5 Female Athletes We'd Put A Ring On (And 10 Who Are A Nightmare)

It might be incredibly appealing to think about getting to date a famous female athlete. They're bound to be in impeccable shape, you would probably go on some pretty amazing dates that reflect her level of luxury, and we're sure you'd get bragging rights over all of your friends. At least that's how we would imagine it going in an ideal world.

The reality, however, could include you turning your computer and seeing a photo of your lovely lass making out with a stranger at the club. An embarrassing situation to begin with, but now the tabloids get to have a field day with your relationship. It's this media scrutiny paired with some female athlete's inability to keep their composure that could lead to them being a less than ideal partner.

Or perhaps you find it extra hard to trust your partner when the world is well-aware how they have behaved in the past. Such as Missy Hyatt who seemingly has no problems getting with married wrestlers, Sunny who also bounced around the locker room at times, or Lita who picked a very high-profile way to end her relationship with Matt Hardy when she took the "Spear" from Edge, if you know what we mean!

But just because there are 10 women on our list that could be a nightmare to be in a relationship with doesn't mean there aren't 5 women that would make your dreams a reality. Unfortunately, some of these gorgeous girls are already locked down, but hey, you can always dream right?


15 Nightmare: Paige

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Paige is one of the most talented and exciting young women in the WWE. Her recent return had WWE fans in a frenzy as they have been waiting a long time to see her back. But her life outside of the ring may leave you thinking that she'd be a nightmare to cuddle up to at the end of a long day. While it's not her fault, her promiscuous attitude that has included multiple partners is daunting, to say the least.

Her partying which has also been captured on camera may also leave you with nights taking care of her or worrying that she may be with the wrong guy! Or given some of her personal habits, the wrong woman. Gorgeous, yes. Worth the hassle? Maybe not!

14 Nightmare: Eugenie Bouchard

Now we don't want to be too mean here, as Eugenie Bouchard for all regards and purposes seems to be a wonderful person. There are a few factors however that may make dating Ms.Bouchard more trouble than it's worth. Such as the fact that in the nicest way, her career isn't exactly doing the best.

Bouchard has seemingly struggled to return from the effects of a concussion, losing matches, and recently ended terms with her accomplished tennis coach. Bouchard also has minimal (if any?) reported significant dating history, which may also be less than ideal. Especially considering you'd be dating her under a very public eye. The last thing she, or you, probably need is that much more pressure.


13 Ring: Charlotte Flair

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Charlotte Flair is known around the company for her tenacious work ethic. Sure, she's the daughter of Ric Flair, but you can't look at her in the ring for more than a minute and see that she deserves to be there.

We're sure Ric is also ecstatic that his daughter is making a name for herself in an industry that is now respecting women's talents. Outside of the ring, it's hard to find any fault with Charlotte. While she's often found herself single, she's gorgeous, tremendous with the fans and an inspiration to all. It may not be long before someone in the locker room takes note and tries to lock her down.

12 Nightmare: Brittney Griner (Or Glory Johnson)

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The WNBA doesn't have too many notable stars. One of the biggest, however, was Brittney Griner who has also appeared in the ESPN Body Issue. Griner also made headlines for her relationship with fellow WNBAer Glory Johnson. But their relationship was full of drama, including the two getting into a significant physical alteration two weeks before their wedding. The fight, which allegedly started when Griner caught Johnson texting an ex-boyfriend, resulted in both of them being arrested and being suspended for several games.

Johnson also later announced she was pregnant with twins through the use of IVF, but her relationship with Griner ended publically the next day and they were later divorced. It was reported in 2016 that Griner was paying upwards of $1 million a year in child support.


11 Nightmare: Mickie James

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You can imagine that John Cena may be considered one of the most appealing guys in the locker room. He's currently engaged to Nikki Bella, but prior to that, he was also linked to a short fling with Mickie James. But the relationship had far from the smoothest start, as James allegedly was cheating on fellow wrestler Kenny Dykstra. Kenny, while talented, didn't exactly have quite the same appeal as Cena.

You may love looking at James, but would you try and lock down a woman who has previously shown a penchant for dating up? Especially with a job where they're on the road all the time! She is definitely a great wrestler, but we'd pass on her as a partner (perhaps begrudgingly).

10 Ring: Caroline Wozniacki

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Caroline Wozniacki nearly tied the knot with Rory McIlroy back in 2014, but Rory allegedly broke up with her over the phone. Perhaps he knew if he got face to face with her, there's no way he'd be able to walk away from this stunner? Wozniacki is not only incredibly talented, including once being ranked as the #1 tennis player in the world, but is also super confident in her body, posing for Sports Illustrated and ESPN's Body Issue.

Two qualities that may make you very jealous of her current fiance David Lee. The two took that next step at the start of November, so perhaps he too had been thinking for a while about putting a ring on it. Guess we know why he decided to retire!


9 Nightmare: Lita

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One of the best qualities you can have in a relationship is loyalty. Which sadly may be something that Matt Hardy finds a lot harder after his long-term girlfriend, Lita decided that she'd rather be taking the Spear from Edge, pun intended.

