Lost Women's Championship to Trish
Stratus at New Year's Revolution; suffered a
torn ACL in that match and will require major surgery.
Kane (her husband); Matt Hardy
Lita always lived the lifestyle of a free spirit. As a teenager, she
played drums for a rock band, and even trained in kickboxing and martial
arts. She likes to play rough, has tattoos that express her
free-spirited feelings and her exotic red hair accentuates the beauty
within the rebel. She began her trek into sports-entertainment in Mexico
and learning the luchadore style. In 1999, she was offered a deal with
ECW and became a valet who would get physically involved if provoked.
ECW, she trained and graduated from the famous Funking
Conservatory which ran by Dory
Funk. Lita signed with WWE in early 2000
and her career took off.
She originally came into WWE at the side of a popular athlete from
Mexico named Essa Rios. However, her wild side became more apparent, and
she left Rios to form Team eXtreme with Matt Hardy
Hardy. With the
Hardys, Lita was able to show off her incredible talents, performing
high risk and complex moves that no female competitor has ever seen
used. Her abilities that were highlighted while a member of Team eXtreme
made her a hot commodity in WWE. It wasn’t long before Lita was
wearing championship gold, as she defeated Stephanie McMahon in August
2000 for the Women’s Championship.
In mid-2002, Lita
suffered a neck injury while filming on the set of
the WB’s Dark Angel. However that would not take her away from the
scene, as while she was undergoing rehab for her neck and back, she
became a color commentator on WWE Sunday Night HEAT. During her period
of healing she also donated time and effort to many charities, such as
local animal shelters and pet hospitals. In 2003, the fiery red-head
made her return to RAW and has been in the thick of things ever since.