Thursday, May 28, 2009
Although not really a wrestler, Miss Elizabeth had a big impact on female wrestling.
Just check around with some of the female wrestlers of today, and you'll see that she was a role model for a lot of them.
Elizabeth Ann Hulette was born on November 19, 1960 in Frankfort, Kentucky.
While she was working for International Championship Wrestling, an independent professional wrestling promotion based in Lexington, Kentucky, she met Randall Poffo, better known now as "Macho Man" Randy Savage.(ICW was run by the father of Macho Man, Angelo Poffo)
The two married on December 30, 1984, and Randy went to work for the WWF soon after.
On the August 24, 1985, edition of WWF Prime Time Wrestling, Miss Elizabeth officially debuted as the manager of the Macho Man.
She became integral to the story lines with Randy, but she always maintained a sense of style and class.
Even when she once ripped off her skirt to revel a red bikini bottom that distracted André the Giant and Ted DiBiase, allowing Hulk Hogan and the Macho Man to win a match at the very first SummerSlam.
Except for a few small catfights with the late Sherri Martel, Elizabeth didn't do much in the ring except advance the story lines in the WWF.
In the WCW however, Elizabeth wrestled in her first official match against Daffney on May 8, 2000.
After that, she competed in a few matches against Rhonda Singh and Madusa.
On August 17, 2000, WCW released Elizabeth from her contract.
Miss Elizabeth passed away on May 1, 2003.
Besides Randy Savage, she managed Hulk Hogan, Lex Luger, Sting, Dusty Rhodes, Ric Flair and Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake.
The WWE has a nice Alumni page about Elizabeth here:
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Yet another young lady that wrestles for Shimmer, Sassy Stephie.
Stephie stands 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 122 pounds.
She was trained by "Big Gunns" Jeff Cannon and made her pro wrestling debut in March of 2007.
Besides Shimmer, Sassy Stephie has wrestled for Ohio Championship Wrestling (OCW), Ring of Honor (ROH), NWA Underground, Professional Girl Wrestling Association (PGWA) and
Insanity Pro Wrestling.
She was also the first PWR Womens Wrestling Champion.
You can see more of Stephie at her MySpace page here:
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
This lovely young lady is another Shimmer wrestler, Catherine Power (Cat Power).
Cat was born on November 15, 1985, in North Sydney, Canada.
Besides Cat Power, she also wrestles under the name Haley Rogers.
Besides Shimmer, Cat has wrestled for Blood Sweat and Ears, Border City Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Xtreme and Women's Extreme Wrestling.
Cat was bitten by the wrestling bug so hard, she left University College of Cape Breton to go to the Can-Am Wrestling School in Windsor, Ontario.
Here is a video of Cat's Shimmer debut against the awesome Allison Danger
You can keep up with Cat by going to her MySpace page here:
Or by going to Shimmer's homepage here:
Monday, May 4, 2009
Female pro wrestler Nevaeh.
In case you didn't notice, Nevaeh is heaven spelled backwards.
Anyway, Nevaeh is 5'4 and weighs in at 130 lbs.
She made her pro wrestling debut in February 2005.
Nevaeh is one half of a tag team with her real life friend Ashley Lane (TNA Knockout Madison Rayne).
She and Ashley were the first ever Shimmer Tag Team Champions (they defeated "The Experience" in the finals of a Six Team Gauntlet match) .
Ashley and Nevaeh recently lost the titles to Portia Perez and Nicole Matthews, the Canadian Ninjas.
Besides Shimmer, she has worked for Ohio Championship Wrestling.
You can find out more about Nevaeh at the Shimmer website here:
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