Week ending August 27th, 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.

* The first four episodes of the Mae Young Classic will be available on demand on the WWE Network, beginning this Monday August 28th at 9 a.m. ET. (WWE.com)

* Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair tease upcoming “What’s the tea?!” episodes. (Cageside Seats)

* Deadshirt.net looks at some of the current flaws in Bayley and Emma’s current booking. (Deadshirt)

* Brie and Nikki Bella launch new line of wines. (E! Online)

* SoCal Val reflects back on her time with TNA and working with Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff. (Wrestle: List)

* NuGo Nutrition names Allie their Athlete of the Month (NuGo Nutrition)

* Bianca Belair reveals that Mark Henry got her a WWE tryout opportunity (ESPN)

* The wrestling world reacts to Sexy Star ‘Shooting’ at AAA’s TripleMania XXV. (Wrestling INC)

* Charlotte Flair is back to working live events with the WWE since her father Ric Flair was hospitalized a couple of weeks ago. (Twitter)

* TV Insider introduces Alexa Bliss, Carmella and Nia Jax as new cast members to Total Divas. (TV Insider)

* Natalya blogs on nearly breaking out of character at SummerSlam (Calgary Sun)