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    The Wrap (October 1st, 2016): News from the week in women’s wrestling

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    Each week, 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.

    * British Empire Wrestling teams up with Revolution Championship Wrestling of Spain, for a second taping for Japan which will be a Stardom World Alliance sanctioned show featuring Toni Storm, Kasey Owens, Leah Owens, Alex WindsorNixon Newell and Rosemary. (Facebook)

    * Manami Toyota will be heading to the UK for the first time in November, performing at XWA in Colchester. (Facebook)

    * Molly Holly has joined The Academy School of Professional Wrestling as the lead female training coach. (

    * Squared Circle Sirens has a detailed list of female participants that took part in this week’s WWE Tryouts, including the likes of Kimber Lee, Heidi Lovelace and Nicole Savoy. (Squared Circle Sirens)

    * Alexa Bliss speaks of her Harley Quinn look, body building days and No Mercy SmackDown’s Women’s title match against Becky Lynch. (

    * Gail Kim shares what inspired her to become a wrestler. (YouTube)

    * Eva Marie shares a video of going from red hair to black hair. (YouTube)

    * Santana Garrett is the new WOW Championship. (Instagram)

    * PWInsider reports that Bound for Glory and set of TNA tapings for next will move forward as planned thanks to funds from a third party outside WWE and Billy Corgan. (

    * Vickie Guerrero reveals she is in the works of writing a book. (Twitter)

    * Alexa Bliss, Becky Lynch, Carmella, Naomi and Renee Young take part in’s tailgate party photo shoot. (

    * Ring of Honor announces an upcoming TV exculsive episode taping featuring their Women of Honor division. (Twitter)