A Look Into Women in New Japan Pro-Wrestling

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2022 marks the 50th anniversary year for New Japan Pro-Wrestling. The milestone anniversary will be commemorated with a 50th anniversary show at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, Japan on March 1.  NJPW can boast that it has been associated with or launched the careers of some of puroresu’s greatest luminaries, like Jushin Thunder Liger, Taka Michinoku, […] READ MORE


Hikaru Shida at 365: The Japanese Influence Over AEW

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In what is a highly impressive milestone for Hikaru Shida, today marks 365 days since her capture of the AEW Women’s Championship from Nyla Rose at Double or Nothing last year. Not only is this an impressive milestone for Shida within the women’s division, but within the entire promotion – this is the first reign […] READ MORE


Legends Of AJW: Bull Nakano

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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 AJW’s biggest […] READ MORE


The 1000 Day Reign: Wrestling’s Longest World Champion

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Since the introduction of the first men’s World Heavyweight Championship in 1905 and the first Women’s World Champion a year later in 1906, hundreds and hundreds if not thousands of wrestlers have become sanctioned World champions around the world. For most of these wrestlers, these reigns were exciting bumps in their careers and extra accolades […] READ MORE


Mia Yim Channeling Bull Nakano for NXT War Games

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On Saturday afternoon, Mia Yim – one of the women in the War Games match that night – revealed a new look for battle, as she donned the makeup of Japanese icon and former WWE Women’s Champion Bull Nakano before stepping into the cage. War Paint inspired by Bull Nakano. #WarGames #HBIC #WWENXT pic.twitter.com/OB22VjjICA — […] READ MORE


Beyond The Surface: A Modern History Of Women In Wrestling

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Casual wrestling fans in the United States may not be aware of the global contributions women have made to the wrestling business. Some individuals in the wrestling business have also made questionable comments about female wrestling fans. Ryback has challenged the mental state of female wrestling fans and followed his comments with what many felt […] READ MORE


Japanese Legend Manami Toyota Officially Retires at 46

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As the modern wrestling community debates whether the women’s revolution began in mid-2000s TNA or in NXT a few years back, many historians will actually point to the Japanese women of the 1990s as the true start of what would become a revolution in pro wrestling, and not just for women. The high flying aerial […] READ MORE