Natalia Markova speaks out on Carmella stealing her catchphrase, calls it “Cheap”

Jul 23, 2022 - by Steve Gerweck

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NWA Star Natalia Markova recently spoke with for an in-depth conversation about all things pro-wrestling. During the discussion, Markova opens up on WWE’s Carmella stealing her catchphrase, her future goals, the NWA and more. Here are the highlights:

Carmella stealing her catchphrase:

“I lecture so much against any drama, I didn’t even know until people started tagging me about her using my catchphrase. I would have expected her to stop doing that out of respect for the wrestling business. I’m a known wrestler, I’ve done a lot. I’ve had a big career, even though I’m not the most popular wrestler, people know about me.

“Stuff like that is cheap and not the right thing to do. I think stealing is bad, it doesn’t matter if you’re a big star or a small star. It’s just disrespectful and if she wants to be a noble person she has to stop using my catchphrase.”

The NWA:

“When you go to NWA shows, you see the heart and soul that everyone backstage puts into the product. They make a big effort trying to tell you a story. When you go to a show, they want you to feel real emotions. At NWA you see personalities, actual characters, and see the story.”

Her goal to sign with a company:

“I’m a team player, and if I work with a promotion, I want them to grow, I want to feel like I’m home. I’ve been all over, everywhere. I want to find my home.”

Markova also talks more about the Carmella situation, NWA owner Billy Corgan and her upcoming AAA event. You can check out the complete interview at this link.

3 Responses

  1. Jouni Hakkarainen says:

    What’s her catchphrase? Mella is Money?

  2. Kyle Christie says:

    @Jouni – Apparently it’s “badass with a great ass.” Not everyone watches every single bit of indie wrestling or reads their Twitter responses to know of Natalia’s catchphrase. Anyone could easily have came up with that.

  3. Steve says:

    Ummm.. okay… so the NWA is still around. Huh. Let me gues so washed up Ex-WWE , a couple of NxT wash outs & cast aways from the indies

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