Hardy and Lita lost the match after Hardy refused to tag in, with Hardy berating Lita for "selfishly" returning to Raw instead of Smack Down!
, claiming that this showed that she cared more about the Women's Championship than about him.
After her retirement from wrestling in 2006, she formed the punk rock band The Luchagors.
The band released their self-titled debut album on September 11, 2007.
On April 30, Dumas underwent neck surgery under Dr.
Lloyd Youngblood, during which he used a section of her hip to fuse her C5 and C6 vertebrae together.
Subsequently, Stratus and Lita participated in an intergender tag team match as partners on the December 1 episode of Raw.
She majored in education at Georgia State University, Lita and Rios made their WWF debut on the February 13, 2000 episode of Sunday Night Heat, where Rios was booked to win the WWF Light Heavyweight Championship from Gillberg (it was only by watching the episode that the two learned their new ring names, decided post-production).Lita and Stratus went on to defeat Holly and Kim in a tag team match on September 21 at Unforgiven.Lita feuded with Holly into late 2003, unsuccessfully challenging her for the Women's Championship on November 16 at Survivor Series.Lita resumed her pursuit of the WWF Women's Championship and made her in-ring Wrestle Mania debut at Wrestle Mania X8 on March 17, facing Stratus and WWF Women's Champion Jazz in a match in which Jazz retained her title by pinning Lita.The rehearsal required that she practice the hurricanrana that would be used in the episode, however, the stunt double Dumas was working with dropped her as she swung through the move, causing her to land on her neck and shoulders.