Since leaving WWE, Tenille Dashwood (formerly known as Emma) has been a big presence in the indy world of professional wrestling. Dashwood signed with WWE back in 2011 and was in their developmental program for about three years before making her main roster debut.
She was featured regularly on Monday Night Raw before going back to NXT in 2015. After a year back on NXT, Dashwood returned to the main roster and was released a year later after a few good matches with Asuka. The release seemingly came out of nowhere and surprised many.
Dashwood has since signed with Ring Of Honor and also competes regularly on the independent circuit. During a recent “10 Questions With Tenille Dashwood” by ROH, Dashwood talked about possibly winning the Women of Honor Championship. Here’s what she said the feat would mean to her:
“Although I’ve achieved a lot in my career so far, there’s also so much more I want to do. I’ve never held a championship at a professional level. I came to ROH to do what I love and that is to wrestle. I think my passion for wrestling and this business is clear to any fan out there. I don’t feel I need to prove myself to them, but I do need to prove to myself that I can do this.
“In my head, that Women of Honor championship has been mine ever since the tournament was first announced. The last time we went face to face during the tournament I was left empty-handed and disappointed. I couldn’t bring myself to step in the ring and congratulate Sumie that night because I felt I like I should have won. I felt like I let myself down and I let my fans down. I respect Sumie, but I don’t plan on letting that happen again.”