Anna Bogomazova

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Anna Bogomazova
Born (1990-04-07) 7 April 1990 (age 24)[1]
Voronezh, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union[1]
Other names The Master of Sports
Residence Miami, Florida
Nationality Russian
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)[2]
Weight 155 lb (70 kg)
Division Middleweight
Style Kickboxing, Taekwondo
Fighting out of Miami, Florida
Rank      black belt in Taekwondo
Years active 2004–present
Website www.annabogomazova.com

Anna Bogomazova[1][3] (born 7 April 1990)[1][2] is a Russian kickboxer, martial artist, professional wrestler and valet. She worked in WWE competing in their developmental territory NXT Wrestling, under the ring name Anya.

Early life[edit]

Bogomazova was born on 7 April 1990 in Voronezh, Russia.[1] At the age of 5 she took up calisthenics, which she studied for seven years.[1] Her parents insisted that she should quit because of her height.[1] From 2003 till 2004, Anna played tennis.[1] At the age of 14 she took up kickboxing.[1] Her styles consist of kickboxing and taekwondo. She eventually earned her black belt in taekwondo.[1]

She graduated from the Voronezh Cooperative Institute and Voronezh State University with the qualifications of a lawyer and a translator in the field of professional communications.[1]

Martial arts career[edit]

Kickboxing[edit]

Bogomazova began her career in competitive kickboxing in 2004 with Aleksei Dedov as her coach.[1] She has placed second in the Kickboxing World Championship in 2006 and 2008.[3] She has also placed first in the Kickboxing Russian Championship in 2008 and the Kickboxing World Cup in 2011.[4]

Since November 2010, she has been training in the USA.[1]

Professional wrestling career[edit]

Anna Bogomazova
Born (1990-04-07) 7 April 1990 (age 24)[2]
Voronezh, Russia[2]
Resides Miami, Florida
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Anya[2]
Billed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)[2]
Billed weight 155 lb (70 kg)
Billed from Voronezh, Russia[2]
Trained by FCW Staff[2]
Debut 2012

WWE (2012–2013)[edit]

In August 2012, Bogomazova signed a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment and was assigned to its developmental territory NXT Wrestling (NXT).[3]

In early 2013, she broke her arm during in a training session which she claimed lead to on May 17, 2013, Bogomazova was released from her developmental contract.[5] She plans on suing WWE for injury and extra for damages due to having two surgeries and now she has a scar on her hand.[6]

In wrestling[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Bogomazova, Anna. "Anna Bogomazova - The Champion!". Official Website. Retrieved 2012-09-01. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Bogomazova, Anna. "Anya - FCW". Florida Championship Wrestling. Florida Championship Wrestling. Retrieved 2012-08-23. 
  3. ^ a b c "More Details on New WWE NXT Diva". Retrieved 24 August 2012. 
  4. ^ Bogomazova, Anna. "Awards". Official Website. Retrieved 2012-09-01. 
  5. ^ Caldwell, James. "WWE NEWS: Several NXT cuts today; two confirm their releases". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved 17 May 2013. 
  6. ^ Scherer, Dave. "FORMER DIVA LOOKING FOR MONEY FROM WWE, STEPHANIE MCMAHON MAKING A GREAT APPEARANCE TOMORROW, SUMMERSLAM STRATEGY, REIGNS ON ESPN AND MORE". PWinsider. Retrieved 15 August 2014. 

External links[edit]