Hit the mat, fellas.
To say that men’s wrestling is a homoerotic sport isn’t exactly revolutionary. Think about it; two men wearing tight-fitting uniforms made of spandex roll on top of each other in an attempt to mount and pin their opponent. A quick Google image search of the words “wrestling” and “homoerotic” will turn up thousands of pictures that are remarkably gay despite their heteronormative framework.
Discussing homoeroticism in men’s wrestling starts with the dichotomy between hypermasculine, heteronormative fans and a homoerotic display of athleticism. To celebrate the contrast of the combination, we searched the Internet to find you the 35 gayest GIFs of real men wrestling.