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The Wrap (January 22nd, 2016): News from the Week in Women’s Wrestling

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Each Friday, 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.

Here’s this week’s roundup, in no particular order:

* A new Lita action figure – from Mattel’s WWE Elite line – is now available for pre-order. (Ringside Collectibles)

* The season five premiere of Total Divas scored a .52 18-49 rating and 1.15 million viewers. (Showbuzz Daily)

* In Total Divas bonus clips, Paige convinces Nikki Bella to get a fish pedicure in Tokyo and the Bellas discuss Nikki’s Dolph Ziggler drama. (Video 1, Video 2)

* Eden takes behind the scenes to watch the WWE makeup at work and goes shopping with Summer Rae in the latest episodes of Eden’s Style. (Video 1, Video 2)

* Despite splitting up, Tyler Breeze and Summer Rae have been side-by-side at recent live events, which they have dubbed their “Farewell Tour”. (Wrestling Inc)

* Natalya and Rosa Mendes hype season 5 of Total Divas in videos for E!. (Video 1, Video 2)

* Deonna Purrazzo has denied a rumor that she’s signed with the WWE, despite competing in a Battle Royal on last week’s NXT. (Twitter)

* Bayley and Finn Balor invited kids into the ring following NXT’s Chicago show last weekend. (Twitter)

* Sasha Banks is featured in the WWE’s latest Canvas 2 Canvas video. (YouTube)

* Naomi and Jimmy Uso play Frogger in the latest video for Xavier Woods’s UpUpDownDown channel. (YouTube)

* Alicia Fox recently talked to the Miami Herald about improving her in-ring work and striving to constantly learn. Miami Herald)

* Emma’s Taste of Tenille YouTube series is returning soon. (Twitter)

* Paige recently talked to TooFab about her changing views on reality TV, her relationship, new Diva Mandy and more. (Too Fab)

* On Ric Flair’s WOOOO! Nation podcast, Chris Jericho told a story about accidentally giving Chyna a black eye and being ordered to apologize for it. (Wrestling Inc)

* Sunny has signed with Vivid to film an adult movie titled Sunny Side Up: In Through the Backdoor. (TMZ)

* Eva Marie recently spoke to Fan Sided about dealing with negative crowd reactions and her rapid rise in the WWE. (Fan Sided)

* The WWE will be publishing a Total Divas-themed Mad Libs book in September. (Wrestling Inc)

* Ronda Rousey takes a crack at the WWE in a promo for her episode of SNL. (YouTube)

* Rosa Mendes recently spoke to Yahoo! Parenting about her pregnancy and her new clothing line. (Yahoo!)

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