Thursday, September 25, 2008

Victoria Crawford / Alicia Fox - WWE Diva

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Victoria Crawford was on born June 30, 1986, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
She is an American model and pro wrestler currently signed to WWE, working for it's SmackDown! brand under the name Alicia Fox.
Victoria is also training at the WWE developmental facility, Florida Championship Wrestling.
She was a model for and was later recruited by WWE to train as a professional wrestler.

Victoria may look like a model, but she's not afraid to get into the wrestling ring and mix things up. She's gone head to head with Shelly Martinez, ODB, Beth Phoenix and both of the Bella Twins.

Victoria was on WWE Smackdown! as Edge and Vickie Guerrero's wedding planner, Alicia Fox.
That is until Triple H revealed Edge kissing Alicia the day before the wedding on camera.
She showed up again at The Great American Bash trying to help Edge in his WWE Championship match, but hasn't been seen on TV since.

Victoria Crawford, Alicia Fox, wwe, wrestling

Friday, September 19, 2008

Toni Rose - Female Wrestling

Toni Rose, Donna Christanello, Fabulous Moolah

Toni Rose was a professional women's wrestler from " back in the day".
She was for the time, one of the consumate "heels".
Attractive and mean as a snake.
When she stepped into the wrestling ring, the ref had to duck,so he wouldn't get hit by the rule book flying out of it.
She was born in Terre Haute, Indiana and trained by the Fabulous Moolah.
Toni had feuds with Sue Green, Fifi Laverne, Sandy Parker and Penny Banner.
She often teamed with Donna Christanello.

 Toni Rose vs. Joyce Grable

Friday, September 12, 2008

Toni Monroe - Women of Wrestling

Toni Monroe is a professional female wrestler.
She was born on January 9, 1986.
Toni is originally from Forest Park, Georgia, but she's billed from Birmingham, England.
She was trained by Steven Scarborough and Mr. Hughes.
Her pro wrestling debut was January 29, 2005, in XWC.
Her finishing wrestling move is the British Bombshell.
Toni has held the MAXW Mid-Atlantic Women's Wrestling title, defeating Brandy Scotch on September 25, 2005 at the Hurricane Katrina Benefit.
She has worked for the Xtreme Wrestling Coalition (XWC), Mid-Atlantic Xtreme Wrestling (MAXW) and Gimmicks Only Underground Grappling Entertainment (GOUGE).
GOUGE, how cool is that for a wrestling promotion's name?
There are several videos of her on YouTube, but this on is my favorite:

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Thursday, September 11, 2008

Princess Tona Tomah - Wrestling Women

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Princess Tona Tomah

Mercedes Waukago was a womens pro wrestler, better known by her ring name, Princess Tona Tomah
Tona was born on June 5, 1935 on the Whitearth Indian Reservation in Minnesota.
She got her training from Mildred Burke.
Tona was one of the few legitimate Native American professional wrestlers.
She was in the first sanctioned women's boxing match in Arizona.
Tona was involved in law enforcement as well as boxing and wrestling.
On June 15, 2007, Princess Tona Tomah passed away at the age of 72 in Phoenix, Arizona. It was the same day Sherri Martel passed away.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Tiana Ringer - Women Wrestling

Tiana Ringer was born September 3, 1985, in South Palm Beach, Florida. She is a currently inactive American pro wrestler who has competed in North American promotions in Ontario and the North Central United States and has appeared in Blood, Sweat & Ears and SHIMMER during the early 2000s.

She has also appeared in All Pro Wrestling, Ring of Honor and toured Mexico with TNA Wrestling participating in an inter promotional event between TNA and Asistencia Asesoría y Administración in September 2006.

Growing up in South Palm Beach, Florida, Ringer began watching WCW professional wrestling with her older brothers during the early 1990s and later became a fan of Chris Jericho. While in high school, Ringer became involved in girl's varsity rugby as well as amateur wrestling winning four gold medals and qualifying for Provincials during her two year career. Although leaving the wrestling team prior to graduation choosing to focus on her dancing career, she studied Muay Thai after leaving high school.

