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The Next Wave of Mexican Luchadores
Hardcore musician Damian Abraham documents the vibrant subcultures of professional wrestling around the world.
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How Trump’s Immigration Policies Impact Lucha Libre Wrestling
Historically, luchadores have crossed the border to seek more lucrative wrestling careers. Damian speaks with lucha libre fighter Black Spider on how Trump’s proposed border wall jeopardizes the livelihoods of up-and-coming luchadores.
Inside ‘Total Ultra-Violent Disaster,’ Mexico’s Most Extreme Wrestling League
Where luchadores use blades, fluorescent lightbulbs, chairs, and barbed wire to leave their opponents as bloodied and battered as possible.
How a Gay Pro Wrestler Became Mexico's 'Liberace of Lucha Libre’
We teamed up with our friends at VICE Mexico to bring you into the ring with Cassandro, a Mexican wrestling star who dons himself in drag for every fight.