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* Wrestling/RicFlair and HulkHogan

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* [[Wrestling/{{WWENXT}} Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa]]

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* [[Wrestling/{{WWENXT}} Johnny Gargano Wrestling/JohnnyGargano and Tommaso Ciampa]]Wrestling/TommasoCiampa


* Wrestling tends to avoid this, due to frequent {{Heel Face Turn}}s (and {{Face Heel Turn}}s) as well as the fact one of the most common ways to make a {{tag team}} is to pair wrestlers who know each other well, be they friends or not. There are quite still a few, most notably:
** Wrestling/{{Sting}} and Wrestling/RicFlair
** Wrestling/RicFlair and HulkHogan
*** Wrestling/RicFlair and [[Wrestling/RickySteamboat Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat]]
*** Flair has specifically named the likes of Wrestling/DustyRhodes, Wrestling/LexLuger, Wrestling/RandySavage and Wrestling/RoddyPiper among his most heated rivalries. "The Nature Boy" also had a well-documented RealLife contempt for Wrestling/EricBischoff.
** [[Wrestling/BretHart Bret 'Hitman' Hart]] and Wrestling/ShawnMichaels (also true in RealLife).
*** Before that, Wrestling/HulkHogan and Wrestling/RandySavage, in both the [[Wrestling/{{WWE}} WWF]], Wrestling/{{WCW}}, and in RealLife.

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* Wrestling tends to avoid this, due to frequent {{Heel Face Turn}}s (and {{Face Heel Turn}}s) as well as the fact one of the most common ways to make a {{tag team}} is to pair wrestlers who know each other well, be they friends or not. There are quite still a few, most notably:
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Wrestling/{{Sting}} and Wrestling/RicFlair
** * Wrestling/RicFlair and HulkHogan
*** ** Wrestling/RicFlair and [[Wrestling/RickySteamboat Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat]]
*** ** Flair has specifically named the likes of Wrestling/DustyRhodes, Wrestling/LexLuger, Wrestling/RandySavage and Wrestling/RoddyPiper among his most heated rivalries. "The Nature Boy" also had a well-documented RealLife contempt for Wrestling/EricBischoff.
** * [[Wrestling/BretHart Bret 'Hitman' Hart]] and Wrestling/ShawnMichaels (also true in RealLife).
*** ** Before that, Wrestling/HulkHogan and Wrestling/RandySavage, in both the [[Wrestling/{{WWE}} WWF]], Wrestling/{{WCW}}, and in RealLife.



** "The Hot Rod" would also count Wrestling//JimmySnuka, Wrestling/PaulOrndorff, Wrestling/AdrianAdonis, and Wrestling/RickRude as candidates for most hated foe.

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** "The Hot Rod" would also count Wrestling//JimmySnuka, Wrestling/JimmySnuka, Wrestling/PaulOrndorff, Wrestling/AdrianAdonis, and Wrestling/RickRude as candidates for most hated foe.