During this time, she became associated with several independent wrestlers while working as a hostess for a local restaurant and was eventually introduced to one of the these wrestlers Rob "El Fuego" Etcheverria by his fiance who was a client of her mother, a professional trainer. Moving to Toronto, Ontario in early 2003, she began training under Etcheverria at Squared Circle and later continued to train occasionally with Scott D'Amore and Tyson Dux in Windsor before making her pro wrestling debut in June 2004.

That same year she was featured in the two-part wrestling documentary Slam Bam which aired on the Discovery Channel.

After missing several shows due to the death of her grandfather in early 2007, Tiana announced on her website that she would be taking an indefinite leave of absence from professional wrestling on June 25 in order to attend York University to complete her final year and receive her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. Tiana has plans to continue studying physiotherapy and complete a two year Masters program commencing September 2008.

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Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Texas Red - Female Wrestling

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No we're not talking about Mark Callaway or Red Bastien.
This Texas Red was a female wrestler in the 1960s and 70s.
She and Patty O'Hara won the World Women's Wrestling Assocation World Tag Team titles on July 1, 1971, defeating Jumbo Miyamoto and Aiko Kyo in Tokyo.

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Monday, September 8, 2008

Terri Poch, part 2

On the December 16 edition of WWE RAW , Tori complained to Triple H and Stephanie McMahon about Kane, by now feuding with his former tag team partner X-Pac (an ally of Triple H), being placed in a Handicap match. Stephanie retorted by challenging Tori to a match that night, which she accepted. However, Stephanie replaced herself with X-Pac, who defeated Tori with ease as Kane was ambushed backstage by the Mean Street Posse. Kane received a shot at the WWF Championship on December 20 but with the stipulation that, if he lost to incumbent Big Show, Tori would have to spend the Christmas weekend with X-Pac. Kane lost after the New Age Outlaws distracted him. However, Tori insisted upon her return that X-Pac had been a perfect gentleman.

Around the same time, Tori began to become paranoid, and grew hysterical after Test hugged her. Kane promptly destroyed Test in the ring, believing Tori's claims that he had harassed her. Other wrestlers began to exploit Tori's neuroticism, using it to unleash Kane on their enemies. This included Mankind, who manipulated the duo into attacking a fake-Mankind hired by Triple H.

Kane continued to feud with X-Pac, and on January 27 he was ambushed in the ring by the McMahon-Helmsley Faction (X-Pac's allies). After tying Kane up, X-Pac revealed that Tori was now with him. Tori turned heel, joining the faction and accompanying X-Pac and his partner Road Dogg to the ring. She helped X-Pac defeat Kane at No Way Out, but he was beaten by Kane in their last match at WrestleMania 2000. Tori continued to help X-Pac and Road Dogg, as well as helping Stephanie McMahon retain the Women's Championship in a match with Lita. The faction began feuding with the Dudley Boyz, and Tori used a Flying Splash to drive Bubba Ray Dudley through a table on June 12. Bubba Ray gained revenge at King of the Ring, where he powerbombed Tori through a table.

Poch was sidelined with a torn labrum on June 24. She underwent surgery with Dr. James Andrews. On October 30, Tori returned for one night, confronting and slapping X-Pac for failing to protect her.

Poch returned in January 2001 as The Black Ninja, a masked, anonymous figure wearing a black bodysuit who helped Raven retain the Hardcore Championship, attacking his opponents and acting as a getaway driver. Raven's Hardcore title feud with Crash Holly, led to a feud between The Ninja and Crash's onscreen cousin Molly Holly. Holly finally unmasked the ninja on the March 11 episode of Sunday Night HEAT, revealing her to be Tori. Subsequently, Poch was removed from television.

