Showing posts with label women of wrestling. Show all posts
Showing posts with label women of wrestling. Show all posts

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Tarranwen (Pippa McQueen) - English Female Professional Wrestlers

Here is (I think) Welsh female wrestler Tarranwen aka Pippa McQueen.


Tarranwen (Pippa McQueen) - English Female Professional Wrestlers

And here is British female wrestler Nicky Monroe giving her a hard time....

Tarranwen vs Nicky Monroe

Tarranwen vs Nicky Monroe


Friday, March 28, 2014

Lena Blair - English Female Professional Wrestlers

Another famous and popular Old School UK female wrestler, Lena Blair (later Leather Lena).

First, Lena Blair on the receiving end of Busty Keegan's headscissors.

Lena Blair on the recieving end of Busty Keegan's headscissors.


And then Lena Blair stomping the crap out of the lovely Cherokee Princess.



Lena Blair vs Rusty Blair - Part 1

 



Saturday, March 22, 2014

Jessicka Havok - Female Wrestling

Can you believe I have never done anything about Jessicka Havok here?
I couldn't either but I checked and sure enough, Jessicka Havok came up with no matches.

Jessicka Havok - Female Wrestling

Jessicka Havok was born Jessica Cricks on June 20th, 1986 in Massillon, Ohio.
She was trained by Shasta, Justin Diaz and Lones Oaks and made her pro wrestling debut in 2004.
Yes...Jessica has been wrestling for 10 years.

She has worked for Mega Championship Wrestling, Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling, Ohio Championship Wrestling, Main Event World League, Women Superstars Uncensored, NCW Femmes Fatales, Combat Zone Wrestling, Shine Wrestling, Shimmer and many more.
Jessicka's finishing moves are The Demon Drop (Air Raid Crash), and the HavoKiller (Sitout Powerbomb)


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You can follow "The Havok Death Machine" at Twitter here:
https://twitter.com/J_Hav
Or at her Fcebook fanpage here:
https://www.facebook.com/JHavFanpage

Jessicka vs Reby Sky


Saturday, March 15, 2014

Cherokee Princess - English Female Professional Wrestlers

One of the most beautiful female wrestlers (IMHO) to ever grace the squared circle was British wrestler Cherokee Princess.
Yes I know that is a totally un-PC name now, but back then it was no big deal.
Despite the high probability that she was not Cherokee at all.
This lovely lady was usually a "jobber" and got beat on by some of the best in the UK.

Cherokee Princess - English Female Professional Wrestlers

One thing the fans loved was her incredible legs which she put to good use in her matches.

Cherokee Princess - headscissors

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

British Female Wrestler Lisa Fury Again

I did a short write up about British female wrestler Lisa Fury the other day, and here she is again with a brutal camel clutch locked in on fellow English female wrestler Sarah Messina.

Oddly enough, though the hold is called the camel clutch and was popularized by the Sheik here in the US, it was actually invented in Mexico by legendary luchador Gory Guerrero and was called la de a caballo (Horse-mounting choke).

Yeah you didn't need to know all that but now you do.

Lisa Fury Camel Clutch

Monday, March 10, 2014

WWE Diva Flashback - Maria

Okay, Maria may not have been the best female wrestler the WWE ever had.
But she was one of the prettiest.
And she was a good actress.
And one of the best female "Jobbers" ever in the female roster.


WWE Diva Flashback - Maria

And though Maria has left the WWE, she hasn't left wrestling.
She is still going at it.
Maria has worked for Ring of Honor, Family Wrestling Entertainment (Where she was the FWE Women's Champion twice) and Chikara as the valet of her real-life boyfriend Mike Bennett.

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Sunday, March 9, 2014

Rusty Blair - English Female Professional Wrestlers

Classic UK women's wrestler Rusty Blair.
Rusty was from Scotland and stood 5'9.


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She was active in the 1970s and 1980s but is retired now.
Although she was usually a "face", she did quite well for herself as a "heel".


Rusty Blair vs Lena Blair
 
 

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Lisa Fury - English Female Professional Wrestlers

Born on November 24, 1982 in Liverpool, England, the beautiful Lisa Fury has been wrestling since 2002.
But I could have sworn it was longer than that.
Well...it has been 12 years so.....
Anyway, Lisa was trained by Robbie Brookside and Alex Shane.
But before she even started her wrestling training she studied Ju-Jitsu.


Lisa Fury - English Female Professional Wrestlers

Even though she has wrestled in Europe for All Star Wrestling, Nu-Wrestling Evolution, Independent Wrestling Federation and several other Indy promotions, you may have seen her here in the States on WWE SmackDown back in 2009 as Lisa Taylor in a match against Beth Phoenix.


