The Wrestlers

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  • 2019
  • 1 Season
  • 7.7  (100)

The Wrestlers is an exploration of the wrestling world's underground. Traveling from First Nations communities in rural Manitoba to Mexico's Lucha Libre scene in Juarez, the series sees Damian Abraham exploring the personalities involved in the sport of pro wrestling.

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Body Slamming Homophobia in Mexico
10. Body Slamming Homophobia in Mexico
July 3, 2019
Exoticos, male wrestlers who embrace the feminine and dress in drag inside the ring, have been defying the macho side of Lucha Libre for decades.
Voodoo Wrestling
9. Voodoo Wrestling
July 3, 2019
In war-torn Congo, a cultural collision has made one of wrestling's strangest subgenres: voodoo wrestling, in which suplexes and powerbombs mix with hexes and deadly black magic.
Wrestling on Canada's Reserves
8. Wrestling on Canada's Reserves
June 26, 2019
Damian heads to northern Quebec to join a crew of wrestlers who brave weather and isolation to bring professional wrestling to remote and disadvantaged First Nations communities.
The Craziest Wrestling in Japan
7. The Craziest Wrestling in Japan
June 26, 2019
Invisible wrestlers, blow-up dolls, and waterpark matches: welcome to the weird and wild world of Japan's DDT, the world's strangest wrestling promotion.
The Next Wave of Mexican Luchadores
6. The Next Wave of Mexican Luchadores
June 19, 2019
As Mexico copes with an ever-present drug war and Trump's Wall, Lucha Libre is more popular than ever, and some wrestlers see Lucha as their ticket to America.
Powerful Women of Wrestling
5. Powerful Women of Wrestling
June 19, 2019
Damian travels to Florida and Bolivia to learn how women wrestlers around the world are using professional wrestling to battle inequality, misogyny, and domestic abuse.
Death Match
4. Death Match
June 12, 2019
On the fringe of wrestling is Deathmatch, where wrestlers battling with barbed wire, razor blades and broken glass, challenge the idea that wrestling is fake.
Japan's Finest Wrestlers
3. Japan's Finest Wrestlers
June 5, 2019
Japan boasts the finest women's wrestling in the world. Damian visits Tokyo to learn what makes these women so good and meet the upcoming generation of female wrestlers.
The Changing Face of Wrestling
2. The Changing Face of Wrestling
May 29, 2019
One generation of wrestler hands the reins to the upcoming stars.
The Best New Talent in America
1. The Best New Talent in America
May 22, 2019
Damian finds out what it takes to become a professional wrestler in America today.
Description

The Wrestlers is an exploration of the wrestling world's underground. Traveling from First Nations communities in rural Manitoba to Mexico's Lucha Libre scene in Juarez, the series sees Damian Abraham exploring the personalities involved in the sport of pro wrestling. The Wrestlers is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on May 22, 2019.

Where to Watch The Wrestlers

The Wrestlers is available for streaming on the Viceland (US) website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Wrestlers on demand at Philo, Amazon, Viceland, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    May 22, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (100)