After working as a trainer on WWF Tough Enough throughout the summer of 2001, Poch was released by the WWF in September 2001. At the time, she made accusations about Scott Levy, claiming he had verbally abused her. WWF road agent Gerald Brisco and Executive Vice President of Talent Relations Jim Ross claimed, however, that these allegations were not true.

She subsequently retired from wrestling to concentrate on her career as a yogini.
Hmmmm...Trish opened a Yoga Studio when she quit.....

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Sunday, September 7, 2008

Terri Poch, part 1

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Terri Poch was born August 20, 1967 in Portland, Oregon. She is an American bodybuilder and former pro wrestler, best known for her appearances with the WWF as Tori.

Terri made her pro wrestling debut in 1988 as Taylor Made, a valet for Scotty the Body in Portland's Pacific Northwest Wrestling. She joined the Ladies Professional Wrestling Association in 1990 as Terri Power, and on February 23, 1992 at Super Ladies Showdown in Rochester, Minnesota in the Mayo Civic Center she defeated Lady X for the LPWA Championship. She was never defeated for the title, as the LPWA ceased operations shortly after her victory. She also teamed with Reggie Bennett during their mutual stint with the short-lived organization.

In the summer of 1992, Poch began wrestling for All Japan Women's Pro-Wrestling. She competed in the Japan Grand Prix, finishing ninth, and the Fuji Network Tag Team Tournament, with Kyoko Inoue as her partner. She remained in Japan until 1993, when she took a hiatus from wrestling.

WWF hired her in the autumn of 1998. She debuted on the December 28 episode of WWE RAW is WAR entering the ring before a match to hand Sable a yellow rose. She continued in becoming an obsessed fan over the next few weeks, constantly at ringside during Sable's matches. At the Royal Rumble, she helped Sable defeat Luna Vachon in a Strap match. She later introduced herself as Tori and tried to gain the respect of Sable, who continually degraded and humiliated her. This led to Tori challenging Sable to a match for the Women's Championship at WrestleMania XV. Tori was defeated following interference from Sable's debuting bodyguard, Nicole Bass.

Tori feuded with Jacqueline in April and May 1999 and then began pursuing Ivory's Women's Championship in July. After Ivory defeated Tori at SummerSlam, their feud became more and more heated, leading to the first ever WWF women's Hardcore match on the September 6, 1999 edition of RAW . Ivory retained her title once more in a match which involved Tori having a mirror smashed over her head and being burnt with an iron. On September 26, Tori attempted to gain a measure of retribution by attacking Ivory during a match, but instead was pushed in a crate by Ivory.

Tori returned in November, teaming with Mae Young, The Fabulous Moolah, and Debra to defeat Ivory, Luna, Terri Runnels, and Jacqueline at Survivor Series. She also became the girlfriend of Kane. This led to a short feud between Kane and Viscera after Viscera repeatedly made unwelcome advances toward Tori.

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Terri Runnels/ Marlena, part 4

Terri Runnels, Marlena, women wrestling, female wr

Terri invited The Kat (Stacy Carter) to a beauty salon saying she was sorry for cheating on the match. However, Terri spiked The Kat's drink and dyed and cut her hair while she was unconscious. The feud would continue to an Arm Wrestling Match at Insurrextion 2000. Carter was victorious, but after the match, Terri pulled The Kat's top off, exposing her breasts. Instead of being disgusted or embarrassed, Carter allowed the crowd to see her breasts. In June 2000, Terri formed an alliance with Dean Malenko, and on June 6 on RAW, Malenko faced Jerry Lawler (representing The Kat) in a "Over the Top, Off with the Top" Match. Though Malenko lost, Terri was covered up by Steven Richards before she could strip topless. The feud resurfaced in a match between Terri and Perry Saturn vs The Kat and Al Snow where Terri and Perry emerged victorious at SummerSlam 2000,later then Terri and The Kat had a backstage fight before their match involving Perry Saturn on Terri´s side and Rikishi on The Kat´s side,although Terri and Perry Saturn won Rikishi left Perry Saturn nearly unconscious and Stinkfaced Terri,one show later Terri took revenge on The Kat by Stinkfacing her. This resulted on an official Stinkface match between Terri and the Kat where The Kat won by stinkfacing Terri.Both ladies continued their feud in match between Terri, Perry Saturn, and D´lo Brown vs The Kat, Dean Malenko and The Godfather where Terri´s team resulted victorious, a match between Terri and the Fabulous Moolah vs. The Kat and Mae Young where they lost, and many more matches.

