Life Lessons from Three of the World’s Most Brutal Sports
Pain is a teacher for Eric Spicely, pro-wrestler, skateboarder, and MMA fighter.
'Dark Side of the Ring' Shows the Human Side of Pro Wrestling's Most Dangerous Era
The new VICELAND series investigates the time when what happened in the ring bled into real life drama.
Are These Sexy Photos of 80s Wrestlers or Male Models?
In his first column, Doug Rickard shares some of his found photographs from the most underappreciated decade—and sport.
The Velveteen Dream is WWE's Chance to Move Beyond Gay Panic
Wrestling audiences are ready for a nuanced, sexually ambiguous character like NXT superstar The Velveteen Dream. Is WWE?
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No One Wrestles in Migos' "Too Hotty" Video, But There Is Literal Fire
No one does the worm either.
WWE's Failed Double Turn Is a Loss for Everyone
Double turns are incredibly rare because they're so hard to pull off. Well, WWE pulled it off this week with Roman Reigns and Braun Strowman—and then the promotion threw their work in the trash.
Wrestlers Defy Physics, Pay Tribute to Journalist's Late Father
Dave Meltzer couldn't make one of the biggest shows of the summer after the sudden death of his father. The Young Bucks made sure to let him know they were thinking of him.
Kazuchika Okada Is the Best Wrestler in the World
New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Okada has an intangible quality that recalls what made Ric Flair so good in his prime.
Samoa Joe and a Last Gasp for Gen X's Pro-Wrestling Dominance
With his 'Extreme Rules' win on Sunday, Samoa Joe has a chance to be seen as a main eventer on a global stage. It may be his last.
Scott Hall's WCW Debut Changed Wrestling Forever
Scott Hall crashed Monday Nitro on May 27, 1996, and pro wrestling has obsessed over the element of surprise ever since.
Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan Just Bought the National Wrestling Alliance
Despite all his rage, Billy Corgan just bought the NWA.
Katsuyori Shibata, Brain Injuries, and Implications of Japanese Strong Style Wrestling
After a brutal headbutt 30 minutes into a New Japan's Sakura Genesis, 37-year-old Katsuyori Shibata collapsed from a severe brain injury. Now his career may be over.