Rosa Mendes

Canadian professional wrestler, professional wrestling manager and model

Milena Leticia Roucka[1] (/ˈrkə/ ROH-kə; born October 25, 1979)[1] is a Canadian retired professional wrestler and model. She is best known for her time in WWE under the ring name Rosa Mendes. She made her WWE debut as part of the 2006 Diva Search, even though she finished fourth WWE still hired her. She won a Slammy Award in 2010 for Best Use of Exercise Equipment. She is also a part of the main cast on the E! reality series Total Divas. In October 2014, Mendes came out as bisexual.[3] She left WWE on February 13, 2017.[4] Then she worked on the Independent circuit before retiring in January 2020.

Rosa Mendes
Mendes in March 2015
Birth nameMilena Leticia Roucka
Born (1979-10-25) October 25, 1979 (age 44)[1]
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada[1]
Alma materUniversity of British Columbia
Children1
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Rosa Mendes
Melina Roucka
Roucka
Billed height5 ft 8 in (173 cm)[2]
Billed weight125 lb (57 kg)[1]
Billed fromSan Jose, Costa Rica[2]
San Juan, Puerto Rico
San Mateo, California
Trained byOhio Valley Wrestling[1]
WWE Performance Center
DebutNovember 2006[1]
RetiredJanuary 2020


Filmography

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Year Title Role Notes
2014–2017 Total Divas Herself Guest (seasons 2 & 6)
Main cast (seasons 3 & 5)
Recurring (season 4): 28 episodes
2018 Miz & Mrs. Episode: "Miz Takes the Cake"

Championships and accomplishments

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References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 "Rosa Mendes". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved May 25, 2008.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Rosa Mendes Bio". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved April 27, 2010.
  3. "WWE Diva Rosa Mendes Reveals She Is Bisexual: "I Have Been With Girls Before"". E! Online News. October 20, 2014. Retrieved January 27, 2015.
  4. Zucker, Joseph (February 13, 2017). "Rosa Mendes Retires from WWE: Latest Comments and Reaction". bleacherreport.com. Retrieved April 30, 2020.
  5. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) Female 50 for 2008". Pro Wrestling Illustrated. The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved March 28, 2015.
  6. Clark, Ryan (September 22, 2008). "The PWI Female 50 Rankings: Who Is The Top Women's Wrestler?". Wrestling Inc. Archived from the original on June 14, 2023. Retrieved June 14, 2023.
  7. "2010 Slammy Awards". WWE. December 13, 2010. Retrieved December 22, 2010.
  8. "Supplemental Slammy winners". World Wrestling Entertainment. December 13, 2010. Retrieved December 22, 2010.
  9. Meltzer, Dave (January 27, 2014). "Jan 27 2014 Wrestling Observer Newsletter: 2013 Annual awards issue, best in the world in numerous categories, plus all the news in pro-wrestling and MMA over the past week and more". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Campbell, California: 32. ISSN 1083-9593. Archived from the original on August 27, 2020. Retrieved January 23, 2014.

Other websites

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