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** Wrestling/TripleH and [[Wrestling/DwayneJohnson The Rock]]
** Wrestling/StoneColdSteveAustin and [[Wrestling/VinceMcMahon Vince [=McMahon=]]]... or whoever else happened to be in charge. Also, Stone Cold and The Rock.
** Wrestling/TheUndertaker, being in the business a long time, has had several.
*** Wrestling/{{Kane}}, when they aren't the [[BashBrothers Brothers of Destruction]].
*** [[Wrestling/MickFoley Mankind]], he and Taker fought in the most violent match in the history of Wrestling/{{WWE}}. As ''Pro Wrestling Illustrated'' so eloquently put it: "Mankind did more than beat Wrestling/TheUndertaker in a match - he changed his very essence."
*** Wrestling/ShawnMichaels, the rivalry that changed history. He fought Taker in the first ever Hell in a Cell, a Casket Match, a World Championship match, and ''two'' Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} matches. Taker also had the honor of being the one that retired Michaels on the second Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} match between the two of them.
*** Wrestling/BrockLesnar, who broke the Deadman's legendary Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} streak.
** Wrestling/JohnCena and Wrestling/{{Edge}}.
** Wrestling/MattHardy and Wrestling/{{Edge}}. Also, [[Wrestling/MattHardy The]] [[Wrestling/JeffHardy Hardys]] and Wrestling/{{Edge}} & Wrestling/{{Christian}} for that matter (Wrestling/TheDudleyBoys, too, although they aren't as intense rivals for the two teams as each other). Or Matt and Jeff.
** Wrestling/BryanDanielson has both Wrestling/AustinAries and Wrestling/NigelMcGuinness.
*** And in 2012, there's the word "YES!" and goats.
*** Wrestling/TheAuthority is certainly Daniel Bryan's biggest arch nemesis in WWE.
** Wrestling/KentaKobashi and Wrestling/MitsuharuMisawa
*** Which became the case after politics ended the eternal rivalry between Misawa and Toshiaki Kawada.
** LegacyCharacter Manga/TigerMask's arch enemy has always been Black Tiger.
** Wrestling/BoboBrazil and [[Wrestling/EdFarhat the Original Sheik.]]
** Wrestling/TommyDreamer & Wrestling/{{Raven}}
** Wrestling/MasatoTanaka and Wrestling/MikeAwesome, who feuded across Japan and Wrestling/{{ECW}}.
** [[Wrestling/{{Tazz}} Taz]] and Wrestling/{{Sabu}}
*** For a time, Sabu and Wrestling/RobVanDam
** Notable archenemies of Wrestling/JeffHardy's including Wrestling/CMPunk and Wrestling/{{Edge}}.
** In RealLife Wrestling/JimCornette and Wrestling/VinceRusso.
** Wrestling/CMPunk and Wrestling/{{Raven}} in Wrestling/RingOfHonor and various other indies.
*** However, at the same time that they were feuding in Major League Wrestling in 2003, they were allies in Raven's group the Gathering in Wrestling/{{TNA}}.
*** CM Punk and Wrestling/JohnCena
*** CM Punk and Wrestling/PaulHeyman and [[Wrestling/BrockLesnar the]] [[Wrestling/CurtisAxel Heyman]] [[Wrestling/{{Ryback}} Guys]]
** Wrestling/JohnCena and Wrestling/RandyOrton
** [[Creator/HardGay Razor Ramon HG]] and [[FemmeFatale Yinling The Erotic Terrorist]]
** Wrestling/DeanAmbrose and Wrestling/SethRollins
** Wrestling/RomanReigns and Wrestling/BrayWyatt
** Wrestling/SamiZayn and [[Wrestling/KevinSteen Kevin Owens]], a rivalry that dates all the way back to their independent days as El Generico and Kevin Steen. As Zayn himself put it, they're destined to do this ''forever''.
** [[Wrestling/{{WWENXT}} Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa]]

