LGBTQ Pro Wrestlers Say There's Never Been a Better Time to Be Queer In the Ring

Pro wrestling has long been the home of gay panic and homophobia, but the times are changing.


Professional Wrestler MVP Explains How a Prison Stint Led Him to the WWE

While serving time for robbing a cruise ship Hassan Assad met a correctional officer who would put him on the track to wrestling stardom.


The Next Generation of Professional Wrestlers Is Out for Blood

The new crop of fighters are catering to the tastes of the internet age and pushing the sport to violent new heights.


Lena Headey's Next Big Role Is a Pop-Punk Wrestler

The 'Game of Thrones' villain heads into the wrestling ring in her new movie 'Fighting With My Family.'


Becky Lynch's Royal Rumble Win Was as Exciting as Seth Rollins's Was Boring

The 2019 Royal Rumble showed how predictability can be totally fine if the story is hot enough to support it.


WWE's Nowhere Man

Dean Ambrose is always close to breaking through, but never fully has.


RIP 'Mean' Gene Okerlund, Wrestling's Credulous Straight Man

Okerlund was a vital part of pro wrestling's rise in the 80s, dutifully playing the straight man amid the lunacy he chronicled.


It Was a Good Year for Women's Wrestling, but it Can Get Better

Evolution isn't always linear, and we've seen that in women's wrestling, and world at large.


Daniel Bryan is No Longer Fun and That's Just How He Wants It

Bryan needed a reboot and he did it in the oddest way: somehow the beloved everyman made fans boo him with anti-capitalist rants and telling them not to destroy the planet.


With All Elite Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Might Never be the Same Again

It sure sounds like Cody Rhodes, The Young Bucks and the rest of The Elite have started their own promotion along with Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan.


It's Good to Have Starrcade Back

WWE has being running NWA/WCW's version of WrestleMania as a sort of mega-house show, and hopefully bringing back some of that gritty and grimy rasslin'.


The Blurred Line Between Real Violence and Wrestling Violence

Becky Lynch was knocked out of her 'Survivor Series' match by a wayward punch to the face that left her concussed earlier in the week, but she still thrilled the crowd.