WWE Announces First-Ever All-Women's Wrestling Pay-Per-View Event
A historic moment for wrestling.
On Monday night RAW, chief brand officer of WWE Stephanie McMahon announced the first-ever all-women's Pay-Per-View event.
"WWE Evolution" is set to take place on October 28th and will feature Women's Championship matches from Monday Night Raw, SmackDown Live, NXT and NXT UK, as well as the finals of the all-women's tournament, the Mae Young Classic 2018.
The entire women's roster— including Ronda Rousey, Charlotte Flair, Alexa Bliss, Sasha Banks, Carmella, Nia Jax and Asuka, Hall of Famers and Legends Trish Stratus, Lita— is set to be at the event.
\u201cHistory is made! @StephMcMahon\u00a0has announced on #RAW that the first-ever ALL WOMEN'S Pay-Per-View will take place on October 28th! #WWEEvolution\u201d— WWE (@WWE) 1532391377
"A huge milestone in the
#evolution of women’s wrestling.Every bit of hard work and dedication has been worth it," Rebecca Quin tweeted. "We’ve come so far and I’m so proud of everyone that’s contributed to getting us here."
"Feeling so excited & proud to stand along side these strong, brave women to hear the IICONIC announcement tonight," SmackDown wrestler Peyton Royce tweeted Monday night. "Can’t believe I get to be a part of this."
According to Forbes, WWE research shows that 40% of its fans are women and girls. The women of WWE are also some of the most-followed athletes on social media.
\u201cA huge milestone in the #evolution of women\u2019s wrestling.Every bit of hard work and dedication has been worth it.We\u2019ve come so far and I\u2019m so proud of everyone that\u2019s contributed to getting us here. Now to main event it with a new straight fire champion would be something special.\u201d— The Man (@The Man) 1532395685
\u201cIt\u2019s easy to get caught up in the excitement of the announcement. But I won\u2019t forget what it took to get us here. And I\u2019ll never stop working until this feeling is the reality for every woman. #Evolution\u201d— Lina Fanene (@Lina Fanene) 1532392256