Look At This Wrestler's Gross Head Wound, Or Don't. Do What You Want.

Warning: Wrestler Reed Bentley's head wound is absolutely disgusting, and photographed so we can't really show you much of a non-gross preview image. Now, click if you want. » 3/25/15 6:40pm Wednesday 6:40pm

Brock Lesnar Admits He's Done With The UFC, Will Remain A Pro Wrestler

Brock Lesnar, who is scheduled to defend his WWE heavyweight champion title against Roman Reigns at Wrestlemania 31 this weekend, went on SportsCenter today for an interview with Michelle Beadle. Once there, he announced that he had re-signed with WWE, and will not be returning to UFC. » 3/24/15 7:43pm 3/24/15 7:43pm

College Wrestling Champ's Post-Match Interview Will Warm Your Heart

Here's Iowa State wrestler Kyven Gadson, who'd just won the 197-pound NCAA championship via a signature move he calls "The Gadson." The post-match interview, above, is great. » 3/22/15 11:00am 3/22/15 11:00am

Wild Last-Second Comeback Wins 174-Lb. DI Wrestling Title For Penn State

You don't need to know much about wrestling to get what happened here. We start with six seconds left in a match for the 174-lb. Division I national championship, with Penn State's Matt Brown down by a point to Pitt's Tyler Wilps and rules about how you're not allowed to delay the match or lock hands around your… » 3/21/15 10:06pm 3/21/15 10:06pm

Damn, These Koalas Are Pretty Good Wrestlers

Is WrestleMania Going To Be Garbage, Or What?

Welcome to Deadspin's new irregular pro wrestling column, in which Tom Breihan and Ernest Wilkins will comb through the past month of superkicks, lariats, and 450 splashes in search of the greatest things that this most American of artforms has given us. » 3/15/15 12:02pm 3/15/15 12:02pm

WWE Trainer Resigns After Allegations Of Abusing Wrestlers

Bill DeMott, a former pro wrestler who got a job as the developmental trainer for WWE's branch NXT—think of it as a farm system—stepped down today after numerous allegations of abuse. » 3/06/15 2:50pm 3/06/15 2:50pm

Openly Gay WWE Wrestler Blasts Company For Abu Dhabi Shows

Today marks the first of three WWE house shows in Abu Dhabi, and Darren Young is very notably not among the wrestlers making the trip. Young (real name Fred Rosser) came out as gay in 2013, and the United Arab Emirates doesn't have the best human-rights record. WWE says it left Young behind for his own safety, but… » 2/11/15 1:27pm 2/11/15 1:27pm

D-League Announcer Fills Broadcast With Wrestling Catchphrases

RJ Choppy is a sports radio yakker in Dallas, Tex., and he also does play-by-play for the local NBA D-League team, the Texas Legends. D-League games are only shown on YouTube, which gives broadcasters a lot of room to screw around, and Choppy took full advantage of that freedom during a recent game between the Legends… » 1/06/15 11:21am 1/06/15 11:21am

Mark Schultz Is Mad That Foxcatcher Implied A Homosexual Relationship

Foxcatcher has been out for seven weeks, but former Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz apparently just watched it this week, because he's furious with director Bennett Miller over the implications that Schultz had some sort of sexual relationship with insane, murderous billionaire John du Pont. » 1/02/15 5:11pm 1/02/15 5:11pm

Oregon's Blowout Rose Bowl Win Over FSU As Called By "J.R." Jim Ross

South Dakota High School Wrestler Names, Ranked

Yesterday we brought you the 2015 Lacrosse All-Name Team, featuring such standouts as Deemer Class, Addington Elliot, and Brickman House. » 12/18/14 12:39am 12/18/14 12:39am

Crafty Wrestler Outwits Opponent With Mystical Doors

This magic doors spot from a Chikara wrestling match is funny from the start, but at 0:53, the gag reaches its peak when the Mysterious and Handsome Stranger—just go with it—takes full advantage of the "magic doors" to wrangle deviANT. It's better if we don't spoil the joke. » 12/02/14 2:15pm 12/02/14 2:15pm

CM Punk Rips Apart The WWE In Revealing Interview About His Departure

Former WWE champion CM Punk joined Colt Cabana's "The Art of Wrestling" podcast this week and dove deep into why he left the company. There is a ton of interesting stuff in here, and it's certainly worth a listen for hardcore fans who want the most in-depth look into why Punk left the wrestling behemoth. » 11/27/14 2:45pm 11/27/14 2:45pm

Stone Cold Steve Austin Helps Randy Orton RKO More Of The Internet

Yesterday, we all appreciated the meme that is Randy Orton RKOing people on the internet. It's still happening, and—BY GAWD, THAT'S STONE COLD'S MUSIC. » 10/15/14 10:46am 10/15/14 10:46am

WVU Football Players' Wrestling Matches Are More Fun Than WWE Raw

A group of West Virginia football players apparently hold WWE-style wrestling matches in their locker room. They're pretty good at selling moves! » 10/02/14 11:17am 10/02/14 11:17am

Former Germany Keeper Is Buffed Up, Ready For His Pro Wrestling Career

There aren't too many jobs that maximize the attributes of a 6'4", 250 lb. man with a torso drenched in ink and a long, luxurious mane. Tim Wiese milked one of them—goal keeper—for almost 20 years. Now he's trying his hand at another—pro wrestling in the WWE. » 9/16/14 10:15am 9/16/14 10:15am

Three Case Western Wrestlers Die In Plane Crash

Four people died Monday night when a rented, single-engine Cessna crashed and burned soon after taking off from Cuyahoga County Regional Airport near Cleveland, Ohio. All four, including the pilot, were students at Case Western Reserve University, and the three passengers were on the varsity wrestling team. » 8/26/14 11:15pm 8/26/14 11:15pm