Hana Kimura and the pandemic of cyberbullying

Maybe you saw professional wrestler Hana Kimura in one of the Japanese puroresu shows in the past couple of years.  Perhaps you saw her in the recent Ring of Honor title tournament.  Or watched her in her many matches with the Stardom promotion. How good was she?  Check out this move.  It hurts just LOOKING…

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The return of Dark Side of the Ring is tonight … can’t wait …

I am a long-time fan of professional wrestling.  Even back in the days before Wrestlemanias, back when matches were taped at the old Agricultural Building in Allentown, Pa. and syndicated throughout the Northeast on the old WWWF circuit. So the return of the documentary series Dark Side of the Ring has me totally stoked. Dark…

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How you can help to heal Australia

If you want to see what climate change and global warming is doing in our lifetime, look no further than to the wildfires that are destroying Australia right now. Make no mistake.  There are hundreds of fires that are destroying Australia’s forests.  The fires are slaughtering millions of native animals.  Over one-third of the koala…

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Sometimes you need a pick-me-up from an Australian wrestling tag team

I definitely enjoy watching professional wrestling.  It’s a fun diversion in life.  And currently I’ve been hooked on the antics of a pair of wrestlers who call themselves the IIconics. These two wrestlers – Peyton Royce and Billie Kay – fought their way up from a small independent Australian wrestling company, through different American wrestling…

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Really, Corey Graves? Calling someone a “sissy”?!?

There’s a lot of things that I like about professional wrestling.  One thing I don’t like, however, is when a professional wrestler or a commentator or someone involved in the field of sports entertainment uses an offensive slur in their commentary. And last night, WWE on-air personality Corey Graves dropped such a comment. He called…

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I watched an Evolution last night…

Yes, yes, I understand.  I like to watch professional wrestling now and again.  It’s something I enjoy doing. And over the past few years, I’ve seen a marked change in the way women’s wrestling has appeared – on television and on pay-per-view. Last night’s WWE megacard, WWE Evolution, was the company’s first-ever all-female show.  With…

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The Ballad of Joe Anoa’i

Last night, I was watching Monday Night Raw – yes, I watch professional wrestling, deal with it – and the first person on my TV screen that night was Roman Reigns.  Oh great.  Another promo to hype an upcoming pay-per-view. But something was different about Roman Reigns’ appearance that night.  He wasn’t wearing his usual…

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Peyton Royce doesn’t need your body-shaming, Dave Meltzer

Professional wrestling has evolved – and it continues to evolve today.  Especially in the world of women’s professional wrestling.  Once relegated to a subgenre of eye-candy girls in skimpy outfits barely capable of a collar-and-elbow lock-up, today’s women’s wrestling is now exciting, challenging, and just as popular on the card as men’s wrestling.  Heck, later…

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