WWE needs beast, not beauty

TIM BAINES, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 6:19 PM ET

There are strong rumblings that Kia Stevens is WWE bound.

Huh, Kia Stevens?

Probably doesnít mean much to you.

But her ring name might ring a bell.

Kia Stevens is Amazing Kong, or Awesome Kong, a 5-foot-10-or-so, 250-plus-pounder who made a splash in TNA.

If used right, she could turn WWEís Diva stable on its ears.

Right now, thereís a heavy emphasis on looks when it comes to the Divas.

Kong would be a welcome left turn to that.

If used right, she would give the Divas some much-needed oomph.

Iíve long said WWE blew it with The Big Show by not making him an unbeatable force of a monster.

The same would hold true with Kong, who would be renamed by WWEís creative forces. She needs to leave a trail of injured bodies behind in her rise to the top. There should be no jobbing to anyone. There needs to be hype and there needs to be destruction.

She is a difference-maker. Letís see if WWE gets it right this time.

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