Andy Douglas after a fight on September 26, 2004. He was stabbed in the stomach, and his gallbladder was removed as a result. In Total Nonstop Action, he has been apart of Team Canada and Paparazzi Productions. Sometimes known as Havok, what is his most commonly used ring name?||Canadian Born Professional Wrestling Affiliates 1
Johnny Devine. John Parsonage better known as "Hot Shot" Johnny Devine was born on April 27, 1974, in Merritt, British Columbia. He began training for wrestling in 1997 in the legendary Stu Hart Dungeon. The stabbing incident has put his wrestling career in jeopardy, as the wounds were not completely fixed, which has caused many hernias. Parsonage battles on, however, thus increasing the impact of his wrestling career.
|This Canadian was apart of the World Wrestling Entertainment from 2003 to 2007. He started in the business at age 11, due to his father Emile's influence on the business. This man won two WWE Tag Team Titles in his first four-year job with the World Wrestling Entertainment, one with Sylvan Grenier and one with Kenzo Suzuki.
After a short stint in Extreme Championship Wrestling, the World Wrestling Entertainment released him on July 26, 2007. Can you name this man who was born in Shediac, New Brunswick?||Canadian Born Professional Wrestling Affiliates 1
Rene Dupree . Rene Dupree, Sylvan Grenier, and Rob Conway formed the short-lived tag team called La Resistance. In 2004, Dupree was drafted to "Smackdown" and began his first singles career. He challenged for the United States Title various times, before going back to tag team action.
On September 9, 2004, Dupree and Kenzo Suzuki won the WWE Tag Team Titles and then lost them one month later. After that loss, Dupree had a declining career including wrestling on "ECW". Then, after his release, Dupree began a wrestling career in Japan.
|This proud Canadian athlete is one of many in the Hart family. This Hart member is recognized more as a trainer and manager than an actual wrestler.
Despite being a mentor most of his life, he did manage to win the Nation Wrestling Association's (NWA) United States Heavyweight Championship once. He is most known for dungeon, which is named after him, in the basement of his home. Many wrestlers have trained there. Unfortunately, this legend died on October 16, 2003 at the age of 88. Which Hart am I describing?||Canadian Born Professional Wrestling Affiliates 1
Stu Hart. The legendary Stu Hart was born on May 3, 1915 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Stu Hart is the father of the well-known professional wrestlers Owen and Bret Hart. He trained countless individuals including Edge, Chris Jericho, Chris Benoit, and Mark Henry. His impact in wrestling is unmatched and his legend will go on, when it is his turn to go to that great wrestling ring in the sky.
|This vampire-like character made a big run in the now defunct World Championship Wrestling organization. In this organization he formed the Insane Clown Posse, a short-lived team in 1998.
After World Championship Wrestling closed in 2001, he jumped between many different organizations including Total Nonstop Action and ROH (Ring of Honor).
This Canadian's birth name is Ian Hodgkinson, but he is better known as whom?||Canadian Born Professional Wrestling Affiliates 1
Vampiro. Vampiro designed his own face paintings while in WCW and was one of the weirdest wrestlers on the roster. He had a unique offense of aerial attacks and submission moves.
The only major championship that Vampiro ever won was in World Championship Wrestling: the WCW Tag Team Titles with The Great Muta.
Vampiro was born on May 31, 1967 in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
|This Korean-Canadian diva made history in her World Wrestling Entertainment debut, winning her only WWE Women's Title. Since her departure from World Wrestling Entertainment, she has joined the Total Nonstop Action Wrestling Organization.
In Total Nonstop Action she is said to be from Tampa, Florida. Who is this Canadian diva?||Canadian Born Professional Wrestling Affiliates 1
Gail Kim. Gail Kim had a short-lived WWE career, but blossomed in TNA. She won the WWE Women's Title in a Battle Royal in 2003. This match included some of the greatest women wrestlers of all time including Lita, Trish Stratus, and the fiery, Jazz.
She lost the title less then a month later, but continued wrestling until she was released on November 2, 2004 by WWE. On September 6, 2005, TNA signed Gail Kim to a contract and on September 8, she made her TNA debut. Since then she has managed America's Most Wanted, a very successful team. At "Bound For Glory" in 2007 Gail Kim became the first ever TNA World Women's Champion, winning another Battle Royal.
|The final Canadian I will mention is a well-known professional wrestling booker. Although he wrestled some between 1999 and 2003, he decided being backstage was right for him. In Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, he managed Team Canada before they disbanded. He is always known for using a Canadian flag or a hockey stick to aide him in matches.
Who is the man known as "The Canadian Coach"?||Canadian Born Professional Wrestling Affiliates 2
Scott D'Amore. Scott was trained by Al Snow and "Irish" Mickey Doyle. D'Amore holds a degree in Communication studies from the University of Windsor. I thank you for playing these two quizzes, and I hope you learned a thing or two! :)
|Petey Williams was brought into Total Nonstop Action Wrestling as the "Captain" of Team Canada. While in this team he competed in a Twenty Man Gauntlet Match for the TNA X-Division Championship in 2005. Williams went on to win the match by pinfall.
