Twice a week, fans gather at the Arena Mexico, known as the “Cathedral of Lucha Libre,” to cheer-on their favorite wrestlers. Lucha libre, which literally translates to ‘free fighting,’ has been a part of popular Mexican culture for over a century. With their colorful costumes and high-flying acrobatics, luchadores are able to combine the narrative of theater with the athletic virtuosity of sport to create aspectacle that is undeniably breathtaking.