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The Wrap (March 18th, 2017): 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.

* A new Charlotte Flair action figure – from Mattel’s WWE line – is now available. (Ringside Collectibles)

* WWE teased Asuka challenging Alexa Bliss on social media when noting her appearance at the MSG house show yesterday, then deleted and changed its phrasing before posting an article saying she will “obviously remain focused on her NXT title defense” during WrestleMania weekend. (CageSide Seats)

* Road Dogg dismisses rumors that WWE officials are unhappy with Alexa Bliss’ in-ring work. (Twitter)

* NY Sport Scene highlights the rise of women’s wrestling in the New York City reign. (NY Sport Scene)

* Warriors of Wrestling announces a 16 woman tournament to crown their first ever Women of Warriors Champion. (Facebook)

* Rhia O’Reilly suffers a fractured ankle injury. (Twitter)

* SHIMMER announces a match-up between Shayna Baszler and Santana Garrett at SHIMMER 91. (Twitter)

* Alundra Blayze launches a new podcast. (Twitter)

* Emma and Summer Rae participate in the E-Sports Celebrity Bootcamp. (PWMania)

* Fight Network selects their Top 5 favorite Gail Kim matches of all time. (YouTube)

* Lana is expected to focus on wrestling in NXT while Rusev is out of action rehabbing from shoulder surgery. (CageSide Seats)

* Stephanie McMahon makes an appearance on Xavier Woods’ UpUpDownDown YouTube show after reaching one million subscribers. (YouTube)

* Natalya shares her memorable WrestleMania family moments. (Calgary Sun)

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