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With Ronda Rousey’s mainstream success and Holly Holm’s monster win, it’s been a great year for female fighters and athletes alike. These impressive women who have never stopped hustling are finally getting credit where credit is due and that’s great. But for professional wrestlers, women both aspiring and working in the ring are met with the same skepticism from… READ MORE »


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In reaction to the concern, PWE spokesperson stated: “The goal was to treat everyone as equals knowing that the female wrestlers in this country are every bit as good as the boys, however it seems that some just aren’t ready for it.” READ MORE »


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A lot of Jon Stewart’s fans have been hoping that he’ll run for office following his departure from “The Daily Show,” but it appears he has other ambitions – namely, professional wrestling. READ MORE »


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Filed under “My Worst Nightmare Come To Life”: meet a gentleman who waxes with packing tape. Yes, he waxes with packing tape. How does he stay in one piece!? … READ MORE »


Celebs

On “Monday Night Raw” last night, WWE announcer Abraham Washington cracked a rape joke about a wrestler, saying the guy was “like Kobe Bryant at a hotel in Colorado … he’s unstoppable.” WWE issued an immediate apology. (In 2003, Bryant was accused of raping a 19-year-old hotel worker; prosecution dropped the charges days before… READ MORE »


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News that Randy “Macho Man” Savage died in a car accident age 58 has triggered plenty of nostalgic tributes. From David Brown, Yahoo Sports:

“A small part of my childhood died. … Other than Hulk Hogan or Andre the Giant, no WWF rassler was more popular than Savage in the late 1980s,” writes Brown,… READ MORE »


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In my high school, we had a girl on our football team. I always thought she was pretty awesome because A) she had an insane level of knowledge of football statistics, B) she played pretty well, and C) no one ever made a fuss about her being there. Cassy Herkelman and Megan Black—two female high… READ MORE »


Guys

Like hot, greased-up, over-sized men in leather pants? Thrill at the sight of hirsute man-bodies fondling one another in the dewy grass? Unfamiliar with Kirkpinar but are willing to settle for some YouTube wrestling porn? We have your video, ladies! They call this Kirkpinar oil wrestling. I call it tasty. It’s been around… READ MORE »


Celebs

J-Woww has found her calling in life—female wrestler. She has signed on to appear on Spike TV’s “TNA Impact.” For her first episode, she fights a girl sporting a Snooki spoof. Two things of note: did the announcer really call J-Woww “strawberry blonde”? And how annoying is the woman J-Woww’s fighting? Though “J-Coww” is… READ MORE »


Guys

If you watched HBO’s most recent episode of “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” you met Kyle Maynard, 24, an athlete and congenital amputee born without forearms and lower legs. It’s a pretty amazing story. The show first profiled Maynard several years ago when he arose to national prominence as a college wrestler with a 35-16… READ MORE »


One of the most popular sports in the world is professional wrestling — if you count it as a sport, of course. The overwhelmingly male audience absolutely loves watching dudes in leotards beat each other up in matches with pre-determined outcomes.

I’ve been a fan of professional wrestling since I was a young kid. READ MORE »


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Here’s more proof that people who can’t order a beer shouldn’t be able to win the lottery. Three years ago, Jay Vargas became the youngest Powerball winner in history and banked $17 million smackeroos at age 19. The South Carolina native swore he’d use the money wisely. “I [don’t] have the temptation to go… READ MORE »


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Her hubby Vince may have been the chairman willing to jump in the ring and get hit over the head with a metal folding chair, but, behind the scenes, Linda McMahon has been the one running the WWE as its CEO for the past 12 years. Having already smacked down wrestling’s glass ceiling, Linda is… READ MORE »


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Jesus. Mother. Of. God. Hands off, ladies! Amelia and I are already fighting over him. May the best woman win. Say Hello, sexy! to gravy-covered Joel Hicks, aka Stone Cold Steve Bisto, the 30-year-old hottie who won the 2009 World Gravy Wrestling Championship. Gravy wrestling? Apparently, yes. (It’s in England; I guess they’re into that… READ MORE »


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Girls on Iraq’s first all-female wrestling team in Diwaniya are being threatened and ostracized because people believe their participation in this sport is a “transgression” and could lead to promiscuity, loss of femininity or worse. Four girls have already quit out of fear, and I’m not surprised. One sexist tribesman said those who continue to… READ MORE »