When I think of Lucha Underground, a few things spring to mind. The grime, the sweat, the sleaze. The ludicrous, but well-written and actually weirdly logical storylines. Spectacular matches. Unique opportunities. Badass women. Vampiro’s semi-coherence. Gods in human form. Angelico throwing himself off Dario’s office. And of course, Aztec Warfare. Check out some of the… Read More About time, Sexy Star
If you asked me what the most important moments of 2015 were for the professional wrestling industry, I’d give you two answers. One would be NXT TakeOver: Respect, when Sasha Banks and Bayley took part in the first ever all-female main event on a WWE live special. The other would be ICW Fear and Loathing… Read More Why title belts matter (and women should have them)
It can be hard to like wrestling as a woman. We’re long past the days when it was assumed that women went to shows because they fancied the wrestlers – although there are fossils from the bad old days who still bang that gong. But we’re also not really acknowledged as “serious” fans, and especially… Read More Know your role: What women are and aren’t in WWE
WWE is screwed. The list of injured wrestlers is spiralling and today, with the news that John Cena is out to have surgery on yet another of the injured shoulders plaguing the company, we’re faced with every single wrestler who walked out of last Wrestlemania with a belt being firmly on the shelf. On top… Read More How do you solve a problem like Mania?
NB: MASSIVE SPOILERS for Game of Thrones season 3 and anyone who hasn’t seen the 2014 WWE Royal Rumble. We’re all told that patience is a virtue, and I’ve always tried to follow that doctrine where I can. I bite my tongue when clients make ridiculous demands. I wait for people to get off the… Read More On Not Staying Spoiler-Free