Elizabeth Carolan

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Elizabeth Carolan

Born

11/24/1980, Elmira, New York, USA

Birth Name

Elizabeth Carolan Kocanski

Gender

Female

Also Known As

The Uber Diva, Fabulous Firebird, Firebird, Phoenix, Beth Pheonix, Beth Kocianski, The Glamazon
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Biography

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Elizabeth Carolan Kocanski born November 24, 1980 better known by her ring name Beth Phoenix, is an American professional wrestler currently signed with World Wrestling Entertainment onto the Raw brand where she is the current reigning WWE Women's Champion. She began wrestling on the Elmira, New York Notre…more

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  • Trivia

    • Beth won her one and Cruiserweight Championship in FNW by defeating Joey Knight & Kvein Grace in November of 2003.

    • In a "Winner Takes All Match" at SummerSlam 2008, Beth retained her WWE Women's Championship by pinning the champ at that time Mickie James.

    • In September of 2008, Beth Phoenix was ranked as the #2 Female wrestler in the world on the first eve PWI 50.

    • In an interview in 2005, she stated that although she watched WCW, she was always a fan of the WWF/E pro-wrestling organization.

    • Her husband, known by the ring name Joey Knight, died on October 15, 2006.

    • Her first ever professional wrestling match was against Mickie James.

    • In the WWE Theme Music Vol. 8 CD, her entrance theme was featured and it was track 3.

    • She is a former 2 time Women's Champ for the OVW promotion.

    • In the May 19, 2006 edition of OVW, she participated in a Three Way match vs Shelly Martinez vs Cherry to come up in a losing effort.

    • In July of 2005 she made her debut for the former WWE developmental wrestling promotion Ohio Valley Wrestling.

    • During her time in the independents as a pro-wrestler, she became the first female wrestler for the Far North Wrestling promotion.

    • Her nickname "Glamazon" is a term that she heard once used in fashion and decided to use it.

    • She has or had a Yorkshire Terrier named Hope.

    • Her finishing move is a Stalling Fisherman Suplex.

    • December 31, 2007 - She defeated Mickie James and Melina on Raw in a triple threat match to retain the WWE Women's Championship

    • She attended grade school with WWE Diva Mickie James.

    • After graduating from high school, she enrolled in both a wrestling school and college in Buffalo, New York.

    • Beth made her last appearance in OVW at their August 15, 2007 TV tapings where she lost to Katie Lea in a No.1 Contenders Match and then joined the main WWE roster full-time.

    • November 4, 2006 - Beth lost the OVW Women's Championship to Katie Lea in a gauntlet match.

    • October 4, 2006 - She defeated Serena at the OVW TV tapings to capture the OVW Women's Championship.

    • October 27, 2007 - She defeated Candice Michelle on Raw in a 2 out of 3 falls match to retain the WWE Women's Championship.

    • On the July 9, 2007 edition of Raw, she returned from her injury as a heel when Melina claimed to be injured and needed a replacement as Jillian Hall's tag team partner

    • August 26, 2007 - she won a tri-branded battle royal at the PPV SummerSlam to become the #1 contender for the WWE Women's Championship.

    • She became the North-East freestyle Women's Champion in 1999.

    • October 7, 2007 - She defeated Candice Michelle at the PPV No Mercy to win the WWE Women's Championship.

    • In 2003 she appeared in the movie "Zombie Beach Party" as a Killer Zombie.

    • December 16, 2007 - She defeated Mickie James at the PPV Armageddon to retain the WWE Women's Championship.

    • She is an actress, model and professional wrestler who was born in Elmira New York and has lived in Buffalo New York, Louisville Kentucky and Tulsa Oklahoma. |

      Her wrestling names have included Beth Phoenix, Fabulous Firebird, Firebird, and Phoenix. |

      Her wrestling moves include Beth Valley Driver (Death Valley driver), Down In Flames (Michinoku Driver II), Gorilla press slam, Missile dropkick, Super Samoan driver, Texas cloverleaf, Sidewalk slam & the Spear. |

      Beth has managed Aaron 'The Idol' Stevens (Aaron Haddad), Brent Albright, Chris Masters (Christopher Mordetsky), Joey Knight (Joseph Magliano) (better known as Joey Maggs) & Shelly Martinez. |

      Her husband professional wrestler Joseph Magliano who was born Joey Carolan sometimes goes by the name of 'Hotshot' Joey Knight and sometimes by the name of Joey Maggs.

    • June 5, 2006- During her match with Victoria on RAW, she suffered a fractured mandible and had to have surgery on it to place a titanium plate in her jaw which put here out of action for little over a year.

    • She attended Notre Dame High School in Elmira and was the school's first female amateur wrestler.

    • Beth's favorite wrestler growing up was Owen Hart.

    • Beth's first professional match was with Alexis Laree (Mickie James).

    • She made her wrestling debut in 2000.

    • She was trained by The All Knighters (Joey Knight and Robin Knightwing) and OVW.

  • Quotes

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  • She had some wrestling ablity

    7.0
    Beth has some in ring ability but wasn't really around long enough to show us what she is really capable of, hopefully she can start wrestling again, because the womens division could really use some talent right now with the departure of the likes of Trish and Lita, use her right WWE.
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