This move was used by Shawn Michaels in his early career as a finisher and was named the Teardrop Suplex. The regular pinning variation can be referred to as the German suplex pin.
Underhook suplex Also known as a half-hatch suplex. The attacker then applies a bodylock before falling backwards and flipping the opponent onto his back and down on the mat. The attacker then lifts the opponent up and falls backwards, driving the opponent on their head.
The wrestler finally falls backwards and drops the opponent flat on his back. The attacking wrestler then repeats this numerous times, most commonly three, but sometimes up to eight or more. Rotating the opponent so that their face hits the mat as seen in a facebuster. Ivory used this move as a finisher called Poison Ivory.
The regular pinning variation is referred to as the Tiger suplex pin. Belly-to-back variants In these variants, the attacker stands behind his opponent and applies a hold before falling backwards, dropping the opponent on his or her upper back. He then lifts the opponent up using one arm around the waist of the opponent and another under one of his legs.
This move was created by Yoshihiro Yamazakiotherwise known as Tiger Mask IV Crotch clutch suplex This comical move involves the attacking wrestler approaching an opponent from behind, reaching down and grasping his crotch with both forearms, with hands together and facing upwards into his groin, and lifting him overhead into a belly-to-back release suplex.
The move is also known as the head and leg suplex, and can be seen as a variation of the head and arm suplex.
Mayumi Ozaki popularized a bridging variation and she called it the Tequila Sunrise. Also known as the X-Factor. The most common belly-to-back variants are the German suplex and the back suplex. A slight variation called the blizzard suplex exists in which the opponent is thrown over horizontally so that they land flat on their back instead of their shoulders.
The facelock is loosened so the opponent can be twisted slightly, then the attacker falls to a sitting position and the victim's back and shoulders are driven into the mat.
This maneuver was popularized by Christopher Danielsuses a spinning sit-out version of the move and calls it the Angel's Wings. Styles performs the maneuver with a variation, as seen in the photos to the right: The origin of the word "suplex" is the French word "souplesse" flexibility.
In most cases, the opponent is suspended upside-down during part of the move. Leg-hook Saito suplex[ edit ] Allysin Kay performing a Leg-hook Saito suplex The attacker stands behind and to one side of the opponent.
The most notable practitioner of this variant is The Mizwho calls the move the Skull Crushing Finale and has used it as a finisher since August This grip, as opposed to the waistlock of a normal belly-to-belly, is then used to hoist the opponent in the overhead arching throw.
The attacker then lifts the opponent into a vertical position, then he falls forward, driving the opponents face into the ground. Elevated reverse STO[ edit ] In this variation the wrestler first locks the opponent in a standard Reverse STO lock, then sees the opponent and put his ankles on some elevated surface usually top rope, or turnbuckle, or barricade outside of the ringthe wrestler then falls backward, driving the opponent face-first into the mat.
Suplex A suplex is an offensive move used in wrestling. Sometimes, rather than bridging for a pin, the wrestler may roll himself into another position to perform the move again, often referred to as multiple or rolling German suplexes. Electric chair facebuster[ edit ] The wrestler approaches the opponent from behind, and lifts him on his shoulders into a seated position, the electric chair.
Drop suplex This variation of a vertical suplex sees the attacking wrestler lift the opponent as in a normal vertical suplex, but then simply drop them flat to the mat instead of falling backwards with them.
Mayumi Ozaki popularized a bridging variation and she called it the Tequila Sunrise. It also goes by the name Capchude, an Engrish term for "captured".
Belly-to-belly suplex[ edit ] Bayley performs a Bayley-to-belly suplex belly-to-belly suplex on Alexa Bliss The wrestler wraps their arms around the opponent in a waistlock or a bodylock position and flips them over by violently bridging their own body so the opponent lands on their back.
The wrestler then falls backward, driving the opponent into the mat face-first. He then lifts the opponent up using both of his arms wrapped around the torso of the opponent.
It can also be done with a kick for an added snap effect. X-Plex A variation of the German suplex where the opponent's arms are crossed across their chest and held by the attacker. Like a belly-to-back suplex, Inverted swinging facebuster with this slight variation being known as a leg hook reverse STO, once used as a finisher both by former WWE and TNA wrestler Ken Anderson known as the Mic Check, and by WWE Hall of Famer Edge.
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A swinging variation of the standard fisherman suplex, this move sees a wrestler, with their opponent in a front facelock with the near arm draped over their shoulder, hook the opponent's near leg with their free arm and roll over to the same side of the arm being used to hook the opponent's leg, flipping the opponent over onto their back.
Nov 29, · Suplex variants Professional wrestling features many different varieties of suplexes. The following are among the most common, but many more exist, particularly as the signature techniques of individual wrestlers. WWE All Stars 2/Dean Ambrose suplex - Qg - Leg hook belly to back After leg hook belly to back - Hg - Cradle piledriver After swing neckbreaker - Qa - Butterly suplex After swing neckbreaker - Hg - Brainbuster to knee After butterfly suplex - Ha - Pumphandle slam.Swinging leg hook belly to back suplex