Who is Raw’s New Diva of the Decade? Round 2: Lita vs. Victoria

It’s been 10 years since Trish Stratus was named Diva of the Decade as part of Raw’s 10th Anniversary celebration. With Raw’s 20th Anniversary just behind us, we think it’s time to look back at the last decade and crown a Diva of the Decade for the 2003-2013 period. Will Trish hang on to the crown, or will another Diva emerge? It’s all up to you!

Based on your nominations, we picked the 16 most popular Raw Divas to advance to our knock-out bracket tournament. Keep your eyes peeled over the next several weeks as you will be asked to choose between the greatest Raw Divas of this past decade and help us narrow it down from just 16 to one! (View the brackets below.)

Round 2: In round one, Lita defeated Beth Phoenix, and Victoria outdid Jacqueline to move on. It’s now Lita vs. Victoria. Who will make it to the semifinals?

Watch both Divas in action:

Lita defeats Mickie James in the finals of the Women’s Title Tournament at Cyber Sunday 2006:

Victoria wins the Women’s Title in a Fatal Four-Way against Jazz, Lita and Molly Holly in 2004:

Vote below:

MORE ROUND 2: Jazz vs. Melina | Mickie James vs. Candice Michelle

Tournament brackets (drawn at random)

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  • https://twitter.com/jayjayholler MIPIJILLIAN

    Personally this is my toughest! Wow, I’m gonna go with Lita! I loved the whole thing she had going with Edge and the whole betrayal of Matt AND Kane. And she still had Divas championship reigns in this time period.

    • https://twitter.com/jayjayholler MIPIJILLIAN

      DOH! *Women’s Championship. Divas? Heaven forbid!

      • http://au.groups.yahoo.com/group/WWE_Divas/ art

        at least lita would make the divas title mean something lol

        • WweLitafan4ever

          @ART
          so true.

        • Yvesdupois

          true

        • https://twitter.com/jayjayholler MIPIJILLIAN

          She would have, I am not sure about now. Why would it mean something if Lita held it now?

        • https://twitter.com/jayjayholler MIPIJILLIAN

          All it would mean now is, a girl who has been out of the industry for 8 years is better than everyone now. (Which imo she is, but then how is any other girl suppose to get credibility?)

  • charovnica

    I’m going with Lita

  • JD Sensations

    Victoria fo sho!! Btw are the numbers beside the brackets the amount of votes they received?

    • BorisG

      Yes.

      • JD Sensations

        Aw poor Molly then!

  • k2evecrew

    I have a feeling this is gonna end with trish vs lita

    • k2evecrew

      This round I’m voting for Tara because she stuck around longer & was the main diva helping all the diva search girls look better.

      • jonboi

        Yip it is so….

  • litafan2000

    Voted Lita because when Victoria was used from 2004-2009 as a jobber they made her look like a joke unfortunately.

    • JD Sensations

      Are you sure that’s why you voted for her?

      • Lancerboi1986

        LOL JD SENSATIONS! LOL!!!!

      • litafan2000

        Apparently if that’s what I wrote!

    • Raekon

      Too bad that you ignored the fact that she was the womens champion in 2004 and had quite a few feuds in between aswell with one of them being the list in which she defeated EVERY diva on the roster and even attacked Lillian Garcia.

      • litafan2000

        She may have been the women’s champion for a time in 2004 but she was still overlooked by Lita and Trish! The only intense feud I remember her having in 2004 was with Molly Holly. She attacked Lillian in 2005 when Trish and Lita were out of the division. But then I could be wrong since you all seemed obsessed with wrestling.

  • lucky1now

    Two of my favs I don’t know who to vote for

  • JD Sensations

    Had to go for Victoria because

    - some great hardcore matches with Trish
    - 2 great Wrestlemania matches
    - 2 Women’s title runs, and was kicking serious ass in both of them
    - only woman in that period to defeat the 7 other Golden Era divas in singles matches
    - had the psycho, then dancer, then the whoreish gimmicks haha
    - most devastating finisher of all divas
    - steel cage match with Lita
    And so many more…

    • Lita-Sault-666

      Were they all within this second decade though? I can’t remember if they all were, if they were though they happened pretty close together as the last part of her career was shit with the E!
      I went with Lita for this one, however i think Beth should have gone through over Lita on the last round… But apparently 800+ others disagree xD.

