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DARK SIDE OF THE RING / Clip
1:00

Dark Side of the Ring Season 2 Trailer

Venturing deeper into wrestling's shrouded past, Season 2 tackles the biggest stories from the last 40 years.
Dark Side of the Ring - UK
41:42

The Killing of Bruiser Brody

Wrestlers relive the tragic evening in 1988 when they witnessed a locker room confrontation that resulted in the death of legendary wrestler Bruiser Brody.
The Wrestlers
42:11

The Next Wave of Mexican Luchadores

Hardcore musician Damian Abraham documents the vibrant subcultures of professional wrestling around the world.
THE WRESTLERS / Clip
4:45

Witch Catch Wrestling in the Congo

Damian is invited to an audience with La Reine Shakira, a prominent witch catch wrestler, for a demonstration of her black magic as Christianity makes its comeback in the ring.
DARK SIDE OF THE RING / Extra Scene
2:30

Beyond the Ring: Getting Heat with Bruce Prichard

Bruce Prichard getting heat with Gino Hernandez.
THE WRESTLERS / Clip
4:19

The First Transgender Exótico Wrestling Champion

Damian talks with Estrella Divina, an exótico wrestler and trans activist, about her road to self-acceptance and coming out in conservative Acapulco, Mexico.
DARK SIDE OF THE RING / Extra Scene
2:30

BEYOND THE RING: Earl and Bret Making Up

Earl Hebner narrowly makes it out alive.
THE WRESTLERS / Clip
3:45

Being a Gay Wrestler in Japan’s DDT Promotion

Danshoku Dino is known for portraying a gay character in Japan’s DDT. Some criticize Dino’s provocative style of wrestling for relying on stereotypes, but Dino sees his character as a comedic element in DDT’s pastiche of American pro-wrestling.
DARK SIDE OF THE RING / Extra Scene
2:30

BEYOND THE RING: Origin of Jake the Snake's "DDT"

The Origin of Jake The Snake's Deadliest Move.
THE WRESTLERS / Clip
4:47

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.
THE WRESTLERS / Clip
3:23

The Wrestlers Finding Success Outside of the WWE

After fighting for their respective releases from the WWE and traditional wrestling promotions, Hassan Assad, aka MVP, and Sami Calihan have both found success on the independent wrestling circuit.
THE WRESTLERS / Clip
3:15

Becoming a Deathmatch Wrestler

Hardcore wrestlers Jun Kasai and Danny Havoc discuss their biggest influences and inspirations in the no holds barred world of deathmatch wrestling.
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