Aja Kong Overcame Racism to Become a Legend

When the conversation turns to the best women’s wrestlers of all time, one would be silly to leave out Aja Kong.  One thing that has always gone under-reported about Kong is the fact that she is mixed-race, which makes her accomplishments even more impressive in hindsight.  Her father was an African-American soldier, while her mother […] READ MORE


Legends Of AJW: Akira Hokuto

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All Japan Women’s Pro Wrestling (AJW) is one of the biggest pro wrestling companies in the history of Japan.  The all women’s promotion housed some of the biggest women’s stars in wrestling history.  Legends Of AJW will take a look into the careers of some of AJW’s legendary talents.  This edition focuses on one of […] READ MORE





Legends Of AJW: Dump Matsumoto

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All Japan Women’s Pro Wrestling (AJW) is one of the biggest pro wrestling companies in the history of Japan.  The all women’s promotion housed some of the biggest women’s stars in wrestling history.  Legends Of AJW will take a look into the careers of some of AJW’s legendary talents.  This edition focuses on the biggest […] READ MORE



Kenji Matsunaga, Co-Founder of All Japan Women’s Wrestling, Passes at 84

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It was announced last week that Kenji Matsunaga, one of the Matsunaga brothers who founded the heavily influential All Japan Women’s Pro Wrestling (AJW), passed away on February 6 due to complications from pneumonia. He was 84 years old. https://twitter.com/sg_oxxt/status/1226274013359439872 While his brother, Takashi Matsunaga, got most of the headlines, Kenji helped his brother start […] READ MORE


Command Bolshoi Retires

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Command Bolshoi’s promotion Pure-J today held her retirement show at Korakuen Hall in front of 1,530 fans.  Bolshoi’s career spanned almost 30 years as she wrestled for almost every major promotion in the world having thousands of matches and making use of her diminutive size. It's an incredibly important day as the legendary Command Bolshoi – a […] READ MORE


The History of Women’s Tag Team Wrestling

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With the unveiling of the new WWE Women’s Tag Team Championships on Monday Night Raw, the women’s tag team division in the WWE is now in full effect for the first time since 1989. But online, many fans decried the decision as simply giving into a “women’s agenda”, while others simply thought it would clutter […] READ MORE