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Today in History: Melina vs. Michelle McCool at The Bash 2009

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On this day in history: June 28th, 2009 | At 2009’s The Bash, Melina and Michelle McCool came full circle from Melina’s debut match against Michelle back in 2005. The match put Melina’s Women’s Championship on the line, and Michelle (with Alicia Fox by her side) was determined to capture it, at one point exploiting […]

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SmackDown Live Results: Carmella wins the Money In The Bank contract

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 7:01pm

As stated last week by Daniel Bryan, a Money In The Bank Ladder match took place. The match included Carmella, Becky Lynch, Natalya, Tamina and Charlotte Flair. James Ellsworth was not present as Bryan had banned him from the arena earlier in the night. In tonight’s contest, Carmella won the Money In The Bank contract, and became […]

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SmackDown Live Results: Naomi retains the SmackDown Women’s championship

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 5:51pm

Last week, Lana demanded a rematch against champion Naomi for her title. The champ, whom is never one to back down from a challenge, schedule the bout for tonight. In the singles contest, Naomi defeated Lana via a split-legged moonsault and thus retained the SmackDown Women’s championship. Before the match began, Lana attacked Naomi from […]

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SmackDown Discussion Post: June 27th, 2017

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 5:05pm

Tonight’s SmackDown is all about the women’s division as five competitors will compete in the second ever Money in the Bank Ladder Match following the controversy at MITB last week. WWE‘s preview for tonight is as follows: “The women of SmackDown LIVE will get another opportunity to make history tonight in the second-ever Women’s Money […]

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15 years of Impact Wrestling

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:07pm

Your Two Cents is our interactive feature where we ask for the opinions of our Twitter, Instagram and Facebook followers. This week, we’re asking this: Impact Wrestling is celebrating their 15th anniversary this week, so we want to know: what has been your favorite moment from Impact so far? We’ve read your responses on our […]

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RAW Redux (June 26th, 2017): Through the Gauntlet & to the Fire!

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:13am

via GIPHY The last few weeks have seen a bit of a messy division, with all the women on the RAW brand trying to fight their way up the food chain. Last week, a lot of us were left extremely underwhelmed with the women being given only 6 minutes across the 3 hour show. So, […]

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GLOW, episode 4 review “Nobody respects a lady wrestler”

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 6:30am

After a cocaine-fuelled writing getaway, Sam Sylvia and Bash return with a new game plan. Seemingly on the same page creatively, the director and producer inform the GLOW girls that they will be moving into The Dusty Spur, a run-down hotel in Van Nuys. A curfew will be enforced and all drugs and alcohol will […]

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Today in History: Chyna competes in the 1999 King of the Ring quarterfinals

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 6:00am

On this day in history: June 27th, 1999 | In 1999, Chyna became the first (and so far, only) woman to compete in the King of the Ring tournament. She was given her spot in the tournament by Triple H, who had vacated it. In the first round, she defeated Val Venis, taking her to […]

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Raw Discussion Post: June 26th, 2017

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 4:30pm

Tonight Raw will make history by hosting the first ever women’s Gauntlet Match to determine the number one contender for the Raw Women’s Championship! WWE‘s preview for tonight’s show is as follows: “For the first time in WWE history, a Women’s Gauntlet Match will be waged on Raw. The winner will face Alexa Bliss for […]

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GLOW, episode 3 review “There’s one ball you can’t castrate – the mind.”

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 1:05pm

Episode 3 is where GLOW really begins to hit its stride as a series, fleshing out some of the GLOW girls, showing Debbie and her drunkest and most vulnerable, and delving into Sam Sylvia’s complex relationship with women. The episode opens with Sylvia fighting with his ex-wife, tormenting her by claiming that their dog was […]

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Lita and Jim Ross to commentate the Mae Young Classic starting August 28th

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 7:36am

Everything is coming together for the Mae Young Classic as WWE revealed today that Lita and Jim Ross will head the commentary team going into the event! According to WWE: “The Mae Young Classic will be called by WWE Hall of Fame announcer Jim Ross, who will be joined on color commentary by four-time Women’s […]

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Io Shirai’s WWE debut delayed due to injury?

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 6:47am

Women’s Wrestling fans will have to wait a bit longer to see Io Shirai in a WWE ring. Dave Meltzer recently noted on on Wrestling Observer Radio that her debut is being delayed due to a neck injury. According to Meltzer, it was found that she’s had the neck injury since May and WWE observed it during […]

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Today in History: Christy Hemme vs. Victoria at Vengeance 2005

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 6:00am

On this day in history: June 26th, 2005 | The feud between Christy Hemme and Victoria could have been seen as the standard “veteran Superstar is jealous of perky newcomer” schtick, given that it all started when Victoria attacked a slew of women during a bikini contest. What made it different, though, was the attitude […]

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Today in History: Daffney vs. Taylor Wilde in a “10,000 Thumbtacks” match

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 6:00am

On this day in history: June 25th, 2009 | Daffney and Taylor Wilde‘s “10,000 Thumbtacks” match placed a bag full of thumbtacks atop a pole and stipulated that the first Knockout to fall on them was the loser. Daffney was the first to grab the bag, spilling the tacks all over the mat. The Knockouts […]

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Today in History: Candice Michelle wins the Women’s Title

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 6:00am

On this day in history: June 24th, 2007 | Candice Michelle had been chasing Melina‘s Women’s Title for some time, so their match at 2007’s Vengeance must have felt like the culmination of a lot of effort for the challenger. Melina dominated much of the match, seeming to have the match in the bag. But, […]

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NXT Spoilers: June 28th – July 12th, 2017

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 7:59pm

WWE has taped several weeks worth of NXT. Spoilers below.

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Week ending June 23rd, 2017

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 4:35pm

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. * Charlotte Flair looks back on her journey to becoming The Queen in the series premiere of the new digital series “WWE Then […]

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These ‘Gorgeous’ Ladies Were the True Pioneers of Women’s Wrestling

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:50am
These ‘Gorgeous’ Ladies Were the True Pioneers of Women’s Wrestling – By Kirsten Fleming, NY Post: During a 1985 audition inside a sweaty Los Angeles gym, a 21-year-old phlebotomist named Jeanne Basone volunteered to charge head first into the turnbuckle of a wrestling ring and land upside down. Despite having no wrestling experience, she nailed […]
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These ‘Gorgeous’ Ladies Were the True Pioneers of Women’s Wrestling

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:50am
Premiering in 1986, “GLOW” was an all-female wrestling program at a time when women were mere sideshows in the sport. The women were assigned flamboyant alter egos that embraced the more-is-more ethos of the 1980s.
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The Reign of Austin 3:16 Begins

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 10:12am
On June 23, 1996 "Stone Cold" Steve Austin gave the WWE universe the infamous speech that put Austin 3:16 on the map.
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