China gets to grips with professional wrestling

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “China gets to grips with professional wrestling” – below is their description.

    WWE-style wrestling is starting to take off in China, a country where pro wrestling has so far been only a niche sport and in contrast to its popularity in other nations including the US, Japan and Mexico. But on May 25, 2021, an enthusiastic audience gathered for a WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) match in the southern city of Shenzhen. American wrestler “Zombie Dragon,” whose real name is Alberto Curry, was among those bringing his skills to the wrestling community in Guangdong province.

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