The Wrestlers Season 1
The Wrestlers Season 1
First Air Date: May 22, 2019
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1x12 Making a Wrestler (July 31, 2019)
1x11 Life After Wrestling (July 31, 2019)
1x10 Body Slamming Homophobia In Mexico (July 03, 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.
1x09 Voodoo Wrestling (July 03, 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.
1x08 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.
1x07 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.
1x06 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.
1x05 The 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.
1x04 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.
1x03 Japan's Finest Wrestlers (June 05, 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.
1x02 The Changing Face of Wrestling (May 29, 2019)
Damian documents the handoff of one generation to the next by visiting a famed wrestler at the close of his career, and profiling the rise of one of wrestling's newest stars.
1x01 The Best New Talent in America (May 22, 2019)
Few people have had a larger impact on pro wrestling than veteran promoter Gabe Sapolsky. Damian follows Gabe's crew on an American tour as he trains the next crop of superstars.