Terri became the onscreen girlfriend and manager of Perry Saturn and joined The Radicalz. The partnership lasted until Saturn, concussed by a double powerbomb delivered by The Acolytes, opted to continue seeing "Moppy" (a mop he believed was alive) when Terri told him to get rid of the mop or she would leave him. Terri then became the manager of wrestler Raven and joined The Alliance in order to enact revenge upon Saturn, a goal she achieved when Raven stole the mop and fed it into a woodchipper.

In late-2001, Terri replaced Trish Stratus as the host of the WWE recap program "Excess" after Stratus became a full-time wrestler. She briefly feuded with Stratus, resulting in a wet T-shirt contest between the two on RAW, which was interrupted by Jazz. Runnels held the role until the program was canceled and she then became a backstage interviewer. She wrestled the occasional match a notorious one being her vs. Trish Stratus on a lingerie match for the Women´s Championship but she lost.and had brief feuds with Molly Holly and Stacy Keibler. Terri defeated Keibler in the first ever Lingerie Pillow Fight, which concluded with a bitter Keibler tarring and feathering Terri afterward. On May 27, 2002, she briefly held the perpetually contested Hardcore Title when she pinned a dazed Steven Richards, though he immediately pinned her to regain the title. She also began an onscreen romance with Kane which was abandoned when Kane turned heel in June 2003. Terri declined to train as a full-time wrestler, preferring to act as a manager if possible. In March of 2004, Runnels requested and was granted her release from the WWE, parting on good terms.

It was reported in April 2008 that Terri will be making her comeback to wrestling after a 4 year absence. She is taking bookings through the talent booking company Integrity Bookings and also through

Terri Runnels/ Marlena, part 3

Terri Runnels, Marlena, women wrestling, female wr

Terri competed in a modified Classic Survivor Series 8-Diva Tag Team Match with there only being one fall instead of elimination at the 1999 Survivor Series pay-per-view. She teamed up with former P.M.S. stablemate Jacqueline, Luna, and the WWF Women's Wrestling Champion Ivory in a loss to The Fabulous Moolah, Mae Young, Tori, and Debra. Though she didn't get tagged in or even stand on the ring apron like the other participants, she got her top ripped off by Debra at the conclusion of the match.

In late 1999, Terri staged the "Terri Invitational Tournament" between Edge and Christian and The Hardy Boyz (then known as The New Brood), with the winner receiving her managerial services and the sum of $100,000. The Hardy Boyz won the Tournament, which culminated in a Ladder match at No Mercy (with the prize money suspended above the ring in a bag), and Terri spent the next few months as their manager until she was injured when Bubba Ray Dudley powerbombed her through a table on January 24, 2000. Terri returned on February 27 and cost the Hardy Boyz a match, complaining that they had not visited her while hospitalized. She then became the manager of Edge and Christian, but cost them numerous matches, including a bout for the WWF Tag Team Championships. After she cost Christian a match on an episode of SmackDown!, Edge and Christian dispensed with her services. After Terri mocked the departing tag team with her signature "she-devil" taunt, Edge noticing the gesture on the TitanTron, turned around and speared her.

Terri then began a feud with The Kat because she was jealous of the latter's TV exposure. At WrestleMania 2000, Terri (accompanied by The Fabulous Moolah) defeated The Kat (with Mae Young) in a Catfight. Val Venis was the Special Guest Referee, but was distracted when Mae kissed him in response to Val making out with both Terri and The Kat. This allowed Moolah to pull The Kat out of the ring, and when Val saw her out of the ring, he declared Terri the winner. Post-match, The Kat attacked Terri by stripping her black pants off to expose her thong.

