The act of advancing a wrestler’s importance within a wrestling promotion. A wrestler who receives a push will regularly beat his opponents, get a large share of screen time, and participate in media campaigns. If fans respond to the push, the wrestler may be pushed even higher, and eventually contend for a title belt.
Fan #1: Wow. On his debut on Monday Night Raw, Finn Balor won a Fatal 4-Way and pinned Roman Reigns.
Fan #2: It’s one of the biggest pushes I’ve ever seen. Do you think he’ll become champion at SummerSlam?