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Week Ending July 1, 2017

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.

*In an Interview with Amarillo Becky Lynch thinks WWE is a year or two away from a women’s Royal Rumble match and she wants to face James Ellsworth in a cage match at SummerSlam. (amarillo.com)

*Tuesday’s SmackDown Live saw an increase in viewership, perhaps based on the women’s MITB Ladder rematch. (Cageside seats)

*Cageside Seats examine a growing issue in the WWE, drawing on justice for Carmella after the MITB rematch, when the heels make more sense than the babyfaces. (Cagesideseats)

*Carmella posted a photo of herself out in the wild as Ms Money in the Bank. (Twitter)

*On the latest Stone Cold Steve Austin podcast Bayley talks about possibly turning heel and how her career is “in a weird spot right now.” (Podcastone)

*Raw was privy to a Divas reunion this past Monday as Sharmell, Torrie Wilson, Eve Torres-Gracie, Candice Michelle, and Christy Hemme posed for some photos. (instagram)

*Though WWE has not confirmed Eva Marie‘s employment status, even though she has not appeared on WWE programming and is done with Total Divas, she is already teasing a return to the ring in a new interview. (toofab)

*Paste Magazine laments that WWE still has a long way to go with proper women and LGBT representation. (Paste)

*WWE releases a new theme song for Nikki Cross. (YouTube)

*WWE Superstars react to the historic Last Woman Standing Match between Asuka and Nikki Cross. (WWE)

*Natalya talks to TVInsider about taking the perfect selfie. (TV Insider)

*Charlotte makes a guest appearance on the Edge and Christian podcast where she talks about competing in MITB and more. (Stitcher)

*Awesome Kong talks to Pro Wrestling Sheet about her role in GLOW and how her new acting career differs from wrestling (Pro Wrestling Sheet)

*Deonna Purrazzo, Jinny, and Amber Nova talk to Mic about what it’s like being a wrestler and how they feel about GLOW. (Mic)

*WWE celebrates a milestone this week as the company hosts three consecutive women’s main events across all brands. (WWE)

*Taya was striped of the Reina de Reinas Championship by AAA and she responds on twitter about the situation. (Twitter)