Alpha Female

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Alpha Female
TNA Alpha Female debut.jpg
Birth name Marie Kristin Gabert
Born (1982-06-04) June 4, 1982 (age 32)
Berlin, Germany[1]
Resides London, England
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Jazzy Bi[1]
Alpha Female[1]
Billed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)[1]
Billed weight 191 lb (87 kg)[1]
Trained by Alex Shane[1]
Joe E. Legend[1]
Murat Bosporus[1]
Stardom Dojo[1]
Debut 7 April 2001[1]

Marie Kristin Gabert[1] (June 4, 1982) is a German professional wrestler better known by the ring name Alpha Female. She is currently working for World Wonder Ring Stardom.

Career[edit]

Gabert started training in 2001 under the wing of Joe E. Legend and Murat Bosporus, as well as other trainers from the German Wrestling Federation (GWF) promotion. Her first match took place on 7 April, where she faced Wesna and Blue Nikita in a three-way match under the ring name Jazzy Bi for the NWA Germany European Women's Championship, a match won by the champion Wesna. Gabert continued competing in the GWF. On 20 April 2002 Bi teamed with Ahmed Chaer and Chris The Bambikiller in a six-person tag team ladder match against Wesna, Carlos Gallero and Fake Dog, which they would lose. Two months later on 22 June, Bi teamed with Blue Nikita in a tag team match against Wesna and Missy Blond, which they would lose. She would continue to wrestle against Nikita and Wesna in Germany in promotions such as Professional Wrestling Alliance (PWA) and European Wrestling Association (EWA) from 2003 to 2006.

Gabert made her debut for the Queens of Chaos promotion, located in Paris, France on 11 December 2006 competing in the one-night tournament to determine the number one contender for the Queen of Chaos championship. She defeated Pandora in the first round match, only to lose in the finals to April Hunter during a four-corners elimination match. Bi returned to the promotion a month later on 21 January 2007, unsuccessfully challenging Hunter for the Queen of Chaos championship in a Iron Man match. Two months later on 18 March, Bi once again lost to Hunter in a title match. On 1 July in the Fighting Spirit Federation promotion, Bi unsuccessfully challenged Minx for the Queens of Chaos European championship. On 15 September, she defeated Allison Danger and Jetta to become the number one contender for the Queens of Chaos championship, and defeating Wild Xenia later in a singles match.

From 15 March to 19 March 2008, Gabert took part of the American Wrestling Rampage tour in Ireland competing against Jenny Sjödin and Laura Wellings. She returned to the promotion for a tour in France, from April to November, facing Lisa Fury in both winning and losing efforts. After a break, she returned year later in November 2009, defeating Portia Perez three times from 27 to 29 November. In January 2014, it was announced that Gabert will make her debut for the Women Superstars Uncensored (WSU) promotion under her Alpha Female ringname, and is set to face Jessicka Havok on February 9 at WSU's Mutiny.[2] If Havok wins her match against Shanna the previous night, during Female and Havok's match the WSU Championship might be on the line.[3]

Pro-Wrestling: EVE (2010–2013)[edit]

On 8 May 2010, Gabert made her debut for women's wrestling promotion Pro-Wrestling: Eve under the ringname Alpha Female in England defeating Becky James and Janey B in two separate matches. Five months later on 16 October, Female once again defeated Destiny and Janey B in two separate matches. On 8 April 2011, Female participated in a tournament to crown the promotion's first Pro-Wrestling: Eve Champion, defeating Carmel Jacob, Em Jay and Kay Lee Ray in the first round and Shanna in the quarter final, only to lose in the semi-finals to Nikki Storm.[4] The next day on 9 April, Female teamed with Janey B and defeated The Glamour Gym (Carmel Jacob and Sara Marie Taylor) in a winning effort. On 8 October, Female defeated Hikaru Shida in a singles match, and on the next day defeating Rhia O'Reilly and Viper in a three-way match and Sara Marie Taylor in a singles match. On 18 February 2012, Female faced Jenny Sjödin for the Pro-Wrestling: Eve Championship, but the match ended in a double count-out. Two months later on 1 April, Female defeated Sjödin to win the championship. Her first title defense took place on 14 July, where she defeated Ayesha Ray in a no-disqualifications match. On November 11, Female lost the title to Nikki Storm, ending her reign at 223 days. Female continued to make sporadic appearances on the promotion and wrestling the likes of Carmel Jacob, Kay Lee Ray, Sara Marie Taylor and Shanna, with the last one appearing on 25 May 2013 where she lost to Lee Ray.

