Teal says her dad woulda been pumped about her gettin' in the biz ... but also protective over his daughter.
"I think my dad would be very excited for me. He's always been so supportive of the stuff I do."
"But, on the flip side of that, he's always kept me far away from wrestling. He was always worried about the heat he would get as a heel, the fans in the industry, so he kept me and my sister, specifically, in a bubble."
Piper's in the deep end now ... 'cause her first match is a 21-woman Casino Battle Royal -- with the winner getting a title shot.