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* Wrestling/TripleH and [[Wrestling/DwayneJohnson The Rock]]
** * Wrestling/StoneColdSteveAustin and [[Wrestling/VinceMcMahon Vince [=McMahon=]]]... or whoever else happened to be in charge. charge.
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Also, Stone Cold and The Rock.
** * Wrestling/TheUndertaker, being in the business a long time, has had several.
*** ** Wrestling/{{Kane}}, when they aren't the [[BashBrothers Brothers of Destruction]].
*** ** [[Wrestling/MickFoley Mankind]], he and Taker fought in the most violent match in the history of Wrestling/{{WWE}}. As ''Pro Wrestling Illustrated'' so eloquently put it: "Mankind did more than beat Wrestling/TheUndertaker in a match - he changed his very essence."
*** ** Wrestling/ShawnMichaels, the rivalry that changed history. He fought Taker in the first ever Hell in a Cell, a Casket Match, a World Championship match, and ''two'' Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} matches. Taker also had the honor of being the one that retired Michaels on the second Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} match between the two of them.
*** ** Wrestling/BrockLesnar, who broke the Deadman's legendary Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} streak.
** * Wrestling/JohnCena and Wrestling/{{Edge}}.
** * Wrestling/MattHardy and Wrestling/{{Edge}}. Also, [[Wrestling/MattHardy The]] [[Wrestling/JeffHardy Hardys]] and Wrestling/{{Edge}} & Wrestling/{{Christian}} for that matter (Wrestling/TheDudleyBoys, too, although they aren't as intense rivals for the two teams as each other). Or Matt and Jeff.
** * Wrestling/BryanDanielson has both Wrestling/AustinAries and Wrestling/NigelMcGuinness.
*** ** And in 2012, there's the word "YES!" and goats.
*** ** Wrestling/TheAuthority is certainly Daniel Bryan's biggest arch nemesis in WWE.
** * Wrestling/KentaKobashi and Wrestling/MitsuharuMisawa
*** ** Which became the case after politics ended the eternal rivalry between Misawa and Toshiaki Kawada.
** * LegacyCharacter Manga/TigerMask's arch enemy has always been Black Tiger.
** * Wrestling/BoboBrazil and [[Wrestling/EdFarhat the Original Sheik.]]
** * Wrestling/TommyDreamer & Wrestling/{{Raven}}
** * Wrestling/MasatoTanaka and Wrestling/MikeAwesome, who feuded across Japan and Wrestling/{{ECW}}.
** * [[Wrestling/{{Tazz}} Taz]] and Wrestling/{{Sabu}}
*** ** For a time, Sabu and Wrestling/RobVanDam
** * Notable archenemies of Wrestling/JeffHardy's including Wrestling/CMPunk and Wrestling/{{Edge}}.
** * In RealLife Wrestling/JimCornette and Wrestling/VinceRusso.
** * Wrestling/CMPunk and Wrestling/{{Raven}} in Wrestling/RingOfHonor and various other indies.
*** ** However, at the same time that they were feuding in Major League Wrestling in 2003, they were allies in Raven's group the Gathering in Wrestling/{{TNA}}.
*** ** CM Punk and Wrestling/JohnCena
*** ** CM Punk and Wrestling/PaulHeyman and [[Wrestling/BrockLesnar the]] [[Wrestling/CurtisAxel Heyman]] [[Wrestling/{{Ryback}} Guys]]
** * Wrestling/JohnCena and Wrestling/RandyOrton
** * [[Creator/HardGay Razor Ramon HG]] and [[FemmeFatale Yinling The Erotic Terrorist]]
** * Wrestling/DeanAmbrose and Wrestling/SethRollins
** * Wrestling/RomanReigns and Wrestling/BrayWyatt
** * Wrestling/SamiZayn and [[Wrestling/KevinSteen Kevin Owens]], a rivalry that dates all the way back to their independent days as El Generico and Kevin Steen. As Zayn himself put it, they're destined to do this ''forever''.
** * [[Wrestling/{{WWENXT}} Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa]]
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** [[Wrestling/{{WWENXT}} Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa]]


*** Flair has specifically named the likes of Wrestling/DustyRhodes, Wrestling/LexLuger, Wrestling/RandySavage and Wrestling/RoddyPiper among his most heated rivalries. "The Nature Boy" also had a well-documented RealLife contempt for Wrestling/EricBischoff.



*** Before that, Wrestling/HulkHogan and Wrestling/RandySavage, in both the [[Wrestling/{{WWE}} WWF]], Wrestling/{{WCW}}, and in RealLife

