Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Wrestler Name: ODB
Real Name: Jessica Kresa
Born: June 6, 1978, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Height and Weight: 5'6" - 130 lbs
Trained by: Eddie Sharkey, Dan Schaffner, Terry Klinger
Pro Wrestling Debut: August 2001
Previous Gimmicks: Jessica James, Jessica Dalton, Poison (TNA October 2004)
Finishing Move: The Dirty Dozen (Top Rope X-Factor)
Favorite Wrestling Moves: Missile Dropkick
Feuds: Shawn Davairi, Ken Anderson, Trinity, Victoria Crawford, Beth Phoenix, Katie Lea
Pro wrestler Jessica Kresa (better known as ODB) currently works for TNA Wrestling.
Other than her current role as a TNA Knockout (she's a former three time TNA Women's Knockout Champion), Jessica is best known for her work in WWE's developmental territory, Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW).
Jessica's athletic background isn't in wrestling like some other female wrestlers, but in ice hockey. Jessica was so good, that she was the captain of the first girls team at her high school and she also played at St. Cloud State University (in Minnesota) for two years.
She got her start in pro wrestling when she tried out for the first season of WWE's reality show, WWE Tough Enough.
Jessica made the top 25, but missed the final cut for the show.
After returning home to Minnesota, she began training with Eddie Sharkey, Dan Schaffner and Terry Klinger and made her pro wrestling debut in 2001.
In 2004 Jessica began feuding with Trinity in TNA (Total Nonstop Action Wrestling).
In June 2006, Kresa started working in OVW (Ohio Valley Wrestling) there she created the OVW Women's Wrestling Championship because OVW didnt have a women's champion at the time.
OVW eventually recognized the title and ODB defended it, losing it to Katie Lea in a Gauntlet Match on November 1st, 2006.
Jessica won the title back, but lost it to Milena Roucka (Rosa Mendes) in a Six-Way Match on September 20th, 2007.
She lost the belt because TNA had contracted her, making her the first OVW Divas that went to TNA rather than the WWE.
TNA Webography: ODB
Thanks to TNA who have no problem with sharing their videos for promotion, unlike some wrestling promotions ::cough:: WWE ::cough::
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