WARNING: We have detected your browser is out of date. For both performance, security and a better web experience you should keep up to date to avoid viruses, malware, hijacking and stay on top of compatibility features.
 

WNS Mobile

RSS Feed

Natalya Neidhart on Being Backstage at Raw 25, Talking with Trish Stratus, Royal Rumble

Posted By: Caylon Knox on Jan 25, 2018

Natalya Neidhart on Being Backstage at Raw 25, Talking with Trish Stratus, Royal Rumble

WWE SmackDown Live Superstar Natalya Neidhart recently spoke to AudioBoom.com's Baby Huey and Bimbo Jimbo about what it was like at Raw 25 and getting the chance to talk to WWE Hall of Famer Trish Stratus.

Being backstage at Raw 25:

“It was surreal being backstage last night because there were so many iconic people from my childhood, and so many special characters from the most special time in WWE history. You look at the people who helped build Raw, and made Raw what it is today. Like Trish Stratus, and Steve Austin, and APA…Even just outlandish characters like the Boogeyman…Who could forget Mean Gene Okerlund who was a voice from my childhood…I remember when DX invaded our TV Screens, and Steve Austin gave Mr. McMahon the first stunner on live TV. Trish Stratus and Lita main eventing Raw for the first time for women to do that. It was really cool being backstage, and I felt like a kid in a candy shop. Even though I’m a superstar in the WWE I am still a huge fan of the people who came before me and paved the way for me to do what I do today.”

Speaking with WWE Hall of Famer Trish Stratus backstage at Raw:

“When I was 19 I met Trish for the very first time. I met her backstage. She didn’t know who I was and she didn’t know really anything about me, but she took the time to talk to me, and we talked for quite a while, and she was just so sweet to me and so genuine and so gracious. All these years later it was always something that stuck with me…For the first time in knowing Trish I got to tell her last night that she’s such an influential person to me because when I first met her she was so kind to me. I think about that when I meet up and coming superstars. Guys, and girls that are trying out in the WWE, or want to be a part of the business, and you never know who’s going to make it, and you never know if it’s going to be your conversation that you have with them that’s going to be a turning point in their life or their dreams. I told Trish that her meeting with me backstage really confirmed that I really wanted to be a part of WWE and do what she was doing…I wanted to capture that moment, and let people know how important it is to treat people with respect the way that Trish treated me, and she didn’t have to.”

“I told her growing up I never had a shortage of inspiration. I never had a shortage of people to inspire me. When you grow up with the likes of Bret “the Hitman” Hart, Owen Hart, and The British Bulldog, my grandfather Stu Hart, and obviously my father Jim “the Anvil” Neidhart you know I had a lot of people that I looked up to, and especially in the ring. But she was the first woman. She was Canadian, she was blonde, and she was beautiful, but she was also really tough. She wrestled through a broken nose, she main evented raw, and she just broke down these barriers for women. She was just this woman that made me want to do this more so than even any person in my family, and so I wanted to be like her.”

Competing in the first-ever Women's Royal Rumble Match:

“I mean to be a part of the first ever women’s Royal Rumble, it still really hasn’t sunk in to me that I am going to be with 29 other women making history. It’s very special, and again the women’s evolution in WWE we are on a roll. You’ve seen us in the last couple of years have a Hell in a Cell Match, main event Raw, main event Smackdown, main event a pay per view. We have had two back to back Women’s ladder matches. We’ve done so many incredible things, and now to be making history with the first ever women’s Royal Rumble it’s going to be epic. It’s definitely going to be a moment that I don’t I’m going to ever forget.”

Source: AudioBoom.com

.: Join our NEW Wrestling Forum :. 
««« WNS Forum »»»

Tags: #wwe #raw 25 #natalya neidhart #trish stratus
https://wrestlr.me/50311/  
Adding comments is disabled due to age of article.
 

