SPOTLIGHTS: Do We Expect Too Much of Legendary Performers?

Before I get lambasted for writing this piece, let me make one thing clear: it’s pro wrestlers and talent I grew up with who inspire me most. I can’t but smile watching their older matches, likewise putting on a vintage style t-shirt celebrating their exploits from decades earlier. Our house is literally adorned with snippets […]

WRESTLING 101: Ten Fighting Sports Moves Tailor Made for Pro Wrestling

As could be expected, pro wrestling owes of a lot its move set to fighting sports. Thus, it’s no wonder MMA enthusiasts, Greco roman wrestlers, and dirty boxers find a happy home in its sister art form during/after fight careers. Case in point: an earlier piece on Muay Thai highlighted its relationship to the Art […]

WRESTLING 101: The Art of 8 Limbs – Muay Thai’s Strange Marriage to Professional Wrestling

As an intermediate-advanced Muay Thai practitioner, I’ve taken my fair share of bumps over the past 6 years (the world over). I’ve trained in Dutch, traditional Thai, dirty and Mexican boxing, likewise picked up a fair share of great tips from  the MMA gurus among us. I’ve literally sparred hundreds of rounds, met a like […]