10 Wrestling Facts We Didn't Know Last Week (April 13)

Find out how much more John Cena made than The Undertaker in 2017...

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Johnny Gargano vs. Tomasso Ciampa at NXT TakeOver: New Orleans had everything you could ever want from a match dubbed "Unsanctioned".

A modern-day classic, the 37-minute match was breathlessly exciting, had fans (and announcers) on the edge of their seats and was capped off by an exhilarating, crowd-pleasing finish. Somehow, one of the two men working the match didn't see what all the fuss was about. Find out who left the ring wanting more in this week's article.

Joining that fact are others about everyone from Dolph Ziggler and Jerry "The King" Lawler to André The Giant, Roman Reigns and Corey Graves. There's also a shocking financial revelation from Forbes you won't believe, some unfortunate copyright woes for WWE's new NXT call ups and an admission from one legend that he should have healed up properly before working WrestleMania 33.

The Forbes report in particular will have many wrestling fans scratching their heads. Who earned four times what The Undertaker did last year, and which WWE star pulled in the most cash overall? Read on to find out...

10. Aiden English Had A Haircut Backstage At WrestleMania

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There's no better time to get a haircut than on Rusev Day.

Apparently, that's what was going through the mind of Aiden English in between his WrestleMania 34 appearances. After working that André The Giant Memorial Battle Royal on the pre-show, English went for a quick trim and showed up sans hair with Rusev for the United States Title Fatal-Four-Way.

There's no doubting the new, shaved-in look suits Aiden better than his old hairdo did, but it's pretty unique to get a haircut backstage at the biggest show of the year. Is this a 'Mania first? Probably. Although others have maybe had a little tidy behind the scenes, nobody has gone full-on with the idea in between shots.

Anyone who skipped the Kickoff show wouldn't even have noticed the effort English went to in order to look a bit flashier for the US Title match. Still, let's give him some credit for ensuring he'll get a new action figure. Maybe.

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