Wrestling By The Numbers: Elizabeth ‘Beth Phoenix’ Carolan
Nov 4, 2012 - by staff
World Wrestling Entertainment has parted ways with veteran diva Elizabeth ‘Beth Phoenix’ Carolan. The 31-year-old Elmira New York native was both a 3-Time WWE Women’s Champion, a 1-Time WWE Divas Champion, and was widely regarded as one of the best in-ring female competitors in the WWE during her 8-year run with the organization. Carolan was signed in October of 2005 and after spending 7-months at Ohio Valley Wrestling she debuted on WWE television in May of 2006. The Glamazon had numerous memorable moments during her WWE run including feuds with the likes of Mickie James, Candice Michelle, LayCool and Santino Marella. Beth Phoenix became the first woman to ever wrestle in a WWE pay-per-view main event competing in the Royal Rumble Match back in 2010. She is one of only 3-females to have competed in the historic yearly tradition, the others include Chyna and Kharma.
Elizabeth Carolan has spent the past 11-years in the professional wrestling business after first debuting back in May of 2001. She was trained by Ron Hutchison, Joey Knight, Robin Knightwing and Ohio Valley Wrestling Staff and has also been known as Fabulous Freebird. Carolan, who was also a standout high school wrestler, was one of the founding competitors in Shimmer Women Athletes and the GLORY promotion. Prior to joining the WWE she also competed for independent companies including Apocalypse Wrestling and Cleveland Pro Wrestling facing off against both men and women inside the squared circle.
Below we look at the professional wrestling career of Elizabeth ‘Beth Phoenix’ Carolan by the numbers…
World Wrestling Entertainment:
* 32 Matches ( 2nd Most All-Time ) on WWE Pay-Per-View. (First Match: 2007 Summerslam In An 11-Woman Battle Royal Last Match: 2012 Money In The Bank With Natalya Neidhart & Eve Torres Vs Layla, Tamina Snuka & Kaitlyn)
* 1 Main Event Match ( Most All-Time ) on WWE Pay-Per-View. (Main Event: 2010 Royal Rumble In The 30-Person Royal Rumble Match)
* 1 Match Managed on WWE Pay-Per-View.
* 103 Matches ( 5th Most All-Time ) on WWE Raw. (First Match: May 29th 2006 With Torrie Wilson Vs Victoria & Candice Michelle Last Match: October 29th 2012 Vs A.J.)
* 7 Main Event Matches ( 3rd Most All-Time ) on WWE Raw. (First Main Event Match: June 5th 2006 Vs Victoria Last Main Event Match: January 30th 2012 Vs Eve Torres)
* 39 Matches ( 5th Most All-Time ) on WWE Smackdown. (First Match: October 3rd 2008 Vs Candice Michelle Last Match: September 28th 2012 Vs Natalya Neidhart)
* 16 Matches ( 6th Most All-Time ) on WWE Superstars. (First Match: May 7th 2009 With Rosa Mendes Vs Santino Marella & Kelly Kelly Last Match: October 18th 2012 Vs Kaitlyn)
* 4 Main Event Matches ( 8th Most All-Time ) on WWE Superstars. (First Main Event Match: December 31st 2009 Vs Alicia Fox Last Main Event Match: April 28th 2011 With Alicia Fox Vs Gail Kim & Natalya Neidhart)
* 1 Match on WWE Tribute To The Troops.