Terri Runnels/ Marlena, part 2

Terri debuted in the WWF at the 1996 Royal Rumble as Marlena. Terri came up with the name and also had to petition Vince to allow her to smoke the cigars she wanted to bring to the ring. Terri loved smoking cigars in her private time and thought that would be perfect for the androgynous character that she thought of to compliment her husband's character "Goldust". Terri thought of the Marlena character one day while she was in her tanning bed. The motivation for the Marlena character was the Bob Mackie Barbie doll which looked like a Sun Goddess. The cigar-smoking manager and wife of her real-life husband Dustin Runnels, then packaged as the eccentric, cross-dressing, bisexual wrestler Goldust.

Marlena was attacked by Chyna twice, the first time Chyna choked Terri from behind while in a match between Goldust and HHH, the second time was after Marlena slapped HHH because he Pedigreed Goldust, Chyna sneaked up behind Marlena and shook her like a rag doll, causing her to injure her ribs, Marlena then had an arm wrestling match with the conceited Sunny, where Marlena was close to winning but Sunny threw a bag of sand at her face, so no one really won.Terri managed Goldust until November 3, 1997, when he revealed his new valet, Luna Vachon. Terri disappeared from TV, re-emerging in 1998 as the manager and on-screen girlfriend of Val Venis. Venis ended their relationship when Terri announced that she was pregnant saying that she could not be expecting a baby from him due to the fact that he had a vasectomy. In November 1998, the jilted Terri formed the stable "Pretty Mean Sisters" (P.M.S.) with Jacqueline and Ryan Shamrock, both of whom also had reason to resent men,although Ryan Shamrock joined a few months after Terri and Jacqueline did, when Terri and Jacqueline first joined they both low blowed their male counterparts and had a few matches with some divas such as Ivory and Tori where Terri would usually act as a manager instead of actually wrestling. In a match between Jacqueline and Ivory, Terri went up to the ring and burned Ivory in the face with a cigar causing Jacqueline to pin Ivory. Two shows later Ivory called out Terri to the ring to fight hand-to-hand and Terri came out with Jacqueline but on the way to the ring Terri told Jacqueline that she was fine and that she could take on Ivory by herself,Jacqueline hesitated but agreed, but almost immediately after Terri stepped into the ring, she was intimidated by Ivory and tried to run away, but Ivory grabbed her and ripped off her T-shirt. In a subsequent angle, D'Lo Brown accidentally knocked Terri from the ring apron to the floor during a match, and she claimed to have suffered a miscarriage. This was later found to be untrue, as was the entire pregnancy, but in the meantime Terri used the incident to exert control over D'Lo, who became a virtual servant to P.M.S. The stable eventually grew to encompass Meat, a male wrestler who the ladies constantly abused. P.M.S. gradually drifted apart, and the stable finally split in August 1999.

Terri Runnels/ Marlena, part 1

Terri Runnels, Marlena, women wrestling, female wr

Terri Lynne Boatright Runnels was born October 5, 1966 in Live Oak, Florida. She is a former WCW and WWE professional wrestling manager, and TV host. She is best known for her eight-year career with WWE, and as the former wife of Dustin Runnels ( Goldust) .

Runnels was originally a make-up artist for CNN, and worked in the same studios in which episodes of WCW were taped. When WCW was purchased by Ted Turner in 1988, booker Ole Anderson invited her to become part of the roster. Terri debuted in 1990 as Miss Alexandra York, (a name Terri created at lunch one day with Tony Schiavone) an accountant who led the WCW faction known as the York Foundation. The York Foundation was a consortium of wrestlers with finance themed gimmicks, including Terrance Taylor, Richard Morton, Thomas Rich, and Michael Wallstreet. Terri carried a laptop, a Tandy 100 computer, which at that time had been obsolete for about six years, to ringside with which she purportedly calculated the means and time necessary for her clients to win matches.

