wrestling

The Female Luchador Who Was Also Mexico’s Notorious ‘Old Lady Killer’

La Dama del Silencio wasn’t a great wrestler. If anything, she could normally be found hitting the ropes at amateur events, somewhere toward the bottom…

How Mexico Helped Its ‘Midget Wrestlers’ Fly High

If you were to ask someone to name a match involving what were historically referred to as “midget” wrestlers — the term for dwarves that’s…

The New Brand Battle in Pro Wrestling Isn’t Just About Entertainment — It’s About Inclusion

On the Saturday afternoon of 2015’s WrestleMania weekend, Stephanie McMahon, the chief brand officer of World Wrestling Entertainment, tweeted the following quote, attributing it to…

The Very Ballsy Ways Pro Wrestlers Decide What Kind of Trunks to Wear

If you watched wrestling during its early 1990s nadir, back when the WWE was mired in a steroid scandal and Atlanta-based rival WCW was still…