Rhea Ripley, Ember Moon Share Their Initial Impressions Of Beth Phoenix In WWE

As noted, episode two of the popular new WWE Network Original Documentary series, "WWE Icons," recently touched down, featuring a full-length special focusing on WWE Hall Of Fame legend "The Glamazon" Beth Phoenix.

Among those featured in the new documentary, which is available via On Demand viewing now on the WWE Network and Peacock platforms, were current WWE Superstars Rhea Ripley and Ember Moon, both of whom had high praise for the women's wrestling legend.

Featured below are some of the highlights of comments made by Ripley and Moon about Phoenix during the new installment of WWE Icons.

Ember Moon says she thought Beth Phoenix was different and unique: "The very first time I saw Beth, it was very eye-opening in the world of women’s wrestling. I was like, ‘Woah, this girl so different and unique, I want to be just like her.’ That inspired my career to where I was like, ‘I need to do this my way. I don’t need to try to be the next anyone else.’ She inspired me to do things differently because it was so successful for her."

Rhea Ripley adds that Phoenix looked and wrestled more like a man, something that turned her into a fan as she was given similar comparisons: "She sort of wrestles like a dude, and I love that. Going through high school and always being told that I was muscular and I looked like a man, it really brought me down over the years. I struggled with that and I know she’s been through those struggles too. To see someone like Beth Phoenix on my TV and doing the one thing I loved to watch, it was inspiring."

Check out the complete episode of WWE Icons: Beth Phoenix by signing up for the WWE Network today at WWE.com. H/T to Fightful for transcribing the above quotes.


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