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Basic Trope: Someone uses Professional Wrestling moves in an unlikely place.

  • Straight: In the middle of an otherwise fairly realistic Fight Scene, Bob delivers a vertical suplex to a Mook.
  • Exaggerated: Bob then performs the Three Amigos on another mook.
  • Downplayed:
    • Having grabbed a Mook smaller than him from behind, Bob somewhat logically tosses him in a manner resembling a German suplex.
    • Bob's fighting style is a Mixed Martial Art that does involve a few wrestling moves, but the majority of his style prioritizes on fast punches and kicks.
  • Justified:
    • Bob is a professional wrestler, and rather than start a riot, he wants to convince onlooker it's All Part of the Show.
    • Bob isn't a wrestler, but is in a crossover for a wrestling game and so it would be weird if he DIDN'T have a special move or so.
  • Inverted: Masked Luchador El Santo Del Fuego uses Good Old Fisticuffs.
  • Subverted: Bob is unable to suplex a mook because the mook is unwilling to go along with the maneuver...
  • Double Subverted: ...So Bob gets frustrated, kicks him in the stomach, and powerbombs him.
  • Parodied:
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  • Zig Zagged: In his first real fight, Bob tries to suplex a mook and fails. A few episodes later, Bob ends a street fight with a Texas Cloverleaf. The next season, Bob seems to only use Boring, but Practical maneuvers in real fights that would work in or out of a wrestling ring. In the finale, he finishes the Big Bad with Burning Hammer.
  • Averted: Nobody uses a Professional Wrestling maneuver in a Fight Scene.
  • Enforced: The character of Bob is being played by a well-known professional wrestler, and Executive Meddling required him to perform his signature maneuvers in order to please his fan base.
  • Lampshaded: "Bob, did you just power bomb a man in real life? Who does that!?"
  • Invoked:
    • In order to activate his Heroic Second Wind, Alice turns up the lights in the abandoned arena and starts playing Bob's Theme Tune.
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    • The villains invite Bob to fight in a place littered with steel chairs and kendo sticks.
  • Exploited: Charlie sees Bob coming in his luchador mask, cape, and wrestling tights and waits for him to throw a big dramatic dropkick or lariat before launching a brutal counterattack.
  • Defied: Bob point out that many maneuvers require the aid of your opponent to work, and settles for judo.
  • Discussed: "Did you catch the RAW marathon last night?" "Yes, why do you ask?"
  • Conversed: "Why does the Mighty Glacier in every fighting game use Professional Wrestling moves regardless of his stated fighting style?"
  • Implied: We only see the faces of the onlookers throughout Bob's fight. At one point, there is a whirl and a scream, and a man in the background asks if he just saw a suplex.

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