Brandi Rhodes

AEW: A General Misunderstanding of Code-Switching Wasn’t The Problem With “That” Brandi Rhodes Promo

In case you missed it and the discourse, last week on AEW Dynamite, Brandi Rhodes cut this promo: Because of the reaction, it’s easy to forget—or simply not know at all—that Brandi’s surprisingly fiery reaction was sparked by AEW newcomer and target of her wrath Jade Cargill’s (understandably, from a technical standpoint) maligned debut promo about Cody Rhodes’—husband of Brandi—penis being small. As that is … Continue reading AEW: A General Misunderstanding of Code-Switching Wasn’t The Problem With “That” Brandi Rhodes Promo

AEW Women's Tag Team Cup

Two teams advance in the AEW Women’s Tag Team Cup

The AEW Women’s Tag Team Cup Tournament is officially underway and two teams advanced to the semifinals on the first night of The Deadly Draw. Indie wrestler, Veda Scott, join Tony Schiavone on commentary. To start, Brandi Rhodes drew a red chip and it looked like Allie peeked to find the matching chip. So, “The Nightmare Sisters” will compete as a team after all. The … Continue reading Two teams advance in the AEW Women’s Tag Team Cup

AEW Heels

AEW Heels follows up on promise of building a community for women

Tonight, AEW Heels hosted their second party via Zoom—a “Special Heels Session” filled with important discussion, advice on coping, and bonding between the women of wrestling. AEW Heels, a new community for women who love wrestling, hosted the Zoom party this evening at 8 p.m. EST, and treated fans to a Q&A with Nyla Rose, a presentation from AEW CLO Megha Parekh on how to … Continue reading AEW Heels follows up on promise of building a community for women

AEW Heels

All Elite Wrestling creates women wrestling fan community “AEW Heels”

All Elite Wrestling, under the helm of Chief Brand Officer Brandi Rhodes, launched the start of their online community for women wrestling fans – “AEW Heels”. Friday night via Zoom, Rhodes and the women of AEW launched a virtual party to celebrate the kick-off of the new fan community. Rhodes discussed how AEW Heels was created for women to enjoy wrestling together, empowering each other … Continue reading All Elite Wrestling creates women wrestling fan community “AEW Heels”

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The most influential black women in pro wrestling

Professional wrestling is a male-dominant industry. Although the popularity of women’s wrestling is at an all-time high, the majority of the fanbase, talent pool, journalists, staff and executives are men. As such, women have to work twice as hard for opportunities, especially women of color. In truth, wrestling can be even less inclusive to black people in general because they represent a smaller minority within … Continue reading The most influential black women in pro wrestling

The Nightmare Collective

AEW seems to write off The Nightmare Collective

On Sunday night, Brandi Rhodes posted the third installment of “Sessions,” which seemingly spelled the end of The Nightmare Collective. In the short clip, Rhodes appears to be back to normal as she burned the veil and ring gear she wore lately. This could possibly coincide with her appearance on last week’s episode of AEW Dynamite, where she tearfully ran down to the ring to … Continue reading AEW seems to write off The Nightmare Collective

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

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Priscilla Kelly to make her AEW Dynamite debut this week

On this week’s episode, Priscilla Kelly will return to AEW to make her Dynamite debut against Britt Baker. Priscilla Kelly appeared for AEW last August as a surprise entrant in the Women’s Casino Battle Royale. Since, she returned to MLW in disguise as the Spider Lady. A few weeks ago, she made waves again as the first female F1RST Wrestling champion when she won the … Continue reading Priscilla Kelly to make her AEW Dynamite debut this week

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Brandi Rhodes to replace Awesome Kong tonight on Dynamite

AEW took to Twitter to announce that Awesome Kong is dealing with an undisclosed illness. So, she won’t be able to compete on tonight’s Bash at the Beach episode of Dynamite. Kong was scheduled to team up with Mel to square off against Kris Statlander and Hikaru Shida in a tag team match. Kong’s replacement will be none other than Brandi Rhodes, who is also … Continue reading Brandi Rhodes to replace Awesome Kong tonight on Dynamite

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Kris Statlander to face Riho for AEW women’s title

Kris Statlander defeated Britt Baker to become the number one contender for the AEW Women’s World Championship. On tonight’s episode of Dynamite, Statlander and Baker faced off in a Number One Contender’s match. After a big win against Hikaru Shika, she skyrocketed to the top of the women’s power ranking. Yesterday, “The Galaxy’s Greatest Alien” picked up another victory over Bea Priestley on AEW Dark. Meanwhile, … Continue reading Kris Statlander to face Riho for AEW women’s title