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Terri Runnels (aka former WWE Diva Marlena) hangs out during the Masters of Ring Entertainment Fan Expo celebrating women's wrestling on May 23, 2015 in Wilmington, N.C.(Credit: Instagram user JoshNASCARWWE)

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Women of professional wrestling

WWE Divas and other women have made their mark in professional wrestling. The likes of the Bella Twins reached out past the ring into stardom in the reality show genre, but women in wrestling have have found success everywhere from the squared circle to the boardroom and charitable endeavors. Past WWE Divas like Trish Stratus and Lita have earned Hall of Fame distinction. Female grapplers from the past like Mae Young and the Fabulous Moolah have entertained crowds into their 70s and 80s. Businesswomen like Linda McMahon, Stephanie McMahon and Jane Geddes have found success on the executive level.

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