Beth Phoenix

Professional Wrestler
Born Nov 24, 1980

Elizabeth Kocianski Carolan is a Polish-American professional wrestler, better known by her ring name Beth Phoenix. She is signed to WWE, where she performs on the Raw brand and is a former WWE Divas Champion. Carolan had a successful amateur wrestling career in high school, before being trained by the All Knighters. After her debut in May 2001, she wrestled for numerous independent promotions, and was the inaugural GLORY Champion.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Beth Phoenix.


1980 Birth Born on November 24, 1980.


1998 17 Years Old After graduating from high school in 1998, she enrolled in both a professional wrestling school and Canisius College in Buffalo, New York. … Read More
1999 18 Years Old Kocianski began wrestling on the Notre Dame High School scholastic wrestling team. She was the first female varsity wrestler in the school's history. She became the North-East freestyle women's champion (72 kg weight class) in 1999, and also won the 72 kg weight class at the New York State Fair Tournament the same year. … Read More


2001 - 2002 2 More Events
2003 22 Years Old 1 More Event
She defeated Joey Knight and Kevin Grace in 2003 to become the FNW Cruiserweight Champion.
2004 23 Years Old 1 More Event
She was invited to a tryout with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in May 2004, and then relocated to Louisville, Kentucky to work for their developmental territory, Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW).
2005 24 Years Old She signed a developmental contract with WWE on October 20, 2005, the same month that she broke her hand. … Read More
She debuted on WWE's Raw brand in May 2006, but suffered a legitimate broken jaw the following month. … Read More
2007 26 Years Old 1 More Event
On the July 9, 2007, episode of Raw, Phoenix returned as a villain when Melina claimed to be injured. … Read More
Phoenix along with then-ally Melina took part in the Playboy BunnyMania Lumberjack match at WrestleMania XXIV where she defeated Ashley and Maria by pinfall. On April 14, 2008 Phoenix faced Mickie James with her Women's Championship on the line and lost, ending her reign as champion. … Read More
2009 28 Years Old At the Royal Rumble in January 2009, Phoenix lost the Women's Championship to Melina. … Read More
2010 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2010, at the Royal Rumble she became the second woman in history to enter the Royal Rumble match, and went on to win the Women's Championship for the third time in April, holding it for a month.


2011 30 Years Old 1 More Event
As part of the 2011 Supplemental Draft on April 26, 2011, Phoenix returned to the Raw brand. … Read More
2014 33 Years Old Kocianksi was married to Joey Carolan, known by the ring name Joey Knight, but they have since divorced. In early February 2014, Adam Copeland announced the birth of his and Kocianski's daughter, named Lyric, born six weeks earlier on December 12, 2013. … Read More
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