Meet Yoshihiko, Japan’s Love Doll wrestler

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By Inigo del Castillo in Cool Travel on Tuesday 17 September 2013

To say that things in Japan can get pretty bizarre is an understatement. Take for example their version of American Pro Wrestling. We all know pro wrestling is fake (sshhh you didn’t hear that from me). But Japan takes the cake when it comes to “sports entertainment.” For their Ironman Heavyweight Championship Belt, different animals […]

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Classic old school wrestlers re-imagined by ilovedust

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By Rondal Scott III in New Art on Monday 10 December 2012

If there’s one thing other than art that I can appreciate, it’s classic pro wrestling. I’m not talking about the drama queens they call ‘superstars’ these days, but classic characters like Andre the Giant, Bret Hart, Texas Tornado and more. Apparently I’m not the only one. Thanks to UK-based design studio ilovedust, there’s an entire online gallery full of artwork dedicated to these departed legends.

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Andy Kaufman and Randall Poffo wrestling

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By Andy Whorehall in Video on Saturday 11 August 2012

The little TV I watched as a child typically occurred in other peoples’ homes on Friday nights, Saturday afternoons, and Sunday mornings. My grandfather loved putting on the wrestling matches in the late 70s to early 80s to nap to on Saturday afternoons after a morning of yard work. He loved catching Randall Poffo, aka Randy Macho Man Savage, wrestle in his younger years, often stating: ‘Oh, his old man was a good wrestler right there’. Later on, in the 80s, he’d let me stay up with him and watch the Saturday Night Main Event during the hey day of the WWF, waiting for Randy Poffo.

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Tilt Shift Hulkamania video by Keith Loutit

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By Casper Johansson in New Photography on Tuesday 1 December 2009

This amazing tilt shift video of Hulk Hogan and Rick Flair fighting during the Hulkamania tour in Melbourne was shot on Nikon D3 and D3s by Keith Loutit.

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