In the city of El Alto in Bolivia a group of female lucha libre wrestlers spend their Sundays in the ring, fully dressed in traditional Andean clothing with pretty skirts over layers of petticoats, all while they beat the crap out of each other in front of a live audience.

Wrestling seems to be one of the most popular sports in the country, and during the last ten years the female Bolivian wrestlers, called fighting cholitas, have become increasingly popular.

In an article from National Geographics an interviewed woman from the wrestling audience says: “Our husbands make fools of us, but if we were wrestlers we could express our fury.”. Perhaps in another decade all the women of Bolivia are vaulting around in the streets, acting out their inner desires to be fighting cholitas.

However the outcome, it must be a spectacle well worth watching.

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