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All the talk of a women's revolution in the last few years has been fantastic because we have seen a more serious push for the women in the major companies. With so much talent on the WWE nowadays it makes me think about how it compares to the talent past women's divisions for the WWE. For those who may not be aware back in the 1970's and 1980's the WWE actually had both WWE Women's Tag & Singles championships to support a very deep women's division. During this period names like Wendi Richter, Judy Martin, Jumping Bomb Angels, Fabulous Moolah, and a variety of other tremendously talented women.
Even though recently the WWE has seemingly been focusing on honoring women of the Attitude era in recent years I think it would be a good idea to change things up and spread to spotlight back to those who sort of helped bring women's wrestling to the WWF. One of those women was Joyce Grable, whose career extended through all the major companies at the time including AWA, NWA and the WWF. Along with both Wendi Richter and Vicki Williams they would hold the WWF and NWA World Women's Championships respectively. Joyce also would become one of only a handful of women to hold the NWA United States Women's championship after winning the title from Ann Casey in 1978. Following her title reign with the US Women's title the title would be retired by the NWA between 1978 and 1980. Though Joyce may not have been as known or famous as her fellow territory era counterparts, but that shouldn't stop her from being inducted into the Hall of Fame even if it was as a tag team with Vicki or Wendi. However, I do think that Joyce's induction will be highly unlikely I do think they eventually need to turn their attention to the 1980's and names like Joyce Grable.