Week ending October 22nd, 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.

* Brie Bella shares plans of making a wrestling comeback in early 2018 and have another baby later in the year. (YouTube)

* According to The Wrestling Observer Newsletter, WWE is prioritizing the idea of creating a South American star with NXT’s Taynara Conti being a top prospect. (411Mania)

* JoJo Offerman’s mother denies her daughter is sick from viral infection affecting multiple wrestlers. (Cageside Seats)

* Ava Storie sits with Josh Matthews in the latest episode of Impact Wrestling’s “Around the Ring”. (YouTube)

* Layla notes that she has returned to social media after a “much needed break.” (Twitter)

* Taeler Hendrix shares her story of being harassed in the past and encourages others to stand up share their stories. (Instagram)

* Alexa Bliss speaks with Bleacher Report on renewing her feud with Mickie James and wanting to improve in the ring. (Bleacher Report)

* Impact Wrestling are doing cover-ups of their championships using a plate that says “Impact Wrestling.” They are using repainted versions of the GFW Titles. (ImpactAsylum.net)

* Natalya hypes of season seven of Total Divas in her latest Calgary Sun bog post. (Calgary Sun)