Professional Wrestling

Professional wrestling (often shortened pro wrestling, or simply wrestling) is a mode of spectacle which combines athletic and theatrical performance. It takes the form of events, held by touring companies, which mimic a title match combat sport. The unique form of sport portrayed is fundamentally based on classical and "catch" wrestling, with modern additions of striking attacks, strength-based holds and throws, and acrobatic maneuvers; much of these derive from the influence of various international martial arts. An additional aspect of combat with improvised weaponry is sometimes included to varying degrees.
Posts about Professional Wrestling
  • Warner Bros. Unleashes WWE Immortals on iOS, Android

    … of the screen. These special attacks are inspired by the real-life Signature moves of each competitor. Paige, for instance, can unleash the Rampaige or Paige Turner on her opponents. These Signature moves were “motion captured by professional wrestling motion capture artists,” says Gerdes, with characters designed as “amplified versions of the WWE…

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  • Fail Campaign Friday: Cease and Desist Woes

    … My last Fail Campaign Friday post Local Town T-Shirts promised a follow up t-shirt campaign so here it is! This post is about a quick shirt design that ended up losing me over $400 over an infringement claim. On April 8th of 2014 a wrestling hero from my past, The Ultimate Warrior, passed away. Now I can’t even begin to tell you about how much…

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