The Wild History Of G.L.O.W., The All- Female Wrestling League That Inspired A New Netflix Show

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The brand new heavily fictionalized Netflix series GLOW is not actually based on the ‘80s cult classic televised dramedy of the same name. So far the show appears to be a hit as was its original. Both shows delivered an abundance of “big hair and big slams” which seems pretty popular with the masses.  

Pictured here is the main cast of the original GLOW Promotion. Source: Pinterest

While the reimagining does closely resemble the original, it’s also a new beast in the sense that it calls out the former for its mistakes and accommodates modern audiences. Here are some things you should know about the history of the legendary all-female wrestling league known as GLOW.