It is hard to find another category of sport that has more critically acclaimed and cult classic films than the variety that combat sports brings to the table. For our first edition of our new  “Movie Night” series, we will be looking at the top five combat sports movies to watch during quarantine. This list is a combination of classics and our personal favorites and isn’t a ranked list of said films.

There are two sides to every athlete. Those looking from the stands see the strength and speed, the struggles and success, and the stats and awards. As we watch them win time and time again, do you ever wonder, “How did they get here? What do we not see?”

On Thursday afternoon, the ACC “suspended all athletic related activities including competition, formal and organized practice, recruiting and participation in NCAA championships until further notice. The decision was made following consultation with the league’s presidents and athletic directors to mitigate the further spread of COVID-19.” 


NC State’s wrestling squad heads to Pittsburgh for the 2020 ACC Championship on March 8. Redshirt junior No. 2 Hayden Hidlay and redshirt junior No. 12 Tariq Wilson earned NC State’s lone one-seeds at 157 and 141 pounds, respectively.

The undefeated No. 3 NC State wrestling team (14-0, 4-0 ACC) will be dueling against the not-so-undefeated Duke Blue Devils (0-16, 0-4 ACC) for the final dual match of the regular season. A win against Duke will mean that the Wolfpack will finish the season undefeated.