In New Jersey, Faded Glory on the Wrestling Circuit
March 1, 2009
The acclaimed movie "The Wrestler" is about a beaten-up, past-his-prime professional wrestler who has slipped to the sport's lowest rungs, the independent circuit where crowds in the hundreds show up at Elks lodges and high school gyms to watch choreographed mayhem and fallen heroes. The movie may be fictional, but the story is played out in real life in small rings set up at temporary sites all over New Jersey. Click here to read the full article at NYTimes.com.