When the word wrestling comes in mind, many people won’t immediately think of women wrestlers, however, during the last ten to fifteen years, wrestling has become a place that showcases a number of beautiful ladies from around the world. Here is a list of top 10 WWE Diva Wrestlers of all time.
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10. Jacqueline Delois Moore
Two time WWE Women’s World Championship winner, Jacqueline Delois Moore, popularly known as just Jacqueline started her career in 1989. She won the title in 1998 and 2000 and claiming 117 days of reign. She gained notoriety by forming the group Pretty Mean Girls, along with fellow wrestlers Terri Runnels and Ryan Shamrock. She is also the first women to hold the title of WWE Cruiserweight Championship.
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9. Judy Grable
One of the earliest faces of female wrestling, Judy Grable started her career in 1953 and retired in 1966. Besides being one of the most famous WWE Diva wrestlers during the 1950s and 1960s, she also gained the nickname ‘The Barefoor Contessa’ because of the fact that she used to wrestle barefoot. Another nickname given to her was ‘The Acrobatic Blonde With The Educated Flying Feet’. Her signature moves were the Kangaroo Flip and Dropkick. She also won the Georgian version of NWA Southern Women’s Championship twice.
Perhaps the most famous female wrestler ever in the history of WWE, Chyna could give any terror with her androgynous looks and fierce moves. She was nicknamed as the “Ninth Wonder of the World” (another wrestler, André the Giant was already billed as the eighth). She was the first female wrestler to participate in the Royal Rumble and King of the Ring events and won the WWE Women’s World Championship in 2001 and held it for 214 days. She also holds the distinction of being the first woman to hold the WWF Intercontinental Championship twice.
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7. The Fabulous Moolah
Despite being the first and original WWE Women’s World Championship winner, she hold the record for the longest reign in the history of WWE, with a combined a reign of 10708 days. She won the title in 1956, 1966, 1968 and 1976. In the year 1995, she was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. She was recognised as the 27th best wrestler ever by the WWE in 2010. Her finishing moves were Schoolgirl, Backbreaker, and Small Package.
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6. Alundra Blayze
From her debut in 1984, Alundra Blayze made everyone realise that she was force to reckon with, which she proved by winning WWE Women’s World Championship thrice in 193 and twice in 1995, thus claiming 539 days of reign. Her real name is Debrah Anne Miceli and besides being a wrestler, she is also American Monster truck driver. She is also known for launching the careers of future wrestlers like Torrie Wilson, Stacy Kiebler and Nora Greenwald by training them.
5. Molly Holly
One of the most loved WWE Diva wrestlers of all time, Molly Holy was a warm favourite during her career and remains so till date. Since her debut in 1997 and retirement in 2005, she won the WWE Women’s World Championship twice in 2002 and 2003 and claiming 301 days of reign. She was also known for being the member of the group The Holly Cousins along with fellow wrestlers Hardcore Holly and Crash Holly.
Three times WWE Women’s World Championship winner Ivory, whose real name is Lisa Mary Moretti started her career in 1986 and has had a successful career for two decades before retiring in 2006. She won the title twice in 1999 and once in 200, thus claiming a total reign of 331 days. Her signature moves were Giant Swing, Small Package, Scoop Slam, Running Bulldog, Hair Pull Snapmare, Roll-Up, DDT and Snap Suplex.
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3. Stacy Keibler
One of the sweetest and charming WWE wrestlers of all time, Stacy Keibler won everyone’s heart with her ‘Good Girl’ image. Having her debut in 1999 and retirement in 2006, Keibler was known for her long lassy legs and is the tallest WWWE wrestler ever standing at 5’11”. She was known as the ‘The Legs of WWE’. She was also known for her relationship with actor George Clooney. She finished in third place in the second season of the American version of Dancing with the Stars in 2006. Her signature moves included Corner foot choke, Hair-pull snapmare, Handspring back elbow and Mounted punches, while her finishing moves were Roundhouse kick and Keibler kick (Spinning heel kick). She became one-third of the trio as a superhero sidekick nicknamed Super Stacy, complete with her own superhero costume.
Probably one of the most talked about WWE Diva Wrestlers of all time, Lita is a four time WWE Women’s World Championship winner, having won in 2001, 2004 and twice in 2006 and claiming a total of 160 days of championship reign. Lita, whose real name is Amy Christine Dumas was boron on 14th April, 1975 and started her career in the year 1999, by teaming up with fellow wrestler Essa Rios, but it was only when she paired up with the Hardy Boys, that she found popularity and success. Apart from wrestling arena, her much dramatized relationship with Matt Hardy and Edge also gained significant hype and attention.
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1. Trish Stratus
Trish Stratus is one wrestler who made more fans probably than anyone else during her career. Holding the world record for winning the most number of WWE Women’s World Championship, she is the most decorated female wrestler ever. She won the title 7 times with once in 2001, twice in 2002, once in 2003, once in 2004, once in 2005 and once in 2006, thus claiming a total of 828 days of reign. She also is a one-time WWE Hardcore Champion, three-time “WWE Babe of the Year” and was named Diva of the Decade.