WRESTLING

Culture

Inside an Underground Women's Mud Wrestling Ring in Chicago

"A couple times when police were called for noise complaints, the cops would stay and watch."
Bridjet Mendyuk
11.6.18
VICE Specials

The Art of an Ultra-Violent Wrestling 'Deathmatch'

To New York wrestler Casanova Valentine, slamming his opponents onto tables lined with barbed wire and tackling them to the ground isn’t just fun—it’s performance art.
VICE Staff
9.21.18
WRESTLING

This Middle School Teacher Moonlights as a Nazi-Themed Wrestler

Now his school district is investigating after "Blitzkrieg, the German Juggernaut" flashed the Nazi salute as part of his routine.
Drew Schwartz
7.24.18
Photography

These Aren’t Your Typical Wrestling Photos

Gay Mexican American photographer Ken Castañeda uses Lucha Libre in his work to express his complex identity.
Clara Mokri
7.6.18
entertainment

The Real Women of 'GLOW' Told Us the Sexist BS They Dealt with in the 80s

Season two of 'GLOW' on Netflix tackles the issues the real 'Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling' battled beyond the ring.
Sean Neumann
6.27.18
VICE Video

Inside America's Most Violent Wrestling Tournament

Wrestlers fight with their own makeshift weapons and barbed wire to inflict as much pain as possible.
VICE Staff
5.10.18
Pro Wrestling

Why Ronda Rousey Will Be the Next WWE Crossover Movie Star

Like Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and John Cena before her, the former UFC champion's road to the big screen runs through the WWE.
Sean Neumann
4.9.18
Comics!

'Wrestling,' Today's Comic by Ida Neverdahl

A girl shows that she isn't afraid of wrestling guys no matter how strong they think they are.
Ida Neverdahl
3.28.18
Television

I Was a Professional Pillow-Fighter

'GLOW' helped me remember the good—and bad—times of my past.
Sarah Kurchak
8.11.17
LGBTQ

What Do Drag and Wrestling Have in Common? More Than You Think

How the Nobodies, a Brooklyn-based group who report on the world of wrestling from a queer lens, encapsulate the surprising overlap between two very different realms.
Camila Martinez-Granata
7.20.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The 'Progressive Liberal' Is the Most Hated Man in Wrestling

He calls his nemesis Kyle "Fox News" Maggot and his finishing move the "Liberal Agenda."
Drew Schwartz
6.28.17
robots

We Need to Stop Tiny Robot Sumo-Wrestling

...Before it's too late.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.21.17