» More News From This Feed

Nov 13
Bruce Prichard Discusses Allegations Against Fabulous Moolah
Fabulous Moolah is considered an icon in women’s wrestling. However, it recent years her legacy has come under criticism due to allegations that she exploited the female wrestlers at her trainin[...]
Nov 13 - Fabulous Moolah is considered an icon in women’s wrestling. However, it recent years her legacy has come under criticism due to allegations that she exploited the female wrestlers at her trainin[...]
Nov 13
Details About Steve Austin’s New WWE Network Series
Stone Cold Steve Austin’s new podcast Broken Skull Sessions is set to premiere on the WWE Network soon.  According to PWInsider, The Undertaker will be the first guest on the podcast. The [...]
Nov 13 - Stone Cold Steve Austin’s new podcast Broken Skull Sessions is set to premiere on the WWE Network soon.  According to PWInsider, The Undertaker will be the first guest on the podcast. The [...]
Nov 13
WWE NXT Quick Results (11/13/19)
Below are quick results for tonight’s edition of WWE NXT: *Lio Rush def. Angel Garza to retain the NXT Cruiserweight Championship. *Backstage, Tegan Nox and Rhea Ripley are shown to have been [...]
Nov 13 - Below are quick results for tonight’s edition of WWE NXT: *Lio Rush def. Angel Garza to retain the NXT Cruiserweight Championship. *Backstage, Tegan Nox and Rhea Ripley are shown to have been [...]
Nov 13
AEW Dynamite Quick Results (11/13/19)
Below are quick results for this week’s edition of AEW Dynamite: *Jon Moxley def. Michael Nakazawa. Following the match, Moxley issues a challenge to anyone in the AEW locker room to step up an[...]
Nov 13 - Below are quick results for this week’s edition of AEW Dynamite: *Jon Moxley def. Michael Nakazawa. Following the match, Moxley issues a challenge to anyone in the AEW locker room to step up an[...]
Nov 13
WWE NXT: Results Of Women’s Ladder Match, Final Member Named For Team Baszler
On tonight’s edition of WWE NXT, a Ladder Match took place between Mia Yim and Io Shirai, with the winner of that match earning the advantage for their team for the first-ever Women’s WarG[...]
Nov 13 - On tonight’s edition of WWE NXT, a Ladder Match took place between Mia Yim and Io Shirai, with the winner of that match earning the advantage for their team for the first-ever Women’s WarG[...]
Nov 13
AEW Dynamite: Results Of World Tag Team Championship Match
On tonight’s edition of AEW Dynamite, the All Elite Wrestling World Tag Team Championship was on the line as SoCal Uncensored’s Frankie Kazarian and Scorpio Sky defended the titles against[...]
Nov 13 - On tonight’s edition of AEW Dynamite, the All Elite Wrestling World Tag Team Championship was on the line as SoCal Uncensored’s Frankie Kazarian and Scorpio Sky defended the titles against[...]
Nov 13
Samoa Joe Injury Update
For fans wondering why Samoa Joe has been absent from WWE television, it's because he's dealing with an injury. During last night's episode of WWE Backstage, he said he has a broken thumb and will be [...]
Nov 13 - For fans wondering why Samoa Joe has been absent from WWE television, it's because he's dealing with an injury. During last night's episode of WWE Backstage, he said he has a broken thumb and will be [...]
Nov 13
Ali's Name Has Been Changed Again
It appears one again Mustafa Ali is going through another name change. As fans know back in March, the wrestler's name was changed from Mustafa Ali to just Ali. Well, now Mustafa has been added back t[...]
Nov 13 - It appears one again Mustafa Ali is going through another name change. As fans know back in March, the wrestler's name was changed from Mustafa Ali to just Ali. Well, now Mustafa has been added back t[...]
Nov 13
WWE NXT: Match With WarGames Implications To Take Place Next Week (Spoiler)
During tonight’s edition of WWE NXT, it was announced that as part of next week’s broadcast, NXT Champion Adam Cole will go one-on-one with Dominik Dijakovic. Their match will be a Ladder[...]
