Rob Van Dam Explains Why WWE Star Tiffany Stratton Will get ‘Thumbs Up’

Former “WWE NXT” Ladies’s Champion Tiffany Stratton has been attracting a whole lot of consideration since arriving on the WWE predominant roster on the Royal Rumble. Regardless of not selecting up the win at Elimination Chamber to earn a title match at WrestleMania 40, she had a whole lot of help from the Australian followers, and Stratton is now catching the attention of these outdoors of WWE, particularly Rob Van Dam. 

The WWE Corridor of Famer was requested on his “1 Of A Type” podcast his ideas on her. Whereas he wasn’t too aware of her work, when his spouse, Katie Forbes, defined that she was an enormous fan of Stratton’s look and her in-ring type, that is all RVD wanted to listen to. 

“Seems like she will get two thumbs up right here then,” Van Dam mentioned. “If she’s cool with Katie, she’s cool with me. That is the rule.” 

Van Dam’s co-host Dominic DeAngelo instructed him that earlier than Stratton tried out for WWE in 2021, she was educated by Greg Gagne, the son of AWA proprietor Verne Gagne. “Add her to the lengthy listing of professionals to return out of that territory,” mentioned Van Dam concerning the Gagne household.

Not solely was Stratton educated by Gagne, however she was additionally educated by Ken Anderson, who WWE followers will keep in mind as Mr. Kennedy. She later accomplished her coaching on the WWE Efficiency Middle in 2021 when the corporate signed her after a tryout. Stratton has put her coaching to good use since arriving on “Smackdown,” successful all 5 of the singles matches she has been in, along with her solely loss coming within the Elimination Chamber match.

Please credit score “1 Of A Type” when utilizing quotes from this text, and provides a H/T to Wrestling Inc. for the transcription.

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