Jump off the top rope and into a trove of WWE GIFs featuring your favorite WWE moments, matches and Superstars — past and present — including John Cena, The Rock, Roman Reigns, The Ultimate Warrior, … It is a popular technique for very large wrestlers because it emphasizes their height and power. As well known as a falling rear mat slam. The wrestler jumps from the turnbuckle behind the opponent. The use of the term "powerslam" usually refers to the front … The move often sees the wrestler keep their legs hooked under the arms of the opponent after hitting the move, using the underhooking technique to turn the opponent on to their back into a Rana style pinning position. Tatanka, The Smoking Gunns, “The Narcissist” Lex Luger, Crush, Mr. Hughes and Adam Bomb compete in the ring. With George Peppard, Dirk Benedict, Dwight Schultz, Mr. T. The team goes to see a wrestling win by world champion Hulk Hogan, a colleague of BA's in Vietnam, and accepts his plea to help keep open a center for street kids in Venice, CA., which the Carter crime family wants and already has the bank ready to foreclose and sell to them if the next loan payment fails. Baron Corbin's finisher is a variant of this move called the End of Days while Angelina Love uses the move as a signature (previously a finisher) called Lights Out. Also known as a table-top suplex. Sort: Relevant Newest # sports # sport # wwe # wrestling # wrestlemania sports # sport # wwe # wrestling # wrestlemania # mma # bellator # body slam # bellator 184 # carrington banks The attacking wrestler first lifts their opponent over their shoulders in a fireman's carry position. There are two versions of the fireman's carry takeover used in professional wrestling. A standard mat slam involves the wrestler grabbing hold of the opponent by their head or hair and pulling back, forcing the back of the opponent's head into the mat. Ass." WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley used this move as his signature move. After a strange finish to her last match in September, where it seemed that the finish was botched in a match against Asuka, James is now being listed as a WWE Legend ahead of her appearance on WWE […] Also known as diving Famouser. The wrestler reaches under one of the opponent's arms with their corresponding arm and places the palm of their hand on the neck of the opponent, thereby forcing the arm of the opponent up into the air (the half nelson). ". Styles performs the maneuver with a variation, as seen in the photos to the right: he does not hook the opponent's arms before performing the slam, but takes two steps and moves his legs in front of the opponent's arms enabling him to use his legs to cover the shoulders for a pin. Examples of attacks from the standing wrestler include performing a European uppercut to the falling opponent,[4] or catching the opponent and then performing a sitout powerbomb. A bridging variation is also possible. The same maneuver can be used to a cornered opponent (who is facing away from the ring/towards the outside) to drive their face into the top turnbuckle. This variation involves grabbing and pulling by the opponent's wrist, then lifting them up into the air, before falling to their back, driving the opponent to the ground on the back of their head/neck.This was popularized by Shingo Takagi as The Last Falconry, now used as The Last of the Dragon. The move can also see other variations of a powerslam used, particularly into a sidewalk slam position. Another variation has the attacking wrestler apply a pumphandle prior to executing this technique. WNA wrestler Kyle Mckayal uses a jumping version of it as his second hand finisher calling it The Project Mckayal. Time To Body Slam Some Ridiculous WWE Fan Theories By Jon Ledford / Feb. 8, 2016 5:51 pm EST / Updated: Jan. 23, 2018 2:52 pm EST The live, in-your-face nature of professional wrestling makes it easy for fans to become involved with its story lines. Melina used this move after her return in 2010, most notably to win her second Diva's championship at SummerSlam 2010. ". It’s a big change and a lot of it has to do with Paul Heyman. However, the wrestler holds their opponent's head in a back to back position, before performing the move. This maneuver can be used running and standing. Another variation on the famous body slam helped WCW rise to fame during the late 1990s/early 2000s Monday Night War. Since his return to the company, Reigns has also had a lot of creative influence, something he hasn’t had before. This move was innovated by Col. DeBeers and was made famous by A.J. Virgil battles Bastion Booger in the main event. One of the opponent's arms is pulled back between their legs and held, while the other arm is hooked. This move is performed in the same style as a chokeslam, but instead the wrestler grabs the opponent by their armpit and slams them to the mat, causing them to land on their back. Taiji Ishimori uses a Single underhook version of the move as his finisher calling it the Bloody Cross. This move originated from the Kinnikuman manga, originally known as the Kinniku Buster (kinniku being Japanese for "muscle"), with the move ending with the opponent crashing down on their neck against the attacking wrestler's shoulder. A suplex is