Women's Wrestling Revolution

Women’s Wrestling Revolution makes a statement with their return

On May 16, in Worcester, Massachusetts, a crowd of live fans got to witness the return of indie women’s wrestling promotion Women’s Wrestling Revolution (WWR). The two hour-plus show was filled with edge of your seat, hard-hitting matches featuring some of the top women on the independent wrestling circuit. Veterans like Davienne, Delmi Exo and Willow Nightingale were on the card, as well as some … Continue reading Women’s Wrestling Revolution makes a statement with their return

Becca

The Indie Hot Seat: Becca

Indie wrestler Becca didn’t grow up a wrestling fan, but instantly fell in love with the sport in 2018. She decided to train to become a professional wrestler and continues her training at the New England Pro Wrestling Academy. The leader of the “scrunchie squad” has been tearing up New England since her debut in January of 2020 and is a regular at Limitless Wrestling … Continue reading The Indie Hot Seat: Becca

Erica Leigh

The Indie Hot Seat: Erica Leigh

Independent wrestler Erica Leigh didn’t grow up a wrestling fan like most of her cohorts. She fell in love with wrestling on a date in 2015, and the rest was history. Leigh moved from her home state of New Jersey to Virginia to begin her training, and eventually to Philadelphia to train at Chikara Wrestle Factory. Since her debut match in 2018, Erica has wrestled … Continue reading The Indie Hot Seat: Erica Leigh

Katalina Perez

The Indie Hot Seat: Katalina Perez

Katalina Perez was born in Long Island, New York and raised by professional wrestling fans. She was destined to become a wrestler growing up in a household where wrestling was a staple. Perez was trained by the incomparable Jay Lethal at his Lethal Academy and debuted in 2017. Perez has wrestled for such companies as Full Impact Pro, OVW and Atlanta Wrestling Entertainment. Perez has … Continue reading The Indie Hot Seat: Katalina Perez

Amber Rodriguez

The Indie Hot Seat: Amber Rodriguez

Amber Rodriguez, born and raised in Alabama fell in love with professional wrestling in the 90s. Along with her brother, Rodriguez began training at the accomplished Maryland Championship Wrestling. While at MCW, Amber was able to learn from and wrestle with the incomparable Mickie James. Amber took a four-year hiatus from the squared circle in 2015 when she decided to join the military, but made … Continue reading The Indie Hot Seat: Amber Rodriguez

Vicious Vicki

The Indie Hot Seat: Vicious Vicki

New Jersey native Vicious Vicki has only been wrestling professionally for two years, but has the determination and strive to succeed. Vicki began watching wrestling at the tender age of three and instantly fell in love. After battling addiction, Vicki turned her life around and began to follow her dreams. Vicious Vicki has been wrestling all over the states for promotions like Global Syndicate Wrestling, … Continue reading The Indie Hot Seat: Vicious Vicki

Jordan Blade

The Indie Hot Seat: Jordan Blade

Jordan Blade is a Virginia-based wrestler who has been blowing up the indie circuit since her debut in 2017. The love of wrestling began when Jordan started watching at the age of 12. A natural born athlete who excelled in basketball, karate and Ultimate Frisbee, to name a few sports, she began her journey into pro wrestling after graduating college. Some of the promotions Blade … Continue reading The Indie Hot Seat: Jordan Blade

Ronda Rousey WWE 50 Greatest Women

WWE 50 Greatest Women Superstars: 5 Glaring Mistakes

Over the past week, WWE announced the WWE 50 Greatest Women Superstars in the modern era. The modern era is characterized as any superstar that wrestled post-1993. The rankings are based on, “in-ring accomplishments, championship victories, and creating legendary moments.” The announcements came via WWE specials hosted by Sarah Schreiber, which aired on Peacock in the U.S. and WWE Network, internationally.  The list has caused … Continue reading WWE 50 Greatest Women Superstars: 5 Glaring Mistakes

AEW Women's Division

Othering of Women in AEW: Gender-Segregated Wrestling

In this four-part series, Jason Norris and Jacqui Pratt, PhD, discuss the implications behind the AEW practice of “othering” their women’s roster. This is part 3 of the series. Definition of “Othering”: the reductive action of labelling and defining a person who belongs to the socially subordinate category of the Other. To exclude and displace a person from the social group to the margins of … Continue reading Othering of Women in AEW: Gender-Segregated Wrestling

AEW Women's Division

Othering of Women in AEW: Rhetoric of Separate but Equal

In this four-part series, Jason Norris and Jacqui Pratt, PhD, discuss the implications behind the AEW practice of “othering” their women’s roster. This is part 2 of the series. Definition of “Othering”: the reductive action of labelling and defining a person who belongs to the socially subordinate category of the Other. To exclude and displace a person from the social group to the margins of … Continue reading Othering of Women in AEW: Rhetoric of Separate but Equal