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 friends and I were into professional wrestling when we were younger. Literally every t-shirt we owned featured a wrestler (aside from the obligatory Dragonball Z t-shirt of course), walls were covered with posters of Wrestlers, we attended tons of live events, watched every Pay-Per-View, etc. My friends and I had stuffed pillow like dolls…

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