      • JD Sensations

        Yeah they all did…don’t worry I know my stuff ;) her career only really went downhill in 2008 imo…she was still winning a lot against Torrie Wilson and Michelle in 07

  • jonboi

    Ooh this is a controversial & hard one. Both great divas both had great matches Together & apart victoria is the better wrestler but lita is LITA so its no contest for me anyway. To me victoria & molly were the most exciting in the ring I loved both inring skills. Its hard to believe that wwe divas have been & gone by the time they hit 30 but lisa just started to train at 29-30 & she’s better than most, Who says Age is a deteror

    • Lancerboi1986

      You have your facts completely wrong. Lita was active on the WWE roster at 24 and that wasn’t even her first time wrestling. Where did you get your info? Crazed fan lol…

      • jonboi

        @lancerboi 1st do not call me a Crazy fan a huge fan yes! 2nd next time you answer me I’d appreciate if You get your facts right as you can see I wasn’t saying Amy was 30 I know when lita debuted and what age she was, I was talking about lisa aka victoria being 29-30yrs. So go back and check yourself. Silly boy!!

  • jonboi

    Wasn’t that the match that was up last year when lita was up for nomination?

  • jonboi

    ^^^^^ was in answer to JD sensations question about the numbrs

  • http://twitter.com/#!/FrenchFineFierc FrenchFineFierce

    Victoria all the way !! She has been in so many historical matches and she was probably the only woman who could beat the other Divas of the golden era in single matches

  • misschrissi7

    ooooo toughie…..but because she inspired me in my own life i have to vote LITA.

  • i22

    Despite Victoria being around longer during this time period Lita achieved much more from 03-06 and was involved in several high profile storylines.

  • TNATaraNonstopAction

    for me Victoria
    even if Victoria was not pushed, it is my favorit

  • http://twitter.com/RyanRoman0 Ryan

    Man this .. Is hard

    Both had awesome moments in WWE
    Both very hardcore both really good women’s championship reigns both legit wrestlers with unique style…
    Haha I can’t decide. I love Lita and Tara too XD

    Their cage match together was perfection not only because it was badass bad guy vs badass good guy.. In a cage! And they were women!! :D

    Victoria was one dominant force in her early wwe days 2002-2004 but yeah fel flat, hell her only legit match where she wasn’t jobbing or doing the same moves were one against Phoenix and her last one against McCool she got to show how stiff and hard she can go despite loosing.
    And her matches in TNA as a good guy were pretty great specially against Awesome Kong in the six sides of steel!

  • MsXxxdiva247

    Victoria was my favorite.

  • BorisG

    I’m disappointed Beth didn’t get to the next round cause she accomplished more than Lita in this period. For me, I think Lita won because she has a huge fan base behind her. On the other side, I have to go with Lita here. Victoria did stick around longer and had great moments and matches, but Lita wins this by short line.

  • Looking Glass

    Victoria may have been used as a joke in the end, but Lita spent numerous periods of the decade out on injury, sure she had big storylines but how much of the Rated R Couple storyline did she spend in the ring? I can only remember her getting into the ring more towards the set up of her exit. Plus Victoria won so many firsts – Streetfight, Steel Cage Mage, Hair vs. Hair and she was fresh at the time. Plus I just don’t want this to be another TRISH vs LITA fest cos if it keeps happening we could do this for the next 10 years.

    • misschrissi7

      There cant be a Trish vs Lita final. Its impossible.

      Semis will be Lita vs Trish (if they each win their respective rounds) If anything its more likely that the final will be Mickie James vs either Trish or Lita.

      • Looking Glass

        Ah I didn’t even notice! Thanks for pointing that out.

      • JD Sensations

        Mickie James better win!

  • http://www.twitter.com/johndern JDernTrishStratusFan

    I feel like some of you forget what this is about.

    Victoria was a KEY factor during this time, not only having some of the greatest matches w/ Trish & Lita, but helping the new Divas coming in learn the ropes.