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*** Before that, Wrestling/HulkHogan and Wrestling/RandySavage, in both the [[Wrestling/{{WWE}} WWF]], Wrestling/{{WCW}}, and in RealLifeRealLife.
* In the early 1980s, Wrestling/RoddyPiper and Wrestling/HulkHogan embarked on a feud that was not only intensely personal, but also historically pivotal and influential, as it launched not only the very first WWF Wrestlemania, but arguably spearheaded the worldwide prominence of professional wrestling as we know it today. And the rivalry has spilled over not only into WCW, bt TNA and even animation (''WesternAnimation/HulkHogansRockNWrestling'').
** "The Hot Rod" would also count Wrestling//JimmySnuka, Wrestling/PaulOrndorff, Wrestling/AdrianAdonis, and Wrestling/RickRude as candidates for most hated foe.
* Hogan has had a longstanding war with Wrestling/BobbyHeenan, which has manifested over the years in the form of feuds with various members of The Heenan Family, like Wrestling/PaulOrndorff, Wrestling/KingKongBundy, Wrestling/HarleyRace and Wrestling/HerculesHernandez. But the most noteworthy Heenan inspired feud of all was Hogan's legendary battle against Wrestling/AndreTheGiant.
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** Wrestling/MattHardy and Wrestling/{{Edge}}. Also, [[Wrestling/MattHardy The]] [[Wrestling/JeffHardy Hardys]] and Wrestling/{{Edge}} & Wrestling/{{Christian}} for that matter.

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** Wrestling/MattHardy and Wrestling/{{Edge}}. Also, [[Wrestling/MattHardy The]] [[Wrestling/JeffHardy Hardys]] and Wrestling/{{Edge}} & Wrestling/{{Christian}} for that matter.matter (Wrestling/TheDudleyBoys, too, although they aren't as intense rivals for the two teams as each other). Or Matt and Jeff.



*** Wrestling/TheAuthority is certainly Daniel Bryan's biggest arch nemesis in WWE.



*** CM Punk and Wrestling/PaulHeyman and the [[Wrestling/CurtisAxel Heyman]] [[Wrestling/{{Ryback}} Guys]]

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*** CM Punk and Wrestling/PaulHeyman and the [[Wrestling/BrockLesnar the]] [[Wrestling/CurtisAxel Heyman]] [[Wrestling/{{Ryback}} Guys]]



** Wrestling/SamiZayn and [[Wrestling/KevinSteen Kevin Owens]], a rivalry that dates all the way back to their independent days. As Zayn himself put it, they're destined to do this ''forever''.

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** Wrestling/SamiZayn and [[Wrestling/KevinSteen Kevin Owens]], a rivalry that dates all the way back to their independent days.days as El Generico and Kevin Steen. As Zayn himself put it, they're destined to do this ''forever''.



* Wrestling/{{WCW}} to [[Wrestling/{{WWE}} WWF]] and Wrestling/{{ECW}}, for stealing stars from both feds, the cruiserweight divsion idea from ECW and almost putting the WWF into bankruptcy. Paul Heyman who was fired from WCW fostered this with both the wrestlers and the fans. ECW and WWF were somewhere between WorthyOpponent and FriendlyEnemies.

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* Wrestling/{{WCW}} to [[Wrestling/{{WWE}} WWF]] and to a lesser extent Wrestling/{{ECW}}, for stealing stars from both feds, the cruiserweight divsion idea from ECW and almost putting the WWF into bankruptcy. Paul Heyman who was fired from WCW fostered this with both the wrestlers and the fans. ECW and WWF were somewhere between WorthyOpponent and FriendlyEnemies.


*** Wrestling/ShawnMichaels, the rivalry that changed history. He fought Taker in the first ever Hell in a Cell, a Casket Match, a World Championship match, and ''two'' Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} matches. Taker also had the honor of being the one that retired Michaels on the second [=WrestleMania=] match between the two of them.

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*** Wrestling/ShawnMichaels, the rivalry that changed history. He fought Taker in the first ever Hell in a Cell, a Casket Match, a World Championship match, and ''two'' Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} matches. Taker also had the honor of being the one that retired Michaels on the second [=WrestleMania=] second Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} match between the two of them.them.
*** Wrestling/BrockLesnar, who broke the Deadman's legendary Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} streak.


*** Before that, HulkHogan and RandySavage, in both the [[Wrestling/{{WWE}} WWF]], Wrestling/{{WCW}}, and in RealLife

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*** Before that, HulkHogan Wrestling/HulkHogan and RandySavage, Wrestling/RandySavage, in both the [[Wrestling/{{WWE}} WWF]], Wrestling/{{WCW}}, and in RealLife


*** Wrestling/ShawnMichaels, the rivalry that changed history. He fought Taker in the first ever Hell in a Cell, a Casket Match, a World Championship match, and ''two'' Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} matches.

