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Who came up with the word SmackDown?
WWE legend The Rock has revealed that Harvey Wippleman (real name Bruno Lauer) coined the name “SmackDown” and is responsible for the term making it to Webster’s dictionary.
Did The Rock name SmackDown?
WWE SmackDown first aired in 1999, and is now on its 19th season. Although, the name didn’t come from the show’s creator — Vince McMahon — but instead, came about thanks to Hawaii-native, The Rock.
What was SmackDown named after?
The Rock has revealed that former on-screen WWE personality Harvey Wippleman was the one who came up with the ‘SmackDown’ name. For over two decades, WWE’s blue brand has grown to become the most-watched wrestling programme week in and week out in the United States after its billion-dollar move to FOX.
Is the word SmackDown copyrighted?
They copyrighted a word prior to it being recognized as an actual word. Now, it is so widely accepted that the word is more socially acceptable to be used by the masses.
When was the word SmackDown invented?
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Who created WWE Raw?
|Created by||Vince McMahon|
|Written by||Jonathan Baeckstrom (Lead Writer) See list of Raw creative writers|
|Presented by||Jimmy Smith (play-by-play commentator) Corey Graves (color commentator) Byron Saxton (color commentator)|
What does the term SmackDown mean?
Definition of smackdown
1 : the act of knocking down or bringing down an opponent. 2 : a contest in entertainment wrestling. 3 : a decisive defeat. 4 : a confrontation between rivals or competitors.