Go Out And Steal The Show: The Progression of Women’s Wrestling in WWE

The WWE is making history next month on October 28 when they broadcast their first ever all-women’s PPV event, Evolution. All four women’s titles will be on the line: the Smackdown Women’s Championship, the Raw Women’s Championship, the NXT Women’s Championship, and the NXT UK Women’s Championship. Additionally, the finals of the second annual Mae Young Classic, a women’s tournament with 32 competitors from around the world, will also take place at the PPV. For those who’ve followed pro-wrestling over the past few decades, this is a huge event that seemed inconceivable even five years ago. Potholes of misogyny and sexism littered the road to Evolution, but so many women fought past those hazards and blazed the trail. Now it’s finally happening. The women will have the spotlight to themselves. They’re ready to kick ass and deliver an unforgettable show. (more…)