Wrestler: Taylor Matheny

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Taylor Ann Matheny was born November 23, 1979, in Maple Valley, Washington.
She is a retired American pro wrestler who competed in North American independent promotions including Ohio Valley Wrestling, a developmental territory of the WWE. She is best known, however, as a contestant on MTV's Tough Enough in 2001, making it to the finals before losing out to Nidia Guenard.

Taylor became interested in pro wrestling during the late 1990s and after seeing a commercial for WWE Tough Enough during Monday Night Raw, auditioned for the reality television series. Originally one of thirteen contestants, she eventually reached the finals with Chris Nowinski, Maven Huffman, Josh Matthews and Nidia Guenard.

In November 2001, Soon after the finale of the show, Matheny made her professional wrestling debut in New England's World Wrestling Alliance in November 2001. Within a short time, she appeared on the independent wrestling circuit across the United States.

During the next year, Matheny appeared in numerous independent promotions. She defeated Frost in an intergender match at Alaska Superslam II in Anchorage on February 17. While competing for New Era Wrestling, she teamed with Rory Fox to defeat Gage Octane and Vixen in a mixed tag team match on April 6. She also faced April Hunter at a Universal Wrestling Federation event in Oxford, Pennsylvania on April 19, 2006; this was one of two matches during which Hunter made her professional debut.

After making an appearance in Liberty All-Star Wrestling defeating Danny Rose and Allison Danger in a mixed tag team match on April 20, Matheny began competing for the Nova Scotia-based Mainstream Wrestling. She defeated Kyle Kruze in a series of intergender matches and teamed with Lincoln Steen to defeat Flexx Falcone and Morgan Storm in mixed tag team matches during late April. She defeated Morgan Storm in two subsequent "Ladies" matches on April 28 and 29, 2002.

After wrestling against Allison Danger at Jersey All Pro Wrestling's Memorial Day Massacre supercard on May 26, Matheny accepted an invitation by the Japanese female wrestling promotion ARSION for a three and a half month tour in Japan. During the tour, she teamed with Bionic J and Cheerleader Melissa in a 6-man tag team match to defeat Mariko Yoshida, Kaori Yoneyama and Baby A on June 23. She also faced Baby A and Rie Tamada in singles matches before losing to Ai Fujita in a match for the WWWA Super Lightweight Championship on August 25, 2002.

After facing Rena Takase, Mika Nishio and MARU in a 6-man tag team match with Bionic J and Cheerleader Melissa on September 12, Matheny returned to the United States. Inactive during late 2002, she briefly feuded with Cheerleader Melissa in Live Action Wrestling in January 2003. Later that month, she appeared at a LAW event with B.G. James, Disco Inferno, Norman Smiley, Buff Bagwell and the Road Warriors.

Although scheduled to debut in the Carolina Wrestling Federation at the BattleCade III supercard on December 28, Matheny canceled her appearance, and by the latter part of 2003, Matheny became tired of the wrestling business and retired. However, on September 2, 2005, she made a surprise appearance with her boyfriend Brian Kendrick at a show for Full Impact Pro.

Matheny was pursuing a career as a Hollywood make-up artist, working on the 2005 film The Last Will.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Tammy Lynn Sytch / Sunny, part 4

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During this time, Tammy appeared at the New Jersey-based NWA Cyberspace promotion. Soon after Sytch's departure from NWA Cyberspace, the New Jersey-based National Wrestling Superstars (NWS) became her new primary wrestling promotion. Tammy appeared on a few of the promotion's shows in the summer, and on June 3, 2006, she managed Lex Luger to victory over Johnny Candido. Prior to the match, a presentation was held from The Manasquan Elks Lodge to the Chris Candido Memorial Fund. The Elks Lodge donated $500 to the fund, with the money being used towards a scholarship for a Manasquan High School student. In spite of the prior ruling, Tammy returned to NWA Shockwave (formerly NWA Cyberspace) in 2006 as a featured headliner. On December 1, 2006, she was appointed the new commissioner of NWA Shockwave. Immediately following this announcement, Commissioner Sytch declared all NWA SW championship titles vacant and informed fans that a new Heavyweight and Internet champion would be crowned on January 13. The promotion temporarily stopped promoting shows due to the death of NWA Shockwave owner Billy Firehawk in July 2006.

