Shine Wrestling 3: Scouting Report
Tomorrow sees Shine Wrestling return with SHINE 3, live from The Orpheum in Ybor City, FL. As per normal, there are a number of pricing options available from WWNLive.com – and it also means it’s time for another Scouting Report. Only four talents are making their debuts on this show, so for background on the competitors not listed here, please refer back to the SHINE 1 and SHINE 2 Scouting Reports…
From “Temptation Island”, pint-sized Latasha stands just 4’11″, but she’s a little firecracker … Trained by (amongst others) similarly undersized Matt Hyson aka Spike Dudley … Best known for her run in WSU, where she was the first ever WSU Spirit Champion, and one half of the tag team champions with Jana … Looking to make an impact with Gabby Gilbert as the tag team “Rainbow Bright” (they’ve even got a joint twitter account) … We talked to Latasha at the start of the year for the first edition of “My Name Is…” where she talked about her desire to work more places this year … Toured with REINA in Japan earlier in the year … Watch out for her Luscious Breaker (neckbreaker)
Gabby Gilbert is the former Roxie Cotton, having adopted that name after Roxie’s “retirement” at AIW Girls Night Out 4 last year … Describes herself as a Pro Wrestler/Luchadora/Comedian/Actress/All Around Entertainer … Former guest on Ringbelles’ WOW Podcast … Has been doing stand up comedy … “Rainbow Bright” tag team with Luscious Latasha only the latest in colourfully named tag teams, which have previously included the Punky Bruisers (w/ Marti Belle), the Beatdown Betties (w/ Annie Social) & Harajuku Masume (w/ Sumie Sakai)
Three year pro based out of Philadelphia … Trained by Mr. Arrogance, Amy Lee and Oriphiden … Has wrestled as Lady D & Simply D’Vyne … Current NWA Ring Warriors Battling Bombshells Champion, having won the title under controversial circumstances from La Rosa Negra … Wrestles a lot of custom shoots, but seems to have flown under the radar of many of the bigger promotions, making tomorrow night’s Shine show possibly her biggest profile booking to date
You think Barbie, you think tall and blonde – not so for this 26 year old New Hampshire resident, who is brunette and tattooed … Has 10 years of experience in the ring … Trained by Shockwave of Zero-1 and Matt Hyson/Spike Dudley … Best known of late for her work in NYWC and WSU, but has wrestled extensively in the past for Top Rope Promotions … Regular opponent of Luscious Latasha … Favourite finisher is the “Facelift” … An obsessive Marilyn Monroe Fan
Greek Barbie is debuting against Taylor Made, Sienna Duvall takes on Santana Garrett, while Rainbow Bright will take on the returning West Coast Connection. Also at Shine 3, the main event participants of Shine 2 (Jazz & Mercedes Martinez) have been fined and are being kept apart on this show, with Jazz facing Rain in the main event, and Mercedes Martinez meeting Jayme Jameson. In addition, hot off injuring Reby Sky at Shine 2, Jessicka Havok will meet the challenge of Mia Yim, crowd favourite Leva Bates is scheduled to face Kimberly, while Allysin Kay will battle Christina Von Eerie.
There will be an announcement made which will affect the futures of both Shine and SHIMMER, and four lady wrestlers of the past will be honoured as part of the event. Learn more about these veterans by checking out yesterday’s Retro.
Join us after Shine 3 for results, pictures and analysis. Feel free to send in your own opinions via email to firstname.lastname@example.org