Former Knockout on Why TNA Helped Her Appreciate WWE; Says a Return is “Out of the Question”

Mike Killam

Former TNA Knockout Tara joined VOC Wrestling Nation this week to promote her recent appearance at Legends of the Ring on October 5th. She also spoke a bit about her time in TNA Wrestling, and mentioned that a return is "out of the question." 

"It wasn’t a good fit for me. I had a great run there, but it was very different from WWE. It made me appreciate WWE a lot … I enjoy going on the road and working different towns. [At TNA] the audience wanted to get more camera time (than the talent). I ended up knowing most of the fans that went there in Orlando. Performing in Madison Square Garden is surreal. I hope some of the TNA talent that has never gotten to do that gets a chance to do it.

"[In WWE] we had Fit Finlay as a trainer and agent. He made us and molded us. He got to know what made us tick, exposed that, and there was nothing we couldn’t do. Today, the girls pick and choose what moves they want to do. If Fit Finlay was around, that wouldn’t happen. We worked stiff. We made contact."

The Diva legend doesn't think she's done with wrestling, just because she left TNA. While she currently owns and operates a very popular restaurant hot spot in Chicago, she won't rule out a return to the business. 

“Never say never. I’m 42 and I’m still kicking ass and in better shape than when I was wrestling. It’s in my blood. I’m lucky that I live wrestling at my restaurant. I don’t think I’m done wrestling; I have a lot to give in terms of knowledge and helping other females.”

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