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During one of her four reigns as TNA Knockouts Champion


Jessica Nora Kresa (born June 6, 1978) is an American Professional Wrestler and entrepreneur known as ODB. She debuted in 2001 and wrestled for a variety of independents, primarily in the Midwest and South. She is best known for her time in TNA.

Along with her four reigns as TNA Knockouts Champion, she is a former (and the first-ever) SDW (Steel Domain Wrestling in Minnesota) Women's Champion, a former MPW Cruiserweight Champion, a former USWO (Nashville) Television Champion, a 2x, and the inaugural OVW Women's Champion and a former TNA Knockouts Tag Team Champion with Eric Young. (Yes.)


  • Action Girl: Obviously. She has an Ice Hockey background.
  • Arch-Enemy: Back in GLORY it was "My Next Opponent"
  • Ascended Extra: Before "The Knockouts Division" was a thing, she would wrestle in Dark Matches, sometimes using her Poison gimmick along side Chris Hero.
  • Badasses Wear Bandanas: She's been wearing bandanas since at least her Ohio Valley days, and also using them to hide flasks. She has several pictures on her Instagram.
  • Because I Said So: She's the first-ever OVW Women's Champion because she named herself that.
  • Catchphrase: "BAM!"
  • Comedic Spanking: Gave one to Jacqueline after pouring...what was presumably some kind of irritant down her pants at One Night Only.
  • Distaff Counterpart: While James Storm was more so a spear counterpart to Jacqueline, Jacqueline and ODB were in function distaff counterparts to James Storm's tag team with Chris Harris, America's Most Wanted.
  • Divergent Character Evolution: When she and Angel Williams first met in IWA Mid-South, it was almost a mirror match. ODB was almost a somewhat larger Williams with straighter hair, both favoring the same moves and similar taunts. Afterwards they both got boob jobs in a farm league, but Williams slimmed down, took part in photo shoots, eventually became a porn star sorority sister, lead a Girl Posse and began favoring a bicycle kick as Angelina Love. ODB became more of a high flying, hard liquor loving trailer park hooligan who occasionally acted as a personal trainer and got involved in street fights.
  • Eagleland: In WWC, "La Guapa Americana" was Mickie James. She was used as a stand in for most good things about the fifty states. If it was the women's division, the bad things were usually found in ODB.
  • Face: While ODB has been been pushed as heel, it has never worked in TNA. She can still do one off appearances for other promotions and come in with all her heel heat intact but will get received warmly as soon as she's back in the Impact Zone.
  • Finishing Move: Bam (Marc Mero's TKO), Thesz Press after The Dirty Dozen
  • Fun with Acronyms: ODB stands for One Dirty Bitch or One Dirty Broad. Nothing to do with Ol' Dirty Bastard.
  • Girliness Upgrade: Between her wedding with Eric Young and the increased number of photoshoots she's been doing…
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Downplayed. ODB wasn't "sure" if she liked seeing Taylor Wilde score an upset victory against Amazing Kong, become Knockouts Champion and win $25,000 from RaishaSaeed in the process.
  • Happily Married: Kayfabe, with Eric Young.
  • Have I Mentioned I Am Heterosexual Today?: ODB likes men, and will remind you often just through her body language. ODB once called a referee checking Christina Von Eerie for weapons in RONIN away, demanding he inspect ODB's superior chest instead. During their match Von Eerie compressed ODB's throat with her pelvic bone while the back of her neck was against the ropes. ODB's first action, after coughing for air, was to spit in disgust.
  • I Have Many Names: Poison, Jessica James, Jessica Dalton, ODB
  • Innocent Fanservice Girl/Shameless Fanservice Girl: It would be a stretch to call this dirty broad "innocent" but she really doesn't seem to be doing what she does to turn on the fans so much as squeezing her chest, spanking people and bronco busters just being what she does.
  • The Lad-ette/One of the Boys: She's the archetypical drink, fight, drink, party while drinking drunken bar brawler. She's not above a smoke or a casual fling either.
  • Lady Looks Like a Dude: During her match with Mickie Knuckles at IWA Mid-South Revenge Served Cold '05, some of the fans were accusing her of being a mannote , and she let the ref look in her trunks.
  • Marshmallow Hell: She faced Taeler Hendrix in a dark (non-televised) Women of Honor match before the taping for the December 19, 2015 (taped November 20th) episode of Ring of Honor. At one point, ODB attempted to counter Taeler's manager Truth Martini's attempt at interfering by giving him this. He came up smiling, which ODB found creepy.note 
  • Minnesota Nice: Subverted. She was born in Nashville, Tennessee but was trained and lives in Minneapolis. While she is usually a Face, as a No Indoor Voice Hot-Blooded Hard-Drinking Party Girl she's hardly the soft-spoken polite type usually associated with this trope.
  • Power Stable: She was a member of The TNA Front Line, which was the bulk of the roster opposing The Main Event Mafia.note 
  • Put on a Bus: Her TNA contract expired.
  • Quick Nip/Drunken Mistress: Always brings her flask with her.
  • Real Women Don't Wear Dresses: Her and Jacqueline's campaign against the knockout division for its athletes going soft and doing photo shoots. And by "knockout division" they meant Madison Rayne and Velvet Sky.
  • The Sixth Ranger: To the Briscoes, debuting to run the Kingdom off of them.
  • Start My Own: "ODB's Meat 'N' Greet Food Truck Co."
  • Talk Show with Fists: "Talking Trash with ODB". One edition saw her get into a Catfight with Tara.
  • Tomboy with a Girly Streak
    • In GLORY they claimed ODB could be as chic and feminine as any woman on the planet...outside of the ring. They posted a picture of her in a Little Black Dress to prove it.
    • This picture is of her dressed in Pink and cuddling a Teddy Bear and looking forward to Valentine's Day. It's quite a different look for her, and it works.
  • Vapor Wear: Once in WEW, she got the back of her trunks pulled down and she wasn't wearing any panties.
  • Wax On, Wax Off
    • Her training of Cody Deaner involved such practices as chasing ducks.
    • All of her training with the Briscoes was of this manner, and she took to everything without question, with the exception of fixing a tractor. Dem boys had to admit that one had nothing to do with getting her ready for The Kingdom.
  • The Worf Effect: Had the misfortune of being matched up with Nanae Takahashi during the 2015 Aftershock tour.
  • You Go, Girl!: Subverted. After defeating Shawn Daivari for the Midwest Pro Wrestling Cruiserweight Title she was stripped of the belt for "actually" being a woman.