Michelle McCool Biography
Championships & Accomplishments:
-WWE Women's Championship
-WWE Divas Championship
Rankings, Awards & Tournaments
- PWI Female 50 (#9 in 2008)
- PWI Female 50 (#8 in 2009)
Top 25 in 2008
Michelle McCool started her WWE career
as a 2004 RAW Diva Search Contest Finalist. On August
16th, 2004, on Raw, Michelle McCool was eliminated
from the Diva Search Contest and she returned later
on November 18th, 2004's Smackdown as a personal trainer
to numerous wrestlers.
Many praised Michelle McCool for the
athletic ability she showed, and felt as she was a promising
prospect to become a good wrestler. She gradually went
from being in backstage segments to participating in Smackdown
Diva contests and matches. Despite losing to Joy Giovanni
in a Diva Rookie Contest on February 20th, 2005 at No
Way Out, she went on to prove herself to be a worthy personality.
She had a short feud against Dawn Marie and then Melina
Perez. On June 30th 2005's Smackdown episode, Melina Perez
defeated her and then suffered at the hands of MNM with
their Snapshot finisher. She was then sent to Deep South
Wrestling and taken off Smackdown television.
After working in Deep South Wrestling, she returned to
Smackdown on June 2, 2006 with a "school teacher" gimmick.
She immediately began competing in Diva contests and matches
and starting a rivalry with Ashley
Massaro. 2 months later in August, she began managing
K.C. James & Idol Stevens and continued feuding with Ashley
who was allied with Brian Kendrick & Paul London. Unfortunately
in November of 2006, she had to be hospitalized for enlarged
kidney and an electrolyte imbalance. She mad her return
to Smackdown in 2007. On March 30th 2007's SmackDown,
she took part in a 10-Woman tag team match as Ashley &
Mickie & Maria & Candice & Torrie beat Melina & Victoria
& Jillian & Kristal & herself. She later played a fan
favorite as she managed Chuck Palumbo. They feuded against
Dykstra w/Victoria, and later against Jamie Noble. Chuck
Palumbo later turned on her, and she aligned herself with
By 2008, she was the top female wrestler on Smackdown!,
as well as making wrestling appearances on Raw. On April
4, 2008 onSmackDown!, she won a SmackDown! Divas Competition
to win a new motorcycle, in which weekly contests where
held, with Victoria, Eve Torres, Maryse and Cherry. That
Neidhart made her and attacked both her and Cherry.
Throughout the next couple of week, she feuded against
Natalya Neidhart which culminated with the creation of
a new Women's title. On July 20, 2008, she defeated Natalya
Neidhart at The Great American Bash, to become the first
WWE Divas Champion.On the December 26, 2008 edition
of SmackDown!, Maryse defeated Michelle McCool to become
Divas Champion after hitting Michelle with a heel kick.
Michelle then made a full-fledged heel turn, attacking
Maria, who was the special guest referee.