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UFC + WWE: A match made in a ring. Or is it an octagon?

Apr 3, 2023
The brands are merging to form a new publicly traded company. It could give fans of each fighting world a chance to learn to like the other.
WWE matches, like the one above, are scripted, while UFC fights are real.
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Streaming platforms are in a smackdown for the fans

Apr 8, 2021
Streaming networks want pro wrestling's fervent, loyal audience, even if it's not as big as it was in the 1990s, the sport's heyday.
Above, A.J. Styles fights Humberto Carrillo during the WWE Crown Jewel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2019.
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Professional wrestling: Sport, farce, art

Nov 4, 2013
The new book "The Squared Circle: Life, Death, and Professional Wrestling" takes a look at the history of the pop cultural juggernaut.

Down for the count: Olympics drops wrestling

Feb 12, 2013
Wrestling, whose Olympic roots date from ancient Greece, will be dropped after the 2016 games. What ripple effects will that have on the sport?