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Foxcatcher Director Bennett Miller Says Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo Have Cauliflower Ear

Channing Tatum's ear

Channing Tatum’s ear

If early reports are true, Foxcatcher may be the best (only?) film ever made about amateur wrestling.

One of the main reasons for this was the dedication of its two stars Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo to actually train for the movie.

They trained so hard, in fact, that they both developed cauliflower ear — the mark of a true wrestler.

Sarah talked to director Bennett Miller about this and more when he was in town promoting the film during TIFF.

To read her story at Fightland go here.

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Women And Their Cauliflower Ear

Rhonda Rousey's cauliflower ear

Rhonda Rousey’s cauliflower ear

Female mixed martial artists have to navigate a minefield of societal expectations that men never have to deal with. One of the surprisingly complex ones to manage is “What happens when you start getting cauliflower ear?”

The unmistakable sign that you roll is a badge of honour for many fighters, but in the normie world it’s not quite the same.

Sarah talked to four high level female fighters about their perspective on cauliflower ear.

To read the story head over to Fightland here.


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