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Trish Stratus To Be Inducted Into The National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Trish Stratus is receiving a huge honor this weekend as she becomes only the second woman to be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.

Already a WWE Hall of Famer, the former seven-time WWE Women’s Champion will take her place on a national scale. She will also the first woman to ever receive The Lou Thesz Award. The Lou Thesz Award recognizes those in the professional wrestling industry who have used their skills in the realm of public service

Beth Phoenix became the first woman to be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2019. She had previously been awarded the Frank Gotch award in 2015.

She writes –

This weekend I will be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and I will proudly receive The Lou Thesz Award. I am the first female to do so and I am beyond thankful to the committee for opening their eyes – and the wing to women in our sport!

It’s a dream of breaking glass ceilings instead of wearing glass slippers kinda moment and I’m here for it!

Despite officially retiring in 2006, Stratus has appeared on a number of occasions for WWE. Stratus last appeared in a WWE ring when she faced Charlotte Flair in a losing effort at SummerSlam. She also was in the first women’s Royal Rumble in 2018 and took part in the Evolution pay-per-view the same year.

DS Shin over at Ring the Belle is meeting with Stratus today for an interview. Once that is uploaded Diva Dirt will share it and keep you posted!

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