History Wrestling / GailKim

13th Apr '16 3:25:12 AM Homiedclown
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* OlderThanTheyLook: Here's your reminder that Gail Kim is almost 40.
13th Feb '16 11:35:11 AM SomeoneElse17
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* FinishingMove: Among the more notable is the Necktie Breaker (like the Regal Cutter with two arms), which she used in TNA. Eat Defeat, an innovative jawbreaker done with the foot which she first did in her second WWE run and then carried to her TNA return. Sometimes the Flying Dragon/Christo, a headscissors into an arm bar[[note]]She didn't innovate it, but since she's the first WWE wrestler to use it she often gets credited for doing so. The move was originally done by Dragon Kid of Toryumon[=/=]{{Wrestling/Dragon Gate}}. Gail ironically would end up in Toryumon Mexico in between WWE and TNA.[[/note]]. She formerly also had the air raid crash, known to WWE viewers as the Celtic Cross of Finlay or to latter viewers. White Noise of Wrestling/{{Sheamus}}.

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* FinishingMove: Among the more notable is the Necktie Breaker (like the Regal Cutter with two arms), which she used in TNA. Eat Defeat, an innovative jawbreaker done with the foot which she first did in her second WWE run and then carried to her TNA return. Sometimes the Flying Dragon/Christo, a headscissors into an arm bar[[note]]She didn't innovate it, but since she's the first WWE wrestler to use it she often gets credited for doing so. The move was originally done by Dragon Kid of Toryumon[=/=]{{Wrestling/Dragon Gate}}. Gail ironically would end up in Toryumon Mexico in between WWE and TNA.[[/note]]. She formerly also had the air raid crash, known to WWE viewers as the Celtic Cross of Finlay Wrestling/FitFinlay or to latter viewers. viewers, White Noise of Wrestling/{{Sheamus}}.



* GirlinessUpgrade: Increasingly gravitated toward fancier gear and hair styles as her career progressed, excepting her long coat&[[SunglassesAtNight night shades]] "Matrix" gimmick. She's also gradually made more appearances not related to her next match, something she used to vocally refuse.

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* GirlinessUpgrade: Increasingly gravitated toward fancier gear and hair styles as her career progressed, excepting her long coat&[[SunglassesAtNight coat and [[SunglassesAtNight night shades]] "Matrix" gimmick. She's also gradually made more appearances not related to her next match, something she used to vocally refuse.



* RedBaron: The Queen Of Cats as La Felina.

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* RedBaron: The Queen Of of the Cats as La Felina.
21st Jan '16 4:41:34 PM SomeoneElse17
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6th Jan '16 6:18:54 PM SomeoneElse17
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** A minor example. On TV she choked out Derrick Bateman when Daniel Bryan suggested she show him her technique.

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** A minor example. On TV she choked out [[Wrestling/EC3 Derrick Bateman Bateman]] when Daniel Bryan suggested she show him her technique.
9th Dec '15 5:25:24 PM XingeseSoulReaper
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* BridalCarry: Gets carried this way by Tigre Uno during their match in the World Title Series.
4th Aug '15 11:52:50 AM IndirectActiveTransport
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** Another one was her mini-push against Victoria in 2004. She gained three submission wins over her (while she was Women's Champion) - and was set to challenge her for the title at ''Bad Blood''. Suddenly however she lost to Lita on Raw and the match was suddenly changed to a Fatal 4 Way, including Lita and Trish. This was used to further Trish and Lita's feud and Gail was mostly forgotten about afterwards.

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** Another one was her mini-push against Victoria [[Wrestling/LisaMarieVaron Victoria]] in 2004. She gained three submission wins over her (while she was Women's Champion) - and was set to challenge her for the title at ''Bad Blood''. Suddenly however she lost to Lita Wrestling/{{Lita}} on Raw and the match was suddenly changed to a Fatal 4 Way, including Lita and Trish. This was used to further Trish and Lita's feud and Gail was mostly forgotten about afterwards.


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* CurbstompBattle: When Victoria was was women's champion she fought off Molly Holly and Gail at once but then later got curbstomed when Gail started using the christo. Gail's first defense of the knockouts title against Kong ended up being successful but Kim hadn't yet figured out how to keep up a sustained offense against her. Kim took advantage early on in her last woman standing match against Angelina Love and only slipped up a few times due to Sky's continual interference.
3rd Jul '15 5:33:55 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* MarriedToTheJob: Perhaps it was just to cut the GLORY interview short but she claimed her only interests outside of wrestling was anything that would make her better at pro wrestling.


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* {{Workaholic}}: Perhaps it was just to cut the GLORY interview short but she claimed her only interests outside of wrestling was anything that would make her better at pro wrestling.
3rd Jul '15 10:42:15 AM IndirectActiveTransport
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* MeanCharacterNiceActor: She thinks she is a natural heel. She is also very nice at autograph signings.
3rd Jul '15 9:28:55 AM IndirectActiveTransport
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* {{Kayfabe}}: La Felina threatened physical violence toward inteviewers asking personal questions(like what's your favorite color) and claimed to have no hobbies that didn't involve helping her get better at wrestling in some way(it'd be year four years before she relented on that stance). Gail Kim believed in preserving it to the point she was proud that various TNA wrestlers kept approaching her and asking if she and Jackie Moore really hated each other. Ditto for Awesome Kong. She said she was annoyed when Melina admitted on Twitter that the "horrible friend" thing was just a storyline.

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* {{Kayfabe}}: La Felina threatened physical violence toward inteviewers asking personal questions(like what's your favorite color) and claimed to have no hobbies that didn't involve helping her get better at wrestling in some way(it'd be year four years before she relented on that stance). Gail Kim believed in preserving it to the point she was proud that various TNA wrestlers kept approaching her and asking if she and Jackie Moore really hated each other. Ditto for Awesome Kong. She said she was annoyed when Melina admitted on Twitter that the "horrible friend" thing was just "just a storyline.storyline".
3rd Jul '15 8:52:43 AM IndirectActiveTransport
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* GirlinessUpgrade: Increasingly gravitated toward fancier gear and hair styles as her career progressed, excepting her long coat&[[SunglassesAtNight night shades]] "Matrix" gimmick. She's also gradually made more appearances not related to her next match, something she used to vocally refuse.



* GirlynessUpgrade: Increasingly gravitated toward fancier gear and hair styles as her career progressed, excepting her long coat&[[SunglassesAtNight night shades]] "Matrix" gimmick. She's also gradually made more appearances not related to her next match, something she used to vocally refuse.
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