NXT UK TakeOver: Cardiff

NXT UK TakeOver: Cardiff coming late August

According to the official WWE Twitter account, NXT will bring its TakeOver event back to the United Kingdom with NXT UK TakeOver: Cardiff. The announcement came on the heels of the finish to Io Shirai vs Shayna Baszler during NXT TakeOver XXV. The new TakeOver will take place in Cardiff, the capital city of Wales. The show will begin streaming at 3 p.m. EST/8 p.m. … Continue reading NXT UK TakeOver: Cardiff coming late August

NXT TakeOver XXV

NXT TakeOver XXV: Shayna Baszler is still the NXT Women’s Champion

Tonight, during NXT TakeOver XXV, Shayna Baszler won her match against Io Shirai to retain the NXT Women’s Championship. Io Shirai and Shayna Baszler have met before in a title match, during tours they both had in Stardom, but this match featured something special. Since NXT TakeOver: New York, Baszler and her MMA buddies, Marina Shafir and Jessamyn Duke, have cause chaos and disorder within … Continue reading NXT TakeOver XXV: Shayna Baszler is still the NXT Women’s Champion

Baszler

Baszler vs. Shirai will decide the future of NXT’s women’s division

Tonight, at NXT TakeOver XXV, Io Shirai will challenge Shayna Baszler for the NXT Women’s Championship. This match will determine the direction of the women’s division, which has lost some momentum lately. NXT boasts a stacked women’s roster, but, honestly, it has been a bit stagnant. There has been such a concentrated effort to keep Baszler’s dominant reign going that it feels like it’s often … Continue reading Baszler vs. Shirai will decide the future of NXT’s women’s division

TakeOver XXV Stardom

NXT TakeOver XXV: Watch Io Shirai vs. Shayna Baszler at Stardom first

If you’re anything like the staff of Bell To Belles, you’re excited to see Shayna Baszler defend her title against Io Shirai at NXT TakeOver XXV. If you’re a women’s wrestling fan, however, you’ll want to watch their title match in Stardom before tuning in to the Yellow Brand, Saturday night. Back in early 2017, Io Shirai, coined “Big Match Io” at the time, had … Continue reading NXT TakeOver XXV: Watch Io Shirai vs. Shayna Baszler at Stardom first

Ivelisse

Josh Rafferty sees space for Ivelisse and other women wrestlers in MMA

MMA trainer Josh Rafferty says there’s plenty of space in MMA for Ivelisse and other women wrestlers. The welterweight was interviewed by James Lynch of Fightful, where he states women wrestlers would be welcomed to transition to MMA, if they felt the desire. Rafferty also shared his thoughts on the possibility of Ivelisse moving to MMA. The Lucha Underground staple teased a move to MMA … Continue reading Josh Rafferty sees space for Ivelisse and other women wrestlers in MMA

Women's Evolution

WWE Women’s Evolution is deterred by lack of on-air presence

The Women’s Evolution in the WWE lost momentum after the main event of WrestleMania 35. The May 6 edition of Monday Night Raw had a total of seven matches. Of these matches, one contained women. The total run time of these matches was 58 minutes and 59 seconds. Lacey Evan’s match lasted 40 seconds. The match made up less than two percent of the total … Continue reading WWE Women’s Evolution is deterred by lack of on-air presence