Tammy won her first championship belt on December 22, 2007 at a Women Superstars Uncensored show in Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey. She defeated Alicia to become the new WSU Champion. Sytch made an appearance on the 15th Anniversary WWE Raw show on December 10, 2007 in a segment with Vince, Stephanie and Shane McMahon.

Tammy made an appearance at a Ring of Honor show on December 29, 2007 held at New York City, seated at ringside during a non-title three-way match where Daizee Haze defeated fellow ROH regulars Lacey, and then-SHIMMER Champion Sara Del Rey. Upon the conclusion of the match, Lacey verbally assaulted Sytch and accused her of denigrating women's roles in professional wrestling, which supposedly resulted in women's wrestlers not being taken seriously in the industry. She also threatened to assault her, but Haze made the save on Sytch's behalf. Tammy made a few more appearances for ROH in 2008, where she repeatedly offered her services to Austin Aries but was turned down. On the April 12 ROH show, Larry Sweeney announced that he had opened a "Diva School" and invited Tammy Sytch to be the "trainer", an offer she claimed she would consider.

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Tammy Lynn Sytch / Sunny, part 3

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After being released from WCW, the Tammy and Chris landed in Xtreme Pro Wrestling where she managed Candido to the XPW World Heavyweight Wrestling Title. Candido and Sytch parted ways with XPW and started touring other indy wrestling promotions. Meanwhile, Sytch formed a business relationship with Missy Hyatt, and the two created the website Wrestling Vixxxens in July 2001. Along with a few other women loosely affiliated with wrestling at the time, they posed for the website and charged people to view the pictures. In the spring of 2003, Sytch & Candido moved to Puerto Rico and were set to work for Victor Quinones' International Wrestling Association promotion. However, Sabu convinced them to work for Carlos Colon's rival World Wrestling Council promotion instead. After six months, the couple quit the promotion and headed back to the States. Upon their return to the States, both Sytch and Candido briefly lived with former ECW wrestler Hack Myers in his home in Florida.

After the death of Chris Candido, it did not take long for Sytch to become regularly involved in the independent circuit again. Sytch made appearances as a referee for NWS Wrestling in May 2005 and attended a Chris Candido Memorial show on June 4, 2005. Also, Sytch was a part of Hardcore Homecoming on June 10, 2005. She first came out with Johnny Grunge and Pit Bull #1 to do a tribute to former ECW wrestlers who had recently died. Among those honored were Candido, Pit Bull #2, and Rocco Rock. They were interrupted by Danny Doring and Roadkill, but 911 cleared them out of the ring. 911 then proceeded to pick up Sytch and place her on his shoulder, but 911's knee buckled and they both toppled to the canvas. Sytch proceeded to laugh off the incident.

Monday, September 1, 2008

Wladek (Walter) "Killer" Kowalski passed away this weekend.

Wladek (Walter) "Killer" Kowalski passed away this weekend.
Even though he was a legendary wrestler and trainer, why note this here?
Because this gentle giant trained many female professional wrestlers, including Chyna, Brittany Brown, April Hunter, Nikki Roxx, Malia Hosaka, Misty Blue Simmes and Melissa Coates.

"Shoot for the moon - if you miss, you may hit a star." - Walter "Killer" Kowalski

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that wrestling fans send donations to:

Walter "Killer" Kowalski Memorial Fund
c/o Citizens Bank
876 Main Street
Malden, MA 02148

You can visit the website here for more information.

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