Maria Kanellis had a formidable profession in skilled wrestling. After launching her profession within the early 2000s with varied unbiased promotions, Maria subsequently joined WWE in 2005, the place she debuted as a backstage interviewer. Though her early tenure with the corporate was not instantly profitable, she persevered and developed her craft, ultimately attaining success. By way of her exhausting work and dedication, she achieved notable success, together with capturing the WWE Divas Championship. Regrettably, her tenure with WWE got here to a detailed, and he or she joined AEW for an excellent cause.
After her launch from WWE, Maria Kanellis continued to pursue her profession in skilled wrestling. It was throughout this time that she met her husband, wrestler Mike Bennett.
Just lately, Maria Kanellis, Mike Bennett, and Matt Taven made their debut on AEW’s Rampage. Later, it was revealed that the group had signed with AEW. Throughout a current interview with Steve Fall of Wrestling News, Maria defined that the choice to signal with AEW was the most effective determination for her household.
“AEW is the most effective scenario for my household proper now, the schedule is the most effective. I additionally love rising and constructing with corporations. I labored for Ring of Honor and we constructed the ladies’s division, with Bobby Cruise. Constructing is admittedly attention-grabbing to me. For us, it’s the most effective schedule we might probably have with kiddos,” Maria stated.
Maria was then requested concerning the followers criticizing her for selecting AEW over WWE. To this, the previous Divas Champion had fairly a response.
“I don’t hate WWE. I had nice conversations earlier than we made our determination on the place we had been going to go. My husband had nice conversations earlier than we determined the place we had been going to go. That’s the factor that individuals additionally want to understand, quite a lot of us hold nice relationships in all places. Triple H and Stephanie (McMahon) despatched big baskets to our home, filled with all these child items after each of my children. It’s these baskets of rocking horses, garments, all these very nice items for each of my youngsters. In fact, I admire that they did that for us again then, and I nonetheless assume extremely of them in the present day. What they’re doing is nice. I’m excited to see mates like Mia Yim return and whoever else might be going again. That’s enjoyable. I nonetheless have a fantastic relationship with Scott D’Amore. It wasn’t like, ‘I hate IMPACT, I’m leaving.’ No, this was the most effective determination for my household.
Individuals saying, ‘How might you not return to WWE?’ It doesn’t essentially imply we gained’t return sooner or later. Proper now, that is our greatest determination. Tony Khan is a superb boss and he’s been treating us tremendously. I’m excited to see the place we go on this loopy business. Doorways are by no means shut, they’re simply forgotten about slightly in the intervening time, after which perhaps you’ll come again to it.”
Maria has been very vocal about bettering girls’s wrestling previously, and in the course of the interview, she additionally mentioned the potential of doing an all-women’s present. We at Ringside Information might be excited to see that occur.
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