Professional wrestling is a competitive industry and to make it to the top many wrestlers start at the local level.
There are aspiring professionals, both men and women, in the Valley.
VIDEO: FOX 10 paid a visit to the Arizona Wrestling Federation to speak with the trainers and aspiring wrestling professionals.
Some wrestlers who do not make it into the big wrestling companies can find success in other countries like Japan.
The biggest misconception the wrestlers say? This maybe entertainment but the moves still hurt.
If you want to check out the up-and-coming talent the Arizona Wrestling Federation has shows once a month and the next one is on Saturday.
For more information visit their website