[Melissa Coates Gallery]

Wrestler: Melissa Coates
Real Name: Melissa Coates
Birthday: June 18, 1971
Hometown: Originally from Thunder Bay, Ontario
Relocated to Louisville, KY (OVW)
Relocated to McDonough, GA (DSW)
Billed from Los Angeles, California
Marital Status: Once Dated Gene Snitsky
Height & Weight: 5’5" - 145 lbs
Trained by: Killer Kowalski's School
Ultimate University (UPW)
OVW Training Center
DSW Training Center
Debut: 2002
Previous Gimmicks: The Bad Lady (DSW)
Finishing Move: The Face Lift (X-Factor)
The Coates Rack
Favorite Moves: The Nose Job (Flapjack)
The Botox Lock (Lotus Hold)
Notable Feuds: Jillian Hall
Nick Nemeth

  • In The Beginning:
  • Melissa Coates was a tennis champion and a powerlifting champion with a bench press of 250 lbs..
  • Melissa Coates was once ranked 9th in the world in championship power-lifting and body-building..
  • Melissa Coates scored in the top 10 in the Ms. Olympia twice and becoming a successful fitness and bodybuilding magazine model..
  • Melissa Coates has a college Science degree with a major in biology from Lakehead University in Thunder Bay....
  • Melissa Coates briefly trained at Killer Kowalski's Training School before enrolling in Ultimate University (UPW) in California..

    Ohio Valley Wrestling:
  • Melissa Coates relocated to Louisville, Kentucky where she became a part of Ohio Valley Wrestling..
  • Melissa Coates has appeared on the Game Show Network’s "Extreme Dodgeball" program..
  • May 1, 2005 - Backlash: Chris Masters obliderated Melissa Coates in a $3000 Masterlock Challenge..
  • June 7, 2005--OVW TV Taping: The Tolands defeated Gangrel & Kenzo Suzuki and Danny Inferno & Chris Cage in a 3-WAY..
  • ~~~The Blonde Bombers (Tank & Chad Toland) were accompanied by their valets Melissa Coates & Jillian Hall..
  • August 2005: Melissa Coates became the "Head of Security" for Kenny Bolin's Bolin Services..
  • Late 2005: Melissa Coates broke up with Gene Snitsky, left OVW (Louisville), and began working for Afa's wXw promotion..
  • Melissa Coates signed up for a series of infomercials alongside actor David Carradine to promote the "Kung Fu Fitness System"
  • February 19, 2006 - Afa's wXw: Melissa Coates defeated Krissy Vaine..

    Deep South Wrestling - The Bag Lady:
  • Summer 2006: Melissa Coates prepared to join Deep South Wrestling and will be paired with Freakin' Deacon..
  • August 2006: Melissa Coates began appearing in vignettes as a "Bag Lady" who is the love interest of The Freakin' Deacon.......
  • September 9, 2006--DSW Six Flags: The "Bag Lady" made her 1st live appearance wandering around during Freakin' Deacon's match..
  • ~~~She started calling for Freakin' Deacon during his match, distracting him until he tagged in Bill DeMott so he could go get her..
  • September 21, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: Freakin' Deacon defeated Goth (The "Bag Lady" showed up to motivate Freakin' Deacon)..
  • September 28, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: Freakin' Deacon w/The Bag Lady defeated ????? in a dark match..
  • October 5, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: Freakin' Deacon defeated ???????? and left with The Bag Lady...
  • October 19, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: The Bag Lady showed up during a match and tossed insults at G-Rilla..
  • October 26, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: The Bag Lady appeared again to cause a distraction for G-Rilla..
  • February 8, 2007--Deep South Wrestling: Krissy Vaine defeated Angel Williams with help from The Bad Lady..
  • ~~~The referee was going to disqualify Krissy Vaine but she ordered the match to become No-DQ match..

    Deep South Wrestling - The Bag Lady:
  • February 22, 2007--Deep South Wrestling: Angel Williams defeated The Bag Lady (with a new "hot" look!)..
  • March 2, 2007--USWO: Melissa Coates defeated Tracy Taylor with the Face Lift (aka X-factor) in Tennessee..
  • March 7, 2007--GCW: Melissa Coates valeted for Bull Buchanan in a victory against David Young in Alabama..
  • ~~~After the match: Melissa Coates attacked David Young until "Scream Queen" Daffney ran out for a scuffle!
  • March 9, 2007--GWP: Melissa Coates defeated Brandi Scotch in Ellijay, Georgia..
  • March 14, 2007--GCW: Melissa Coates defeated Trenesha with Daffney as guest referee in Phoenix City, Alabama..
  • ~~~After the match: Melissa Coates attacked referee Daffney and they had an intense pull-apart brawl for several minutes..