Maria talks to about CM Punk, ROH, NXT, and much more

Maria KMaria talks to about CM Punk, ROH, NXT, and much more!

Former WWE Diva and first Lady of Ring of Honor, Maria Kanellis recently took some time to participate in an exclusive in-depth interview with Maria spoke on a variety of subjects from her favorite wrestler growing up, the CM Punk and WWE situation, WWE & NXT’s Divas, her future and more. Here are some highlights from the interview:

Favorite Wrestler Growing Up: My favorite female wrestler was Lita. I think it’s incredible to know she’s getting inducted this year. She gave me a strong female role model. My mom was a great woman, but my dad was always the king of the castle, so to speak. Lita was a strong female and did what she pleased and I admired that.

WWE & NXT Divas: I think they have great female talents nowadays. AJ and Natalya are great wrestlers. Paige in NXT can hang with any of the guys there. So I don’t think WWE is lacking when it comes to women talents. I hope the girls get more and more time to get into the spotlight because of how good they are becoming. Continue reading

Maria Kanellis talks about working with Paul Heyman, Total Divas, and more

Maria KFormer WWE Diva Maria Kanellis recently spoke with Wrestling101 about working with Paul Heyman, Total Divas, and more.

Here are some highlights:

After the Diva Search you went to OVW and worked with Paul Heyman, what was that like?

I’m kind of an underground Paul Heyman girl and he is what really inspired the ditsy character, he really inspired me to do the things that I did at WWE. I’m an admirer of his work, I think what he has done with so many guys and throughout ECW was incredible.

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Mickie James vs. Maria Kanellis this Friday at Northeast Wrestling’s Wrestlefest XVII

NEWNortheast Wrestling will present Wrestlefest XVII at 7:30 p.m. THIS Friday, May
3, in Waterbury, CT at Crosby High School (300 Pierpont Road). This annual event
is a fundraiser to benefit the Waterbury PAL and the  Connecticut Special Olympics.

Great seats are still available.  Tickets can also be purchased at Ken’s  Cards (27 Mill Street, Berlin, CT). Tickets will also be available at the door!

The show will feature:

Mickie James vs. Maria Kanellis

A special appearance by The Godfather

Dustin Runnels fka Goldust vs. “Epic” Mike Bennett w/ Maria Kanellis

Northeast Wrestling Champion Brian Anthony defends his title in a 6 Man Grab  for
the Gold Ladder Match that will feature Matt Hardy

Ron Zombie makes his return to the ring from injury

for the first time in  over 15 months

Robbie E vs. Vladimir Joseph

Lukas Sharp vs. J Busta

Bull Dredd, Caleb Konley, Adam Page and more!!!

The show will also feature an autograph session with all the stars at 5 p.m.

Radio interview with former WWE Diva Maria Kanellis


Wrestling Divaz is honored to be joined by former WWE Diva, Playboy Cover Girl, singer, and Celebrity Apprentice contestant Maria Kanellis. Maria provides insight on her work within the independent wrestling scene and how that differs from the WWE. She also expresses what she believes makes for a good wrestling product both on TV and off.

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