Marti Belle Discusses Life After The Mae Young Classic

Former TNA wrestler and Mae Young Classic participant Marti Belle spoke to WPW Weekly recently! You can see highlights below, and the full podcast at this link.

Marti Belle Talks About The Second Installment of the Mae Young Classic:

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I guess you are probably going to have to watch it on the Network. I cannot spoil anything. You will have to see the 32 women that are selected for this year’s Mae Young Classic.

Life after the Mae Young Classic:

For the last year and a half I am based out in Kansas City, Missouri I was working mainly exclusive for a company called NWL [National Wrasslin League]. They give me permission to work for companies like SHIMMER Wrestling, and obviously when WWE came calling for the Mae Young Classic last year they were all about it and allowed me to go work for WWE doing the Mae Young Classic. It was such a crazy honor, honestly, if they wouldn’t have let me go I would have asked out of my contract anyways. It was great. The response has been amazing. I didn’t make it as far as I wanted to in the tournament but it was an amazing experience. I got to represent the Dominican Republic---not just in front of millions of people, but in a WWE ring, which was very important to me. I think anyone who saw how much that meant to me, it was just an insane experience. I have definitely been trying to keep working. Now that the company I was working for is no longer active I am back on the indie scene. Right after the company closed I was back in Shimmer the next day, so that was pretty awesome. Shimmer has always been good to me. It’s great to be able to go work at places I used to work at. I am working all over the midwest, which I never thought I would be doing being from New York. I never thought I would be wrestling in Iowa, but here I am. It is pretty awesome the doors that have been open and that I have been able to kick in because of it.

Her experience working with World Class Pro Wrestling and being in the ring with Lisa Marie Varon:

That company I have only worked for one time. World Class I was able to wrestle just one time when I faced Lisa Marie Varon [Victoria in WWE], which was amazing. It was the first time Lisa and I stepped into the ring against one another. It was the first time that I was able to talk to her. I met her in the Shimmer locker room one time when she was there, back when she had her restaurant in Chicago, IL. She had stopped by to say hello to all of the girls. I have always heard such nice things about her and then to finally be able to not only meet her, and get to talk to her and get advice from her, but also to have a match against her. It was a really fun, hard hitting match. I really enjoyed working for World Class Pro Wrestling and looking forward to seeing what is next with them.”

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