the same as the amateur suplex, a throw which involves arching/bridging either overhead or twisting to the side, so the opponent is slammed to the mat back-first. The wrestler then spins around in a circle and drops into a seated position, driving the opponent face-first into the mat. The wrestler drapes an opponent over their shoulders in a fireman's carry position then falls backwards, driving the opponent down to the mat on their back. A wrestler lifts the opponent on to their shoulders and spins around and around until they get dizzy and crash to the ground. The forward Russian legsweep was popularized by Jeff Jarrett, who began using the maneuver as a finisher in the late 1990s and calls it The Stroke. Another variation of this move including the opponent standing on the apron outside of the ring, and attacking wrestler first grabs opponent and pulls him over the top rope until opponent's ankles match the ropes, the attacking wrestler then falls backward, driving the opponent face-first into the mat. A driver is a move in which the wrestler clutches the opponent's body in some form before falling into a sitout position while dropping the opponent on their back, neck, and/or shoulders. This causes the opponent to fall face first into the ground. A spinning sit-out variation of a sleeper slam that makes use of the wrestler's own momentum. This move is also incorrectly referred to as a faceplant, which is a different move altogether. Details On Ricochet’s WWE Contract There were rumors which suggested that Ricochet was going to leave WWE very soon, but that is not the case as the WWE Superstar recently debunked those rumors. This move is also called the military press slam. Many of these moves are used as finishers by many wrestlers. This version of the spinebuster sees the wrestler lifting the opponent, turning 180°, and then slam him or her forward on to his or her back or slam him or her down while landing on top of him or her. As the name suggests the wrestler would first use a tilt-a-whirl to raise the opponent into a belly-to-belly (piledriver) position, from here the wrestler would fall forward planting the opponent into the mat back-first. A lifting version also exists, where a wrestler applies a sleeper hold to the opponent, lifts the opponent up and slams the opponent into the ground. The wrestler reaches under one of the opponent's arms with their corresponding arm and places the palm of their hand on the back of the opponent's neck, thereby forcing the arm of the opponent up into the air to complete the half nelson. A brainbuster is a move in which a wrestler puts their opponent in a front facelock, hooks their tights, and lifts them up as if they were performing a vertical suplex. An arm drag which sees the wrestler being spun in front of the opponent's body in a tilt-a-whirl, and then ending it up with an arm drag. Innovated and popularized by Arn Anderson, this version is also known as a Double A Spinebuster in tribute to Anderson. Darren Young used the move as his finisher calling it Gutcheck. Corporate Corporate Careers Community Contact WWE.com WWE News WWE Videos WWE Photos WWE … From this position, the attacking wrestler jumps up and drops down to the mat, driving the opponent shoulder first down to the mat with the opponent's neck impacting both the wrestler's shoulder and the mat. A somersault version also exists, called the Dragonrana. A one-handed, swinging leg hook, and a twisting version are also possible. The wrestler locks a back-to-back backbreaker submission in (better known as the Gory Special) and then drops the opponent into a Swinging Reverse STO. [7] It is often erroneously called the Hurricanrana in American wrestling, but due to the lack of a double leg cradle pinning combination, it is a standard headscissors takedown. Another variation sees the wrestler placing one hand behind the opponent's head and the other behind the back, then falling backwards into a bulldog. A rib breaker is a version of a gutbuster that involves the wrestler scooping the opponent up by reaching between the legs of the opponent with one arm and reaching around their back from the same side with their other arm. Another variation has the attacking wrestler apply a pumphandle prior to executing this technique and is used by wrestlers like Jinder Mahal. [20][21][22] This move was innovated by Madoka as Ranhei. Fightful Select has reported Matt Riddle has signed a new WWE contract, an … It is currently used by Hirooki Goto as the GTW. From here, the attacking wrestler twists the opposite way and quickly switches back, throwing the opponent's legs out backwards and drops down to the mat while holding the opponent's head, forcing them to fall face first into a bulldog position. This causes an effect to the whole spine and neck. Aron Stevens used the full nelson version. A high impact variation of the snapmare where instead of flipping the opponent over, the wrestler drops down either on their chest or down on their knees and drives the opponent's head down to the mat forehead first, with the three-quarter facelock much like a cutter. Rowan uses this move as a finisher and Lars Sullivan uses it as a signature. Time To Body Slam Some Ridiculous WWE Fan Theories By Jon Ledford / Feb. 8, 2016 5:51 pm EST / Updated: Jan. 23, 2018 2:52 pm EST The live, in-your-face nature of professional … The wrestling world was shocked last week when WWE Superstar Keith Lee, ... Keith Lee was sent back to wrestling school because Tommy Dreamer could body slam the Big Show, god damn it! Batista signalled for his Batista Bomb finish, but Kennedy punched the knee, Kennedy shoved Batista into the referee, a low blow from Kennedy and a neckbreaker from Kennedy. 