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Molly Holly Says She Pitched Losing Her Hair at WrestleMania 20, Discusses How Victoria Got the Widow’s Peak as Her Finisher

January 23, 2019 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
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Ring the Belle recently interviewed former WWE Superstars Lisa Marie Varon (aka Victory) and Molly Holly. Below are some highlights and a video of the interview.

Molly Holly on taking the Widow’s Peak from Roderick Strong for Victoria to use: “I used to watch indie tapes to steal moves from people. Sorry! So, I stole [Widow’s Peak] from Roderick Strong, whom I used to wrestle with in the back yard of a trailer park in Florida. He was 14 and I was 18. He had a really cool move. Victoria was looking for a new finisher, and I showed it to her. When I showed it to her, in the ring was Vince McMahon. He saw her practice it on me, and Vince McMahon went “Oh!” And I thought if we can get Vince to react that way we know it’s a good one.”

Molly Holly on pitching the hair vs. hair match for WrestleMania: “I was a champion, and the writers told me that there was only room for one women’s match at WrestleMania. They were going to do a pillow fight or a mud match. I was really devastated and thought I gotta come up with something that makes them change their minds. So I put a bald cap on and had my photo taken. I made a booklet with a bunch of different storylines showing my head getting shaved. I presented it to Stephanie McMahon and some of the writers and said: ‘I’m willing to shave my head, can I please be on WrestleMania?’ Sure enough, they came back to me couple days later and said ‘All right, we’ll let you get your head shaved at WrestleMania.'”

Molly Holly on her Royal Rumble return: “Anytime I get to see someone I used to work with, of course, you’ve got these–I hate to say it like–trauma bonds. We’ve gone through this like extreme situation together and so for life, you’re like molded as a friendship.”

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Molly Holly, Victoria, WWE, Jeffrey Harris