A Guide to Lucha Libre

As is the case in much of the Spanish-speaking world, football is definitely the most popular sport in Mexico. When it comes to uniquely Mexican sports, though, you just can’t beat the high-flying action of lucha libre. On any given Friday night, all 17,000 seats at Arena México are full of people cheering on their favorite luchador. Let’s take a closer look at this massively popular sport, starting with an important question.