Mickie James Empowerrr

Mickie James on Who To Expect at Empowerrr, Dream Opponents

Before the two-day event in August, Kristen Ashly of Bell To Belles spoke with Mickie James on Empowerrr and NWA 73 for her column, “The W Column”, in Pro Wrestling Illustrated. On June 8, wrestling legend Mickie James announced on an episode of NWA Powerrr that the historic promotion would run its first all-women’s event Empowerrr in late August. James was asked if she could … Continue reading Mickie James on Who To Expect at Empowerrr, Dream Opponents

Kamille NWA

Kamille makes in-ring debut for NWA

Kamille has been a fixture on NWA Powerrr since its premiere as Nick Aldis’ valet. On Tuesday, she made her in-ring debut and spoke for the first time. On Tuesday night, NWA released a preview of Super Powerrr, which focused on Kamille. The opening vignette recapped her emergence from Aldis’ shadow, starting with her introduction at NWA’s 70th Anniversary Show. It culminated with her surprise … Continue reading Kamille makes in-ring debut for NWA

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Thunder Rosa wins the NWA World Women’s Title

At Hard Times, Thunder Rosa ended Allysin Kay’s nine-month reign to become the new NWA World Women’s Championship. On Friday night, Rosa faced Allysin Kay one on one for the first in women’s title match. In a hotly contested bout, the competitors traded strikes early on. This would become a theme throughout, in what would be a hard-hitting match. Eventually, Rosa targeted the champion’s arm … Continue reading Thunder Rosa wins the NWA World Women’s Title

NWA Hard Times

Thunder Rosa to challenge Allysin Kay at NWA Hard Times

This Friday, Thunder Rosa will challenge Allysin Kay for the NWA World Women’s Championship at NWA Hard Times Kay’s feud with Thunder Rosa has been brewing for months. When Rosa debuted on Powerrr last October, she invited Allysin’s friend, Marti Belle, to join her. On episode 5, Rosa attacked Kay and Belle joined in. Two weeks later, they defeated the champion and Ashley Vox in … Continue reading Thunder Rosa to challenge Allysin Kay at NWA Hard Times

NWA Women's division

The NWA quietly put together a diverse women’s division

In episode seven of NWA Powerrr, Jim Cornette made a racist joke on commentary that became the biggest news story about the promotion last month. After the outrage, Cornette resigned but the whole situation seemingly left a dark cloud over the new studio wrestling show. It’s a real shame because the debacle distracted from the great things the NWA has done so far—namely putting together … Continue reading The NWA quietly put together a diverse women’s division

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ODB makes surprise appearance at NWA Into The Fire

Women’s wrestling legend, ODB, made a surprise appearance at NWA Into The Fire on Saturday night. On Friday, NWA announced that the NWA World Women’s Champion, Allysin Kay, and Ashley Vox would face the team of Melina and Marti Belle. This announcement came after some mystery around whether Melina would choose Belle or Thunder Rosa as her partner. Nevertheless, Rosa faced Tasha Steelz earlier in … Continue reading ODB makes surprise appearance at NWA Into The Fire

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

NWA Into The Fire

Tasha Steelz vs. Thunder Rosa added to NWA Into the Fire

This morning, NWA announced that Tasha Steelz will take on Thunder Rosa at their pay-per-view event Into The Fire this weekend. NWA Into The Fire is the company’s first pay-per-view since the premiere of Powerrr. Now we know there will be two women’s matches on the card. The first match will pit NWA World Women’s Champion, Allysin Kay, and Ashley Vox against Melina and the … Continue reading Tasha Steelz vs. Thunder Rosa added to NWA Into the Fire

Melina Perez

Melina Perez debuts on NWA Powerrr

On tonight’s episode of NWA Powerrr, Melina Perez made her surprise debut with the promotion and aligned herself with Thunder Rosa and Marti Belle. Tonight, Allysin Kay sought revenge against Thunder Rosa and Belle after they attacked her two weeks ago. She and Ashley Vox teamed up to face them in a tag team match. Kay ran out to the ring and rushed them before … Continue reading Melina Perez debuts on NWA Powerrr

Thunder Rosa

NWA teases Thunder Rosa documentary ‘Into The Cage’

Tonight during NWA Powerrr, the promotion previewed a documentary that will follow Thunder Rosa as she makes her MMA debut. Over the weekend, Thunder Rosa, real name Melissa Cervantes, made her debut for Combate Americas in San Antonio, Texas. At the event, she took part in a three-round bout against Nadine Mandiau. Mandiau had a slight advantage because she competed as an amateur MMA fighter … Continue reading NWA teases Thunder Rosa documentary ‘Into The Cage’