What number did he enter the match and who did he pin to win it?||Canadian Born Professional Wrestling Affiliates 2
He entered at number 11 and pinned The Amazing Red.. Petey Williams, after the breakup of Team Canada, had a successful singles career. His first big break came at "Turning Point" 2007 when he won a briefcase that held a title shot. He traded with Scott Steiner and received a future TNA World Heavyweight Title match.
|This man has been called "The Canadian Enforcer". His career sprouted in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where he was apart of the popular Team Canada. In 2006 he broke away from the group and started hanging around with Ms. Brooks. Who was this member of Team Canada?||Canadian Born Professional Wrestling Affiliates 2
Bobby Roode. Bobby Roode was born in Peterborough, Ontario, in 1977. He was trained by Val Venis and Shane Sewell. Scott D'Amore introduced him to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling in 2004.
|Chris Jericho is one of the most commonly known wrestlers in history. His nicknames included "Y2J" and "The Savior". After a long hiatus with wrestling, he returned to World Wrestling Entertainment to save us from Randy Orton. Was he really born in Canada?||Canadian Born Professional Wrestling Affiliates 2
No. Although throughout his career he was billed from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Jericho was born in Manhasset, New York in 1970.
|Although being born in Quebec City, Quebec, this man was said to be from Cocoa Beach, Florida during his career. The majority of his work with World Wrestling Entertainment showed him as a model and he usually sprayed his cologne (named Arrogance) in the faces of his opponents. He won three WWE Tag Team Titles in his career which ended following his retirement in 1999.
Who was the man born Richard Vigneault?||Canadian Born Professional Wrestling Affiliates 2
Rick Martel. Rick Martel is remembered as being a cocky man who never let the sight of gold away from him. Before his retirement, he worked as a producer for World Championship Wrestling.
|As we keep rolling along, we stumble upon a wrestler born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. From his teenage years he developed a knack for wrestling as well as modeling. He debuted in World Wrestling Entertainment as one half of La Resistance. Before being released by WWE in 2007, he started a gimmick where he was known as "The Ambassador of Quebec".
Who is this cocky individual?||Canadian Born Professional Wrestling Affiliates 2
Sylvan Grenier. Sylvan, in his first stay with World Wrestling Entertainment, won a total of four WWE Tag Team Titles. One of these came with Rene Dupree and three with Rob Conway. While he was young, he worked with his mother in a flower shop in Quebec.
|This man, though out his career, was always billed from Sudan. He was known as one of the most sadistic and hardcore wrestlers to have ever lived. During the coarse of his matches, he bit off announcer's ties and even stabbed his opponents with forks. This bloodthirsty maniac always received the crowd's attention. Who was this extreme individual who was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada?||Canadian Born Professional Wrestling Affiliates 2
Abdullah The Butcher. Abdullah The Butcher (Larry Shreve) is considered the most extreme man in history. Shreve was trained by the legendary Stu Hart in his dungeon from 1955-1958. Abdullah was also known during his lengthy career as the Madman From Sudan.
|This wrestler was a great man with the last name of Hart. Before his horrible and tragic death in 1999, he had won the King Of The Ring, two Intercontinental Titles, four WWE Tag Team Titles, and two WWE European Titles. The night after his accidental death, a Monday Night "RAW" was dedicated to him. Which Hart died at "Over The Edge" 1999?||Canadian Born Professional Wrestling Affiliates 2
Owen . Owen Hart, as The Blue Blazer, fell from his harness at "Over The Edge" 1999. He tumbled fifty feet and landed chest-first on the top ring rope. The cameras blacked out and EMTs quickly rushed to the scene. An hour later, Owen was pronounced dead from internal bleeding. He was a great man and he carried on the Hart family legacy greatly while he was alive. May he rest in peace.
Maurice is Luna's Uncle.. Maurice "Mad Dog" Vachon is one of the many members of the Vachon family. This family was based in the NWA and various southern wrestling organizations in the 1970's and 1980's. In 1987 he was struck by a hit and run driver and had his left leg amputated. Maurice retired in 1988.
|Another Canadian Diva is the topic of this next question. She is considered one of the greatest of all time, winning seven WWE Women's Titles before she retired in 2006. Many wrestlers have been managed by her as well including Test, Albert, Carlito, and Chris Jericho.
Which diva's real name is Patricia Anne Stratigias?||Canadian Born Professional Wrestling Affiliates 2
Trish Stratus. Trish started in World Wrestling Entertainment in 2000, mostly being used as a manager. She began wrestling on a full time basis in 2001 and she won seven WWE Women's Titles in seven years.
In the year 2006, she retired from wrestling due to her wanting more free time in her life.
|This man, born in Florence, Ontario, was apart of the very first Team Canada in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. He has had stints as a paranoia freak who is scared of almost anything.
This young man has captured two NWA World Tag Team Titles with Bobby Roode. Who is this man who at one time was called "Showtime"?||Canadian Born Professional Wrestling Affiliates 2
Eric Young. Eric Young has a bright future ahead of him. He has been managed in his past by Scott D'Amore, Gail Kim, and Jeff Jarret.
|A true hero in Canadian sports, this man was famous for his submission style of wrestling. In his early days he was known as The Pegasus Kid. Before he died in June of 2007, he held a total of 12 championships in World Wrestling Entertainment. Who is this deceased Canadian wrestling legend?||Canadian Born Professional Wrestling Affiliates 2
Chris Benoit. The Rabid Wolverine, Chris Benoit, was known for his tenacious skill and his love of wrestling. After humble beginnings in Stampede Wrestling and World Championship Wrestling, Benoit made the move to WWE in 2000.
He then went on to win a total of one WWE Tag Team Title, three WWE United States Titles, four WWE Intercontinental Titles, three WWE World Tag Team Titles, and one World Heavyweight Title. This man will be missed and may he rest in peace.