The company is still jam-packed with fierce female competitors like Paige and the Bella Twins, but they still need more time to stand toe-to-toe with the divas of the 2000s — perhaps the most fondly remembered by WWE fans. Trish Stratus Then: The bodacious Canadian blond bombshell began her career with World Wrestling Entertainment in 2000 and was often at the center of scandalous storylines.
However, Stratus proved to be more than just a pretty face and emerged as a serious competitor, winning the Women's Championship seven times during her WWE career.
Being trained by wrestling legend 'Doris Funk, Jr.', Mattthew "Matt" Hardy has become one of the most gifted and talented performers in sports-entertainment.
Before going into the WWF (Now WWE) along with his brother Jeff Hardy, the Hardy Boyz (or The Hardyz) ran their own promotion called Organization of Modern Extreme Arts (OMEGA) wrestling, in which Matt went into as High Voltage.
The two WWE Hall of Famers have recently wrapped up a U. Victoria, real name Lisa Varon, held the women's title twice in her nine-year WWE career.
She went on to compete in WWE's rival promotion, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, for four years from 2009 to 2013.
OMEGA also included Lita (Amy Dumas), 'Shannon Moore(II)', 'Gregory Helms' and Joey Mercury (Adam Birch).
Hardy knows that fans love his death-defying, high-flying moves but knows there's a change in his wrestling in the near future. I'm 23 and I hurt sometimes when I get up in the morning." The pain becomes a regular part of life.
"I just kind of take it day by day because I know that I'm not going to be able to do this until the day I retire," Hardy told SLAM! "You adapt to this, but when you wake up you're going to hurt because we do this every night. I just hope that I can kind of ride it slow and not slow down as much." Retirement isn't thirty years away, like most 23 year olds.
Matt was nineteen and Jeff was sixteen when both joined back in 1993.
It wasn't until 1998 they were given full-time contracts as a tag team.
Now: Stratus, real name Patricia Stratigias, retired from the ring in 2006 and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2013.