Wrestling hopes to learn from MMA
UFC chief executive Dana White helped turn mixed martial arts into a wildly lucrative industry by engaging fans and embracing show business.
Facing Olympic extinction, wrestling is now listening to its flashy cousin.
Bill Scherr, the chairman of the U.S.-based Committee to Preserve Olympic Wrestling, wrote an essay last week titled "A Shout Out to the UFC!" that signaled something of a seismic shift in the thinking among top wrestling officials.
Wrestling, with its roots in ...
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