Interview: Women Wrestler, Raquel
How did you get your start in Wrestling?
I started on the TV show WOW--Women of Wrestling as Caliente--the salsa-dancing wrestler.
Any hero’s in the business?
My favorite wrestler to watch of all time was Becky The Farmer's Daughter from WOW.
Where were you trained to Wrestle?
I tried out for WOW with almost a thousand women. We were trained for three months and every day people were cut until we ended up with about 25 women who became the cast for the show.
What is your favorite style of wrestling?
What is your favorite move and finishing hold?
The Mexican Surfboard is my finishing move.
Any comments on your first bout?
Riot from WOW hit me in the face, twice, with her steel, wrist brace during my first match with WOW. I remember thinking, "game on!"
With whom have you had your best bouts at Steel Kittens? And why?
I have had many great matches at Steel Kittens. I dig deep in all my matches, and all the women I have wrestled at Steel Kittens are tough and talented, so each one is different.
Who is your toughest competitor?
Onyx, she might not be my toughest but we have an ongoing rivalry.
Any major injuries?
No. Knock on wood.
What is your training discipline?
I run on the beach a lot.
What are your interests outside the ring?
Writing/giving dating advice and being by the beach.
Hot, chocolate-chip cookies
avocado-cucumber sushi rolls
Singing in the Rain
iced tea with boba
What is your most favorite thing to do when you relax?