WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon is pretty busy at this moment as WWE is going through one of the biggest weeks of the year 2019. She’s making the media rounds to promote Friday’s big WWE SmackDown FOX premiere from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. She appeared on FS1’s First Things First program with hosts Cris Carter, Nick Wright and Jenna Wolfe to discuss different topics of WWE. During the conversation, she revealed that her daughter may get to the wrestling business soon.
Before talking about her daughter, Stephanie McMahon could not resist how excited she’s been to have SmackDown on FOX. She’s enjoying the promotion sessions that is making WWE more mainstream. It was her and husband Triple H’s initiative to make WWE more of a sports product. So they must be feeling really happy with how FOX is treating the blue brand.
WWE News: Stephanie McMahon Reveals Her Daughter Is Training To Be A Wrestler
“Words really can’t describe how excited we are,” Stephanie McMahon said. “This is a partnership that I think has been many, many years in the making, if not destined to be. FOX is the best at live television, the best at sports, the best at events, and I like to think that WWE is the same. So, we’re, I think, a perfect match. A perfect tag team, if you will.” (courtesy wrestlingINC.com)
The Billion Dollar princess had an in-ring career at the beginning of this decade. He remembered those days during this interview mentioning the highlights from her in-ring career. Stephanie McMahon recalled the “I Quit” match against Vince McMahon at WWE No Mercy 2003. Vince won the that took place less than 1 week before her real-life wedding to Triple H. She also named the WrestleMania 34 mixed tag team match which saw Ronda Rousey debuting with WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle securing a win over Stephanie and Triple H.
“Oh my goodness. Well, I did have to wrestle my father in what may be the first-ever father-daughter match, six days before my actual wedding. So that’s an interesting moment. My mom was so mad at my dad. She said, ‘If you give her a black eye if she gets a black eye before her wedding, I’m going to kill you.’
So that was a very interesting moment. But actually, it was only about two years ago that I did wrestle ‘Rowdy’ Ronda Rousey. So it was after the Attitude Era, it was after I had married and had three daughters, and I had the chance to wrestle Ronda in her first-ever match in WWE, and that was a huge moment, with my husband Triple H as my tag team partner, against Kurt Angle and Ronda. And Kurt’s an Olympic gold medalist, and Ronda’s an Olympic medalist as well. So, I had my work cut out for me. I lost, yeah.”
Speaking of this, the interviewers moved on to the daughters of Triple H and Stephanie McMahon. They currently have three daughters together – 13-year-old Aurora Rose, 11-year-old Murphy Claire, and 9-year-old Vaughn Evelyn. Upon receiving the question of whether she’ll encourage her daughters to pursue a wrestling career, McMahon informed that their elder daughter has already started training,
“My oldest daughter has already started training,” Stephanie McMahon revealed. “And I would encourage them to follow their passion, you know, whatever they believe in, as long as they work hard at it. I believe in a strong work ethic and I believe they can do anything in the world they wanna do, but they’re gonna have to believe in themselves and work hard.”