No One Is Pissing Off Local Wrestling Crowds Like The "Progressive Liberal" – Deadspin

No One Is Pissing Off Local Wrestling Crowds Like The "Progressive Liberal" – Deadspin

Image: YouTube To some degree, the politics of The “Progressive Liberal” Dan Richards align with those of the real Dan Richards. Given that this is pro wrestling, a big red sign displaying Is this a work? is always flashing, but Richards claims he leans hard left. “It’s not much of a stretch,” he says on […]

Inside the Muddy Wrestling Rings of Varanasi – Atlas Obscura

The moves in kushti never feel hurried or awkward. All Photos: Charukesi Ramadurai It is just after 7 in the morning, but Tulsi Akhada, deep in the heart of Varanasi in north India, has been open for over an hour already. The 20 or so young men there are training under the experienced master Pehlwan […]

Rank ‘Em: The best pro sports appearances in pro wrestling – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment The Ball family had the Staples Center crowd buzzing Monday night after their unforgettable appearance with The Miz on WWE Raw, the latest instance in a long and storied history of figures from the professional sports world dusting it up in the squared circle. The intertwining of […]

The Women Who Wrestled Before the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling – Jezebel

Mae Weston vs. Mildred Burke, Newark NJ, 1949. Image via AP. GLOW, the new series from Netflix, explores in entertaining fashion a fascinating chapter in the history of women and pop culture. But while the real-life, glittery, campy Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling certainly popularized the idea of women in the ring, they weren’t the first. […]

Team Maine wins wrestling exchange – Grand Island Independent

Nebraska-Maine Exchange Monday at Northwest Maine 63, Nebraska 21 Matches 145 – Samson Sirios, Skowhegan, dec. Nolan Barry, Adams Central, 4-3. 182 – Trent Goodman, Ellsworth, dec. Damen Pape, Hastings, 7-4. 230 – Connor McIntyre, Sanford, pinned Noah Carlson, Central City. 138 – Stevie Thompson, Medomak, maj. dec. Wyatt Allen, Wood River, 10-0. […]

10 Years After The Chris Benoit Killings, Pro Wrestling Still Can’t Fix … – Deadspin

10 Years After The Chris Benoit Killings, Pro Wrestling Still Can’t Fix … – Deadspin

Photo credit: George Napolitano/Getty When I take my mind back 10 years to the days and weeks right before and right after Chris Benoit murdered his wife and son, one thing in particular always jumps to the forefront of my thoughts. That spring, a WWE wrestler I was friendly with was Benoit’s traveling partner as […]

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