Japan (2012–2014)[edit]

Gabert made her debut in Japan on 7 April 2012 at a World Wonder Ring Stardom event. On 17 March 2013, she defeated Nanae Takahashi for the World of Stardom Championship.[5] She continued to wrestle for the promotion in several singles and tag team matches, before losing the championship to Io Shirai on 29 April.[6] Female returned to the promotion, four months later on 17 August, facing Hiroyo Matsumoto in a match that ended in a draw. In September she competed in the Stardom 5STAR Grand Prix tournament, defeating Kairi Hojo, Io Shirai and Dark Angel, before losing to Takahashi in the finals. Two months later, on 4 November, Female teamed with Kyoko Kimura and The Female Predator "Amazon" and defeated Kairi Hojo, Kaori Yoneyama and Yuhi to win the Artist of Stardom Championship, only to lose it to the team of Hiroyo Matsumoto, Mayu Iwatani and Miho Wakizawa on 29 December, ending their reign at 55 days. Female also competed in the Goddesses of Stardom tag team tournament, teaming with Amazon and defeating three different teams, and losing to Act Yasukawa and Kyoko Kimura in the finals. On 26 January 2014, Female teamed with Kimura and defeated Miho Wakizawa and Nanae Takahashi to win the Goddesses of Stardom Championship. They lost the title to Kairi Hojo and Nanae Takahashi on 10 August. Following the match, Alpha Female and Kimura broke up their partnership.[7]

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (2014)[edit]

Gabert debuted in TNA on 2014, attacking Velvet Sky.

In January 2013, Gabert received a tryout in the Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) promotion during their annual tour in England. [8] A year later, Gabert returned to the company and competed in a match against ODB at TNA Xplosion but the match ended in a no contest after both women shoved down the referee,[9] and later made her televised debut as a heel by attacking Velvet Sky and aligning herself with Chris Sabin.[10] On the February 27 episode of Impact Wrestling, Gabert teamed with Lei'D Tapa in a winning effort against Velvet Sky and Madison Rayne.[11] The following week, Gabert was pinned by Sky in a tag team match that also involved Lei'D Tapa, Gail Kim, Madison Rayne, and ODB, ending their rivalry.[12]

In wrestling[edit]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

  • Deutsche Wrestling Allianz
    • DWA Women's Championship (1 time)
  • Eventos de Wrestling Europeo
    • EWE Women's Championship (1 time, current)
  • Extreme American Wrestling
    • EAW Tag Team Championship (1 time) - With 'Ultra' Mark Massa
  • Turkish Power Wrestling
    • TPW Women's Championship (1 time)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "Alpha Female - Online World of Wrestling". OWW. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "WSU Announces Debut and Return for Mutiny". Diva-Dirt. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "WSU Makes Big Change to Championship Match at Mutiny". Diva-Dirt. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "EVE championship tournament results". Pro Wrestling EVE. Retrieved 11 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "Season11~". World Wonder Ring Stardom (in Japanese). Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
  6. ^ "ゆずポン、最後はシンデレラとなって引退!イオと宝翔がベルトを取り戻す!". World Wonder Ring Stardom (in Japanese). April 29, 2013. Archived from the original on April 29, 2013. Retrieved April 29, 2013. 
  7. ^ "2014年8月10日 Stardom × Stardom2014". World Wonder Ring Stardom (in Japanese). August 10, 2014. Archived from the original on August 10, 2014. Retrieved August 10, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Alpha Female for TNA Tryout". Diva-Dirt. Retrieved 2012-12-21. 
  9. ^ "Indy Star Wrestles Match for TNA Xplosion". Diva-Dirt. Retrieved 2014-01-31. 
  10. ^ "New Knockout Debuts at Impact Tapings". Diva-Dirt. Retrieved 2014-01-31. 
  11. ^ http://www.prowrestling.com/impact-wrestling-results-22714/
  12. ^ http://www.wrestlezone.com/news/458415-tna-impact-wrestling-results-030614/3
  13. ^ a b c "Alpha Female - Pro Wrestling: EVE Profile". Pro Wrestling: EVE. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  14. ^ Madison Rayne and Velvet Sky vs. Lei'D Tapa and The Alpha Female (February 27, 2014)
  15. ^ "Alpha Female Wins Pro-Wrestling: EVE Championship". Ringbellesonline.com. Retrieved 2012-04-01. 

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