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Lucha Libre

'Lucha Underground' Would Be Perfect Home For LGBT Character, Says Pro Wrestler Joey Ryan

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 08.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Pollo Del Mar

In the world of sports entertainment, anything is possible -- anything but the fair and accurate representation of the LGBT community, it would seem. Historically, pro wrestling has portrayed gay characters less than charitably, acknowledges Lucha Underground star Joey Ryan.

Lucha Underground Leads the 'Evolution of Pro Wrestling,' Says Superstar Johnny Mundo

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 03.10.2016 | Sports
Pollo Del Mar

Even surrounded by flashy masked grapplers of mystical origins, Johnny Mundo stands out in the world of Lucha Underground. Since bringing his global r...

Lucha Underground Created its Own Pro Wrestling Format, Says Legendary Grappler Chavo Guerrero, Jr.

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 02.24.2016 | Sports
Pollo Del Mar

"WWE is like the Coca Cola of wrestling," declared Lucha Underground superstar Chavo Guerrero, Jr. "Everybody else is like RC Cola, a cheap knock-off. They all do it exactly like WWE does."

Lucha Underground Star Ivelisse Vélez: Treating Women Equal to Men Will Expand Pro Wrestling's Fanbase

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 02.12.2016 | Sports
Pollo Del Mar

During tenures in World Wrestling Entertainment and Total Nonstop Action, Ivelisse Vélez faced the top women in the squared circle. However, it is in...

The Ultimate Guide to Mexico City: The Hot Destination for 2016

Paula Froelich | Posted 01.29.2016 | Travel
Paula Froelich

The ultimate in Mexican entertainment, Lucha Libre puts WWE to shame. Matches take place at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City on Tuesday and Friday nights. The matches included a lot of hair-pulling, women in bikinis, screaming, and vows of vengeance. Basically, a bar brawl in Kentucky.

SLAM: The Life of the Lucha Libre

Brad Hobbs | Posted 07.14.2016 | Arts
Brad Hobbs

Katinka Herbert is an East London Based Photographer and has been documenting a very interesting subject of the Lucha Libre for an 8 year period. Ha...

Lucha Libre Mask Giveaway Outrages Latino Student Group

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.01.2013 | Latino Voices

Lucha libre masks may not be the most culturally sensitive way to encourage attendance at college football games, a Latino student organization says. ...

Lucha Libre Wrestler Pushes For Border Fence

Fox News Latino | Posted 08.30.2013 | Latino Voices

U.S. promoters of lucha libre — a style of professional wrestling popular in Mexican culture — and its most controversial anti-illegal immigration...

PHOTOS: Mexican Lucha Libre Is For Lovers

Posted 02.14.2012 | Latino Voices

Masked luchadores in bright capes and skin-tight pants will enter the ring to fight a battle of comic book proportions on the evening of Valentine's D...

WATCH: Mexican Housewives Wrestling

Posted 02.12.2012 | Latino Voices

Sometimes you just don't know whether to laugh or cry. Housewives from low income families in Mexico have taken to the jarring 'sport' of Lucha Lib...

Mexican Superstars Fight Zombies, Werewolves...

Posted 12.29.2011 | Latino Voices

As Halloween quickly approaches, here at LatinoVoices we would like to pay tribute to all the vampires, goblins, and werewolves who lost their lives a...

David Moye

Offbeat Wrestlers Celebrate Cinco De Mayo 'Lucha Libre' Style

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Some people might be wrestling with how to celebrate Cinco De Mayo, but a group of masked men and women think the best solution is to actually wrestle...