Sara Del Rey spent ten years kicking ass in indie wrestling before heading to the big league, where she's reinvigorating a tired network, building bold characters, and turning popular notions of women's wrestling on their head.
WWE-style "sports entertainment" continues to be a massive moneymaker—so why hasn't there been a video game that truly captures its spirit?
In my search for a date, I had only two requirements: Do you enjoy wrestling enough to watch it for hours with a strange woman? Do you have a pulse?
Ever since she created a last-minute costume for Johnny B. Badd in 1994, Sandra Gray has been stitching spandex for the men and women of the WWE.
Last night, Larry Flynt's Hustler Club in Las Vegas celebrated St. Patrick's Day by dropping a wrestling ring in between the its stripping stages and inviting a group of "leprechaun wrestlers" to duke it out.
After years on top, WWE feels more repetitive and stale than it has for decades.
The identical twin comedians stole the show this summer in 22 Jump Street, and now they're hoping to take over the small screen with their FXX animated series, The Lucas Bros. Moving Co.
Imagine a team combat sport where ten men climb into a ring and beat the living shit out of each other for as long as it takes until only one of them is left standing. How can America not love that?
I spoke to Black – a man who was criticised for his depictions of simulated rape, before ultimately being jailed for them – about what he's up to these days.
I wrestled boys. I wrestled girls. I wrestled anything, and everything, remotely within my weight class. I failed every time.
Ben McNutt is a Baltimore-based artist who is engaged in an intensive study of wrestling and the queer aesthetic.
Every first Friday of the month, wrestlers come to Oakland, California, from all over the West Coast to brawl for a raucous 21-and-over crowd.
Check out Baltimore artist Ben McNutt's queer perspective on wrestling in issue 24 of 'MATTE' magazine, available now.
Hogan's Beach pays homage to Hulk Hogan's glory days, from jacked action figures to gaudy wrestling memorabilia. It's a last-ditch effort to reclaim his fame, which explains why it's a terrible restaurant.
This weekend, we celebrated feminine beauty with little people, beauty queens, wrestlers, and other sexy juggalettes at the 15th annual Gathering of the Juggalos.
Lucha libre is a freak show, but it's an inclusive freak show, starring women, old guys, and gay guys—yes, the sport features gay crossdressers known as exóticos.
Missouri, 1959. I'm ten, impressionable and neurotic, angry at being born and lacking the perspective to know how lucky I am. I've got a couple of Viceroy cigarettes I lifted at home, and I go up to the top stadium seats, where I can smoke and cuss and wa…
According to American founder Don Roid, Poles don't understand wrestling because they take fighting too seriously.
Lelo—a sport beloved in Georgia's southwestern villages—combines elements of wrestling and rugby and can result in trampled trees and broken bones.
The spirit of his passion and intensity will live on forever, in and outside of the wrestling ring.
Every Friday a diverse crowd gathers to witness pehlwani—a raucous form of wrestling from the Asian subcontinent that's being kept alive in Dubai while it fades away in its homeland.
You don't have to actually like or respect your customers, but you have to pretend.
Between January and April each year, thousands of wrestling fans bet on a completely fake sport. But recently, a mysterious Reddit user has been predicting the results with near 100% accuracy. Apparently, the story outcomes are being leaked by a high-leve…
Early biographical literature on Muhammad includes an episode in which he takes on the strongest wrestler of his tribe, a man named Rukana. The wrestler promises that he will become Muslim if Muhammad can throw him. They wrestle, and Muhammad throws Rukan…