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El Phantasmo uses a cross-arm Variation called CRII,where he lifts his opponent up and he lets him fall face first into the mat. "Body slam" redirects here. The wrestler faces the opponent, ducks under the opponent's arm closest to them, wraps their closest arm around the waist of the opponent and then quickly performs a forward flip whilst sweeping the opponent's leg, thereby dropping the opponent on their back, ending up in a cradle pin. A cutter is a three-quarter facelock bulldog. WWE … Posted on: Jan 2, 2014 The wrestler grabs the opponent by the arm and goes behind him while holding the arm and hooking the opponent's leg. This was a signature move for Edge, which he called Edge-O-Matic. This move is popularized by Ted DiBiase Jr., who named it the Dream Street. From there the wrestler falls backwards, throwing the opponent over their head, forcing them to land on their upper back and neck. The wrestling world was shocked last week when WWE Superstar Keith Lee, ... Keith Lee was sent back to wrestling school because Tommy Dreamer could body slam the Big Show, god damn … The wrestler applies a headlock on the opponent, then runs towards the ropes and bounces off, driving the opponent face-first into mat as they land. The wrestler turns and twists their body so their back is horizontally against the opponent's torso. WWE's Cesaro uses the giant swing as a signature move. Details File Size: 1893KB Duration: 2.480 sec Dimensions: 294x238 Created: 11/4/2017, 7:23:50 PM The release variation was popularized by Ron Simmons. This move has been made famous notably by WWE Hall of Famer Gorilla Monsoon. The wrestler applies a cobra clutch and then leaps forward, falling into a sitting position and driving the face of the opponent into the ground. A move in which the wrestler grabs one of their opponent's arms and spins, swinging the opponent into an obstacle such as the ring ropes, a turnbuckle, or the stairs leading into the ring. The wrestler then bends the opponent's back and slams their face to the mat. This move is used by TNA wrestler James Storm, who dubbed it the Eight Second Ride. With Drew McIntyre missing RAW, this meant that Randy Orton was without an opponent for RAW’s main event. The wrestler turns to one side (depending on which hand is used to catch the opponent) while still catching the opponent with the headlock. During their match McIntyre gave Big Show a body slam. Also known as a spinning headlock takedown. This slam can be either bridged into a pin, or the wrestler can float over into another fallaway slam. This variation of the spinebuster starts with the wrestler facing his opponent. © 2019 BodySlam.net - All Rights Reserved. The move is used by Hiroshi Tanahashi, with some commentators even calling the move a 'Tanahashi' when anybody performs it due to how associated it is with him. With George Peppard, Dirk Benedict, Dwight Schultz, Mr. T. The team goes to see a wrestling win by world champion Hulk Hogan, a colleague of BA's in Vietnam, … A wrestler dives from the ropes and lands on the opponent's arm. It is considered a very basic technique, so basic that a forward rolling fall is commonly called a biel bump and is mainly used by very large wrestlers to emphasize power and strength over finesse. There are multiple variations of the handstand headscissors takedown. The move was innovated by Johnny Ace calling it The Ace Crusher II and later popularized by Billy Gunn, who called it the Famouser (which was also used by Dolph Ziggler) or Fame-Ass-Er, the latter name used when he wrestled as "Mr. A powerslam is a professional wrestling body slam move in which the wrestler performing the slam falls face-down on top of the opponent. There is also a driver, a facebuster and a suplex variation of the move. This usually involves grabbing the opponent with both arms around the opponent's legs while keeping the chest close to the opponent, and using this position to force the opponent to the floor . Also known as a tilt slam or a pumphandle falling powerslam, the wrestler stands behind their opponent and bends them forward. The wrestler grabs one of the opponent's arms, jumps and connects both their knees against the opponent's stretched arm. With the opponent in the air, the attacker removes one arm (so their opponent is now in a half nelson) and slams the opponent back-first into the mat. The wrestler stands behind their opponent and bends them forward. An elevated gutbuster in which an attacking wrestler would lift an opponent up, stomach-first, across one of their shoulders before dropping down to their knees forcing the opponent's stomach to impact on the wrestler's shoulder. The wrestler then hooks both arms of the opponent using his or her legs, and then falls forward planting