Mandy Leon Says Women Of Honor Division Came Along Exactly How It Should Have

Wrestling Epicenter recently interviewed Ring Of Honor's Mandy Leon. You can check out the full interview above or at this link, and highlights below:

ROH Finally Getting a Women of Honor Title:
"I think that everything was done exactly how it should have been. I love the fact that Ring of Honor did not throw this in the fans' face. I think it took a little bit longer... (laughs) But with the timing and the character development and saying, "Hey, these are our girls. Lets see if the fans want this." You have to remember, Ring of Honor never had a Women's Division. They've had women in and out through the years. But, again, I respect the fact they didn't throw this in the fans' faces. We built it up to where the announcement and people wanting it even more was just so special. It is finally here and it is such an exciting thing!"

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Why she got involved in pro wrestling:
"I've always been a fan of it ever since I was a kid, honestly, through my mom. She loved it. It didn't really stick with me until I saw women (wrestling) later on. Like Chyna, Lita, and Trish because they were just beautiful and were in the ring doing these crazy things. They were so powerful and dominating. It was so inspiring to me. Throughout my career, so many athletes have inspired me psychology wise. But, really, yeah, a passion for it from watching it as a young kid and wanting to pursue it as a dream and finding a strong passion for it."

 

Training in the ROH Dojo:
"Yes, for me, I first started training with people I knew would be good trainers for me. People who would have good leverage for me in my career of professional wrestling. After doing some research, I found Ring of Honor and saw they were not too far from me. Upon staying on them and contacting them consistently, they finally got back to me. I was fortunate enough to meet them and became one of their female students, the only female student at the time. There were a few (female students) prior to me. Luckily enough, I got in! To have, like you said, that Ring of Honor name behind me and to be born and raised (in ROH) and have that in my blood, it means a lot!"

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