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The Government’s Gay Witch Hunt of Pat Patterson

According to previously unreleased documents, the Immigration and Naturalization Service worked tirelessly throughout the 1960s to have the legendary wrestler deported back to his native Canada — all because they suspected he was gay

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.

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