Within the last six months, Jazz, Gail Kim, Nidia and Molly Holly have all been released or fired. That leaves only Trish and Victoria left as the actual wrestling divas (Lita is to God **** injury prone). The only other divas left are eye candy and have no clue how to wrestle.
I know down in OVW, there's Alexis Laree, Melina, Passion, Beth Phoenix, Jillian Hall and Desire (Shelly Martinez) was recently assigned to OVW but more than likely, only Laree and Melina will be called up and Melina will be MNM's manager and probally not wrestle that much.
So, if you were Trish and you have busted your *** the last 4 years to improve your wrestling ability and mic skills but have seen the company release your best female workers to hire more airheads (Christy, Maria, etc), and knowing your title riegn will end when Lita is healthy again, would you even bother anymore? What would you do in the situation?
I would keep collecting my paycheck, selling merch and feuding with bags of rocks, if that's what they asked me to do. She's getting PAID to stumble around the ring with Christy, that's probably good enough for her.
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It's never been a women's division, really. It's been champion vs. rotating challenger of the month (with the occansional tag matches on Raw and Heat as vehicles to promote the challenger.
Trish will be fine. Quite simply, Molly, Nidia and Jazz just weren't over anymore. They had their nice runs, but eventually it just runs out.
There's always gonna be girls around to wrestle.
However, with Trish, she's so good, I wish they'd pair her up with one of the main event heels. Like, put her with Evolution or put her with Orton when he comes back. She could be like Madusa was back during the days of the Dangerous Alliance. I think she could do more to make money at the main event level than she could making jokes about Lita and wrestling playmates.
Originally posted by ricIt's never been a women's division, really. It's been champion vs. rotating challenger of the month (with the occansional tag matches on Raw and Heat as vehicles to promote the challenger.
That is 100% true, but even in the (apex) days when it was just Trish chasing Victoria, you had Molly and pieces of crap Ivory and Jacqueline to at least maintain the facade of a division. Then Jazz came back and Ivory debuted her Weekly Flying Bodypress and the women's tag match was the best thing on Raw for like three weeks and it was all because of David Finlay. Those were the days. Kind of.
Originally posted by ricQuite simply, Molly, Nidia and Jazz just weren't over anymore. They had their nice runs, but eventually it just runs out.
I don't, however, know if it's quite that simple. None of them were over because none of them had anything close to a role. All had been over in previous spots: Molly as Mrs. Spike, Mighty Molly, and heel champ chased by Trish and Lita. Nidia as Jamie's whore girlfriend. Jazz as da monster heel bitch.
Furthermore, if you really wanted to try with them last year instead of not doing anything, it doesn't take long to come up with stuff for them to do. Bald Molly and Jilted Wacko Steven Richards feud with Victoria! Jazz and Mack black attack in a mixed feud with Nidia and Maven! Gail Kim draped in the Quebec flag as Miss La Resistance!
Originally posted by woooooHowever, with Trish, she's so good, I wish they'd pair her up with one of the main event heels.
The dream, oh the dream, in September was Edge/Christian/Trish/Tomko as an original DX-like unit. Which makes Trish ... Chyna.
(On Raw I was still begging for Christian and Tomko to rescue his galpal from the monster Kane.)
He didn't catch. He just chased her around scaring her. However, I have to ask this one question: Is this a way to turn Trish back to face and Lita heel? I mean the way Kane and Lita were/are behaving is heela heelish. I know Trish took out Lita last week but what did Lita expect? Trish chik kicked Christy out of her wrestling boots and Lita tried to take on Trish.
Originally posted by WpobIf I were Trish I would be worried that one of the DIVA Search 2005 contestants will take my job.
The things that protect Trish are as follows: 1, she is really hot. Hotter than any of the random chicks they have been parading out. Well, except for maybe Joy. Mmm. Sorry, I digress. Anyway, so yeah, she's hot. And since that seems to be the primary thing that gets you a job as a female with WWE, I think she's probably safe. 2, she has a personality. And this is what makes her both more attractive than the other women, and also gives her a guaranteed spot. You can't have an interesting feud without combatants who can act to some degree.
my post was done in jest. I favor Trish over just about any woman who has been on the WWF/E (Molly is still my favorite). the post was more of a commentary on the sad state of the woman's division and where I think it is headed.
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Nowadays he does/did a lot of work with developmental, both in evaluating talent and training announcers, as well as his involvement in their retrospective/historical projects. Seems like there'd be few people better suited for all of the above.