Participation Pro cited statistics that women's wrestling has increased substantially, so therefore it proves there is a sweeping demand for contact sports. Admittng that it may or may not be rational depending upon circumstances negates the resolution and concedes the debate.
Wrestling is possibly one of the most competitive sports when it comes to earning and keeping your spot on the roster. The compulsion of the resolution is from the supposed superiority of the facts and logic supporting it over alternatives. The fact that the participants are taking part voluntarily is irrelevant - in some senses, boxing resembles dueling, which was a normal part of life for many years, but is now banned.
Pro claims that contact sports have the advantage of being a team sport. In the WWE, just like other sports, wrestlers get injured all the time.
No one watches the Superbowl to see how the cheerleaders do. There is no general intent in boxing to injure the opponent. Akira would take Andre down with various submission holds which Andre just shrugged off before kicking Akira in the face.
When you see a wrestler win the WWE title the World Championship for the first time you often see them extremely emotional even sometimes cry. I don't agree that cheerleading is subordinate. Participation Con is right in principle here, but I will note that the example I gave was orders of magnitude larger than his.
Eventually, it became a big brawl of others to give an excuse for a double-disqualification.
Fans of boxing argue that the sport promotes physical fitness and discipline. The vast majority of boxers train and fight not because they want to make lots of money, but because they enjoy it as a sport. One side says Regal sabotaged the plans of a quick squash, but Regal says he was told to have a six-minute match.
NOW is also meant to fill a wrestling void in Columbus, said Donnie Hoover, 46, a retired professional wrestler. Con also creates a false dichotomy between life sports and contact sports.
It could have been real!. Swanson hopes that if the bill is passed, BATTLE! will be able to hold professional matches and pay its wrestlers as well as bring in touring performers from around the country.
Arguments like this have a long history in the professional wrestling industry. Top 15 Wrestling Matches That Became Real Fights. The problem with professional wrestling is that it’s way too easy for the lines to be blurred and for events that seem so “real. Nor is it an argument against wrestling being a sport that some part of the match has been scripted (as TSN advises it has).
After all, from the audience’s point of view, it appears to be a contest. 4. jest; fun; mirth; pleasantry: What he said in sport was taken seriously. 5. mockery; ridicule; derision: They made sport of him.  Wrestling is absolutely a 'athletic activity that requires skill AND physical prowess'.
Although underrated it is one of the biggest past times. One thing I want to go a little deeper into is the competitive part to it. Indie wrestler Jordynne Grace, who you may know from Beyond Wrestling, Women’s Wrestling Revolution or SHINE, started a lively debate on Twitter this weekend arguing in favor of professional wrestling being referred to as a “performance art” rather than a legitimate “sport”.
Grace went back and forth with numerous fans on Saturday. Galloway, after all, is a "heel," a villain or antagonist in the world of professional wrestling. "That's the response a heel wants," said Galloway, who goes by the stage name Robby "Super" Starr.An argument in favor of professional wrestling as a real sport