Mickie James Talks Downsizing of the Knockouts Division, Second Album & More

Posted by Steve Carrier on Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Mickie James

Simon Cassidy of The Big WrestleShark Show interviewed Mickie James this past weekend. Here are some highlights.

Downsizing of the Knockouts Division: “Aside from it being awesome because I’m the champion? Yeah it has gone through a little bit, but the company as a whole is going through a bit of a change right now. It’s always very sad to see your friends and colleagues go, it’s kind of bitter sweet because you know you’re going to run into each other somewhere down the road. Just because they were such a staple of the locker-room for so long and to still be so over, with so much left to offer so to see them go…I just hope…although you always know it means there’s going to be a bit of change and some new faces will perhaps start coming in, I just hope those fresh faces can hold a candle to the girls they are replacing. Those are some rather large shoes to fill.”

Anyone she would like to see return: “I’m open to whoever wants to come back. It would be really cool to have Kharma back in TNA; I think it would be cool to see Gail vs Kharma round two but with the roles reversed. Also I’ve never had a chance to work with Kharma and I would love to, so I think that would be really cool. There is so much talent out there that deserves to get a shot, that deserves to be seen. Most of the girls that are there, I’ll say most not all, came from humble beginnings and trained and worked their way up the indy’s to make a name for themselves, a respected name and finally caught an amazing break. There are so many girls out there that are just like that, so hopefully this is an opportunity for them to step up.”

What is left for her to accomplish: “I’m constantly raising the bar for myself: I wanna go down in history as one of the best of all time. I know there are tons of women out there who are probably as great, if not better than me. You know I have been very blessed, very fortunate to be able to do a lot and work with some amazing people. I mean, you don’t want to come off like this…character wise, performance wise on TV I’m the best in the world, I’m the best of the century. And I can confidently say that I’ve had some incredible storylines, to work with some of the best in the world to be able to leave the legacy that, I could, leave today, but there is so much more I want to accomplish. Just because you’re the best doesn’t mean you can’t get better.”

Who would you still like to wrestle: “I always say Serena. She’s one of the girls who reminds me so much of myself, I had kind of taken her under my wing a long time ago and to just see how far she’s grown on her own, and I just feel that when she was in the public eye and really getting a mainstream push she never had a chance to show how great she was and better than pretty much everybody in the ring. She’s one of the best I’ve ever stepped in the ring with, she’s technically solid, it’s ridiculous, I’ve seen her outwrestle some of the guys! So to see that level of talent go un-noticed is a sad thing. Hopefully I’d like to see her be able to shine. It’s hard to find someone who has it all… like myself.”

The release of her second album: “It’s been pretty amazing. The response from the fans and from my colleagues, my friends, from legit music reviewers across the board is so positive and so uplifting.”

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