Home Headlines The Wrap (October 16th, 2015): News from the Week in Women’s Wrestling

    The Wrap (October 16th, 2015): News from the Week in Women’s Wrestling

    [media-credit name=”Photo:” align=”aligncenter” width=”620″][/media-credit]

    Each Friday, The Wrap will wrap up the week in women’s wrestling by compiling the week’s smaller news stories, rumors and gossip – anything not normally covered by Diva Dirt. Got a tip for next week? Send it in.

    Here’s this week’s roundup, in no particular order:

    * AJ Lee has collaborated with the Beautiful Disaster clothing line to design t-shirts, the proceeds to which benefit PAWS Chicago. (

    * Rumor has it that Blue Pants might be done with NXT for the forseeable future, but she herself has cautioned fans not to believe everything they read. (PWInsider, Twitter)

    * PWInsider provides another update on Sunny‘s ongoing legal troubles. (PWInsider)

    * Bayley wrote a note to fans, reflecting on her historic Iron Man match. (Twitter)

    * Speculation on why Devin Taylor was released centers on a lack of progress in her wrestling training. (PWInsider)

    * Bayley recently filmed for the WWE’s upcoming Breaking Ground series at an indy show. (Wrestling Inc)

    * This week’s Taste of Tenille shares Emma‘s recipe for spaghetti squash and meat sauce. (YouTube)

    * The WWE is going forward with its NXT Kids show. Bayley superfan Izzy is said to have inspired the show and may appear on it. (PWInsider, Wrestling Inc)

    * Stephanie McMahon recently had a sit down interview at the Experian Marketing Services 2015 Client Summit in Las Vegas. (YouTube)

    * Becky Lynch spoke to Irish America about Divas main eventing PPVs, women’s wrestling gaining respect and more. (Irish America)

    * Wrestling Observer both caught wind of and debunked rumors of Lana filming another WWE Studios movie. (Wrestling Observer via Wrestling Inc)

    * Brie and Nikki Bella are running a Halloween costume contest on Twitter. (Twitter)

    * This year’s WWE Tribute to the Troops will film on December 8th in Jacksonville, Florida and will air on December 23rd on the USA Network. (Wrestling Inc)

    * A Lucha Underground executive producer recently spoke about the company’s search for more female talent. (

    * Chyna has started a petition asking the WWE to induct her into the Hall of Fame. (

    * The Wrestling Observer says the WWE knew about Lana and Rusev’s engagement before the TMZ announcement, but Vince McMahon isn’t happy that it got out. (Wrestling Observer via WrestlingInc)

    * The women of GLOW attended RuPaul’s DragCon 2015 last May. Video of the appearance is now online. (YouTube)

    * Bayley made this week’s WWE Network Pick of the Week. (YouTube)

    * Nikki Bella gave a speech at the The Helen Gordon Davis Centre for Women in Tampa, Florida last night, speaking about her experiences in a male-dominated field. (Twitter)

    * Becky Lynch and Charlotte helped the WWE accept the Silver Star Families of America Commendation Award this week. Wrestling Inc)

    * Jessamyn Duke may be following in the footsteps of fellow Four Horsewoman Shayna Baszler by training to wrestle. (Instagram)

    Got a tip for next week? Send it in.