Beth Phoenix Recalls Hitting Her Favorite Glam Slam On Dolph Ziggler

Beth Phoenix has put many foes away and captured multiple titles with the Glam Slam.

Being one of the strongest competitors in women's wrestling history, Phoenix has been able to lift plenty of opponents with the Glam Slam.

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Her favorite time she was able to hit the move didn't come on television or even against a female opponent.

"I had the opportunity to hit the Glam Slam on Dolph Ziggler," Phoenix recalled to Ryan Satin on Out of Character. "If you know the talent of Dolph Ziggler, it was a live event so I don't even know if footage exists, but he took it so high and took the bump so crazy that it was one of my most memorable Glam Slams of all time."

Using the nickname The Glamazon, naming her finisher The Glam Slam made all the sense in the world for Phoenix.

"It was me trying to brand my finisher," she said when asked how she came up with the name. "If nothing else, if I only have 30 seconds, I have a moniker and a finisher. I'm the Glamazon and I hit the Glam Slam. I tried to make it simple and branded so it would be something that the crowd could walk away and go, 'what was that? Oh, the girl with the headband, she's the Glamazon and does the Glam Slam.' If nothing else, that's how I wanted to make myself recognizable to the audience. I tired to build my character as if I was building a video game character. What would be the most appealing if I was a little kid playing 2K?"

Finally, Beth was asked about the most memorable time she hit the Glam Slam in WWE.

"Madison Square Garden against Eve Torres on the top rope," she said. "It was a move that we took a risk doing because at that time, we were handcuffed a little bit more and Eve and I took a chance. It ended up being one of the most memorable moments of my career, not only because I had Nattie [Natalya] by my side, but it was at MSG where I watched Bret vs. Owen at WrestleMania 10, the match that inspired me to become a wrestler. It was a full circle moment. A close second was hitting the Glam Slam on Jack Swagger's eagle. I have seen it meme'd many times and I was pretty impressed at how awesome it looked and I was grateful that I didn't get PETA called on me."

The bout between Phoenix and Torres took place at Survivor Series 2011 with Phoneix successfully defending the WWE Divas Championship in the match.

Elsewhere during the interview, Beth discussed her time on NXT commentary. You can find her full comments by clicking here.

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