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In The Beginning

Women's Wrestling has come a long way since the days that have long passed the industry in year. Women Wrestling has undergone an evolution. There is not better example than the WWE itself. Some of the women who occupied Women's Wrestling included the likes of The Fabulous Moolah and Judy Grable. They belonged to the era of professional wrestling that treated athleticism over spectacle. These women were brash and unresolved in their adherence to technical wrestling than to the high-flyers that would come much later.


WWE and Beyond

With the advent of WWE WrestleMania and WWE becoming a wrestling powerhouse across America, Women in Wrestling took a slightly different turn. People like Miss. Elizabeth and Sensational Sherri who were more valets than wrestlers took centre stage.

In the early 1990s, women wrestling took centrestage again with a new generation of WWE women wrestlers. This included the likes of Alundra Blayze, Madusa Miceli, Luna Vachaon and Bertha Faye. While women were actually wrestling and taking bumps in the ring, they would not centre stage till the attitude era.

This is where the WWE Divas reigned supreme. Sunny, Sable, Chyna, Trish Stratus and Lita took centre stage in this era. While they were oversexualized and some graced the cover of Playboy magazine. Chyna was an exception due to her masculine appearance and an ability to go toe-to-toe with the men. While not ideal, it was an a true spotlight to Women's Wrestling.

Fast-forward to 2018 and WWE Evolution is the first Women's all women wrestling Pay per view. Women in Wrestling are main-eventing major PPVs, having better matches than the men and just being celebrated as characters as opposed to sex objects. WWE Women Wrestlers like Charlotte Flair, Sasha Banks, Bailey, Ronda Rousey, Becky Lynch exemplify all that is good about women in wrestling.

NXT star teases answering Ronda Rousey’s open challenge for the SmackDown Women’s Championship
NXT star teases answering Ronda Rousey’s open challenge for the SmackDown Women’s Championship

NXT star teases answering Ronda Rousey’s open challenge for the SmackDown Women’s Championship

"Love you" - Asuka has nonchalant response to Becky Lynch’s latest insult
"Love you" - Asuka has nonchalant response to Becky Lynch’s latest insult

"Love you" - Asuka has nonchalant response to Becky Lynch’s latest insult

Becky Lynch, Asuka, and their reported places on WWE’s internal roster
Becky Lynch, Asuka, and their reported places on WWE’s internal roster

Becky Lynch, Asuka, and their reported places on WWE’s internal roster

2 reasons why Ronda Rousey's feud with Charlotte Flair should end and 2 why it should continue 
2 reasons why Ronda Rousey's feud with Charlotte Flair should end and 2 why it should continue 

2 reasons why Ronda Rousey's feud with Charlotte Flair should end and 2 why it should continue 

4 WWE women who could step into Charlotte's place heading into SummerSlam
4 WWE women who could step into Charlotte's place heading into SummerSlam

4 WWE women who could step into Charlotte's place heading into SummerSlam

"I would gladly accept" - Trish Stratus on role that she would return to WWE for
"I would gladly accept" - Trish Stratus on role that she would return to WWE for

"I would gladly accept" - Trish Stratus on role that she would return to WWE for

Surprising update on the future of Shotzi on WWE SmackDown
Surprising update on the future of Shotzi on WWE SmackDown

Surprising update on the future of Shotzi on WWE SmackDown

Liv Morgan's kind gesture towards WWE fan who had their sign confiscated
Liv Morgan's kind gesture towards WWE fan who had their sign confiscated

Liv Morgan's kind gesture towards WWE fan who had their sign confiscated

"Perverted ways" - Nia Jax (Savelina Fanene) accuses 'higher-ups' of unfavorable actions
"Perverted ways" - Nia Jax (Savelina Fanene) accuses 'higher-ups' of unfavorable actions

"Perverted ways" - Nia Jax (Savelina Fanene) accuses 'higher-ups' of unfavorable actions

Dakota Kai breaks silence following WWE release
Dakota Kai breaks silence following WWE release

Dakota Kai breaks silence following WWE release

"That’s not fair" - Former WWE Superstar shares disappointment at being compared to Mandy Rose
"That’s not fair" - Former WWE Superstar shares disappointment at being compared to Mandy Rose

"That’s not fair" - Former WWE Superstar shares disappointment at being compared to Mandy Rose

"Couldn’t even drive to the neighborhood" - Sonya Deville details emotional impact of stalker incident
"Couldn’t even drive to the neighborhood" - Sonya Deville details emotional impact of stalker incident

"Couldn’t even drive to the neighborhood" - Sonya Deville details emotional impact of stalker incident

"She knows why" - Bayley urges WWE to book her in a match against NXT star
"She knows why" - Bayley urges WWE to book her in a match against NXT star

"She knows why" - Bayley urges WWE to book her in a match against NXT star

"They’re not as good as we are" - Becky Lynch fires shots at AEW Women’s Division
"They’re not as good as we are" - Becky Lynch fires shots at AEW Women’s Division

"They’re not as good as we are" - Becky Lynch fires shots at AEW Women’s Division

"Probably my favorite" - MVP comments on Former Women’s Champion's WWE RAW return
"Probably my favorite" - MVP comments on Former Women’s Champion's WWE RAW return

"Probably my favorite" - MVP comments on Former Women’s Champion's WWE RAW return

Potential spoiler on WWE’s plans for Ronda Rousey
Potential spoiler on WWE’s plans for Ronda Rousey

Potential spoiler on WWE’s plans for Ronda Rousey

“Naomi has to worry” - Natalya sends clear warning regarding Sasha Banks’ track record
“Naomi has to worry” - Natalya sends clear warning regarding Sasha Banks’ track record

“Naomi has to worry” - Natalya sends clear warning regarding Sasha Banks’ track record

Sasha Banks jokes about the lack of women’s competition on WWE RAW
Sasha Banks jokes about the lack of women’s competition on WWE RAW

Sasha Banks jokes about the lack of women’s competition on WWE RAW

Raquel Rodriguez reveals the contradictory advice she was given on SmackDown following main roster callup
Raquel Rodriguez reveals the contradictory advice she was given on SmackDown following main roster callup

Raquel Rodriguez reveals the contradictory advice she was given on SmackDown following main roster callup

[Photo] Former NXT Women’s Champion Io Shirai spotted using crutches
[Photo] Former NXT Women’s Champion Io Shirai spotted using crutches

[Photo] Former NXT Women’s Champion Io Shirai spotted using crutches

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