Nov 13 - During tonight’s edition of WWE NXT, it was announced that as part of next week’s broadcast, NXT Champion Adam Cole will go one-on-one with Dominik Dijakovic. Their match will be a Ladder[...]
Nov 13
AEW Dynamite: Tag Team Match Announced For Next Week
During tonight’s edition of AEW Dynamite, it was announced that as part of next week’s broadcast, Private Party will face Inner Circle members Santana and Ortiz in a tag team match. It wa[...]
Nov 13 - During tonight’s edition of AEW Dynamite, it was announced that as part of next week’s broadcast, Private Party will face Inner Circle members Santana and Ortiz in a tag team match. It wa[...]
Nov 13
WWE NXT: Change Made To Match At NXT TakeOver: WarGames (Spoiler)
During tonight’s edition of WWE NXT, it was announced that at the upcoming NXT TakeOver: WarGames event, Finn Balor will be facing Matt Riddle in a singles match per the order of NXT General Man[...]
Nov 13 - During tonight’s edition of WWE NXT, it was announced that at the upcoming NXT TakeOver: WarGames event, Finn Balor will be facing Matt Riddle in a singles match per the order of NXT General Man[...]
Nov 13
AEW Dynamite: Wardlow Makes His Official Debut
On tonight’s edition of AEW Dynamite, Wardlow made his official debut with All Elite Wrestling following an in-ring segment with MJF and AEW World Champion Chris Jericho, which also featured an [...]
Nov 13 - On tonight’s edition of AEW Dynamite, Wardlow made his official debut with All Elite Wrestling following an in-ring segment with MJF and AEW World Champion Chris Jericho, which also featured an [...]
Nov 13
AEW Dynamite: First-Ever “Dynamite Dozen Battle Royal” Announced
On tonight’s edition of AEW Dynamite, it was announced that on next week’s broadcast, the first-ever “Dynamite Dozen Battle Royal” will take place. According to the rules, the[...]
Nov 13 - On tonight’s edition of AEW Dynamite, it was announced that on next week’s broadcast, the first-ever “Dynamite Dozen Battle Royal” will take place. According to the rules, the[...]
Nov 13
AEW Dynamite: Singles Match Announced For Next Week’s Broadcast
On tonight’s edition of AEW Dynamite, it was announced that as part of next week’s broadcast, Jon Moxley will go one-on-one with Darby Allin. The match was made official after Moxley issu[...]
Nov 13 - On tonight’s edition of AEW Dynamite, it was announced that as part of next week’s broadcast, Jon Moxley will go one-on-one with Darby Allin. The match was made official after Moxley issu[...]
Nov 13
WWE NXT: Results Of NXT Cruiserweight Championship Match
On tonight’s edition of WWE NXT, Lio Rush defeated Angel Garza to retain the NXT Cruiserweight Championship; however, the ending of the match was met with its share of controversy, as Garza had [...]
Nov 13 - On tonight’s edition of WWE NXT, Lio Rush defeated Angel Garza to retain the NXT Cruiserweight Championship; however, the ending of the match was met with its share of controversy, as Garza had [...]
Nov 13
AEW Announces Jon Moxley Segment Will Happen Tonight On AEW Dynamite
AEW posted that Jon Moxley will have some things to say after his win  over Kenny Omega on last Saturday's Full Gear PPV on tonight's Dynamite. The Unsanctioned Lights Out Match d[...]
Nov 13 - AEW posted that Jon Moxley will have some things to say after his win  over Kenny Omega on last Saturday's Full Gear PPV on tonight's Dynamite. The Unsanctioned Lights Out Match d[...]
Nov 13
Eric Bischoff On If He'd Want To Do AEW Commentary
A few weeks have passed by since Eric Bischoff was fired by WWE, and there's been much speculation on what's next for him. Many people have stated he'd be a good fit for AEW, but what could he possibl[...]
Nov 13 - A few weeks have passed by since Eric Bischoff was fired by WWE, and there's been much speculation on what's next for him. Many people have stated he'd be a good fit for AEW, but what could he possibl[...]
