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Spandex snobbery smackdown: why the liberal elite snubs wrestling

The sport has drama, showmanship, and gender equality as the film Fighting With My Family proves. Yet, because its working class, its marginalised, writes director Stephen Merchant In 2014, after years of struggle, a working-class British woman, aged just 21, was awarded the highest honour her profession can bestow, live, in front of 20,000 people and a television audience of …

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From the streets to the Games: Brazilian Olympians’ astonishing narrations

Badminton star Lohaynny Vicente, boxer Robson Conceio and Greco-Roman wrestler Davi Albino are representations of the upward trajectory that numerous Brazilians have aspired to, specially over the past decade The daughter of a slain gang lead, a former homeless child and a boxer who had to run 10 km to and from the gym because he did not have enough …

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From the streets to the Games: Brazilian Olympians’ remarkable stories

Badminton star Lohaynny Vicente, boxer Robson Conceio and Greco-Roman wrestler Davi Albino are epitomizes of the upward trajectory that numerous Brazilians have aspired to, particularly over the past decade The daughter of a slain mob commander, a former homeless child and a boxer who had to run 10 km to and from the gym because he did not has gone …

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From wall street to the Activity: Brazilian Olympians’ extraordinary storeys

Badminton star Lohaynny Vicente, boxer Robson Conceio and Greco-Roman wrestler Davi Albino are symbols of the upward trajectory that numerous Brazilians have aspired to, especially over the past decade The daughter of a slain gang president, a former homeless child and a boxer who had to run 10 km to and from the gym because he did not have enough …

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Ronda Rousey ‘grateful’ for humbling UFC losses after Wrestlemania debut

The womens boasts trailblazer addrest addressed the end of her MMA career for the first time after her stunning WWE debut at Wrestlemania Ronda Rousey, the women’s boasts trailblazer who became a mainstream phenomenon during a memorable eight-fight run in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, spoke at length about the splendid purpose of her mixed martial arts busines for the first …

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From the street to the Games: Brazilian Olympians’ extraordinary storeys

Badminton star Lohaynny Vicente, boxer Robson Conceio and Greco-Roman wrestler Davi Albino are symbols of the upward trajectory that many Brazilians have aspired to, especially over the past decade The daughter of a slain gang manager, a former homeless “childrens and” a boxer who had to run 10 km to and from the gym because he did not given sufficient …

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Brock Lesnar given one-year UFC suspension for failing drug test

Lesnar fined $250,000 after testing positive for anti-estrogen drugs when he fought Mark Hunt at UFC 200 in July Brock Lesnar has been banned from UFC for one year and fined $250,000 for testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs in July. Lesnars win over Mark Hunt at UFC 200 on 9 July will also be overturned to a no contest. WWE …

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