New #SpeakingOut statement released against Knight family

On June 22, former NXT UK Superstar and retired wrestler Yasmin Lander, also known as Charlie Morgan, spoke out on Twitter against the Knight family—more specifically Saraya Knight (Julia Hamer) and their school, World Association of Wrestling. Since, Smith has released another statement to Bell To Belles, along with three women who served as former trainees under Knight: Hannah Holmes, Alice Smith, and Ayesha Raymond. … Continue reading New #SpeakingOut statement released against Knight family

Jordan Blade

Jordan Blade talks Prime Time Pro, BLM and COVID-19

Jordan Blade is a new face from the D.C. independent scene. She was out of action for most of 2019 with an ankle injury but she returned in November as one-half of The Kings of the District with Eel O’Neal. Philip Lindsey of Bell to Belles got a chance to sit down with Blade and discuss Prime Time Pro Wrestling, representation, Black Lives Matter, and … Continue reading Jordan Blade talks Prime Time Pro, BLM and COVID-19

Mortal Kombat Remake: Women’s Wrestling Edition

In 1992, Midway Games developed a game designed by Ed Boon and John Tobias, which originally was made to be a game starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. Instead, a fantasy-themed fighting game was created, and while still reminiscent of the movie star, instead featured seven characters who enter into a martial arts tournament, hellbent on defeating the antagonist of the game: Shang Tsung. The game takes … Continue reading Mortal Kombat Remake: Women’s Wrestling Edition

Bell To Belles Hope Project

2020 Bell To Belles Hope Project: For the Fans

The COVID-19 pandemic is not only unprecedented, it hit the world suddenly and swiftly, leading to an era we’ll not soon forget. The realities that came after the swift change are too many to list, and there’s no telling when we’ll ever get back to normal. The truth is, I’m more optimistic than many, and often, I see fans on social media simply not able … Continue reading 2020 Bell To Belles Hope Project: For the Fans

Effect of COVID-19 on indie wrestling

Indie wrestlers discuss the sudden impact of COVID-19

WrestleMania week is the most pivotal time of the year in the eyes of wrestling fans, media, and of course, the performers themselves. Die-hard fans come from all over the world, gather and bond over the industry they love, making memories that will last a lifetime. This year, the world is facing a life-threating crisis, the Coronavirus. COVID-19, as we all know, is a global … Continue reading Indie wrestlers discuss the sudden impact of COVID-19

Alex Gracia

EXCLUSIVE: Alex Gracia to debut for Zelo Pro in championship match

Alex Gracia will maker her debut on April 26 for Zelo Pro Wrestling, in a championship match. Bell To Belles was given exclusive details regarding the match, and is the first to announce the first match released from the card. Gracia will face Laynie Luck for the Zelo Pro Women’s Championship on April 26 at the promotion’s upcoming event “Wrestling on Weed St. 2020”, located … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Alex Gracia to debut for Zelo Pro in championship match

Women's Wrestling

Bell To Belles Exclusive Feature: World of Women’s Wrestling

In celebration of this year’s International Women’s Day, happening on March 8, Bell To Belles is releasing an exclusive feature, the long-term project, World of Women’s Wrestling. The project is an interactive map, marking where each female wrestler was born, featuring their picture, a link to news, and a link to their bio. At the time of this post update, WWE, NXT, NXT UK, AEW, … Continue reading Bell To Belles Exclusive Feature: World of Women’s Wrestling

Big Swole

Exclusive: Big Swole speaks on black women in wrestling and last RISE event

Big Swole had a breakout year in 2019. The wrestler, who was formerly known as Aerial Monroe, emerged as a top prospect as she secured her first singles title win over the summer. In December, she also made her network television debut on AEW Dynamite as one of the company’s hottest signings. Over the weekend, Philip Lindsey of Bell to Belles got a chance to … Continue reading Exclusive: Big Swole speaks on black women in wrestling and last RISE event

National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Women wrestlers speak out for National Girls and Women in Sports Day

The Women’s Sports Foundation was founded in 1974, with the hope of advancing the lives of girls and women through sports and the positive impact of physical activity, focusing on programs like National Girls and Women in Sports Day. WSF’s mission is “to enable all girls and women to reach their potential in sports and life”, which they do by providing financial assistance to athletes, … Continue reading Women wrestlers speak out for National Girls and Women in Sports Day

November stats

Evolution Check-up: Women’s wrestling stats for November weekly shows

For the month of October, we proved that we were capable of looking behind the veil and pay attention to the supposed women’s revolution. It was clear: the numbers didn’t support the claims and promise of equality. So, we calculated November stats. And just like October, during November, week-after-week, it seems the women are getting less matches, shorter matches, or not seen at all. We’ve … Continue reading Evolution Check-up: Women’s wrestling stats for November weekly shows