    Trish & Lita both left half way through this Decade.

    My vote goes to Victoria.

  • https://twitter.com/branth89 Mr. Asstastic

    I voted for Victoria to make Lita fans mad lol

    • xJonFer12494x

      you made me lol with this ^ but seriously i agree, this whole Brittany vs Christina or Backstreet vs Nsync thing Lita and Trish have going on, has got to stop.

  • WweLitafan4ever

    Lita,duh.

    • WweLitafan4ever

      Doesn’t matter that Victoria stuck around longer.
      From 2003-2006,Lita had better/more memorable moments
      -Steel cage match
      -RAW mainevent in 2004
      -An amazing heel turn on RAW
      -Live sex celebration and one of the most memorable RAW weddings in 2005 with Edge
      -Maineventing RAW with Edge several times
      - Winning women’s title on RAW.
      Lita was more vital and had more memorable moments.
      And wow,looks like so far Lita got the most votes in the poll. Then again,that isn’t surprising.

      • Essex Boy

        Live sex celebration.. *cringe*

        • WweLitafan4ever

          It was the first time something like that happened and garnered a high rating.

      • xJonFer12494x

        I’d hardly consider having pretend sex in a ring a worthy accomplishment

        • WweLitafan4ever

          Didn’t say it was a worthy accomplishment.
          It’s was a one of a kind,memorable segment that garnered a high rating.

  • supermario

    those were all awesome milestones in her career but don’t forget her amazing come back in 2003, as well returning at the slammy’s and defeating heath slater as a legend. not to mention the only woman on the greatest finishers in wwe history, as well as being the most featured woman on the greatest moments in raw history DVD.

    victoria was amazing and a huge asset in the credibility of the women’s division. however lita! all the way!

    • WweLitafan4ever

      @Supermario
      Good points. I didn’t think of adding her returns after retirement(which were all awesome!)

  • CandiceMichelle&TorrieWilson

    this is so Hard, so I’m not voting! because I love them both & I could never choose between them.

  • MomoMufFinSsFTW

    I hate the fact that lita and trish and even jazz and Molly were put into this list. Why? Because we should be crowning a NEW diva of the decade frankly none of those divas contributed shit in the days that “the divas died” coming from people, which is not true. It’s diva dirt’s fault though for making it diva of the decade so these obsessed fans use the excuse “they were in the last decade though”. This poll should have been Diva of the New era. Because for the last 5-6 years (not sure) it has been the new era more than the golden era. When I say that those diva didnt contribute shit. THOSE divas did absolutely amazing in what they did in the golden era I give my highest respect to them all, BUT when they left who held WWE? Mickie and Melina. And don’t get me wrong they didn’t contribute because ultimately its not what they do its what Vince and WWE’s fucked up creators want. However they did get some of these divas over which I respect. But what they did was the past leave it in the motherfucking past. Rant over my vote Victoria why? She was more featured in the new era

    • k2evecrew

      Yeah I totally agree with u . Although Molly , jazz, trish , and lita did their fair share when I think about the diva of this decade 2003-2013 Mickie , Melina , Beth and others come to mind before them. In my opionion the last round should be Mickie vs Melina but I feel like lita or trish will find their way into the final round

      • MomoMufFinSsFTW

        Yea and then there will be the whole trish is better than lita…no wait lita is better than trish. Seriously people need to grow up -_-

        • xJonFer12494x

          agreed

  • JD Sensations

    Of course Lita fans voting for Lita for the sake of it and completely ignoring the facts…but whatever

    • WweLitafan4ever

      No one is ignoring facts and Lita did a lot of important/memorable things during the decade.
      People are stating valid reasons for voting for Lita.
      Ugh,you are so annoying.

    • Lancerboi1986

      I love that whenever you say something that isn’t the highest praise of Lita the ONLY people that argue have “Lita” in their screen name. I don’t know why I just find it so funny, lol.

      • jonboi

        Just like you jumping on the We hate lita bandwagon then trying to convine yourself that u don’t really hate her its just……… So come on just stop I’m sure u voted for ur fav diva because she’s your fav. Lita is always going to have the peoples vote just like trish,mickie,even melina.