In February 1989, the WWF Women's Tag Team Championship was deactivated and The Glamour Girls (Leilani Kai and Judy Martin) were the final title holders.

Sapphire debuted in November 1989 on Saturday Night's Main Event as a 'fan' cheering on Dusty Rhodes at ringside in his match against Big Boss Man.

WWE currently refers to their female talent as Women Superstars or simply Superstars.

WWF also introduced the WWF Women's Tag Team Championship with Velvet Mc Intyre and Princess Victoria recognized as the first champions after also defecting from the NWA.

The following year, music artist Cyndi Lauper began a verbal feud with manager "Captain" Lou Albano; this brought professional wrestling into mainstream culture in a storyline that became known as the "Rock 'n' Wrestling Connection".

Rockin' Robin was the last WWF Women's Champion in the late 1980s.

When the WWF phased out its female-talent roster in 1990, Sensational Sherri remained with the company, joining Sapphire (who then departed from the company in mid 1990) and Miss Elizabeth focusing on managing male wrestlers.

The term was applied to women who appear as wrestlers, managers or valets, backstage interviewers, or ring announcers.

The term was discontinued at Wrestle Mania 32 on April 3, 2016 when the new Women's Championship was introduced.

after losing several rematches, Martel took a short leave of absence in early 1989 before being repackaged as Savage's valet.

Also in 1987 Mike Mc Guirk was introduced as the first female ring announcer of the promotion, arriving after Jesse Ventura referred her to the WWF.

Later on as part of a short talent exchange with All Japan Women's Pro Wrestling, various Japanese female wrestlers including Aja Kong debuted leading to the second elimination match at the Survivor Series 1995 event.