Sumie Sakai

ROH adds Sumie Sakai to Women’s World Championship tournament

Ring of Honor revealed the first participant in the 16-woman tournament to crown the first ROH Women’s World Champion, Sumie Sakai. The 22-year veteran notably has an impressive history with the company as the inaugural, and longest-reigning, Women of Honor Champion. At the ROH 16th Anniversary Show, Sakai defeated Hana Kimura in the first round of a tournament to name the first WOH Champion. Next, … Continue reading ROH adds Sumie Sakai to Women’s World Championship tournament

History made as women impress at Josh Barnett’s Bloodsport 2

Headlines regarding opportunities and usage throughout various promotions have dominated women’s wrestling in 2019. Saturday night presented a new opportunity for fans of women’s wrestling to celebrate. Bloodsport is a new take on professional wrestling presented by Game Changer Wrestling. The matches take place in a ring that has had the ropes removed. Each match features a combination of elements from MMA and pro wrestling. … Continue reading History made as women impress at Josh Barnett’s Bloodsport 2

Queen of the Ring

Queen of the Ring: Round of 64 – 3rd Quadrant

The Queen of the Ring Tournament is in full swing, with two quadrants of the first round already decided. In Quadrant 2, it looks like the readers were more ready for Asuka, fond of Martina’s party ways, and preferred the Pirate Princess over The Queen. For Quadrant 3, readers will be able to choose between Jordynne Grace’s power, or Tessa Blanchard’s star presence. They’ll also … Continue reading Queen of the Ring: Round of 64 – 3rd Quadrant

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