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Women's Wrestling Hall of Fame Founded in 2022
(Pioneer) Cora Livingston Born 1887 or 1889
Buffalo, New York, US. Died April 23, 1957
Boston, Massachusetts, US,
Professional wrestling career Ring name(s) Trained by Dan McLeod
Dr. Benjamin Roller
Debut 1905 Retired 1935
On September 7, 1910, Livingston faced a local competitor May Nelson and she was crowned the first ever female wrestling champion.
Born August 5, 1915
Coffeyville, Kansas, US Died February 18, 1989 (aged 73)
Los Angeles Debut 1935 Retired 1955
Burke ran a women's wrestling school in Encino, California.
Singles Wrestler, Tag Team Wrestler, Promoter, Trainer Beverly The Hammer Shade is the first to be inducted in four categories.
She began her career in 1958 and retired in 1989
She was trained by Ella Waldek
Marva Scott was a Pro Wrestling pioneer and one of America’s first black female wrestlers. Little is know about this unsung hero. She wrestled under the names Marva Scott, Marva Wingo, and African Black Cat. Marva wrestled from the 1950s to the late 1970s.
Two of her sisters, Babs Wingo and Ethel Johnson became pro wrestlers just before Marva joined them.
Trained by: Babs Wingo
Debut 1952 Retired 1976
Pioneer Ethel Johnson made history becoming the first African-American women's champion
(Pioneer) Babs Wingo, the first African-American woman to integrate professional wrestling, in the 1950s, signing with the promoter Billy Wolfe.
( TAG TEAM) Toni & Donna were a dominant tag team in the 1970''s. Both Donna and Toni were both inducted into the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame individually. Both were instrumentally in the development in women's tag team wrestling .
( Pioneer/ Wrestler) Susan was the first openly gay female wrestler, and also beat abulous Moolah in a shoot Match in 1977 breaking her streak.
(Wrestler/ Trainer) Billed from New Orleans, Louisiana Trained by Rod Price Debut: 1998 Retired: 2021
Jazz and her husband Rodney Mack founded Dogg Pound Dojo http://www.doggpounddojo.com/
Billed height 5 ft 6 in (168 cm). Billed from Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Trained by Paul Vachon, Vivian Vachon, Debut1985 Retired 2007.
Trained by Brad Rheingans, Eddie Sharkey
All Japan Women's Pro-Wrestling
Women's wrestling was included in the Olympic program for the first time in 2004. Irini Merleni earned the honor of being the first gold medal-winner.
Women's wrestling Medal Record
Gold medal – 2004 Athens Freestyle – 48 kg
Bronze medal – 2008 Beijing Freestyle – 48 kg
Gold medal – 2000 Sofia 46 kg
Gold medal – 2001 Sofia 46 kg
Gold medal – 2003 New York 48 kg
Silver medal – 2005 Budapest 48 kg
Silver medal – 2007 Baku 48 kg
Gold medal – 2005 İzmir
GLOW was the first all female television wrestling show in history.
Representing Glow will be original GLOW girl Jeanne Hollywood Basone. However the hall of Fame recognizes Mt. Fiji, Big Bad Mama, Vine, Sally & Babe the Farmer’s Daughters, Spanish Red, Ninotchka, Tina Ferrari, Ashley Cartier, Envy, Thunderbolt & Lightning, Godiva, Tiffany Mellon, Little Egypt, California Doll, Susie Spirit, Americana, Jungle Woman, Justice, Jackie Stallone, Aunt Kitty, Dave McLane, Steve Blance, Tulsa
Rita Marie Chatterton helped break down barriers for equality within the mainstream professional wrestling landscape, by becoming the first-ever female referee in the World Wrestling Federation aka WWE. She received the 2021 IPWHF International Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame Trailblazer Award
Missy Hyatt, was a very influential broadcaster and manager in professional wrestling for women. Occasionally she did wrestle. She was in all of the major pro wrestling organizations such as World Championship Wrestling ; World Class Championship Wrestling, World Wrestling Federation, Extreme Championship Wrestling, and Impact Wrestling.
Education Marymount Manhattan College. psychology degree.
Hyatt also is a very knowledgeable war historian. And is involved with reenactments.
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