as declared in The WWE Hall of Fame class of 2017 added a sixth member Monday as Beth Phoenix was announced as the latest inductee-to-be, as announced by USA Today.
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2 RelatedIn a WWE career that spanned from 2006 to 2012, Phoenix, real name Beth Kocianski-Copeland, was a three-time WWE women’s champion and a one-time WWE Divas champion during her time with the company.
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‘The Glamazon’ Beth Phoenix is headed to WWE Hall of Fame
Beth Phoenix, whose dominating physical style was a precursor to the current women’s wrestling revolution, is heading to the WWE Hall of Fame.
Now, they will be the only spouses to be WWE Hall of Famers.
“It’s still sinking in and is very surreal.”Her first move was to head to the next room and share the news with her husband, who knows something about the WWE Hall of Fame.
“I would say at leaner times in the women’s division, I feel like there were certain girls who tried to keep the torch going for women’s wrestling,” Phoenix said.
I wasn’t trying to be Trish.
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Beth Phoenix Announced as Member of 2017 WWE Hall of Fame Class
Moses Robinson/Getty ImagesWWE announced Monday that Beth Phoenix is the newest addition to the company’s 2017 Hall of Fame class.
Phoenix joins Diamond Dallas Page, Kurt Angle, Teddy Long and the Rock ‘n’ Roll Express as part of the 2017 Hall of Fame class.
If James could make a successful comeback after spending years outside the company, the door may not be closed for Phoenix to step inside a WWE ring again.
With WWE’s increased emphasis on women’s wrestling, which continues to gain legitimacy, she’d undoubtedly be a welcome addition to Raw or SmackDown in the future.
Phoenix and James were often heated rivals and traded the Women’s Championship in late 2007 through 2008.