Beth Phoenix Reveals Why She Quit WWE NXT Commentary

Beth Phoenix had the itch to wrestle again

WWE Hall of Famer Beth Phoenix left the NXT commentary desk because she felt as though she had 'unfinished business' in the ring. 

During a recent appearance on Stories with Brisco and Bradshaw, the Glamazon explained how she enjoyed her role as an announcer but felt she had to return to in-ring performing, saying: 

"So full transparency, I felt like that (I had more to do in the ring while doing NXT commentary), because I had done a Royal Rumble, a little Royal Rumble match and then Randy (Orton) had RKO'd me so I'd done a couple things on-camera and I had the self-awareness that I had a little unfinished business in my heart and I loved commentary and I actually really loved the role because I was kind of like auntie, auntie Beth. I feel like the younger generation looked at me like a comforting voice and I love that role. It's very motherly for me, very matronly. But I definitely felt like I still had a little unfinished business in my heart on the performance side of things and I'm really happy that I've gotten to kind of get that out of my system and have some fun. But I don't discount doing something like that in the future. I just take it one day at a time, I don't have lofty plans. Our world has changed so much in the last few years that I just kind of take things, I roll with it".

Beth last wrestled at Elimination Chamber, where she teamed with her husband Edge to defeat Finn Balor and Rhea Ripley. 

H/T POST Wrestling

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