Aja Perera NXT

Aja Perera joins NXT as its first black female referee

Aja Perera will officially join NXT, but in a different role than most fans expected. As it turns out, she signed on to be a referee. That’s right. Aja Perera will be the company’s first African-American female referee. When reports surfaced that she was planning to sign with WWE, it seemed like she would wrestle for NXT. However, she actually tried out for a role … Continue reading Aja Perera joins NXT as its first black female referee

Aja Perera WWE

Aja Perera reportedly signs with WWE

It sounds like Aja Perera will be the next big name in indie wrestling to sign with WWE. According to Casey Michael of Squared Circle Sirens, the Brazilian wrestler will be one of the next NXT recruits. Perera has worked with EVOLVE, CHIKARA, and several other independent promotions. However, she is probably the most well known for her time with SHINE, where she was the first … Continue reading Aja Perera reportedly signs with WWE

BTY SHINE Tag Team Champions

BTY becomes two-time SHINE Tag Team Champions

At Evolve 144, Jayme Jameson and Marti Belle, better known as BTY, defeated Triple Aye to become two-time SHINE Tag Team Champions. The team of Big Swole and Aja Perera made history in September with Ayla Fox when they beat Rainbow Bright to win the tag title. Triple Aye were the first African American women to hold them. On Saturday night, they defended the SHINE … Continue reading BTY becomes two-time SHINE Tag Team Champions

Shine

Shine 64 results, two new champions crowned

Last night in Chicago, SHINE 64 took place in front of a hot crowd. This was the second night of the two-day tournament to crown a new Nova Champion. After the completion of the semi and quarterfinals, Linsday Snow faced off against Natalie Markova. Markova was the winning of the match and is the new Nova Champion. In the main event of the night, Mercedes … Continue reading Shine 64 results, two new champions crowned

SHINE 63 Mercedes Martinez

SHINE 63 results, Mercedes Martinez wins SHINE Championship

Last night in Livonia, MI, the first of a two-night tournament to crown the new Nova Champion started at SHINE 63. Eight women have advanced to the next round of the tournament. In the main event of the evening, Mercedes Martinez defeated the Allysin Kay and become the new Shine Champion. Here are the results from SHINE 63. First Round Matches: Bracket A Avery Taylor … Continue reading SHINE 63 results, Mercedes Martinez wins SHINE Championship

Shine Nova Champion

Shine releases bracket for Nova Championship tournament

This weekend, Shine will crown a new Nova Champion. The former champion, Shotzi Blackheart, vacated the title prior to leaving for WWE. So, the promotion put together a list of talented women to vie for the championship in a two-day tournament. The first round takes place on Friday, Dec. 13 from Livonia, MI. Here are the matches that will take place in round 1 of … Continue reading Shine releases bracket for Nova Championship tournament

Aja Perera

Aja Perera among recent WWE tryout attendees

According to Squared Circle Sirens, Aja Perera is among the indie talent who received a WWE tryout this week. WWE began their December tryouts today at the Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. Perera is a 25-year-old veteran of the ring, who has wrestled all over the globe since her debut in 2013. She is currently one half of the Shine Tag Team Champions, Triple Aye … Continue reading Aja Perera among recent WWE tryout attendees

WSU Is it Fall Yet? Results

New champion crowned at WSU Is It Fall Yet?

This past Saturday, Women Superstars United’s (WSU) Is It Fall Yet? took place at The Coliseum in Voorhees, New Jersey. Ten matches took place including a WSU Tag Team Championship match and two first-round tournament matches for the vacant world title. The WSU Spirit Champion, Kris Statlander, also put her championship on the line against Davienne. After a hard-fought battle, Davienne defeated Statlander, becoming the … Continue reading New champion crowned at WSU Is It Fall Yet?

Shine

Shine 58 results (05/10/19): New Nova Champion crowned

Last night, in Livonia, Michigan, the Monaghan Knights Of Columbus Hall hosted Shine 58. This was the first time that Shine had a full show debut in the state of Michigan. Some of the top women in independent wrestling gathered to put on an incredible show and the fans were not disappointed. The event featured such stars as Mercedes Martinez, Kimber Lee, Su Yung and … Continue reading Shine 58 results (05/10/19): New Nova Champion crowned