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Candice Michelle On If WWE Calling Female Wrestlers “Divas” Was Diminishing

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• Candice Michelle On If WWE Calling Female Wrestlers “Divas” Was Diminishing

During an interview with Voc Nation, Candice Michelle talked about her 2004-2009 WWE career, including coming up as a part of the ‘Diva Search’ contest and eventually becoming the Women’s Champion.

She also spoke about the controversy within the company about stopping the use of the word “divas” in 2016, when WWE started the “Women’s Revolution”.

Here’s what Candice said about the issue:

“I don’t look at the Divas Championship as diminishing people.

I think it really comes into, ‘Are these women athletes or are they just really beautiful women?’ And I think what WWE was trying to say is ‘Hey, they’re both.’

And that’s what we were fighting for. You can be pretty and you can be athletic. You can do both of these things.”

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• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (March 29, 1997) – WCW Saturday Night

On this day in 1997, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Saturday Night’.

This episode was pre-taped at the Georgia Trade & Convention Center in Dalton, Georgia and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Spring Stampede 1997’ PPV.

The card of the show can be found here:

– Armstrong Brothers vs. Harlem Heat

– Billy Kidman vs. Greg “The Hammer” Valentine

– Bunkhouse Buck & “Mean” Mike Enos vs. Steiner Brothers

– Madusa vs. Peggy Lee Leather

– Super Calo vs. Chris Jericho

– Galaxy vs. Ultimo Dragon

– Bobby Eaton vs. Prince Iaukea

– Kevin Sullivan vs. Johnny Swinger

– Scotty Riggs vs. Dean Malenko

– Diamond Dallas Page vs. Maxx Muscle

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