While drawing from the contemporary antics of the bigger boys, the fighters of the MWF (bearing colorful personas and names like Meatball and Short Dawg) keep the tradition of midget wrestling alive. And though there's no doubt an intentional camp and comedy to the MWF, there's an athleticism and discipline to the bouts even if it does have as much to do with sheer showmanship as it does with pounding the other guy.
The warriors of the MWF will take the squared circle tonight at 9 p.m. at the Oriental Theater, 4335 West 44th Avenue. Admission to the 21+ event is $15 to $25; for tickets and info, call 303-455-2124 or visit www.theorientaltheater.com.
Fri., Nov. 13, 9 p.m., 2009