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Thursday, July 19, 2007

Damn!

I've been watching WWE wrestling recently. A lot of people condemn wrestling, and in some cases rightly so. The prevalence of steroids and other drugs in the 'sport' has lead to many tragic consequences. The number of wrestlers that have died before the age of 65 is simply shocking, none more so than the shocking events concerning Chris Benoit, who murdered his wife and child before killing himself.

Another frequent accusation is that it's fixed, and can really not be considered a sport. And I would completely agree with that. Indeed, WWE stands for World Wrestling Entertainment. Anyone wanting to watch people really kicking the shit out of each other should watch boxing, UFC or cage fighting. Wrestling is purely and simply about entertainment and offers some truly great comic moments. For those of you that don't believe me, watch the following clip from this week's WWE Raw, featuring 'Hacksaw' Jim Duggan and England's own William Regal.

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