wrestling

Roman Reigns Was So Invincible That When He Got Cancer No One Believed Him

Last week, Leati “Joe” Anoa’i, better known as WWE star Roman Reigns, gave an interview to the L.A. Times about his latest battle with leukemia,…

Ronda Rousey and the Problem With Keeping Things Too Real in Pro Wrestling

Ronda Rousey is, theoretically, a lifelong pro wrestling fan. One of her mentors is “Judo” Gene LeBell, a mid-century national level judo player turned pro…

Vince McMahon’s Evil Boss Schtick No Longer Works in a World Where Evil Corporate Overlords Always Win

Back in 1998, when the popularity of the WWE exploded to previously unseen heights, it was on the back of “Stone Cold” Steve Austin. Having…

True Assplay: All the Times Butts Have Been Used for Feats of Athletic Prowess

From getting it, to eating it, to having it, welcome to Ass Week, MEL’s weeklong exploration of the body part du jour. Of all the various…