Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 2:55 AM ET

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National Audio 2:55 AM ET

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NAT001 - (Female-Wrestlers-Canada) TORONTO. x-07s. Female wrestlers have been around for decades, but with Netflix's new series "GLOW," a new spotlight has been placed on this corner of the professional circuit. Toronto-based wrestler Jessie Mac -- whose real name is Jessica McQueen -- says even if some people dismiss wrestling as fake, there's a skill to telling an effective storyline to an arena of fans. ("..to react.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Next week, the World Wrestling Federation launches its first tournament solely for female wrestlers in Orlando, Florida.

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NAT002 - (Female-Wrestlers-Canada) TORONTO. x-12s. Alex Davidson loved professional wrestling so much, she decided to become one of the showy female characters herself. Known in the ring as Xandra (ZAN'-dra) Bale, she's been part of Canada's independent circuit for nearly a decade. But Davidson says after years of seeing women take a backseat to their male counterparts, she's starting to notice progress. ("..the guys.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Female wrestlers are also in the spotlight on Netflix's new series "GLOW," while the W-W-E plans their first women-only tournament next week in Florida.

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NAT003 - (Female-Wrestlers-Canada) (FOR PRODUCTION) OSHAWA, Ontario. x-1:02s. Female wrestlers have been around for decades, but in recent years women's wrestling has evolved from hyper-sexualized fantasy fights into serious butt-kicking action. Netflix recently hopped on the bandwagon with a comedy series based on a real-life group of wrestlers from the 1980s known as the "Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling." And World Wrestling Entertainment plans to holding its first all-female event in Orlando, Florida next week. This is sound of a crowd at the Oshawa Curling Club, cheering on Toronto-based female wrestler "Jessie Mac. …

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