Katie Glass - Professional Wrestling Career

Professional Wrestling Career

Glass was trained by The Fabulous Moolah at her wrestling school in South Carolina. She first appeared at Moolah's door in 1961 at the age of seventeen, wanting to be trained as a professional wrestler. Moolah would not accept Glass until her mother signed a permission slip. Due to Moolah's love of diamonds and Glass's small stature, she was given the ring name Diamond Lil.

Throughout the 1960s, Glass frequently wrestled against fellow female midget wrestler Darling Dagmar. Glass teamed with Ann Casey during a match in June 1971, which they lost to Dagmar and Vicki Williams. In the late 1970s, she had several matches against female midget star Princess Little Dove.

Glass eventually retired as a professional wrestler due to a scarcity of little person opponents on the independent circuit.

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