“I Was Really Frustrated” – Beth Phoenix Reveals Events That Lead To Her Retirement (Exclusive)

WWE Hall of Famer Beth Phoenix recently spoke about her return to WWE in an interview with Sportskeeda’s Rick Ucchino.

Beth Phoenix retired from pro wrestling in 2012. Six years later, Phoenix returned to the ring in the women’s first Royal Rumble match. Here’s what Beth Phoenix had to say about her retirement and surprise return to the annual free-for-all:

“When I left, I was entering a different phase of my life. I wanted a family with someone who wanted the same things, and we’re ready for that. The big thing was when I was at WWE, I felt like Having done all I could and I saw no change, I said, “I’ve put my time and my heart into it this time, but it’s still like this.” “We have short games and we want these opportunities, and i was really frustrated. And I felt like I haven’t moved the needle in my career. I was so frustrated at the time. “In the years that I had my daughters and did other things, I still watched the product change right before my eyes. When I saw all of these women using the product in the right one Moving direction, and when we got the chance to do the Royal Rumble it was like it was like a high school reunion, we all celebrate this work that everyone has done, everyone stands on the shoulders of previous generations. It was one of those cool mom Not that I was like that, dude, I was super nervous, I just had a baby like last year, but I said, “You know what, this is a one-time thing and I definitely want to be a part of it.” “said Beth Phoenix.

Beth Phoenix wrestled many more matches over the next two years

Beth Phönix’s return to Royal Rumble 2018 was followed by an eight-women tag team match the next year, in which she teamed up with Bayley, Sasha Banks and Natalya to win against The IIconics and Nia Jax & Tamina.

The Glamazon was featured in a monumental WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship match at WrestleMania 35. She teamed up with Natalya in a Fatal Four-Way Match for the titles that were on the shoulders of Banks and Bayley at the time. Phoenix and Natalya couldn’t win the match, and The IIconics won in the end.

Published 07 Mar 2021, 09:30 AM

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