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Knockout Spotlight | Tara

Updated: Aug 2, 2023

Lisa Marie Varon is a talent like no other. Her grace and presence in the ring are showcased all over the world of wrestling. Many know her by different names but one sticks out the most, Tara.

The former TNA! Knockout is a five-time TNA! Knockouts Champion. In addition, she is a former TNA! Knockouts Tag Team Champion. During her time in WWE, she becomes a two-time WWE Women’s Champion.

Outside of wrestling, Varon is inducted into the Tri-Fitness Hall of Fame in 2012. During her time in fitness and figure competitions, she places first place in the ESPN2 Fitness America Series in 1997. In addition, she was involved in cheerleading, winning the National Cheerleading Association All-American award.

Her iconic feuds with other historic Knockouts such as ODB, Mickie James, Velvet Sky, Angelina Love, and Madison Rayne help design the blueprint for women’s wrestling. Continuing to break barriers, Melina and herself recently had a match for the first time ever.

Today, Lisa Marie Vahon host the Grown Ass Women podcast with dear friends Mickie James and SoCal Val. Check out all their episodes available now on YouTube.

Here at Women’s Wrestling Talk, we thank Lisa Marie Varon for all of her contributions to women’s wrestling. Enjoy a few of our favorite matches from Tara during her time in TNA! run.

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