Lita's a rocking chick who always seems fun, but infidelity is not cool and it would absolutely be a red flag for future partners, especially being ok with playing it all out on television. Dumas clearly has a thing for wrestlers, as she also dated CM Punk for several years. As it currently stands, however, Lita is allegedly single and perhaps ready to mingle! But perhaps don't even try and approach her if you can't pull off at least one move in the ring.

8 Nightmare: Miss Elizabeth

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Now we suppose with this entry it makes sense to start out with the fact that Miss Elizabeth, real name Elizabeth Hulette, is no longer with us. She passed away in 2003 of a tragic overdose.

This is unfortunately indicative of her outside-the-ring activities that caused issues both professionally and personally. The latter years of her life were spent in a relationship with Lex Luger that included her being physically abused. It's hard to say how her life would have gone if she had escaped the relationship, but as it stands, she may not have been a star that you would have wanted to lock down. Luger has apparently learned the error of his ways, but it's clear the relationship was quite toxic.


7 Ring: Ronda Rousey

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Ronda Rousey may get a lot of flack for how her career in UFC ended, but she definitely deserves your respect for how successful she was at her peak. Outside of the Octagon Rousey has also put her good looks on prominent display for various magazines, which we sure make you jealous of her new husband Travis Browne.

Rousey should also be respected for the charitable contributions she's made to the world, including donating and promoting awareness for Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services. Which means we're also sure means Rousey takes care of herself mentally. Something that is crucial, especially when you learn she admitted to being suicidal following her loss to Holly Holm. Haters or not, Rousey is still well worthy of a ring!

6 Nightmare: Tonya Harding

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You might be incredibly excited for the upcoming movie I, Tonya which is coming out in December and currently has a score of over 92% on critics on Rotten Tomatoes. And while you may daydream of Margot Robbie who plays Harding in the movie, the reality would be far less fun. Her ex-husband at the time of the attack she helped orchestrate on fellow skater Nancy Kerrigan, Jeff Gillooly, was allegedly an incredibly violent man which must have made for a horrific relationship.

You can also imagine her 2nd husband, who she married in 1995 and divorced in 1996, didn't have himself a great time with her! We need to hope that 3rd time is the charm, as she is still married to Joseph Price since 2010, with whom she also has had her first (and as it stands,) only child.


5 Nightmare: Missy Hyatt

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Missy Hyatt should be respected for the impact she had on the wrestling industry. But her most influential moments may have come behind closed doors. Hyatt allegedly was with numerous superstars, including cheating on then-manager John Tatum with Eddie Gilbert, whom she eventually married but divorced 3 years later.

Hyatt also admitted to helping several wrestlers engage in affairs, including Sandman and Raven; the latter of whom she said she needed to be with to relieve his tension that she said was making him seem nerdy and awkward around her. Would she have as much respect for her own marriage as she did these men? It doesn't seem that way.

4 Ring: Serena Williams

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With this entry, it is perhaps more accurate to say that it definitely makes a whole lot of sense that Alexis Ohanian officially put a ring on Serena Williams! Arguably the most accomplished female athlete of all-time, the two tied the knot this past November.

Alexis is no slouch himself. The co-founder of Reddit, he has an estimated net worth of $9 million. Though Serena's is reportedly over $150 million! We guess they can go back and forth gifting each other trips around the world or other luxurious dates. Williams has announced she's taking a break from tennis to care for their now two-month-old daughter, but you can imagine she'll be back in full force by the end of 2018. And when she is, Alexis is sure to be right by her side.


3 Nightmare: Jillian Hall

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Jillian Hall was absolutely gorgeous, but it was definitely hard to not be distracted by the disgusting mole the WWE put on her face for a while! But as ugly as the prop was, Hall's personal issues in her real life are even uglier. This includes a marriage to Mike Farole that occurred in Vegas shortly after they started dating, and also not long removed from an engagement to wrestler John Toland. Hall was pregnant at the time of the wedding but later tragically miscarried.

What may make her the biggest nightmare, however, is the fact that she was arrested in 2012 for battery against her husband. Physical abuse is never acceptable and it's completely understandable that Mike ran for the hills.

2 Nightmare: Sunny

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Sunny has several problems that are worth delving into. You might not be thrilled if you were married to her and she got arrested. Perhaps even less if she got arrested 5 times in 4 weeks, which she managed to do in 2012. Talk about not learning from your mistakes!

You may also not love dating someone with as promiscuous a history as Sunny has. This includes allegedly being with over 9 wrestlers, including Dolph Ziggler, Davey Boy Smith, Shawn Michaels, and Chris Masters to go with offering Skype sessions to the WWE faithful for a fee. Though she has dispelled the rumours that she has been with Bret Hart, which may help some of you.


1 Ring: Danica Patrick

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Danica Patrick recently announced that she will be finishing her racing career after the Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500 in the upcoming year. It's an emotional decision for Patrick who is leaving behind a legacy that will have surely inspired countless women to take up the sport of driving.

Patrick's accolades extend outside of the track, including several prestigious sponsorship deals (such as with GoDaddy) and photo shoots that highlighted just how good looking she is. Patrick isn't single, as she's been with Rickey Stenhouse Jr. since 2013, but the two have not tied the knot. Despite the fact that earlier his ear Patrick admitted she was super ready to lock it in! C'mon man, you're going to be kicking yourself if you let her drive away. Especially because you know the next potential guy she'd find herself with would probably race to get married.


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