~~~Maria Kanellis stripped Candice Michelle | Maria stripped Torrie Wilson | Victoria stripped Maria | Ashley stripped Victoria.
In a Maria interview on Sky Sports (On January 26, 2006): When asked: Who do you think will win the Royal Rumble? “I’m trying to think who is even in it. There are so many guys. I would have to say John Cena, because he’s great.”Editor’s Note: John Cena is not entering the Royal Rumble match, instead will challenge for the WWE title. Maria sure lives the airhead gimmick everywhere doesn’t she!
World Wrestling Entertainment – MARIA:
February 6, 2006 – RAW: John Cena and Maria Kanellis beat Edge and Lita (Thus Cena chose Mick Foley to ref their match next week).
February 26, 2010: Maria Kanellis was surprisingly released from her World Wrestling Entertainment contract.
Mike Aldren wrote (March 4): Maria, 28, was cut the day after her birthday. She became endangered in January after she used a promotional tour in the UK to promote her outside projects – an upcoming music album and clothing line. She did a televised interview where she talked about settling down, getting married, and having babies. She’s currently dating an NFL player. The final straw may have been when she wrote on Twitter that she would rather stay at home than come in to work. Although she said publicly her release came as a surprise, privately she said she wasn’t surprised and is looking forward to expanding her career – she’s already hired an agent. The timing was bad as she had just started a romance angle with Matt Hardy on Smackdown. She said her biggest wrestling regret was never getting a run with a women’s title belt. She was voted 2009 Diva of the Year by fans on the WWE website and is a contestant on the upcoming season of Celebrity Apprentice on NBC.
May 17, 2010: Maria Kanellis was “fired” from Celebrity Apprentice – making it to the final three of the reality show.
February 2011: Maria Kanellis is about to launch her own brand of perfume titled ‘Signature’.
December 23, 2011 – ROH Final Battle 2011: Maria Kanellis made her ROH debut as “The Prodigy” Mike Bennett’s girlfriend. ROH TV Champion Jay Lethal defeated El Generico and “The Prodigy” Mike Bennett w/ Brutal Bob and Maria Kanellis to retain.
January 5, 2012 – PWE: Lulu defeated The Pink Ranger (Maria Kanellis).
March 24, 2012 – FWE: Winter defeated Maria Kanellis and Rosita in a 3-way match to win the FWE women’s title.
March 25, 2012 – FWE: Maria Kanellis defeated Tara in the semi-finals. Maria Kanellis defeated Winter to win the vacant FWE women’s title.
May 4, 2012 – PWS: Jillian Hall and Reby Sky defeated Maria Kanellis and Brittney Savage.
June 9, 2012 – FWE: Maria Kanellis and Rosita defeated Jillian Hall and Winter. Jillian Hall defeated Maria Kanellis with Winter as special referee.
July 28, 2012 – FWE: Maria Kanellis defeated Winter to win the FWE women’s title.
August 11, 2012 – ROH Boiling Point: Sara Del Ray and Eddie Edwards defeated Maria Kanellis and Mike Bennett.
October 5, 2012 – FWE: Angelina Love and Velvet Sky defeated Katarina Leigh and Maria Kanellis.
March 4, 2012 – ROH 10th Year Anniversary: Mike Bennett with Maria Kanellis and Brutal Bob defeated Homicide.
February 9, 2013 – ROH TV: “Unbreakable” Michael Elgin defeated “The Prodigy” Mike Bennett w/ Maria Kanellis and Brutal Bob.
February 16, 2013 – FWE No Limits: Maria Kanellis (w/Mike Bennett) defeated Angelina Love to win the women’s title.
February 23, 2013 – PWX: Amber O’Neal and Zane Riley defeated Maria Kanellis and Mike Bennett.
2013 – Maria is the self-proclaimed First Lady of ROH.
April 20, 2013 – ROH TV: Roderick Strong defeated Mike Bennettt w/Maria Kanellis.
May 3, 2013 – NEW Wrestling: Maria Kanellis defeated Mickie James.
May 4, 2013 – ROH Border Wars: Roderick Strong defeated Mike Bennett w/ Maria.
June 1, 2013 – ROH TV: Jay Lethal defeated BJ Whitmer and Mike Bennett with Maria in a 3-way match to become #1 contender for the ROH TV title.
June 21, 2013 – FWE Welcome 2 the Rumble: Katarina and Angelina Love defeated Maria and Ivelisse.
June 22, 2013 – House of Hardcore: Carlito defeated Mike Bennett w Maria.
June 22, 2013 – ROH Best in the World: BJ Whitmer defeated Michael Bennett w Maria & Brutal Bob.
July 12, 2013 – ROH Reclamation Night 1: Michael Bennett w/ Maria defeated BJ Whitmer.
