WRESTLING 101: Re-falling in Love with Stables

An incredible thing happened in the past 12 months of pro wrestling. Where there was once only a handful of true ‘stables’ (3+ members of a named faction, with a clear babyface/heel designation), there stands a lifeblood of both WWE and independent wrestling promotions. When speaking of stables, of course the New Day and Bullet […]

ATHLETE APPRECIATION: Ivelisse

It’s hard to be a wrestling legend by 27, but Ivelisse Vélez is the rare exception. Thus, there’s a reason Vélez is featured prominently on Wrestling in Florida when describing the terrific independent, women’s pro wrestling scene. Wrestling since the age of 15, Ivelisse Vélez’ incredible journey to 10 titles is matched only by her […]

WRESTLING 101: The 10 Commandments of Women’s Pro Wrestlling

For the life of me, I can’t begin to fathom the unwritten, but steadfast code on women in professional wrestling. Thankfully promotions like Shine and Shimmer defy this code…out of roster necessity**…but only to an extent. The Ten Commandments of Women in Pro Wrestling: Rule 1: A male manager/wrestler cannot knowingly strike a female manager/wrestler. Rule 2: A female manager/wrestler […]