Despite touring so young, Anderson still studied and gained her high school diploma largely through the help of e-mailing teachers; she also credits the internet for helping her become famous while only wrestling in front of small crowds.As Cheerleader Melissa she also received training from Christopher Daniels for a short period of time before moving on to APW where she trained under the tutelage of Robert Thompson and "American Dragon" Bryan Danielson.Growing up she became a fan of her father's work and also showed her own flair for sports, particularly soccer, as well as joining Palmdale High School's athletics and amateur wrestling team as one of only four girls.
Beggs, whose record is 54-0, advanced to the girls state finals match Saturday afternoon after he pinned Kailyn Clay of Grand Prairie ISD in the semifinals round.
Beggs, 17, won two matches on Friday at the state wrestling finals in Cypress, a suburb in northwest Houston.
In 2013, Anderson was ranked #1 in Pro Wrestling Illustrated's annual Top 50 Females list.
Anderson's father wrestled professionally in the early 1980s.
Mack Beggs wants to win a state title and wants to wrestle boys.
The transgender wrestler from Euless Trinity High School will likely only accomplish one of those feats this weekend.
"They all have a little lid that closes down on them.
You do that so that people who don't have authority don't look at you.
In 2001, she entered into Ultimate Pro Wrestling and lost a tag team match alongside Looney Lane which led to a feud between the two.