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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.
Damian Abraham
5.29.19
entertainment

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.
Damian Abraham
5.22.19
Games Opinion

Ronda Rousey Has No Business Being in 'Mortal Kombat 11'

Rousey is a noted MMA pioneer and WWE star, and also a transphobe and not-great voice actor. What's she doing here?
Danielle Riendeau
5.1.19
Games Podcasts

Uncovering the Untold Stories and Personal Tragedies of Pro Wrestling

The co-creator of 'Dark Side of the Ring' sits down with Waypoint Radio to share his love of wrestling and stories about the show's production.
Waypoint Staff
4.17.19
Film

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.'
Alex Zaragoza
2.21.19
bruiseday

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.
Ian Williams
1.29.19
Sports

This Wrestler Is Exposing the Disgusting DMs She Gets From Fans

In the two-volume series "DMs of a Female Indy Wrestler," Jordynne Grace has been publishing the gross online messages she gets from men. The books are some of the most public accounts of harassment that women wrestlers face.
Moe Thet War
1.22.19
bruiseday

WWE's Nowhere Man

Dean Ambrose is always close to breaking through, but never fully has.
Ian Williams
1.22.19
bruiseday

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.
Ian Williams
1.2.19
WWE

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.
Danielle Radford
12.28.18
bruiseday

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.
Ian Williams
12.18.18
bruiseday

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.
Ian Williams
12.11.18
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