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Self-Defense in the Trump Era
The 2016 presidential election surfaced skeletons in America’s closet that many falsely assumed were fading away. In the following weeks and months, neo-Nazis and fascists openly celebrated a world they think is going their way, while violence and intimidation against minorities of all kinds made headlines across the country.

7:00AM Sat. Jan. 7, Tucker Whatley Read More | Comment »

Bray Wyatt: Follow the Buzzards
Bray Wyatt remembers the first time he saw the fireflies. That’s when the WWE superstar walks into the arena, and the lights drop, the audience whips out their phones, and they don’t video or take a photo. They turn on the flashlight app, and the whole room turns into a thousand glowing fireflies.

9:00AM Mon. Aug. 15, 2016, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Bray Wyatt: Follow the Buzzards
 
The Redemption of Ricky Starks
When "Absolute" Ricky Starks steps between the ropes of Inspire Pro Wrestling tonight, and takes on champion "Dirty" Andy Dalton, it's not just about winning the title. It's a chance to rewrite two years of his own wrestling history.

11:00AM Sun. Aug. 9, 2015, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

One in a Crowd: The Path
When it comes to professional wrestling, Raymond "Ray" Rowe is the real deal. A hard-hitting brute and skillful grappler, the Ohio-born Texas resident is a master storyteller in the ring. And last August, his rising star smashed to Earth in a motorcycle crash.

12:34PM Sat. Aug. 1, 2015, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Judgment Slam Promises Slams, Judgment
Wrestling as a spectacle is not just for Joe Dadbod and his mulleted children. This Saturday at the Midway Field House, the altniks of Party World Wrasslin' promise a night that a different sort of PBR-drinker can enjoy: Summer Slamdown 2: Judgment Slam.

8:20AM Fri. Jun. 26, 2015, Waylon Cunningham Read More | Comment »

Farewell to Dusty Rhodes
Last night, wrestling promotion the WWE began its annual Money in the Bank pay per view on a somber note. The assembled roster stood silently as the bell was rung 10 times for Dusty Rhodes: One of Austin's greatest sons, and a true professional wrestling legend, who died last week at the age of 69.

12:30PM Mon. Jun. 15, 2015, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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Cesaro: The Next Big Thing in Wrestling?
Modern pro-wrestling is all about the glitz and glamour, the big entrances and over-the-top theatrics. By contrast, WWE superstar Cesaro is definitely more substance over style. But when that substance means he can pick up 500 pound wrestlers like infants, or deliver a devastating European upper cut without even looking, that's style enough.

1:00PM Sun. Jan. 18, 2015, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

UFC Fight Night Pounds the Erwin Center
With over 10,131 people in attendance, UFC Fight Night 57 on Saturday at the Frank Erwin Center proved entertaining from start to finish. In the very first fight of the night, lightweight Dooho “The Korean Superboy” Choi knocked out Juan Puig in 18 seconds, the third fastest KO in featherweight history.

3:02PM Mon. Nov. 24, 2014, Mac McCann Read More | Comment »

Fighter Inside and Outside the Octagon
With 26 professional MMA fights and a decade of experience under his belt, 31-year-old Cub Swanson is at the peak of his career.

12:01AM Sat. Nov. 22, 2014, Mac McCann Read More | Comment »

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