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Candi Devine


Title History

  • AWA Women’s World title won a Battle Royal (November ??, 1984);
  • AWA Women’s World title Awarded (October ??, 1985);
  • AWA Women’s World title defeating Sherri Martel (January 16, 1986);
  • AWA Women’s World title defeating Judy Martin for vacant (December 6, 1989);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) World Women’s title defeating Monster Ripper (May 11, 1991);
  • UWF (Abrams) Women’s World title defeating Tina Moretti for vacant title (September 23, 1994);

Career Highlights

  • Candi Divine also had a sister who wrestled brifly as Rose Love..
  • Candi Divine started in wrestling by running a fan club for Lanny Poffo and working briefly as a ring girl for ICW in Kentucky..
  • Early 80s: Candi Divine suffered an injury when Amy Monroe botched a monkey flip & hit her head on Devine’s jaw in Memphis..
  • ~~~Divine required hours of plastic surgery to repair her badly broken jaw and came close to dying on the operating table..
  • September 28, 1985 – AWA SuperClash: Sherri Martel defeated Candi Divine to capture the AWA Women’s title..
  • October 1985: Candi Divine defeated Sherri Martel to reclaim the AWA Women’s championship..
  • October 17, 1985: Sherri Martel defeated Candi Divine AGAIN to win the AWA Women’s title..
  • January 16, 1986: Candi Divine AGAIN beat Sherri Martel to recapture the AWA Women’s championship..
  • June 28, 1986: Sherri Martel defeated Candi Divine for the 3rd time for the AWA Women’s title..
  • Candi Divine now resides in Nashville where she works as a physical trainer..
  • Candi Divine occasionally does local shows for LadySports.com and SlamminLadies.com..
  • October 14, 2005–USWO: Candi Divine defeated Bambi..
  • September 2006: Candi Divine learned that her mother (Mary) had inoperable lung cancer — OWW sends best wishes to both..
  • May 27, 2007: NWA Top Rope (Nashville) had a benefit show for the mother of Candi Divine, who is suffering from cancer..
  • November 15, 2008–Professional Girl Wrestling Association: Candi Divine was in attendance in Millersville, Tennessee..
  • February 9, 2022: Candi Divine passed away at the age of 63.

    Dale Pierce wrote: Candi Divine was badly injured in Memphis in 1985, when she and Amy Monroe collided head to head in a monkeyflip, fracturing her jaw and cheek. A lengthy recovery time and plastic surgery became needed to repair the damage and briefly she considered quitting wrestling.

Updated: February 9, 2022 @ 5:39 pm

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Trained By

Owen Henley,
Don Fargo,
Joey Rossi






Nashville, Tennessee






127 lbs

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Notable Feuds

Anne Jeannette,
Amy Monroe,
Cheryl Lynne,
Tona Carr,
Lady Satan,
Cheryl Lynne,
Regina Hale,
Lady McBeth,
Diane Von Hoffman,
Kathy Kincaid,
Susie Krueger,
Sue Green,
Donna Daym,
Sue Green,
Debbie Combs,
Tina Carr,
Sherri Martel