the opponent's body into the mat face-first. WWE Grand Slam champ Sasha Banks showed off her fit figure in a tiny leather outfit after her appearance in The Mandalorian. As the wrestler falls onto their back they forces the opponent's arm down into both knees, thus damaging it. ". Banks, 28, posted a series of photos to Instagram in which she … That's when Snoop got into his wrestling bag and took home the W after body slamming Serpentico. ¶ (Restricted Modification Symbol) Unique Multi SV: 2 F: 9 D: 8 It was innovated by Chris Kanyon. This was the finisher for wrestlers Chyna and the Ultimate Warrior. The attacking wrestler, beginning on the corner, uses the top ropes for leverage to scissor their legs around the opponent (usually an oncoming opponent) and swings to perform the hurricanrana. WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon … With Dirk Benedict, Tanya Roberts, Roddy Piper, Lou Albano. This move is performed when an opponent runs towards the wrestler facing them. The attacking wrestler drapes an opponent over their shoulders in a fireman's carry position and then takes hold of the opponent and pulls them over their shoulder and down to the mat while falling to a sitting position so that the opponent lands on their upper back and neck between the legs of the wrestler, facing towards them. The wrestler lifts their opponent up and turns them upside down so that they are held up by the wrestler's arm cradling their back. Bret Hart Attacker Says it Was the 'Right Time' to Body Slam WWE Legend By R.J. Johnson Apr 8, 2019 Authorities say a 26-year-old man who allegedly rushed into the ring and assaulted wrestling super star Bret 'The Hitman' Hart while he was delivering a speech at a WWE Hall of Fame ceremony, is facing assault and trespassing charges . The wrestler hooks a half nelson hold on their opponent with one arm and their opponent's waist with the other, then leaps forward into a sitting position, driving the face of the opponent into the ground. A jawbreaker is any move in which the wrestler slams their opponent's jaw against a part of the wrestler's body, usually their knee, head or shoulder. He then grabs the opponent around the waist or under the arms, lifts him up, and tosses him forward on to his back or slams him down while dropping to a seated position. Reigns and Heyman helped convince WWE … Andre the Giant looks to become the recipient of $5,000 as he faces Jerry Blackwell in this Body Slam Challenge Match. From this point, the wrestler lifts the opponent up while holding them from both legs, and then falls backwards, throwing the opponent face-first into the mat. From this position, various throws can be performed. The standing variant is a higher impact version of the move because the wrestler falls from a greater height, and is a move closely associated with John Cena through his use of it as his finishing maneuver, which he calls the Attitude Adjustment. This move is performed when an attacking wrestler hooks both an opponent's legs with their arms and tucks their head in next to the opponent's before standing and lifting the opponent up, so that they are upside down with their head resting on the attacking wrestler's shoulder. I am on PS4 and I hold the L3 down and press X and Becky performs a "hammer lock" body slam. When used as a hold, the wrestler often yanks the arm for added effect. Share the best GIFs now >>> Directed by Craig R. Baxley. Similar to the double knee facebreaker, but with only one knee. The wrestler may land in a kneeling or squatting position. The wrestler then pulls the opponent onto their shoulders and rises up slightly, using the motion to push the opponent off their shoulders, flipping them to the mat onto their back. WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon issued an e-mail this evening where she revealed a new video package titled, ‘WWE Body Slams 2020 for the Holidays.” The video features the rough year that was 2020, in the form of a nasty looking monster, confront McIntyre inside the WWE … The wrestler stands behind, slightly to one side of and facing the opponent. Also described as a hangman's facebreaker or an over the shoulder facebreaker, this facebreaker is performed when an attacking wrestler, who is standing in a back to back position with an opponent, reaches back to pull the opponent's head over their shoulder before (while keeping a hold of the opponent's head) spinning round to twist the opponent's head over as they drop down to one knee forcing the opponent face-first into the wrestlers exposed knee in one quick fluid motion. Sometimes it is also used to counter a headlock by the opponent. It is used as finishing moves by wrestlers such as Chris Sabin (Cradle Shock), Santos Escobar (Phantom Driver) and Susie (Panic Switch). This causes the wrestler to switch to his opposite arm before taking his opponent down to the mat while simultaneously landing in a seated position. It is used by the "Ace of the Universe" Hiroshi Tanahashi. The Death Valley driver was innovated by Louie Spicolli (although he credited Etsuko Mita as the DVD originator). A sitout or inverted version is also possible. The wrestler then falls forward in an almost identical way, slamming the opponent face-first into the mat. This