Wrestling is one of the most cherished sports around the globe. When the wrestling starts, the audience does not just get to see the drama but it is pure pleasure for them all to be part of the thrilling show. Now, we don’t get to see only men showing their power and fighting to beat others in being the most popular wrestlers of all times, but now women are taking this sport by storm and are getting very active and also smart in the field of the game. Female wrestlers have come a long way since the days of Chyna. They now have their own tournaments. What’s interesting, they have proven that they are capable of coming up with the most amazing professional wrestling moves that requires quite a lot of athleticism as well as imagination.
That said, here is a list of the top 10 female wrestlers in 2014 who have been rewarded for being the most popular ones in the wrestling arena.
1. Trish Stratus
Active for 7 years, Patricia Anne Stratigias-her real name- is a Canadian actress and television personality. She began her career as a fitness model whereby she also began working for the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) which was later renamed World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). As Stratus spent more time in the ring, her wrestling skills and popularity strengthened. With this she was a onetime WWE Hardcore Champion, a three time WWE Babe of the Year and was also crowned the Diva of the Decade. After 7 years in this business, she retired from wrestling on Sept 2006 after winning her seventh WWE Women’s Championship, the best in WWE history.
Active for 12 years, Victoria whose real name is Lisa Marie Varon, is a professional wrestler of Turkish and Puerto Rican origin. After intensive training in the WWE, she made her debut in 2002 and thereafter won the WWE Women’s Championship, holding the belt twice in her entire career. Quite amazing! She has since transferred to Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling where she is referred to as Tina.
3. Mickie James
Active for 5 years, Mickie had an enormous career in WWE network. Her first debut was back in 2005 and she made her tremendous mark by claiming the WWE’s women championship for five times with a distinction that no other female wrestler have had. Quite appealing!
4. Beth Phoenix
Her valid name is Elizabeth Kocianski Carolan. Beth is her unique ring name which she gained after her appearance in WWE since 2005 therefore she have been active for 9 years and counting. She is not only a good wrestler but also the winner of both WWE’s Women Championship as well as the WWE diva’s searching competition. She is also a regular participant on Raw and the top wrestlers that WWE has this year.
5. Kelly Kelly
Her original name is Barbara Jean Blank or rather Barbie Blank. Active for 8 years this beautiful model signed up with the WWE in 2006. She quickly rose to fame when she started competing more frequently in Raw. She put up quite a challenge for the WWE Divas Championship and eventually succeeding on her third attempt at grabbing the precious crown. Unfortunately she lost the title four months later to Beth Phoenix in a title matchup.
6. Eve Torres
Her career began as a model before conquering the world of dancing as well as acting. Active for 7 years now, she joined the WWE Diva Search Competition winning the title and at the same time opening the doors for her to become the best presenter for that program. Later, she began training as a professional wrestler eager to prove that she has the brawns to match her beauty. Come 2009, she became a full-fledged professional wrestler. Her efforts were hugely rewarded since she has become a two time winner of the WWE Divas Championship.
7. Brie Bella
She is a part of the wrestling Bella twins. Her original name is Brianna Monique Garcia Colace. Active for 7 years now, she goes by her ring name Brie Bella. She later became a regular SmackDown participant debuting in 2008 in the program. Three years later where she had been trying hard, she finally won the WWE’s Divas Championship after beating Eve Torres in April 2011.
8. Rosa Mendes
Rosa Mendes is a Canadian professional wrestler whose original name is Milena Leticia Roucka. However, she chose the ring name Rosa Mendes once she joined WWE. Active for 8 years now, she made her first debut when she joined the WWE Diva search competition back in 2006. Although she did not win, the company still signed her up for a contract. Later, she commenced training as a professional wrestler. She has also been part of the Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) where she was given the title of the Queen of FCW.
9. Nikki Bella
Active for 7 years, she is part of the wrestling Bellas twins. Her real name is Stephanie Nicole Garcia but took the name Nikki Bellas as her ring name after joining WWE with her twin sister in 2007. Unlike her twin sister, she has participated in many different WWE brands such as SmackDown, Raw and ECW. A year just after her twin sister Brie won the WWE Divas Championship, Nikki followed into her sister’s footstep by beating Beth Phoenix for the exact title in April 2012.
She was part of the Hart Foundation, a Canadian family of wresters that features Own Hart, British Bulldog as well as Jim Anvil Neidhart. Active for 7 years now, Natalya joined WWE back in 2007 and joined the main roster in 2008 where she allied with Victoria. On re-establishment of the Hart Foundation as the Hart Dynasty, it won the unified tag team title. Later she won the WWE Divas Championship by beating LayCool in a two on one handicap match.
There you have it! The best of the best WWE female wrestlers of 2014. Who is your favorite female wrestler? If you like this article feel free to share it with your friends. Am sure they love one of them in this list.
In a nutshell, these female wrestlers will leave you speechless with their amazing skills. They rocks!
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