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*** Wrestling/ShawnMichaels, the rivalry that changed history. He fought Taker in the first ever Hell in a Cell, a Casket Match, a World Championship match, and ''two'' Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} matches. Taker also had the honor of being the one that retired Michaels on the second [=WrestleMania=] match between the two of them.


*** [[Wrestling/MickFoley Mankind]], he and Taker fought in the most violent match in the history of Wrestling/{{WWE}}. As ''Pro Wrestling Illustrated'' so eloquently put it: "Mankind did more than beat TheUndertaker in a match - he changed his very essence."

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*** [[Wrestling/MickFoley Mankind]], he and Taker fought in the most violent match in the history of Wrestling/{{WWE}}. As ''Pro Wrestling Illustrated'' so eloquently put it: "Mankind did more than beat TheUndertaker Wrestling/TheUndertaker in a match - he changed his very essence."

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* Wrestling tends to avoid this, due to frequent {{Heel Face Turn}}s (and {{Face Heel Turn}}s) as well as the fact one of the most common ways to make a {{tag team}} is to pair wrestlers who know each other well, be they friends or not. There are quite still a few, most notably:
** Wrestling/{{Sting}} and Wrestling/RicFlair
** Wrestling/RicFlair and HulkHogan
*** Wrestling/RicFlair and [[Wrestling/RickySteamboat Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat]]
** [[Wrestling/BretHart Bret 'Hitman' Hart]] and Wrestling/ShawnMichaels (also true in RealLife).
*** Before that, HulkHogan and RandySavage, in both the [[Wrestling/{{WWE}} WWF]], Wrestling/{{WCW}}, and in RealLife
** Wrestling/TripleH and [[Wrestling/DwayneJohnson The Rock]]
** Wrestling/StoneColdSteveAustin and [[Wrestling/VinceMcMahon Vince [=McMahon=]]]... or whoever else happened to be in charge. Also, Stone Cold and The Rock.
** Wrestling/TheUndertaker, being in the business a long time, has had several.
*** Wrestling/{{Kane}}, when they aren't the [[BashBrothers Brothers of Destruction]].
*** [[Wrestling/MickFoley Mankind]], he and Taker fought in the most violent match in the history of Wrestling/{{WWE}}. As ''Pro Wrestling Illustrated'' so eloquently put it: "Mankind did more than beat TheUndertaker in a match - he changed his very essence."
*** Wrestling/ShawnMichaels, the rivalry that changed history. He fought Taker in the first ever Hell in a Cell, a Casket Match, a World Championship match, and ''two'' Wrestling/{{WrestleMania}} matches.
** Wrestling/JohnCena and Wrestling/{{Edge}}.
** Wrestling/MattHardy and Wrestling/{{Edge}}. Also, [[Wrestling/MattHardy The]] [[Wrestling/JeffHardy Hardys]] and Wrestling/{{Edge}} & Wrestling/{{Christian}} for that matter.
** Wrestling/BryanDanielson has both Wrestling/AustinAries and Wrestling/NigelMcGuinness.
*** And in 2012, there's the word "YES!" and goats.
** Wrestling/KentaKobashi and Wrestling/MitsuharuMisawa
*** Which became the case after politics ended the eternal rivalry between Misawa and Toshiaki Kawada.
** LegacyCharacter Manga/TigerMask's arch enemy has always been Black Tiger.
** Wrestling/BoboBrazil and [[Wrestling/EdFarhat the Original Sheik.]]
** Wrestling/TommyDreamer & Wrestling/{{Raven}}
** Wrestling/MasatoTanaka and Wrestling/MikeAwesome, who feuded across Japan and Wrestling/{{ECW}}.
** [[Wrestling/{{Tazz}} Taz]] and Wrestling/{{Sabu}}
*** For a time, Sabu and Wrestling/RobVanDam
** Notable archenemies of Wrestling/JeffHardy's including Wrestling/CMPunk and Wrestling/{{Edge}}.
** In RealLife Wrestling/JimCornette and Wrestling/VinceRusso.
** Wrestling/CMPunk and Wrestling/{{Raven}} in Wrestling/RingOfHonor and various other indies.