Lisa Fury vs The Alpha Female 


Friday, March 7, 2014

Holly Rocamora - English Female Professional Wrestlers

This is British female professional wrestler Holly Rocamora.
Holly was born on September 13th 1987 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England.
She was trained at the London School Of Lucha Libre and made her pro wrestling debut on December 10th, 2011.



You can keep up with Holly at her Facebook page here:
https://www.facebook.com/holly.rocamora

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Holly Rocamora vs Winter vs Amazon vs Alpha Female 


Thursday, March 6, 2014

Jemma Palmer - English Female Professional Wrestlers

This is British model, Gladiator and Pro Wrestler Jemma Palmer.
Jemma was born on April 10th, 1983 in Sutton Coldfield, England.
She started modeling at an early age but while she was entering beauty pageants, she was also learning amateur wrestling.
Jemma won Miss Hawaiian Tropic, Ms USA Dream Bikini Body, Miss Maxim UK competition AND got a purple belt in submission wrestling.


Jemma Palmer - English Female Professional Wrestlers

She became Gladiator Inferno and took part in the 2008 British Gladiators TV show.
After that she started working on the British Indy wrestling circuit.
She even got a developmental contract from the WWE in 2009 but was released before she started.
Their loss.

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Jemma Palmer Highlight Reel


Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Erin Angel - English Female Professional Wrestlers

Despite the fact that here in the States we never hear anything about them until they get over here, Britain has a really good female wrestling scene.
And they have for quite a while.
Here we have had Jeannie Clark (okay...she was a valet and manager), Layla El, Paige and her mother Sweet Saraya, Katarina Waters (aka Katie Lea and Winter), Erin Angel, The Blossom Twins and probably more I am forgetting.


Erin Angel - English Female Professional Wrestlers


So I thought I would do some entries on some of these lovely female wrestlers from across the pond (and over here) starting with the four foot eleven knockout Erin Angel.
Erin Marshall was born on March 16th, 1987 in Southampton, England.


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Erin debuted in 2003 and this little girl holds victories over some of the best including a win over Klondyke Kate, who weighs in at 322 pounds.
Okay she won by disqualification, but it's still pretty impressive.

Erin Angel vs Penelope


Sunday, December 8, 2013

Rebecca Knox-Becky Lynch in NXT

I did a write up on Irish female pro wrestler Rebecca Knox (real name Rebecca Quin) way back in 2008.
And I was pretty bummed that her career seemed to over due to an injury.



I was pleasantly surprised when she showed back up in Shimmer Women Athletes as the manager of Saraya and Britani Knight back in 2011.
And I am even happier now that Rebecca has shown back up as Becky Lynch in NXT!
Yeah I know I usually do Indy wrestlers here, but "Becky" did start out in the Indies.



It just shows that you cannot keep a good woman down.

At the time, I thought she was one of the most physically fit female wrestlers I had ever seen...and it doesn’t look like she has lost a bit of that.
How good is she in the ring?
Well she began wrestling training when she was 15 and she's 26 now....
I'm really hoping for the best and that the WWE will actually let her wrestle.


Saturday, December 7, 2013

Female Wrestling - Reggie Bennett Before Wrestling

One of the fan favorites here is female pro wrestler Reggie Bennett.
But you know before Reggie got into wrestling, she was into bodybuilding.


She bulked up quite a bit for her wrestling career as you need to.
You need some cushion taking those constant bumps.
Of course back then they actually wrestled.



But as you can see from these pictures, when Reggie wanted to, she could be VERY sleek and muscular.
Reggie was born in 1961 (five days before me actually), made her pro wrestling debut in 1986 and retired from active wrestling in 2001.
But when Reggie went out, she went out with a bang.
Her retirement match was against one of the greatest wrestlers (male or female) of all time, Manami Toyota.



When Reggie was wrestling she held the All Japan Women's Pro-Wrestling All Pacific Championship, the IWA World Women's Championship and the Independent Wrestling Federation (IWF) Women's Championship three times.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Allysin Kay - Female Wrestling

Five foot ten, 150 pound female wrestler Allysin Kay was born on November 5th, 1987 in Detroit, Michigan.
Allysin was trained by Mathew Priest and Bill Martel and made her wrestling debut on December 28th, 2008 in a match against Shavonne Norrell.


