Well, WWE is still aiming to court Diva legend, Trish Stratus to appear at WrestleMania 25 in April against… Michelle McCool. Collective gasp.
The idea of a Trish Stratus vs. Michelle McCool match at WrestleMania was discussed at a creative meeting last week. Many felt a Beth Phoenix vs. Stratus match would be good, but officials felt they’ve done it already with the mixed tag match a few weeks ago. After Stratus’ performance in her match on Raw, the feeling is that she’s still good enough to pull out a decent match with McCool that would be entertaining. There is also hope that the rub from Stratus would help McCool get over.
As with anything McCool-related, this will surely draw some ire from Diva fans across the Internet. “Oh my God, it’s totes because Michelle went to Undertaker to go to management.” But I don’t know, while Trish vs Beth may be the obvious choice, I kinda like this idea too.
Michelle, like Trish, started from scratch and unfolded into a great wrestler before our very eyes so that’d make for an interesting storyline. Michelle has shown a lot of growth over the last year, both as a wrestler and character and I think there could be a lot to work with between these two. I think a Trish-Beth storyline could be pretty paint-by-numbers, Beth is the dominant heel yadda yadda. Meanwhile, Michelle’s a very interesting character as she’s gone from fan favourite to heel and I think that could make for some interesting interaction between her and Trish.
I’m still hoping Trish won’t be part of ‘Mania and we give the rub to the current Divas instead…