While responding to a fan who claimed that WWE shows featuring women in main events have seen a drop

[ Former WWE Star Disputes Notion That Women’s Wrestling Doesn’t Draw ]

While responding to a fan who claimed that WWE shows featuring women in main events have seen a drop off in viewership, Storm tweeted that Becky Lynch ‘drew in key segments and main events’ back in 2018 and 2019.

‘Becky Lynch drew in key segments and main events,’ Storm wrote. ‘The focus, story and long term presentation needs to be there for anyone to draw in the Main Event. You can’t just throw any 2 people (male or female) in a main event and expect them to draw.’

In another tweet, Storm said women’s wrestling will draw provided the women are presented as credible Superstars.

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How the WWE Won and Lost its Dominance

For decades, World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., and its chairman Vince McMahon have dominated professional wrestling. For most casual fans, their business is the business. The company and the pursuit can seem inextricable.

It was not always like this. Even in the 1980s, various wrestling ‘territories’ guarded their flags in different regions: World Class Championship Wrestling in Dallas, Jim Crockett Promotions in Charlotte, and the American Wrestling Association in Minneapolis among them. Vince McMahon’s World Wrestling Federation, which he had acquired from his father, was one of many.

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Humans director China Moo-Young: “I just didn’t see it coming that my gender would be an issue”

To celebrate Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, we’ve launched Screen Sisters, a collection of conversations with women both in front of and behind the camera about what it means to be a woman working in television.

As well as recognising their contribution to the industry, the series will also examine how far television has progressed, and how much further it still has to go.

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“I’ve just been home-schooling four out of five days a week,” she tells us. “It’s fine, but then I’m working at night and doing pitches on my one afternoon off when she goes to her dad’s. It’s just been fairly challenging.”

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Golden Star Announces Amendment of Agreement for the Sale of Bogoso

TORONTO, March 29, 2021 /CNW/ – Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSE American: GSS) (TSX: GSC) (GSE: GSR) (“Golden Star” or the “Company”) announces that, on March 28, 2021, the Company and its wholly owned subsidiary, Caystar Holdings (“Caystar”), entered into an agreement (the “Amending Agreement”) with Future Global Resources Limited (“FGR”) and its major shareholder, Blue International Holdings Limited (“BIH”), to amend the share purchase agreement dated July 26, 2020 relating to the sale of Golden Star’s 90% interest in the Bogoso-Prestea Gold Mine (“Bogoso-Prestea”) in Ghana to FGR, as supplemented by a letter agreement dated September 30, 2020 (the “Share Purchase Agreement”). All references herein to “$” are to United States dollars.

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Remembering the Past: ‘Big O’ Bob Orton Sr. was ‘wrestler’s wrestler’

Bob Orton Sr. was the patriarch of the famous Orton wrestling family. Chris Swisher Collection/Provided

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Bob Orton Sr. enjoyed a late 1960s run in the WWWF as Rocky Fitzpatrick. Chris Swisher Collection/Provided

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Asuka has her hand raised in victory following a WWE match at the North Charleston Coliseum. File/Mike Mooneyham/Special to The Post and Courier

They didn’t call him ‘The Big O’ for nothing. Bob Orton Sr. stood 6-foot-3 and packed 250 solid pounds in his prime.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: With pro wrestling/sports entertainment anxiously awaiting a green light to reconnect with live audiences at venues across the country, it’s an ideal time to take a look back at some of the greats of yesteryear who helped paved the way for those who followed.

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WWE’ Global Ambassador Titus O’Neil to Receive “Warrior Award”

Titus O’Neil is one of the most philanthropic Superstars in WWE history. A fixture in the Tampa Bay community and passionate about giving back to families in need, O’Neil founded The Bullard Family Foundation, an organization that provides families and children in need with special moments, programs, and resources to help build character, develop relationships, and strengthen communities around them. In addition, O’Neil is an Ambassador for WWE helping thousands of individuals through various nonprofits and WWE partners including Susan G. Komen, Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Special Olympics. His passion for community and uplifting others inspired him to write his first book, “There’s No Such Thing as a Bad Kid: How I Went from Stereotype to Prototype” in 2019. O’Neil is a Tampa Bay native and graduated from the University of Florida where he was a standout football player for the Gators.

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