Sasha Banks Naomi

Sasha Banks and Naomi: “Grin and Bear It” Narrative is Harmful

By: Katrina Blake Sasha Banks and Naomi are well-decorated and well-loved WWE Superstars. Mercedes Varnado, known to us wrestling fans as Sasha Banks, is one of the most decorated female champions in WWE. Ever since she made her debut in December 2012, she has been a household name. Her match against Bayley in 2015 was the first women’s match to headline an NXT Takeover. This … Continue reading Sasha Banks and Naomi: “Grin and Bear It” Narrative is Harmful

Bell To Belles

Bell To Belles’ Third Year: Letter From the Founders

Today, May 3, 2022, marks the third anniversary of the day Bell To Belles was co-founded. This letter was at first intended to be a look into our past, a glimpse into our future, and a thank you note to all the readers, contributors, and women in wrestling who helped make Bell To Belles what it is today. Though we’re always grateful to everyone who … Continue reading Bell To Belles’ Third Year: Letter From the Founders

Tokyo Joshi Pro

Tokyo Joshi Pro: How Hilarity Inspired Fandom

By: James Carlin Earlier this year, I watched my first full Tokyo Joshi Pro show. Before this, I had never really had the chance to properly get into the promotion. I was plagued with lots of schoolwork, trying to enjoy my other hobbies that aren’t wrestling and obsessively writing about another joshi company, Stardom. A lot of my friends are into joshi puroresu, so I … Continue reading Tokyo Joshi Pro: How Hilarity Inspired Fandom

PWI Women's 150

PWI Women’s 150 Celebration: Support the Contributors

On October 23 and 24, Bell To Belles hosted a two-day event celebrating the newly-extended PWI Women’s ranking, the PWI Women’s 150, as well as a great year in women’s wrestling, overall. Many wrestlers, writers, streamers, and wrestling media members helped Bell To Belles with the event, and we want to make sure they get their proper “thank you”. Below are details on how you … Continue reading PWI Women’s 150 Celebration: Support the Contributors

Toni Storm

Toni Storm’s Time Is Now

By: Brie Coder In the world of professional wrestling, specifically, if you work for a company like WWE, it’s easy to get lost in the shuffle. For the 2018 Mae Young Classic Tournament winner, Toni Storm, she has gone from being presented often to hardly seen at all. During her time in NXT UK and NXT, you could guarantee her presence would be felt somewhere … Continue reading Toni Storm’s Time Is Now

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Trish Adora’s Championship Reign Is Crucial

By: Canadace On February 16, 2020, Trish Adora was crowned the first Pan Afrikan World Diaspora Champion. With a thunderous crowd cheering her on, to the point where the room seemed to shake, you just knew that this was an important moment. The creation of this belt couldn’t have happened at a better time. We as fans, are seeing a great amount of black talent … Continue reading Trish Adora’s Championship Reign Is Crucial

Four Horsewomen

Building New Stars and WWE’s Reliance on the Four Horsewomen

By: Amber McCrudden I love seeing women succeed, be that in business, the arts or in life in general. This is why I have always showcased my fellow female writers and content creators, over the years. I feel the same way about women in sports and especially wrestling. In saying all of that, we need to have a conversation about the WWE, the Four Horsewomen … Continue reading Building New Stars and WWE’s Reliance on the Four Horsewomen

Leyla Hirsch vs. Kamille will prove opening women’s Forbidden Door works

Earlier this year, during the a paid promotional spot on IMPACT Wrestling’s weekly show, the owner of All Elite Wrestling (AEW) Tony Khan answered the question “When is New Japan coming to AEW?” by stating that all he had to do was open “The Forbidden Door” (which, he said was himself), and that the door had been opened. And Khan certainly did open the door. … Continue reading Leyla Hirsch vs. Kamille will prove opening women’s Forbidden Door works

WWE Mexican Latin

Mexican and Latin American women who held a WWE title

Earlier today, during a global press conference for Sunday’s NXT TakeOver: In Your House, WWE posted a tweet claiming Raquel Gonzalez was the “first Mexican and Latin American woman to win a WWE title”. Women’s wrestling fans took to Twitter in hard disagreement, citing the names of other Latin and Mexican women who have also held a WWE title. And while we applaud Gonzalez for … Continue reading Mexican and Latin American women who held a WWE title

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