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Scarlett Bordeaux talks training, tough enough, and more


Independent female wrestler Scarlett Bordeaux recently was interviewed by the Chicago Tribune about how she works as a server and wrestles. Here are some highlights.

On getting into wrestling after attending an AAW show:

“I saw the girls doing it, and my first impression was, ‘I can do that,’” said Bordeaux, who was also impressed by the theatrical aspect of wrestling. “I was never a sit-in-the-audience-type person. Even as a little kid, when I saw a band performing at a restaurant, I would ask them if I could sing a song.”

When asked about being a Rosebud:

“I’ve played the role about 15 times. WWE said I needed more matches under my belt before being signed”

She has begun training at WWE Superstar Seth Rollins’ The Black & The Brave Wrestling Academy in Moline and hopes to compete on the upcoming season of USA Network’s “Tough Enough,” which is WWE’s version of “American Idol.