Week ending July 30th, 2017

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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.

* WWE highlights Asuka’s reign as NXT Women’s Champion, noting that if she can hold onto the NXT Women’s Title until NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III on August 19, she will be the second longest reigning Women’s Champion in WWE history only behind The Fabulous Moolah. (YouTube)

* After defeating Tonya Evinger at UFC 214, Cris “Cyborg” Justino took to Twitter to respond to a video challenge from Becky Lynch to face her at SummerSlam. (411 Mania)

* Despite inaccurate reporting and rumor, PWInsider reached out to police in San Antonio, Texas to confirm there is no outstanding warrant for Paige over the Orlando airport incident. (PWInsider)

* Former Knockouts Champion Taryn Terrell is back on Twitter and Instagram at @IAmTarynTerrell after deleting her social media accounts in January 2016. (Twitter, Instagram)

* Mae Young Classic competitors reflect on Mae Young’s legacy. (YouTube)

* WWE may already be souring on the Mike Bennett and Maria Kanellis’ return. (CageSide Seats)

* Reby Hardy joined The Sheet Podcast to discuss her family’s battle for the Broken Universe. (Pro Wrestling Sheet)

* WWE confirms Renee Young will work Raw and SmackDown ‘for the foreseeable future’. (CageSide Seats)