WWE sets sights on Middle East

Professional wrestling's rise in the Middle East comes at a time when the industry is truly going global, with market leader World Wrestling Entertainment setting its sights on the region.

    Pro wrestling is going global, with market leader World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) pushing into new markets, including the Middle East.

    Aspiring grapplers in Qatar are looking to get in on the ground floor, with the opening of the region's first-ever pro wrestling school.

    Al Jazeera's Fintan Monaghan reports from Doha.


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