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She has worked for a ton of Indy wrestling promotions including Ring of Honor, Shine Wrestling, Women Superstars Uncensored, Beyond Wrestling and many more.
At Absolute Intense Wrestling she held the AIW Women's Championship and at Women Superstars Uncensored she held the WSU Tag Team Championship with Sassy Stephie.


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Allysin with Jessicka Havok and Sassy Stephie, "The Midwest Militia"

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She also teams with Taylor Made and April Hunter as "Made in Sin"

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Amber O'Neal - Women of Wrestling

The last entry I did Santana Garrett so I thought it would only be fair to do her tag-team partner Amber O'Neal this time.
I haven't done a write up on Amber since 2007, but she is still going strong if not stronger today, especially with the newly re-launched WOW! Women of Wrestling.



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Like I mentioned last time, Amber is one half of the WOW Tag Team Champions, All American Girls, along with Santana.
Besides working with WOW, Amber is also the CEO and founder of CWF Mid-Atlantic ArenaChicks.


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You can keep up with Amber on Twitter here:
https://twitter.com/amberoneal1
Or at Facebook here:
https://www.facebook.com/Arenachicks

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Santana Garrett - Female Wrestling

This is Indy wrestler Santana Garrett.
She was born on May 22nd, 1988 in Ocala, Florida and besides being gorgeous, she is the daughter of Keny Garrett, who is the owner and founder of High Voltage Wrestling company.


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And she is also working for WOW wrestling.
Yes...that's the same WOW started by  David McLane, who previously founder the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling or GLOW.
Along with Amber O'Neal, she makes up the tag team, All American Girls who are the WOW Tag Team Champions.


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You can keep up with Santana on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/Santana_Garrett
Or Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/SantanaGarrett522

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Before Daffney There Was Luna Vachon...

In the last post I was talking about how I loved the psycho female wrestlers and I mentioned Daffney as being the first.
But before Daffney debuted in 1999, the late Gertrude Elizabeth "Trudy" Vachon was being crazy before crazy was cool as Luna Vachon.

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A member of the legendary French-Canadian wrestling family, the Vachons, Gertrude wanted to wrestle.
Her whole family (and her godfather Andre The Giant) tried to convince her not too but she wouldn't take no for an answer.
Finally they gave in and her aunt Vivian and later The Fabulous Moolah trained her.
She started out in Florida Championship Wrestling, as part of Kevin Sullivan's Army of Darkness stable teaming up with The Lock as the Daughters of Darkness.
Luna then went on to work for the WWF, ECW, the Indy Circuit and WCW.
Luna passed away on August 27, 2010 from an "accidental overdose of oxycodone and benzodiazepine".

Monday, July 2, 2012

Daffney - The Original Psycho?

Everyone knows how much I loved the "crazy" Victoria in the WWE.
But before we had the "crazy as a bit coon" Victoria, way back in the WCW we had Daffney, she of the ear-piercing scream (long before Melina's "Primal Scream").
Daffney made her debut in 1999 and was inspired partly by Natural Born Killers' Mallory (Juliette Lewis) and Batman: The Animated Series' Harley Quinn.
She held a few titles during her career, the Anarchy Championship Wrestling American Joshi Championship, the NWA Wrestle Birmingham Junior Heavyweight Championship and most notably, the WCW Cruiserweight Championship.


Of course later we had Victoria and looking at this picture, I think "Your Soul's Tormentor" MsChif owes more than a little to Daffney's look.
Actually, Daffney managed MsChif in Shimmer Women Athletes back in 2007.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Leilani Kai - WWF

Here is a blast from the past, Leilani Kai, aka Patricia Schroeder.
Although you may remember Leilani best for her work in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), she also worked for All Japan Women's Pro-Wrestling (where she held the All Pacific Championship), Ladies Professional Wrestling Association (where she held the LPWA Tag Team Championship along with Judy Martin), the National Wrestling Alliance (she held the NWA World Women's Championship) and the Professional Girl Wrestling Association among others.
In the WWF she held the WWF Women's Championship and the WWF Women's Tag Team Championship (again with Judy Martin).

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Alyssa Flash vs ....Raisha Saeed?

Here is a match from India's Ring Ka King wrestling promotion with Alyssa Flash taking on Raisha Saeed.


Yes I know that Ring Ka King is TNA's India brand, but Alyssa (or Cheerleader Melissa) is one of the best Indy wrestlers to ever grace the ring.
And yes I know that Cheerleader Melissa, Alyssa Flash and Raisha Saeed are all the same person.
So who's she wrestling?
Well look closely and you may recognize....him.

Ring Ka King 02/25/12 Alyssa Flash vs Raisha Saeed

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