Before fans were forced to put up with a decade of WWE “Divas” there were women who actually cared more about their in-ring prowess than their press appearances. Their wrestling acumen led to their high-profile opportunities outside of the squared circle and eventually made them global stars.
None stood taller during the 90s era of female wrestling than Chyna. As one of the founding members of DX, Chyna often blurred the lines between male/female sports entertainment and showed that it was sexy to kick ass.
Chyna’s list of accomplishments are long but we’ve whittled them down to 5 ways Chyna changed the way women were seen in the WWE & the world of pro wrestling.
1. Chyna showed that women can hold male-dominated titles
Chyna put on some amazing matches during her time in the WWE but it was when she competed against men that her skills truly shined. Her match vs Y2J is arguably her best and her holding the IC title is an iconic photo in women’s wrestling.
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