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Carmella on being a women's wrestler in WWE today



Former WWE SmackDown Live Women's Champion Carmella was interviewed on KLFY News 10 to promote SmackDown Live from Lafayette, Louisiana. Carmella talked about her early days as a cheerleader in the NFL and NBA, transitioning into professional wrestling, and what it's like being a women's wrestler in WWE today. Here are the highlights:

Her early days as a cheerleader in the NFL and NBA:

"I was a dancer my whole life," Carmella said. "I've been dancing since I was three years old. Then I was a cheerleader in the NFL and in the NBA with the Lakers. My dad was actually a wrestler back in the day in the early 90's, he dabbled in it a little bit. So just kind of brought everything full circle with my dad's background and my love of and passion for entertainment."

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Being a women's wrestler in WWE today:

"What a time to be a women in the WWE," said Carmella. "We're in the midst of this women's evolution and we actually have our first ever all-women's pay-per-view October 28th, which is huge! It's called WWE Evolution. It's going to be amazing. The first ever all-women's pay-per-view.

"The women, we're just taking over. [We've had] the first ever Hell in a Cell match. The first ever Money in the Bank ladder match, which I was the first ever Ms. Money in the Bank. So, it's just really cool to see the women just taking over."

H/T Wrestling Inc. for the transcriptions