professional wrestling


Toronto Is the Nerdiest Wrestling City in the World

The one thing that doesn't waver in Toronto is the city's passion for professional wrestling. It has been one of the sport's major markets since the 1930s.


The Cult: Hulk Hogan

To a child of the nineties, the glorious circus of professional wrestling was viewed through guileless eyes. To the adult that child subsequently became, that innocence fell away, not least in the case of the mustachioed ringmaster, Hulk Hogan.


'Disastra Rebranded,' Today's Comic by Ed Luce

Disastra is a star and now she's got to look the part.


How Animated GIFs Helped Create an Indie Wrestling Boom

Thanks to social media’s word of mouth and the rise of streaming services, more pro wrestling can be seen than ever before.


The Bizarre Moments When Soccer and Professional Wrestling Collide

The WWE and the Premier League are both unpredictable, action-packed, and full of emotion. They can also both get seriously weird. It gets stranger still when stars from the two collide – here are some of the best examples.


'Goteblüd Versus Jim Bunny,' a Comic by Ed Luce

Goteblüd is bested and humiliated in a real sexy wrestling match.


Chyna on Porn, Teaching English in Japan and Rebuilding Her Legacy

In this VICE Sports exclusive, Chyna sat down in our Brooklyn offices to discuss her truly unique journey to stardom and her effort to reclaim her legacy.


Wrestling as a Way to Survive: A Conversation with John Darnielle

A conversation with John Darnielle about regional wrestling, the unparalleled microphone dominance of Rowdy Roddy Piper, and his new album, "Beat The Champ."