These sports were truly exciting, truly chilling, and, most of all, truly deadly. So of course a bunch of them are making a comeback in the dumbest ways possible.
Hypocrisy is a hell of a drug, and I'm as much a dirty addict as you.
Vince McMahon apparently believes wrestling is the perfect medium through which to tackle complex societal issues, and here are six examples of him trying to do exactly that ... and failing spectacularly.
To understand the wrestling industry, you need a guy who's terrible at actual wrestling, looks fetching in stripes, and isn't above eating cupcakes for dinner. I think I know someone like that.
Kung fu can be way crazier than the movies show you.
My name is Ian Overton, and a couple of years ago, I was roped into attempting the most indisputably batshit thing I have ever attempted.
In the interest of casting the sporting world in a light that Cracked's bookish audience might appreciate, I'm going to talk about words instead.
For a show that's planned ahead of time, the people in charge of planning it absolutely suck at their jobs.
Before I got sick of sucking in secondhand smoke at the tables and quit, I learned a few weird things about the art of betting on pictures of numbers and royalty to pay my rent.
This stuff is getting hard to ignore, you guys.
The history of wrestling is a never-ending list of increasingly ridiculous (and dangerous) gimmick matches.