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10 Wrestling Myths Debunked

It's still real to me, dammit!

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I bloody love a good wrestling myth. They have been around arguably for nearly as long as wrestling itself. Whether it be the conspiracy theory that there were two Ultimate Warriors, WWE owning AEW in secret, or that Brock Lesnar breaking the streak wasn't planned, we all have our favourites.

Reddit user Belly Crawler recently sparked a discussion over on r/SquaredCircle about wrestling myths that need to be debunked after becoming frustrated with those arguing that John Cena was only pushed by WWE after Brock Lesnar left the company. In reality, Cena had been in numerous high-profile feuds and matches from the moment he debuted on SmackDown and became the catalyst for the Ruthless Aggression Era.

That theory is by no means the only wrestling misconception; some claim that WWE killed the likes of WCW & ECW, others that it was 'The Fingerpoke of Doom' that did for Ted Turner's company, and many insist that "This Is Your Life" is the highest rated WWE segment ever. All of these assertions are in fact, false. As you'll see as we debunk ten infamous wrestling myths...

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