OWW Radio #266 - Dan Murphy

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Welcome to this edition of OWW Radio. This is the official radio program of Online World of Wrestling.com. Each episode OWW Radio brings perspective to the WWE, TNA, and everything else making news in the world of professional wrestling. Today David (@dlb19338) welcomes author Dan Murphy (Facebook/Dan Muphy) who has been a writer for Pro Wrestling Illustrated since 1997 and oversees PWI’s annual female 50 rankings. Dan joins the show to discuss his new recent publication “Sisterhood of the Squared Circle: The History and Rise of Women’s Wrestling”, which he coauthored with Pat LaPrade. It is an interesting look inside the world of female professional wrestling from one of the experts.

David and Dan discuss:

The beginning of female wrestling back the 1800’s
Legacy of the Fabulous Moolah
The females experiencing sexism in the business
Rock N’ Wrestling connection's impact on WWE females
The original WWF screw job
Miss Elizabeth and other valets
Sensational Sherri as a worker and a manager
The importance of the GLOW girls
The legacy of the Divas
Chyna's tragic history
Trish Stratus vs. Lita
Actual friendships in the locker room
Steph McMahon as a top executive in WWE
And much more

oww radio, dan murphy, pat laprade, women's wrestling, divas, david buckler


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