WWE appears to have been dominated by women in recent years as the pro wrestling landscape has changed. Stephanie McMahon, the chairwoman, and co-CEO of WWE commented on the company’s female presence in Saudi Arabia last weekend on Twitter. She regarded it as another page in the history books for the women of WWE.

Heather McLaughlin was on hand as ringside photographer. Also, referees Aja Smith and Jessika Carr officiated matches. RAW Women’s Champion Bianca Belair retained over Bayley and that match made history in many ways, and Dakota Kai and IYO SKY regained the WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles from Asuka and Alexa Bliss.

The Wrestling Observer Newsletter discussed how WWE pushed for female breakthroughs at Crown Jewel. He mentioned having two female referees and a female photographer at the ringside during the show. He further stated that the events took place for the first time in Saudi Arabia.

WWE pushed female breakthroughs, having two women refs work the show and having a female photographer at ringside during the show, both firsts for Saudi Arabia events.


Women’s wrestling opportunities are expanding, which appears to be a good thing. Let’s see what other efforts WWE implements to advance women’s careers in the company. To get the latest updates, keep an eye on Ringside News.

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Shivangini, a law student, writes for Ringside News to share her passion for wrestling. She joined in 2021, striving to deliver the best content while enjoying her hobbies of baking, cooking, reading and playing musical instruments.

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