It involves flying kicks, headlocks and often, crushing blows.
Yet professional wrestling is a career choice scores of young men in Mexico dream about. For some, it is a one-way ticket to fame and fortune.
A school in the capital is teaching young would-be gladiators all the tricks and moves they need to succeed in the sport.
Al Jazeera's Franc Contreras reports from Mexico City.
Source: Al Jazeera