What If? – Women’s Wrestling Edition #5

What IfOWW Women’s Wrestling Columnist Eric Holt discusses the “what ifs” of women’s wrestling that could’ve/would’ve/should’ve happened, from championship reigns to returns/debuts to storyline options.

What if…Thea Trinidad gets signed by WWE?

Thea Trinidad had a two-year run with TNA as Rosita. During her time in TNA, she was paired up with Sarita as her storyline cousin. Together, the pair won the Knockouts Tag Team titles, making it Rosita’s first-ever championship reign. Thea/Rosita brought a high-flying style of wrestling to TNA and some Puerto Rican flavor to the company as well. Despite that, her run with TNA did not last long, and she was eventually released from her contract.

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What If? : Women’s Wrestling Edition #4

What If

“What If?” is a weekly column where I discuss the “what ifs” of women’s wrestling that could’ve/would’ve/should’ve happened, from championship reigns to returns/debuts to storyline options.

Diva Dirt recently did an interview with former WWE developmental diva Anya. After listening to the interview, I knew what I wanted this week’s “what if” to be. With that said…

This week’s What If is:

Anya was never released from WWE?

I’ll never forget reading an article on WWE.com earlier this year about some of NXT’s superstars and divas having promising futures in the WWE. Anya happened to be one of those people mentioned. Based on what I read about her athletic background and pictures I looked at of her, I knew Anya was going to be something special in WWE. There was a certain uniqueness about her that made me feel like WWE diva fans were going to take notice of her. She was given the moniker of being the “Russian Bruiser,” which made me think that she was going to have a powerhouse style of wrestling. The NXT Universe and myself anxiously awaited the arrival of Anya, and we continued to wait for her to arrive even after she was out with an injury. Unfortunately, before we got a chance to see what Anya had to offer, she was released along with many other NXT hopefuls. Anya never got the chance to make the impact WWE told us she was going to make.

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What If? : Women’s Wrestling Edition #3

What If

“What If?” is a weekly column where I discuss the “what ifs” of women’s wrestling that could’ve/would’ve/should’ve happened, from championship reigns to returns/debuts to storyline options.

This week’s What If is:

Jillian Hall had a longer Divas Championship reign?

Back in 2009, WWE decided to have a diva trade take place on an edition of Monday Night RAW. Before that, Mickie James defended her Divas Championship against Jillian Hall. Jillian Hall won the match and the Divas Championship after nailing a powerbomb to Mickie and using the ropes. Jillian Hall was excited about her win, but that was about to change.

Guest host Nancy O’Dell announced that a Diva Trade had taken place, and the changes were effective immediately. She went on to announce that Jillian Hall would be defending her newly won Divas Championship against Melina, who had been traded from Smackdown to RAW. Melina defeated Jillian  that night to become the new Divas Championship. Jillian Hall’s Divas Championship reign lasted five minutes, the shortest reign in Divas Championship history.

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What If? : Women’s Wrestling Edition #2

What If

“What If?” is a weekly column where I discuss the “what ifs” of women’s wrestling that could’ve/would’ve/should’ve happened, from championship reigns to returns/debuts to storyline options.

This week’s What If is:

Beth Phoenix had never broken her jaw?

Beth Phoenix made her WWE debut when she attacked Mickie James after Mickie had just defended her Women’s Championship against Maria and went after Trish and her shoulder injury. In the coming weeks, Beth continued to go after Mickie, eventually leading to the fans finding out that Beth and Mickie had bad history with each other and Beth becoming Trish’s new friend and RAW’s newest diva. Beth Phoenix won her first WWE match when she teamed up with Torrie Wilson to defeat Victoria and Candice Michelle.

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What If? : Women’s Wrestling Edition #1

What If

“What If?” is a weekly column where I discuss the “what ifs” of women’s wrestling that could’ve/would’ve/should’ve happened, from championship reigns to returns/debuts to storyline options.

This week’s What If is:

What if Mickie James had did the original “Obsessed Fan” storyline with Lita?

Mickie James has revealed in various interviews that she had originally pitched to do the obsessed fan storyline with Lita. In the end, it was decided that Mickie was going to do the storyline with Trish instead of Lita. Mickie’s obsessed fan storyline with Trish was a success! Mickie played the role of the Psycho diva well during her times of being for and against Trish. Trish did well in her role as the freaked out idol that eventually became tired of dealing with Mickie’s psychotic tendencies.

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