Mickie Laree James-Aldis is an American professional wrestler and country singer signed with Impact Wrestling. She is a former five-time WWE Women's Champion and one-time Divas Champion. She is the current Impact Knockouts Champion.
- Professional Wrestling Career
- Championships and Accomplishments
Professional Wrestling Career
Early Years (1999-2003)
James was a fan of professional wrestling from an early age, and she began working for independent promotions in 1999. From 2002 to 2003, James worked for ROH and TNA's women division, where she rose to prominence.
WWE (2003-2010, 2016-2020)
First Run (2003-2010)
In 2003, WWE signed James, and she started working for their developmental brand. She spent two years in the developmental brand before moving to the main roster. In 2005, they moved her to RAW, where she began her storyline with Trish Stratus as her fan.
The storyline went on for months, where James released her love for Stratus. At WrestleMania XXII, James defeated Stratus to win the WWE Women's Championship. After Stratus, she began feuding with Lita, to whom she lost the title.
In 2007, she began feuding with Melina, where she lost and dropped her title. In 2008, James defeated Beth Phoenix and won her fourth WWE Women's Championship. At SummerSlam, James and Kofi Kingston lost their titles to Beth Phoenix and Santino Marella.
In 2009, she feuded with Maryse, to win the Divas Championship. After losing the title, she went to SmackDown and began feuding with LayCool. At Royal Rumble, she won her last WWE Women's Championship before leaving the company in 2010.
Independent Circuit (2010-Present)
After her release, James began wrestling for TNA Impact. She won the Knockouts Championship on three different occasions during her second run with the company. She feuded with the likes of Madison Rayne, Tara, Brooke Tessmacher, Gail Kaim, and Angelina Love. James wrestled for several independent promotions, such as WWC, MCW, WSU, GXW, and GFW.
In 2021, she returned to Impact Wrestling and challenged Deonna Purrazzo for the championship. In June, they announced her as an executive producer for NWA Empowerrr, which was an all-female event. At Bound for Glory, she defeated Purrazzo to win her fourth Knockouts Championship. In January, she defeated Purrazzo in a Texas Deathmatch.
Second Run (2016-2020)
In October, James made her return to NXT. At TakeOver Toronto, she challenged Asuka for the NXT Women's Championship and lost. In 2017, she moved to SmackDown where she assisted Alexa Bliss to retain her championship. At Elimination Chamber, she defeated Becky Lynch.
After being drafted to RAW, James and Bliss began feuding with each other. However, she came short of winning the championship. After a few months, James turned heel and aligned herself with Bliss. James entered the inaugural women's elimination chamber match and royal rumble but failed to win. At Evolution, she teamed up with Alicia Fox and lost to Lita and Trish Stratus.
In 2019, she entered the royal rumble match and lost. On RAW, she faced Ronda Rousey for the RAW Women's Championship and lost. James spent the next two years taking part in women's battle royal and women's royal rumble matches. In 2021, they released her from the company. In 2022, James made a special appearance at Royal Rumble with the Impact Knockouts Championship.
Championships and Accomplishments
|Championship||Number of Times|
|CSWF Women's Championship||1|
|DCW Women's Championship||1|
|FCW Women's Championship||1|
|ICW Super Juniors Championship||1|
|IPW: UK Women's Championship||1|
|MCW Women's Championship||1|
|SCW Diva Championship||1|
|TNA / Impact Knockouts Championship||4|
|UCW Women's Championship||1|
|UWF Women's Championship||2|
|WWE Women's Championship||5|
|WWE Divas Championship||1|
Q. Who did Mickie James marry?
Mickie James is married to NWA star Nick Aldis.