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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?

The Slippery Story of How Jell-O Wrestling Became America’s Sloppiest Pastime

Covering your opponent in oil before violently hugging them for hours is one of Turkey’s oldest and most treasured sports. How did it mutate into the sticky, bikini-clad pastime of Jell-O wrestling we hoot and holler at today?

An Oral History of Hulk Hogan and ‘Real American’

From ‘most patriotic song ever’ to Hulkamania soundtrack to ironic punchline, the song continues to fight for what’s right/its life