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Beverly Shade inducted in Inaugural women’s wrestling hall of fame

Mississippi resident and pro wrestling legend Beverly Shade was recently honored in the first class of the Women’s Wrestling Hall of Fame, as seen in this article: https://slamwrestling.net/index.php/2023/04/25/mat-matters-a-heartbreaking-and-beautiful-tribute-to-beverly-shade/ 

The women’s wrestling hall of fame www.womenswrestlinghalloffame.com was founded by international award winning filmmaker Christopher Annino https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0030399/,  NWA hall of fame inductee Susan Tex Green,  ECW originals Angel Orsini and Gary Wolf. 

Nicknamed “The Hammer”, Shade was a pioneer in women’s wrestling and was a time world tag team champion with her partner as seen in this clip Natasha https://youtu.be/KGGPDCZDcxw she is also one of the oldest living wrestlers and is featured in the documentary “Circle of Champions the History of Women’s Wrestling” https://youtu.be/f8n2ZTVru-s 

She is currently in hospice care in Mississippi. 

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