National Kiss a Wrestler Day - October 5
Wed, Oct 5, 2022

National Kiss a Wrestler Day

National Kiss a Wrestler Day is celebrated on October 5th in the United States to honor strong people who play the toughest sport. It is believed that the gods themselves created the fight, there are many legends and myths around the direction. Join the celebration and learn a lot of interesting things!


Probably National Day is associated with the American band Kiss, we are sure that many people fell in love with their bright stage make-up and hard rock! The soloists worked with the World Championship Wrestling. The idea was this: to create the image of a new fighter and decorate his face like Gene Simmons. To introduce him to the public, the band played God of Thunder on WCW Monday Nitro. They received $500.000 for their performance, but the show received the lowest rating in Nitro’s history. After some time, the cooperation was terminated.

Historians believe that wrestling appeared in 13 BC. This is confirmed by rock paintings in France, which depict Egyptian and Babylonian duels. The first organized tournament was held in 000 in New York. At the Olympic Games, Greco-Roman wrestling was included as a discipline in 1888, and freestyle was added a little later.

Interesting facts

Curious moments:

  • not only men participate in sports, but also the fair sex. Women’s wrestling is included in the Olympic Games in 2004;
  • along with strength, speed and endurance, a fighter needs to be able to fall correctly;
  • more than two hundred countries of the planet hold competitions;
  • the struggle was mentioned in the Bible – the prophet Jacob enters into a fight with an angel.

How to celebrate

Sign up for the wrestling section if you have long wanted this – dreams must come true! Adjust your diet – wrestlers strictly adhere to the right diets. Learn more about the history of the sport, see how it has developed in different cultures. Keep track of events related to the destination and attend them.

When is National Kiss a Wrestler Day in 2022?

National Kiss a Wrestler Day is observed on October 5 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Wednesday October 5 2022
Thursday October 5 2023
Saturday October 5 2024
Sunday October 5 2025
Monday October 5 2026