Nov 13
WWE Backstage Views At 100K This Week
This week's episode of WWE Backstage on FS1 drew 100,000 viewers at 11pm ET, according to Showbuzz Daily. Last Tuesday's premiere drew 49,000 viewers and a 0.02 cable rating in the 18-49 de[...]
Nov 13 - This week's episode of WWE Backstage on FS1 drew 100,000 viewers at 11pm ET, according to Showbuzz Daily. Last Tuesday's premiere drew 49,000 viewers and a 0.02 cable rating in the 18-49 de[...]
Nov 13
NJPW President Harold Meij Denies That New Japan Tried To Ban Kenny Omega
A report that we shared earlier stated that Kenny Omega was "banned" from Japan, and so was unable to compete in a DDT Pro show. Kenny reported the incident wasn't as bad as some made it out to be.&nb[...]
Nov 13 - A report that we shared earlier stated that Kenny Omega was "banned" from Japan, and so was unable to compete in a DDT Pro show. Kenny reported the incident wasn't as bad as some made it out to be.&nb[...]
Nov 13
Jordan Myles Says He Quits WWE
WWE NXT Superstar Jordan Myles  took to Twitter today to announce that he is quitting WWE. "As of today, I'd like to officially announce that I quit f--king WWE. I am no longer [...]
Nov 13 - WWE NXT Superstar Jordan Myles  took to Twitter today to announce that he is quitting WWE. "As of today, I'd like to officially announce that I quit f--king WWE. I am no longer [...]
Nov 13
Matches Confirmed For Tonight’s Episode of AEW Dynamite on TNT
AEW Dynamote on TNT returns tonight with all the fallout from Sunday's Full Gear pay-per-view. The show will take place in Nashville, TN at the Municipal Auditorium. AEW Tag Team Champions SCU vs. Ch[...]
Nov 13 - AEW Dynamote on TNT returns tonight with all the fallout from Sunday's Full Gear pay-per-view. The show will take place in Nashville, TN at the Municipal Auditorium. AEW Tag Team Champions SCU vs. Ch[...]
Nov 13
What's Planned For Tonight's Episode of WWE NXT on USA Network
WWE NXT returns on the USA Network tonight from Winter Park, Florida at Full Sail University. Heading into the live 2-hour broadcast, we know Mia Yim vs.Io Shirai will compete in a Ladder Match to fi[...]
Nov 13 - WWE NXT returns on the USA Network tonight from Winter Park, Florida at Full Sail University. Heading into the live 2-hour broadcast, we know Mia Yim vs.Io Shirai will compete in a Ladder Match to fi[...]
Nov 13
Remembering Eddie Guerrero 14 Years After His Death
14 years ago, the world lost one of the most popular and talented wrestlers of all time in Eddie Guerrero. The news of Eddie's untimely death sent shockwaves throughout the entire professional wrestli[...]
Nov 13 - 14 years ago, the world lost one of the most popular and talented wrestlers of all time in Eddie Guerrero. The news of Eddie's untimely death sent shockwaves throughout the entire professional wrestli[...]
Nov 13
Impact Wrestling Results (11/12)
Below are the Impact Wrestling results, courtesy of PWInsider for 11/12. X Division Title #1 Contender Match: Aiden Prince vs Rohit Raju vs Willie Mack vs Petey Williams vs Trey Miguel vs Brett Banks[...]
Nov 13 - Below are the Impact Wrestling results, courtesy of PWInsider for 11/12. X Division Title #1 Contender Match: Aiden Prince vs Rohit Raju vs Willie Mack vs Petey Williams vs Trey Miguel vs Brett Banks[...]
Nov 13
Jerry Lynn Provides Health Update, Surgery Required
AEW coach Jerry Lynn concerned his following last week when he announced that he was pulling out of the Starrcast IV due to a health issue, he assured fans he would update them but not much more was k[...]
Nov 13 - AEW coach Jerry Lynn concerned his following last week when he announced that he was pulling out of the Starrcast IV due to a health issue, he assured fans he would update them but not much more was k[...]

© 2006-2019 wrestlingnewssource.com

All rights reserved. All other trademarks, logos, video, likeness and copyrights are the property of their respective owners.
Terms of Service · Privacy Policy · Π