move sees the attacking wrestler lift the opponent in a standing guillotine choke and drop the opponent to the mat, lower spine first. Ben Davis and Titus Carell use the pumphandle slam as finishers, Davis uses a implant slam calling it The Plantation Punk Slam while Carell uses a spinning slam calling it Spinerella Slam. This move is normally used to weaken the arm for a submission maneuver or to make it more difficult for the opponent to kick out of a possible pinfall attempt. This move requires a great deal of lower body strength and agility to perform as it can be dangerous to the wrestler performing the backflip as he/she can land head first and risk serious injury from failing to rotate properly. From a position in which the opponent is bent forward against the wrestler's midsection, the wrestler grabs around his or her opponent's midsection and lifts so that the opponent is held upside down, facing in the same direction as the wrestler. The wrestler then falls backwards while throwing the opponent the same way, dropping them down to the mat on their chest. The STO (Space Tornado Ogawa) is a sweep in which a wrestler wraps one arm across the chest of their opponent and sweeps the opponent's leg with their own leg to slam the other wrestler back-first. A shoulderbreaker is any move in which the wrestler slams their opponent's shoulder against any part of the wrestler's body, usually the shin or knee. This move is derived from the original hurricanrana. This throw starts with the wrestler catching the opponent in a side headlock. Also known as the Death Valley Bomb in Japan, this move is performed from a fireman's carry. It was used Stone Cold Steve Austin as the Stun Gun in his WCW career. A neckbreaker slam is another technique in which the wrestler throws their opponent to the ground by twisting the opponent's neck. Begins with the wrestler holding the opponent in a full nelson. The attacking wrestler then drops the opponent face-first into the turnbuckle or ropes. The wrestler places the opponent in a front facelock and hooks one of the opponent's legs with their free arm. Facing their opponent, the wrestler reaches between their opponent's legs with their stronger arm and reaches around their back from the same side with their weaker arm. Some neckbreakers also slam the back of the opponent's head into the mat, but the attacker is back-to-back with the attack's receiver. This is a move in which a wrestler stands side-to-side and slightly behind with the opponent, facing in the same direction, and reaches behind the opponent's back to hook the opponent's head with the other hand extending the opponent's nearest arm, then while hooking the opponent's leg the wrestler falls backward, pulling the opponent to the mat back-first. The wrestler then falls sideways, driving the opponent down to the mat shoulder and neck first. Travis Banks also uses this move calling it the Kiwi Crusher. Directed by Hal Needham. This move, often referred to as a monkey climb in British wrestling, involves an attacking wrestler, who is standing face-to-face with an opponent, hooking both hands around the opponent's head before then bringing up both legs so that they place their feet on the hips/waist of the opponent, making the head hold and the wrestlers' sense of balance the only things allowing both wrestlers to be in an upright position. Then, the attacker lifts the opponent before falling forward to slam the opponent back-first into the mat. When used by itself, this term generally refers to a very basic variant for a scoop slam. Drew McIntyre, Roman Reigns and other Superstars lay a hurting on 2020 in this year’s WWE holiday card. In another variation, the attacker runs to the opponent and executes the move. In Japan, a backdrop is the term for what is called a belly-to-back suplex in America, so in Japan, it is called shoulder throw. This variant is later utilized by former WWE Diva Michelle McCool, who referred to the move as the Faith Breaker. WWE has started to invest a lot in the presentation and push of Riddle, and now they have added a brand new contract to that. This move plus some other variations are sometimes referred to as a facebuster. The move was originated by Phillip Michael Grant, and later popularized by Chris Jericho, who named it the Codebreaker. It is used by Angel Garza as the Wing Clipper. This showcase is very frustrating for me. Kazuchika Okada uses this move as Heavy Rain. Also known as a Military press, the attack sees the wrestler lift their opponent up above their head with an overhead press as used in weight lifting. Tags: 2020, body slam, Drew McIntyre, feature, headline, headlines, holidays, Roman Reigns, wwe; Previous Article. Balls", "/23 Twilling's WWE Over the Limit PPV report: John Cena vs. Batista in an I Quit match for the WWE Championship, Jack Swagger vs. Big Show for the World Heavyweight Championship, Edge vs. Randy Orton", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Professional_wrestling_throws&oldid=1002185033#Body_slam, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles with unsourced statements from April 2018, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 23 January 2021, at 06:33. 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