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10 Wrestling Firsts That Happened Earlier Than You Think

10. The First Women's Main Event

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Main eventing major shows has been an important part of WWE's ongoing Women's Revolution. Last year saw WWE's females headline three shows in a single week, while Sasha Banks and Charlotte Flair closed Raw twice during their lengthy Women's Championship feud in December 2016. They then went one step further by main eventing that year's Hell In A Cell pay-per-view, becoming the first women in WWE to do so, and it now seems a question of 'when?', not if the division will ever headline WrestleMania.

Sasha and Charlotte broke ground at HIAC, but WWE's women had headlined TV several times before that. Trish Stratus vs. Lita from the 6 December 2004 episode of Raw is often held up as the first time this happened. In reality, though, the old Women's Title had actually occupied this slot on two separate occasions back in 2000, first on the 28 March SmackDown episode, then again on 6 June.

Jacqueline defended the gold in the first match, and Lita challenged for it in the second. Their mutual opponent? Stephanie McMahon-Helmsley. What a massive surprise...

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