Women’s Wrestling Legend Ditches WWE as 44-Years-Old Return to Former Wrestling Promotion as ‘Creative Director’ Gets Announced

Published 01/12/2024, 12:34 AM EST

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The new creative director of OVW has arrived. We all know that moving companies and looking for fresh chances are undoubtedly significant components of the pro wrestling scene. And a former WWE women’s champion recently did it, as she is now named as the new creative director of Ohio Valley Wrestling. Interestingly, she returned to her former wrestling promotion.

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The lady in question is Mickie James, as she has now joined the services of OVW. So, without further ado, let’s get into the details of this news.

Mickie James ventures into greener pastures

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With over two decades of wrestling experience, James has been handed over to the role of Creative Director and Head of Female Talent in the OVW. As her time ended with TNA a few days ago, pro wrestling fans speculated about her next move. Rumors suggested that she would join the WWE by appearing in the Royal Rumble match. However, she has put those rumors to bed and has taken over a different job.

This was announced through the official handle of the OVW, as they welcomed the six-time women’s champion on X. Their caption included, “BIG NEWS HERE AT OVW! Welcome to the team @MickieJames It’s an incredible new era in the OVW Women’s Division!.” Indeed, her vast experience in professional wrestling could be a trump card for the OVW. Interestingly, during James’ tenure with the new organization, she will also be given another duty.

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Mickie James will also be responsible for the empowerment of the females

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Empowerment of the female wrestlers would be a noble step taken by the OVW. Additionally, the responsibility for that is handed over to James. On top of that, she will also be at the forefront of an exclusive OVW TV series that will focus on the same cause.

The information shared by the company on X reads the statements of their CEO, AI Snow. He said, “We are not just working with a superstar; we are embracing a vision for the future.” The statement is accurate, as the world has seen many wrestling bigwigs such as John Cena, Randy Orton, and Batista started their careers at the OVW. Now that James is at the forefront, it will be interesting to see how the OVW churns out some future big names in pro wrestling.

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Will Mickie James be the next big thing for the OVW? Let us know in the comments.

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Akchhat Bachheti

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