Mexicans flock to gladiator games

Young men dream of fame and fortune in the world of professional wrestling.

    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


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Take a tour through East and West Jerusalem to see the difference in quality of life for Israelis and Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.