Each week, The Backpage will wrap up some of the smaller news stories, rumors, editorials and gossip making the rounds in women’s wrestling. Got a tip for next week? Send it in.

* Nikki Bella gives a behind the rehearsal look at her Dancing with the Stars training. (YouTube)

* Eve Torres and her husband Rener Gracie host a Women Empowered self-defense course during their visit at the WWE Performance Center. (YouTube)

* The Women of Wrestling highlights Jinny and her rise on the UK Wrestling scene. (Women of Wrestling)

* Dave Meltzer noted on Wrestling Observer Radio that the idea of inserting Emma at No Mercy’s Raw Women’s Title match is apparently to have her take the loss so Sasha Banks and Nia Jax can be protected. (PWMania)

* Expect Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, Sasha Banks and (when healthy) Bayley to be kept away from their respective brand’s title scenes while their program with The MMA Four Horsewomen plays out. (Cageside Seats)

* Renee Michelle gets engaged to Rockstar Spud. (Squared Circle Sirens)

* Mickie James releases new country single, “Get Down”. (WWE.com)

* Velvet Sky and Mandy Rose are both competing in Maxim’s Finest competition under the Northeast Group Six. (Maxim)

* WWE announces they will broadcast Raw Live on Christmas night and New Year’s night. (WWE.com)

* Nia Jax walks The Runway at CURVYCon. (Squared Circle Sirens)

* In her latest Calgary Sun post, Natalya shares 25 things might not have known about her. (Calgary Sun)