Hardcore wrestler "Joey Terrofyn" McDougal checks in, post-training in Mexico City

As owner of Primos Hardcore & Wrestling and the Butcher Shop wrestling gym, Joe "Joey Terrorfyn" McDougal is now gearing up for Primo's biggest throwdown of the year, Slave to the Deathmatch III this Sunday, September 16. The organization will join with the Juggalo Wrestling League and other fighting federations across the country to bring the Japanese fighting-style center stage at Red & Jerry's.

When we last spoke with McDougal back in February, the hardcore wrestler was on his way to Mexico City to train at Arena Azteca Budokan, the famed Luchadores gym.. But life took McDougal down a path he wasn't quite expecting, and the fighter was kind enough to share some of this deeply personal story with Westword.

See also:

Wrestle Mania
- Mucho Lucha!
- Best of Denver 2012 - Best Knock-Down, Drag Out Fights With Flair

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Bree Davies is a multimedia journalist, artist advocate and community organizer born and raised in Denver. Rooted in the world of Do-It-Yourself arts and music, Davies co-founded Titwrench experimental music festival, is host of the local music and comedy show Sounds on 29th on CPT12 Colorado Public Television and is creator and host of the civic and social issue-focused podcast, Hello? Denver? Are You Still There? Her work is centered on a passionate advocacy for all ages, accessible, inclusive, non-commercial and autonomous DIY art spaces and music venues in Denver.
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