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American who channels Donald Trump becomes Mexico's biggest wrestling villain

American who channels Donald Trump becomes Mexico's biggest wrestling villain

Pro wrestler Sam Adonis is limping to a coffee shop in Mexico City when he answers the phone. He has just finished training for his next gig in the capital city, where for the past four months he has been one of the most in-demand performers in the pro wrestling.

Adonis, who grew up in Pittsburgh as Sam Polinsky, is one of the few Americans who has made a successful career in Mexico's competitive Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre, or World Boxing Council. The 27-year-old is tall and blond, which makes him stand out in the lucha libre community, but he didn't become a superstar until this November, when he began playing on Mexico's anger at President Donald...

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