WWE: Ranking the Most Ridiculous Bootleg Merchandise in Wrestling History

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WWE: Ranking the Most Ridiculous Bootleg Merchandise in Wrestling History
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Promoters learned years ago that there is money in wrestling beyond ticket sales and pay-per-views. The profit earned from t-shirts, toys and miscellaneous merchandise has also attracted capitalism's scavengers: the bootleggers.

These underhanded business folk slap together fake WWE toys that are embarrassing imitations.  

Copyright laws and quality control standards are no obstacle for those hungry to cash in on pro wrestling's popularity.

In their world, Kane is yellow, Andre the Giant's face is a logo and the Ultimate Warrior's likeness isn't intellectual property, it's community property.

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