Pro Wrestling

YouTube Is Over

YouTube Pro Wrestling Community Is Panicking Over Lost Ad Revenue

Popular channels from independent organizations are now struggling with ad revenue vanishing seemingly overnight.
David Bixenspan
4.28.17
The Squared Circle

Japanese Tape Trading Is the Vinyl of Professional Wrestling

IVP Videos is one of the last places online to find historical Japanese pro wrestling content, keeping tape trading relevant in 2017.
Bryan Rose
4.21.17
Squared Circle

WrestleMania Weekend Shows We've Hit Peak Pro Wrestling Streaming

It took years of experimenting, but the technology is now here to watch more live sports entertainment than was ever previously possible.
David Bixenspan
3.31.17
Squared Circle

A Community of Mega Fans Won't Let This Decade-Old Pro Wrestling Game Die

The people of Fire Pro Wrestling Arena bring a whole new meaning to the word "dedication."
Bryan Rose
3.17.17
Instagram

John Cena May No Longer Be the King of Wrestling, But He Rules Instagram

What can John Cena’s weird Instagram, which is filled with in-jokes and cryptic images, tell us about how the superstar wrestler has rebranded himself?
Oliver Lee Bateman
1.20.17
Sports

How Pro Wrestling Fans Watched Foreign Matches Before the Internet

Back in the day you had to suffer to watch fake fighting.
Bryan Rose
11.28.16
short circuit

Pro Wrestling Has Become a Petri Dish for the Future of TV

Following in the footsteps of the WWE Network, smaller pro wrestling companies are expanding their experimentation with streaming video.
David Bixenspan
10.28.16
short circuit

How ‘WWE 2K17’ Fixes the Series’ Longstanding Animation Awkwardness

How does an annual video game franchise improve itself from year to year? 2K gave Motherboard a hands-on look at WWE 2K17, and here’s what we found.
Kevin Wong
8.30.16
Sports

How a High-Profile Tragedy Helped WWE Think Differently About Brain Injuries

WWE taken a number of steps in the past decade to prevent injuries to its athletes, but a new lawsuit has reignited debate about the inherent danger of the profession.
Oliver Lee Bateman
7.27.16
Sports

Why Former Pro Wrestlers Are Now Suing the WWE Over Alleged Brain Injuries

Echoing the concerns of former football players, professional wrestlers are now blaming the WWE for brain injuries.
David Bixenspan
7.21.16
short circuit

In Total Extreme Wrestling, You Can Write Pro Wrestling’s Past and Present

Total Extreme Wrestling’s community thrives dedicates time and energy for one goal—being able to tell their own story and rewrite history.
Bryan Rose
5.30.16
short circuit

WWE SmackDown Going Live Shows Cable TV's Desperation for DVR-Proof Content

Few things are more important to cable networks than live sports—including sports entertainment.
Brandon Howard
5.25.16
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