BIOGRAPHY - MARY-KATE DUIGNAN GLIDEWELL

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Mary-Kate Duignan (born January 17, 1985) is an American professional wrestler, who primarily wrestles under the name Betsy Ruth,

but also worked as Andrea Mother in Japan. She also wrestled as Miss Betsy and Sister Ophelia. After five years of being a professional

wrestler, Glidewell retired on June 24, 2012 due to injures.

 

Duignan trained under tag team Team 3D at their Team 3D Academy of Professional Wrestling and Sports Entertainment in Kissimmee,

Florida. She made her professional wrestling debut in 2007.

 

Her most prolific ring name in the independent circuit is Betsy Ruth. Billed as the great granddaughter of Major League Baseball Hall of

Famer Babe Ruth, much of her gimmick involves her wearing pin stripes like the New York Yankees and wearing face paint similar to the

Baseball Furies gang from the film, The Warriors.

 

Duignan signed with World Xtreme Wrestling (WXW) in late 2008. Making her debut with the ring name Betsy Ruth, she was part of the

WXW Women's Elite 8 Tournament in 2008, but lost to eventual tournament winner Mercedes Martinez. In the 2009 tournament, Ruth

defeated Josie in the first round, Kimberly in the semifinals, and Sarona Snuka in the finals to win the Elite 8. At the January 9, 2010 edition of WXW, Ruth faced Kimberly to determine the next WXW Women's Champion but was unsuccessful.

 

Duignan took part in the first season tapings of Wrestlicious, performing under the ring name Sister Ophelia as the manager of the Naughty Girls (Charity, Faith and Hope). The team made their debut on the fifth episode, where Faith and Hope were defeated by Paige Webb and Charlotte in a tag team match.

 

On April 20, 2010, Duignan wrestled a tryout dark match for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) under the ring name Miss Betsy, during which she accidentally injured her opponent, Daffney. On May 12, it was announced Duignan had signed a deal with TNA. On the June 3 edition of Impact! Duignan made her debut as a face using the ring name Rosie Lottalove, losing to Roxxi, after refusing to take advantage of an interference from the TNA Women's Knockout Champion Madison Rayne. Afterward, Lottalove knocked-out Rayne and claimed that she would take down her alliance, The Beautiful People altogether.

 

On May 15, 2011, Duignan made her debut for Japanese promotion World Woman Pro-Wrestling Diana, working under the ring name Andrea Mother and defeating Kyoko Inoue in the main event. On July 10, she teamed with Aja Kong to defeat Inoue and Kaoru Ito in a tag team match. Mother's and Kong's partnership also carried over to the Happy Hour promotion, where they were defeated by Inoue and Sareee on September 4. On September 10, Inoue defeated Mother in a rematch.

 

On June 24, 2012, Duignan announced on her Twitter account that she wwas retiring due to injuries.

 

In October 2014, Glidewell, now 127 pounds lighter, made her return to professional wrestling under the ring name Andréa. Glidewell would also become a mainstay in the female wrestling promotion, SHINE.

 

Glidewell appeared at the taping for the TNA pay-per-view Knockouts Knockdown 3 on February 14, 2015, where she lost to Awesome Kong.

 

In June 2015, Glidewell took part in a WWE tryout camp. She competed in the October 22 taping of NXT, losing to Emma. On January 4, 2017, WWE announced that Glidewell had signed with the company and would be reporting to the WWE Performance Center. Beginning in April, Gildwell appeared at NXT live events as a villainess under her real name, managing Lana during her matches. On June 28, 2017, she began competing under the ring name Sage Beckett. On July 13, Beckett entered the Mae Young Classic, but was eliminated from the tournament in the first round by Bianca Blair.

 

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