*** However, at the same time that they were feuding in Major League Wrestling in 2003, they were allies in Raven's group the Gathering in Wrestling/{{TNA}}.
*** CM Punk and Wrestling/JohnCena
*** CM Punk and Wrestling/PaulHeyman and the [[Wrestling/CurtisAxel Heyman]] [[Wrestling/{{Ryback}} Guys]]
** Wrestling/JohnCena and Wrestling/RandyOrton
** [[Creator/HardGay Razor Ramon HG]] and [[FemmeFatale Yinling The Erotic Terrorist]]
** Wrestling/DeanAmbrose and Wrestling/SethRollins
** Wrestling/RomanReigns and Wrestling/BrayWyatt
** Wrestling/SamiZayn and [[Wrestling/KevinSteen Kevin Owens]], a rivalry that dates all the way back to their independent days. As Zayn himself put it, they're destined to do this ''forever''.
* In the fandom, Website/{{WrestleCrap}} and Kent Jones (their MessageBoard went as far as to filter Kent Jones' name as "Can't Shoot," "I like tired fads," etc.). They also hate [=420Chan=]'s /wooo/.
* Due to pro wrestling's nature as a staged sport, as well as the close bonds of trust most wrestlers have with one another (putting their lives in each other's hands), many of the cases listed here (not all) are actually good friends in real life, with a great amount of respect for one another. Even Wrestling/BretHart and Wrestling/ShawnMichaels, whose real life rivalry was as legendary as any staged rivalry in the sport (before they finally buried the hatchet), expressed tremendous respect for each other's skill and ability, while personally despising one another.
* [[Wrestling/{{FMW}} Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling]] considered Wrestling/AllJapanProWrestling, Wrestling/{{New Japan|ProWrestling}} and to a lesser extent, Wrestling/UniversalWrestlingFederation, the so called "Japanese mainstream" to be its arch foes. The former two due to Giant Baba and Wrestling/AntonioInoki rejected Atsushi Onita's radical ideas [[BloodSport about what pro wrestling should be]], the latter for rejecting him when he tried to join. They also entered into direct competition with W*ING but later it became more like TheRival and was almost completely absorbed into FMW in between sporadic {{revival}}s. ''Then'' came IWA Japan, who eventually became the official arch enemy [[EnemyMine of both FMW and W*ING]] in the form of the "[[PowerStable Puerto Rican Army]]".
* AJPW and NJPW themselves considered Super World Of Sports to be their main adversary for being a corporate owned upstart that was buying up many members of their roster, especially All Japan for pushing Wrestling/GenichiroTenryu, who had retired to become that corporation's spokesman, back into the ring.
* Wrestling/{{WCW}} to [[Wrestling/{{WWE}} WWF]] and Wrestling/{{ECW}}, for stealing stars from both feds, the cruiserweight divsion idea from ECW and almost putting the WWF into bankruptcy. Paul Heyman who was fired from WCW fostered this with both the wrestlers and the fans. ECW and WWF were somewhere between WorthyOpponent and FriendlyEnemies.
* IWA Puerto Rico's collective arch enemy was "Capitol" or "Consejo" referring to the two incarnations of Carlos Colon's company, CSP and WWC, though for a brief period Wrestling/{{N|ationalWrestlingAlliance}}WA[=-=]Wrestling/{{TNA}} overshadowed them and were presented as being a potential threat to all Puerto Rican based promotions. While there were some irreconcilable issues, all companies involved fell more into the "friendly enemy" category behind the scenes.
* Wrestling/SurvivalTobita's was Ken the Box, the one monster he could never defeat. This is because Ken is played by a guy in a cardboard box and has limited mobility. In fact, he can only throw punches. It also meant that he couldn't be knocked down.
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