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DDT Pro Wrestling Explained For The Joel And The Superfans Podcast

DDT’s Yoshihiko

As the very unofficial ambassador for DDT Pro Wrestling in North America, Sarah recently appeared on the Joel And The Superfans podcast to explain things like the wrestling blowup doll Yoshihiko, her favourite faction Damnation, and the infamous ‘TITS’ t-shirt she pretty much can’t wear in public.

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Lulu Pencil Is Important Freelance Writer Representation

Lulu Pencil

She’s afraid of heights, weak and constantly loses, but Lulu Pencil is one of professional wrestling’s breakout stars of 2019.

The reason, in part, is because Lulu Pencil is actually a working freelance writer who wrestles on the side in Japan’s Gatoh Move promotion. And a creative class wimp who taps out to rest holds and constantly fails speaks to a surprising amount of savvy wrestling fans.

Sarah wrote about Lulu Pencil in a piece for Fanbyte.

To read it go here.

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Ronda Rousey’s Complicated Entry Into The WWE

Ronda Rousey is a professional wrestler now

Ronda Rousey is a professional wrestler now

Rowdy Ronda Rousey has become a professional wrestler and joined the WWE.

This has lightning shocked wrestling fans with very similarly complicated feelings to the ones mixed martial arts fans felt when Rousey was on top of that sport.

Sarah unpacked these complicated feelings in a column for Vice Sports.

To read it go here.

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Serious Analysis Of The People’s Elbow And Other Wrestling Moves

The Rock starts the people's elbow

The Rock starts the people’s elbow

The People’s Elbow, the signature finishing move performed by occasional grappler/full-time movie star The Rock, is one of the most electrifying moves in all of pro wrestling.

But why is it so effective?

Sarah tried to apply a certain amount of science to this and other pro wrestling finishers in a piece for Fightland.

To read the story click here.

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Shayna Baszler Is A Pro Wrestling Champ Now

Shayna Baszler

Shayna Baszler

Shayna Baszler is best known as one of women’s martial arts’ first gen fighters, but she’s now embarking on another sort of fighting career — pro wrestling.

Baszler recently earned a championship title in the squared circle.

Sarah wrote about this for Fightland.

To read the story click here.

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