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Midget wrestling is professional wrestling involving dwarves or people of short stature. In the following couple of decades, more wrestlers became prominent in North America, including foreign wrestlers like Japan's Little Tokyo. The attraction was very popular in wrestling promotions from the s into the s. Many cards included midget wrestlers and included tag team and women's midget wrestling. Television shows for promotions in various cities would frequently include midget matches. Afterward, promotions continued to feature midget divisions, but its popularity was slowly declining.
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A midget professional wrestler is a dwarf or person of short stature who competes in professional wrestling. Midget is also a designation given to the year old age division in the U. Wrestling Association. Despite the acclaim of some midget wrestlers, midget wrestling is rarely taken as seriously as other forms of professional wrestling, and is thought to be a holdover from earlier wrestling's vaudeville origins, where comedy was as important as athletics, as well as from wrestling's carny origins, where a premium was placed on the visually unusual. Some folklore has surrounded midget wrestling's heyday in the s and s.