Mickie James has worked hard to establish herself as one of the best female pro wrestlers in the history of the business. James was released by WWE back in April last year and then she promptly made her way to NWA and then Impact Wrestling. She also lost confidence in herself after leaving WWE.

James would go on to become the Knockouts Champion as well. Mickie James’ appearance in the Women’s Royal Rumble was much hyped and it certainly lived up to it.

While speaking with “‎Throwing Down w/ Renee & Miesha,” Mickie James talked about her status following her WWE release. James admitted she lost confidence in herself after her WWE departure.

“Now I’m sitting in a different seat and more in my own power of trying to figure out what works for me and what I want to do. I lost my confidence. It’s surprising for me to say that, but I feel like towards the end (of WWE), I had a lack of confidence in myself and who I was as a performer, almost like I forgot all this other cool stuff I did and how much it meant to a lot of people,” she shared.


To be able to go away, even the way that I did, and then do all of this stuff, it’s been wild. I’ve had some of my best matches of my career,” James continued.

Honestly, I wasn’t even considering whether I wanted to wrestle after I left. It was more about raising the awareness for women’s wrestling. Everything else was kind of icing on the cake.”

Mickie James is more than happy working in Impact Wrestling right now and for her, that is all that matters for the time being.

h/t to WrestlingNews.co

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