On an all new episode of Black Market: Dispatches, we travel to Japan to meet the gangs of young men trying to break free from the older Yakuza.
Sonny Liston went from boxing champion and national anti-hero to a Las Vegas thug who drove around in a pink Cadillac and sold drugs. When his body was discovered by police, it was ruled an accidental death, though most believe it was anything but.
While their breeders drink wine and eat cheese, the cattle battle one another for the title of queen of the herd.
"This girl stormed in screaming, 'Who the fuck is this bitch who's fucking my man?'"
I've never been in a fight, but it turns out you can get hurt in them. Did you know this?
A defense lawyer, mixed martial artist, an ex-NHLer, and a comedian told us how they deal with their haters.
On this episode of Daily VICE we talk to the students about the intricacies of the sport, its origins, and why they wanted it to be included in the Rio Olympics.
IKEA: Come for the Swedish meatballs, stay for the fight with bae.
In Spain, matador vs bull often ends in at least one gory death. Japan's centuries-old tradition sees two bulls peacefully wrestling one another.
VICE profiles Nina Cranstoun, one of the only female boxing promoters in the UK.
Street fighting is one of society's great levelers: No matter who you are or where you're from, picking a fight with a stranger always makes you a huge dickhead.
We meet the martial arts guru behind what some critics have called "the worst movie ever made" on our new web series OUTSIDER.
As infinitely shitty as our politicians may be, no debate on the floor of the House of Representatives has ever ended in such a mess.
The idea has been criticized, but Colin Wood doesn't see any reason why disabled fighters should be given fewer opportunities than non-disabled fighters.
VICE heads to the Bronx Wrestling Federation to meet former fighter John Torres, who now documents the theatrical Mexican-style wrestling matches as a filmmaker.
Then Motherboard explains how Facebook is using artificial intelligence in a new feature for blind users, and VICE Sports tells us how a lucha libre wrestling school is trying to change the sport's regulations.
We spoke to photographer Moises Saman about the work in his new book, Discordia.
And in his mind, much like reality, he's a lone traveler.
"If you're filling up a fighter plane with fuel, stop it. If you are flying missions over Syria to bomb that country, don't release the bombs."
We talked to the guys behind the viral marketing stunt.
If I won't fight a goose-stepping Nazi, have I broken some kind of societal code?
Getting spat on, being attacked with stillettos, and breaking up fights is all in a day's work when more than half of all police time is spent trying to deal with boozed-up idiots.
Hanna Bohman, a.k.a. Tiger Sun, returned to the war recently, saying she couldn't imagine returning to her real job.
In this excerpt from VICE's new film LARPing Saved My Life, we learn about the mental health benefits of live-action roleplaying.