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Shine Wrestling
Founded2012
StyleWomen's professional wrestling
HeadquartersNew York City, New York
Founder(s)Sal Hamaoui
Lexie Fyfe
Owner(s)Sal Hamaoui
Jerry DuFrain
ParentWWNLive
SisterShimmer Women Athletes
Websiteshinewrestling.com

Shine Wrestling (stylized as SHINE Wrestling and often referred to simply as SHINE) is an American, New York based independent women's professional wrestling promotion. It is the sister promotion to Shimmer Women Athletes and airs events on Internet pay-per-view (iPPV).

History

Shine was created as the sister promotion of Shimmer Women Athletes,[1] and it was established by Sal Hamaoui in 2012. It held its first event Shine 1 on July 20, 2012.[1][2] Sal Hamaoui is the bookers for the promotion.[1]

The company use to hold its events at The Orpheum in Ybor City, Florida. Now it runs shows in Woodside, NY and Queens, NY.

In 2015, WWNLive opened its own training facility in Trinity, Florida named "World Wrestling Network Academy", which Shine shares with Dragon Gate USA, Evolve and Full Impact Pro.[3]

On October 24, 2016, WWNLive and FloSports announced a new streaming service, which would host events held by the WWNLive promotions, including Shine.[4]

Championships

As of August 1, 2022

Championship Current champion(s) Reign Date won Days
held
Notes
Shine Championship
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Ivelisse 4 December 12, 2021 232+ Defeated Natalia Markova at Shine 70.
Shine Tag Team Championship The Coven
(Chelsea Durden, Kelsey Raegan and Vipress)
1 April 17, 2022 106+ Defeated The Hex (Allysin Kay and Marti Belle) at Shine 73.
The three wrestlers are champions due to Freebird Rule.
Shine Nova Championship The Woad 1 September 19, 2021 316+ Defeated Natalia Markova at Shine 68.

Events

Main article: Shine Wrestling events

References

  1. ^ a b c Asher, Matthew. "Women ready to SHINE in new Florida promotion". Slam Wrestling. Retrieved 2014-09-03.
  2. ^ Shine Wrestling. "Shine 1". Archived from the original on 2012-08-22. Retrieved 2014-09-03.
  3. ^ Caldwell, James (2015-02-19). "WWNLive news: Official new training facility announced". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved 2015-02-19.
  4. ^ Nason, Josh (2016-10-24). "FloSports announces deal with WWNLive, launches pro wrestling streaming service". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Retrieved 2016-10-24.