Rappler Talk Sports: Manila Wrestling Federation
MANILA, Philippines – Professional wrestling, especially the productions of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), is still popular around the world. But did you know that the Philippines has its own brand of pro wrestling?
In recent years, two wrestling promotions have flourished in the country. One of them is Manila Wrestling Federation or MWF.
MWF stands out in the local wrestling scene with its "AksyoNobela" style, mixing together athletic wrestling action and timely, relatable storytelling.
Ahead of MWF's show, MWF 10: Republika, on Saturday, July 27, Michael Bueza talks to some of its top storytellers: "Danger" Rex Lawin, Fabio Makisig, and MWF champion Robin Sane. – Rappler.com