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SmackDown Discussion Post: May 23rd, 2017

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:50pm

In the aftermath of Backlash, Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch will team up to take on The Welcoming Committee members Natalya and Carmella on tonight’s episode of SmackDown Live! Read WWE.com‘s preview to tonight’s show below: The “welcoming committee” walked out of WWE Backlash victorious after Natalya forced Becky Lynch to tap out to her […]

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Women’s Money in the Bank match planned for June 2017

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 12:46pm

According to Pro Wrestling Sheet, the women of SmackDown Live will be getting a Money in the Bank Ladder match next month! Money in the Bank, the SmackDown exclusive pay-per-view, will take place next month, and current plans are exciting for the women. “If all goes to plan” the women of the blue brand will […]

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RAW Redux (May 22nd, 2017): Glitter, glitz, sparkle, sticks

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 12:27pm

Your usual RAW Reduxer Alex got caught in the work flow, so I’ll be jumping from blue to red to cover the show this week! And what an episode to jump in on! Between the side feud and the title picture, the women of RAW give us a great episode! Our first sighting is when […]

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Official name and logo for WWE Women’s Tournament revealed

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:22am

Over the past few months we’ve been receiving information here and there regarding the upcoming Women’s Tournament. Triple H, the man that WWE describes as being the “driving force” behind the Women’s Evolution, took to Twitter to reveal the official name and logo for the tournament: A tournament with top female talent from around the world is […]

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The Rise and Fall of AJPW

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 8:14am
Here is the first entry in a possible series of blogs on the history of AJPW. Feedback would be very much appreciated, thank you!
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Armpit Wrestling Quiz for the Week of May 22, 2017

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 7:49am
Since he headlined the biggest WWE show of the weekend, and since he’s been in the headlines of late, it’s a good time to do a quiz on the Viper himself, “Randy Orton.”
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Kenny King Looking For Love

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 7:44am
The next season of ABC’s The Bachelorette is shaping up to have some strong competition. One of the contestants on the show will be ROH wrestler Kenny King, according to a bio page on ABC.com with photographic evidence.
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What Jinder Mahal As WWE Champion Means Long-Term

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 7:39am
After holding no other titles during his entire tenure in NXT and WWE, Jinder Mahal is now the new WWE Champion.
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Today in History: Mickie James becomes a three-time Knockouts Champion

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 6:00am

On this day in history: May 23rd, 2013 | Velvet Sky, despite having suffered a knee injury at the hands of Gail Kim, was determined to be a fighting Knockouts Champion, putting the belt on the line against Mickie James on Impact. Mickie’s babyface facade had been slipping as of late, and she almost shed […]

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Raw Reaction: May 22nd, 2017

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 5:00pm

Last week, it was announced that Alexa Bliss will defend her Raw Women’s Championship against Bayley in a Kendo Stick on a Pole Match at Extreme Rules. What will happen tonight as we get closer to Extreme Rules? Read WWE.com‘s preview to tonight’s show below: Raw Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss claims that Bayley doesn’t have […]

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Backlash in Review: The biggest welcoming gift yet

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:56pm

The Welcoming Committee swore that they would make a mark. And with the opportunity to do so, did they come through? In last night’s Six Woman Tag match, we saw all six of SmackDown Live’s women give it their all to make their mark. But only half of those could come out on top. The […]

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Today in History: Brie Bella vs. Kelly Kelly at Over the Limit 2011

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 6:10am

On this day in history: May 22nd, 2011 | At 2011’s Over the Limit, Brie Bella defended her Divas Championship against Kelly Kelly who, despite her popularity and constant presence in the Divas division, had yet to hold the title. The stage seemed to be set perfectly for Kelly’s first title win, but with Nikki […]

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Backlash Discussion Post

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 4:45pm

Tonight at Backlash, the SmackDown Women’s Champion Naomi, Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch team up to take on The Welcoming Committee (Natalya, Carmella and Tamina). Read WWE.com‘s preview to tonight’s match below: The self-styled “Welcoming Committee” is about to get an introduction of their own to SmackDown LIVE’s newest alliance — however tentative it might […]

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Vote for the Star of the Week ending May 21st, 2017

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 2:00pm

Whose star shone brightest this week? You tell us! With our Star of the Week poll, we’ll pick the week’s top five women in wrestling and let you choose who is number one. This week’s poll will open Sunday and close on Monday afternoon. Let’s take a look at this week’s top five: Alicia Fox […]

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Backlash Predictions: Naomi, Charlotte Flair, and Becky Lynch vs. The Welcoming Committee

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 1:00pm

Tonight at Backlash, the SmackDown Women’s Champion Naomi, Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch team up to take on The Welcoming Committee (Natalya, Carmella and Tamina). Which team will come out on top? The Diva Dirt team weighs in: Abir: The focus following this will probably be a Becky Lynch heel turn. She’s been hinting at […]

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Week ending May 21st, 2017

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 12:30pm

Each week, The Backpage will wrap up some of the smaller news stories, rumors, editorials and gossip making the rounds in women’s wrestling. Got a tip for next week? Send it in. * Former Impact Wrestling President Dixie Carter announces that she is working on a television project in Ireland. (Twiiter) * Emma announces she […]

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Sammii Jayne crowned the new Pro Wrestling Eve champion

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 11:27am

Over this past weekend, Rhia o’Reilly’s Pro Wrestling Eve championship went through its final days. 16 women have been competing in the tournament at the ‘Babes with the Power’ in Bethnal Green, London, and it was quite the night. After the first night, 7 women managed to get through to the semi finals, including Session Moth […]

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NXT TakeOver: Chicago in review: Same old story

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 7:30am

Asuka‘s tight grip on the championship has sent a once thriving division into complete chaos. Ember Moon, Nikki Cross, and Ruby Riot were the last beacons of hope to stop Asuka’s reign of terror. However, Ember withdrew from a hotly anticipated Fatal Four Way set for TakeOver: Chicago due to injury, leaving Nikki and Ruby […]

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Today in History: Jillian Hall vs. Melina at Judgment Day 2006

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 6:00am

On this day in history: May 21st, 2006 | Jillian Hall and Melina‘s match at Judgment Day 2006 was billed as a “grudge match” and, fittingly, the match was far from clean, filled with hair-pulls and chokes. Even the end was muddy, Jillian pinning Melina while the latter’s hand was holding the bottom rope. The […]

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TakeOver: Chicago Results: Asuka withstands Ruby Riot and Nikki Cross to retain the NXT Women’s Title

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 6:42pm

Asuka has met every challenger with a ferocious intensity that hasn’t been seen in NXT ever. She has now met 176 wins, according to Cageside Seats, in her more than 414 day reign as NXT Women’s Champion. Nikki Cross and Ruby Riot, meanwhile, were in a war with each other that spilled into the title […]

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