July 13, 2014 – ROH Reclamation Night 2: Michael Bennett /Maria defeated Rhino.
July 13, 2013 – ROH TV (Taped): Mike Bennett w Maria & Brutal Bob defeated Nick Merriman.
July 27, 2013 – TRP: Daviene and Jimmy Preston defeated Maria Kanellis and Mike Bennett.
August 3, 2013 – ROH All Star Extravaganza V: Michael Bennett w/Maria Kanellis defeated BJ Whitmer in the 1st round of the World Heavyweight Title Tournament was thrown out after Bennett piledrove Whitmer on the apron and BJ needed immediate attention. BJ Whitmer suffered a injury.
August 10, 2013 – ROH TV: Michael Bennett (w/Maria Kanellis) defeated “Brutal” Bob Evans.
September 7, 2013 – ROH Road To Greatness: Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis defeated Davey Richards.
September 20, 2013 – ROH Death Before Dishonor: Adrenaline RUSH (ACH & Tadarius Thomas) & C&C Wrestle Factory (Caprice Coleman & Cedric Alexander) defeated Matt Taven, Michael Bennett & reDRagon (Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly) (w/Kasey Ray, Maria Kanellis, Scarlett Bordeaux, Seleziya Sparx & Truth Martini).
September 28, 2013 – ROH A New Dawn: Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis defeated Davey Richards.
October 5, 2013 – ROH Charm City Challenge: Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis defeated Jimmy Jacobs.
October 12, 2013 – Remix Pro: Sassy Stephanie defeated Maria Kanellis.
October 19, 2013 – ROH TV: Maria Kanellis and Mike Bennett defeated Bob Evans and Cheeseburger.
October 26, 2013 – ROH Glory By Honor: Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis defeated Kevin Steen.
November 30, 2013 – Wrestlecade: Maria Kanellis defeated Jillian Hall.
January 4, 2014 – ROH TV: Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis defeated Cedric Alexander.
February 8, 2014 – ROH State of the Art: Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis defeated Mark Briscoe.
February 22, 2014 – ROH TV (Taped): The Briscoe Brothers defeated Adam Cole and Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis.
February 22, 2014 – RPW: Heather Owens vs. Maria Kanellis ended in a double count-out in the 1st round of the 2nd annual Samuel J. Thompson tournament.
March 1, 2014 – ROH TV (Taped): Jay Briscoe defeated Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis.
March 1, 2014 – PCW: Maria Kanellis and Mike Bennett defeated Mad Man Pondo and Danny Hope.
March 7, 2014 – ROH Raisin The Bar: Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis defeated Tyson Dux.
March 8, 2014 – ROH Raisin The Bar: Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis defeated Jay Lethal.
March 22, 2014 – ROH Flyin’ High: The Briscoe Brothers defeated Adam Cole and Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis.
March 29, 2014 – NEW: Maria Kanellis and Reby Sky defeated Kasey Ray and Rosita.
April 4, 2014 – ROH Super Card of Honor: Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis defeated Mark Briscoe.
April 5, 2014 – ROH TV: Adam Cole, Matt Hardy and Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis defeated Kevin Steen and The Briscoe Brothers.
April 19, 2014 – ROH TV: Jay Briscoe defeated Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis.
May 10, 2014 – ROH/NJPW Global Wars: Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis defeated ACH.
May 17, 2014 – ROH/NJPW War of the Worlds: Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis.
June 6, 2014 – ROH Road to Best in the World: Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis defeated Delirious.
June 7, 2014 – ROH Road To Best in the World: Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis vs. Michael Elgin ended in a no contest.
June 14, 2014 – HOH: Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis defeated Lance Storm.
June 22, 2014 – ROH Best in the World: The Briscoe Brothers defeated Matt Hardy and Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis in a no disqualification tag team match.
July 12, 2014 – ROH Summer Heat Tour: The Kingdom (Adam Cole, Matt Hardy and Michael Bennett) (w/Maria Kanellis) vs. War Machine (Hanson & Raymond Rowe) and Michael Elgin ended in a no contest.
August 2, 2014–NEW Matt Taven defeated Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis.
August 10, 2014–NJPW: Adam Cole and Mike Bennett w/Mike Bennett defeated Jushin Thunder Liger and Captain New Japan.
August 22, 2014–ROH Death Before Dishonor: Christopher Daniels and Kazarian defeated Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis and Adam Cole.
August 23, 2014–ROH Death Before Dishonor: ACH defeated Mike Bennett w/Maria Kanellis, Silas Young and BJ Whitmer in a 4-way match.
October 4, 2014 – FWE: Ivelisse Velez defeated Maria Kanellis to win the women’s title.
Maria Louise Kanellis
February 25, 1982
Born in Ottawa, Illinois
Billed from Chicago, Illinois
Currently: Los Angeles, California
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