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The phenomenal revival of Mexican wrestling


Watching a group of masked men dressed in tiny pants, garish masks and wrestling in a ring might not be everyone's idea of sport.

But that has not stopped Lucha Libre - or free wrestling - from becoming one of Mexico's favourite pastimes. Rafael Estefania went to Mexico City to try his luck in the ring and find out why it has become such a source of national pride.

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