Wrestling: Beyond the Thumb
Professional wrestling has a figure-four leg-lock on Frank Munguias heart. Hes spent his entire adult life or at least the last 17 years of it involved in all aspects of the table-smashing, spine-thrashing, spandex-ripping sport. Hes acted, promoted, filmed, toured, and, yes, even wrestled to keep crowds engaged. In the last couple of years hes founded D1PW (Division One Pro Wrestling) by recruiting enthusiastic talent and then dividing them into heroes and villains. Whether they love you or they hate you doesnt matter, as long as theres energy, he explains.
Frank should know. While in real life his devotion to D1PW is inarguable, his stage characters loyalties are often dubious, making him the kinda slippery sort that folks just love to hate. Hey, if people can get their lifes frustrations out by yelling at me, so be it! chuckles Munguia. Audience interaction is so important to an events success that Franks wrestlers are willing to push the boundaries of good taste to keep those seat-warmers salivating for more. Like at tonights grudge match between the Lifeguards and the Dynamic Duo, for example. Heres the abbreviated back story: They hate each other. With that said, the loser of tonights event D1PW Dogfight will have their noses rubbed in their error when they shamefully consume a can of dogfood in front of all those packing the Davie PAL Gymnasium (4300 SW 57 Terr., Davie). Let the spandex snapping begin! Tickets range $5 to $12.
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