WWE Announces Former Women's Champ For 2017 Hall Of Fame Class

It has been reported by USA Today, and confirmed by the WWE, that former Women's and Divas Champ, "The Glamazon," Beth Phoenix, has been selected for induction into the WWE Hall of Fame for 2017.

WWE wrote this on their website:

Phoenix first arrived in WWE in 2006, brutalizing Mickie James and aligning herself with fellow WWE Hall of Famer Trish Stratus. Unfortunately, a jaw injury forced Phoenix to the sidelines just weeks after her debut. ...

Within months of her return to WWE, Phoenix captured the Women’s Championship and dominated the division for months ... She also was part of an unlikely, yet infamous power couple with Santino Marella.  In fact, it was Phoenix who won herself a second Women’s Championship and Marella the Intercontinental Title in a Winner Take All Tag Team Match at SummerSlam 2008.

Phoenix went on to capture the Women’s Championship once more, as well as the Divas Championship before stepping away from the ring in 2012. On top of her championship glory, The Glamazon was a pioneer, truly showing what women could do inside the squared circle. 

Phoenix joins a stacked Hall of Fame class, with Kurt Angle, Diamond Dallas Page, The Rock n Roll Express, and Teddy Long already announced to be enshrined in Orlando on March 31st as part of WrestleMania weekend.

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