Beth Phoenix is to leave WWE in October according to a story posted on Bleacher Report this weekend. Several sources have indicated that Phoenix plans to retire after leaving World Wresting Entertainment, but the reasoning behind this is not yet known.
It is a real shame for the divas division, a division that is struggling to stay afloat in the wrestling business as it is. Fans will be very saddened to see Phoenix leave, as she has been one of the top female performers since arriving on the scene back in 2006, and having many runs with both the divas championship and the now retired women's championship. Performing as both a heel and a babyface, Phoenix was WWE's top female performer in recent years, and WWE are going to have an even tougher time trying to keep the divas division flowing now that Phoenix is heading out the door.
Beth Phoenix did recently take leave from the business to a family bereavement. Her plans to retire could be to do with this. WWE have lost a lot of top talented female performers in recent years. With reports of Kelly Kelly also wanting out of the company, Vince McMahon and the other heads of state at World Wrestling Entertainment will no doubt have to make serious changes before the divas division sinks completely.
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