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The Contested Blackness of The Rock

A roundtable of Black wrestling fans debate race in America — as seen through the lens of Dwayne and Rocky Johnson

How Conspiracy Theories Took Over Pro Fighting

QAnon has entered the ring. A sizable crew of WWE and MMA pros are suddenly dabbling in antisemitic, fringe-right narratives

The Chickenshit Politics of the Kings of Combat Sports

The WWE got quiet about its strong support for Trump when it wasn’t good for business. The UFC, on the other hand, has painted itself in MAGA red from head-to-toe. In the end, though, their political ideology is really only about their own professional gains.

Where Are the Black WWE Champs?

Out of 53 WWE champions, only two are Black. Why haven’t these superstars gotten a chance to hold a title?