Reflections on Regional Professional Wrestling:  Gender at FortuneBaynia

by David Beard, Associate Professor of Rhetoric, University of Minnesota Duluth There was one women’s match at FortuneBaynia, a regional professional wrestling show held in Tower, Minnesota, July 29, 2018, about three hours north of Minneapolis.  That match demonstrated some of the limitations of women’s professional wrestling when it settles down into the regional circuits. … Continue reading Reflections on Regional Professional Wrestling:  Gender at FortuneBaynia

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Reflections on Regional Professional Wrestling:  Nostalgia Marketing at FortuneBaynia

by David Beard, Associate Professor of Rhetoric, University of Minnesota Duluth Nostalgia is a powerful dimension of brand management, and FortuneBaynia, a regional professional wrestling show held in Tower, Minnesota, July 29, 2018, about three hours north of Minneapolis and most of the way to the Canadian border, demonstrates this power. On the surface, the … Continue reading Reflections on Regional Professional Wrestling:  Nostalgia Marketing at FortuneBaynia