Washington State House Democrats


Lawmakers ready to rumble over pro wrestling regulations

From The Seattle Globalist

People pay next to nothing to gather around a ringed square and watch spandex-clad men and women scream, pile-drive and clothesline each other.

Pro-wrestling is alive in Seattle — and guess what folks, it’s barely legal.

If you want to see a wrestling show in Washington, the first thing you’ll notice is that most are free or pay-what-you-want on a donation basis. That’s no accident. A loophole in state law allows a charity-supported promotion to bend the more stringent rules on combat sports, such as boxing. (Click here to read more)