David McLane, AXS TV Fights CEO Andrew Simon Talk WOW, Possible AEW Partnership

BY Alfred Konuwa

 

It's a balmy October evening in downtown Los Angeles and the tapings for WOW—Women Of Wrestling—are set to begin.

The Belasco Theater, an ancient staple of the area, is quickly filling up with a unique mix of pro wrestling enthusiasts sprinkled among a mob of buzzed and intrigued spectators. Most spectators appear to have a limited idea what they're about to witness, but in an industry where the most ardent wrestling fans are filled with cynicism, that's probably a good thing.

It's not just fans and spectators who patrol the Belasco Theater. ECW legend and former WWE champion Rob Van Dam goes largely unnoticed while squeezing through the eclectic TV crowd. Meanwhile AEW charter member Scorpio Sky casually searches through his smartphone, which stands to have a lot more friends and opportunities inside of it these days.

It's another night of pro wrestling in one of LA's most venerable venues, but it has nothing to do with Rob Van Dam, Scorpio Sky or, for that matter, any male pro wrestler. For the next several hours, fans will pray witness to the only national pro wrestling promotion in North America that exclusively features women...

 

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