In pictures: Mexico's women wrestlers

Lucha libre or "free wrestling" is one of Mexico's most popular sports. Its stars can make a lucrative living but it is very much a man's game.

Dulce Garcia, known as Sexy Star, is one of a few dozen women trying to make it professionally in the ring.

Her official debut as a "luchadora" was in 2006. She says her parents backed her choice of career.

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