Catherine Power

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Catherine Power
Cat Power at Smash Canusa.jpg
Power making her ring entrance in October 2016
Born (1984-11-15) November 15, 1984 (age 34)[1]
North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada[2]
ResidenceWindsor, Ontario, Canada[1]
Professional wrestling career
Billed height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)[2]
Billed weight150 lb (68 kg)
Billed fromToronto, Ontario, Canada
Windsor, Ontario trainer = Scott D'Amore[2]
Tyson Dux[2]
Johnny Devine[2]
DebutJuly 2006

Catherine Power[1] (born November 15, 1984)[1] is a Canadian wrestler, better known by her ring names, Cat Power and Haley Rogers. She has worked for the promotions Blood Sweat and Ears, Border City Wrestling, and Elite Canadian Championship Wrestling.

Professional wrestling career[edit]

Training and debut[edit]

Power decided to become a professional wrestler after attending WWE's WrestleMania 18 in 2002 in Toronto.[2] After graduating from high school, Power felt pressured to attend college.[2] She, however, left the University College of Cape Breton after her second year to attend the Can-Am Wrestling School in Windsor, Ontario in 2004.[2][3] She originally worked under the name Haley Rogers, which is a combination of her mother's family surnames.[2][3] Her first match was with Blood Sweat and Ears in Toronto.[4] In Ontario, she worked a series of matches with Jennifer Blake.[4]

NCW Femmes Fatales (2010)[edit]

Power made her debut for NCW Femmes Fatales on their second show as a villain on February 6, 2010, where she defeated LuFisto by disqualification. Later in the night she attacked Cheerleader Melissa during her match with Kalamity, leading a match where LuFisto and Melissa defeated Power and Kalamity.[5] She scored her first victory via pinfall on Volume 3, when she defeated Mistress Belmont.[6] On Volume 4, Power lost to Courtney Rush in a triple threat match that included Sassy Stephie, and later attacked Rush after the match. She would lose again to Rush in a Street Fight at Volume 5, and the two competitors shook hands afterwards.

Power returned to NCW Femmes Fatales as a fan favorite at Volume 9, teaming with former rival Courtney Rush and Xandra Bale in a losing effort against the Midwest Militia (Jessicka Havok, Allysin Kay, and Sassy Stephie). Power took part in both parts of Volume 10, losing singles matches to Saraya Knight (Part 1) and Kellie Skater (Part 2).

Japan (2015–present)[edit]

On March 25, 2015, Power made her Japanese debut, teaming with Kana and Yuko Miyamoto in a six-person tag team match, where they were defeated by Hikaru Shida, Shiro Koshinaka and Zeus.[7] During her time in Japan, Power lost her ECCW Women's Championship to Syuri on July 12.[8] She regained the title from Syuri during another tour on February 28, 2016.[9]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Online World of Wrestling profile". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved 2009-12-23.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Kamchen, Richard (July 8, 2009). "Tomboy days long behind SHIMMER's Cat Power". SLAM! Wrestling. Retrieved 2009-07-13.
  3. ^ a b MacVicar, Greg (2008) "The cat came back — home to Cape Breton", The Cape Breton Post, 26 September 2008
  4. ^ a b "Cat Power interview". New Scott. September 14, 2008. Archived from the original on July 30, 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-13.
  5. ^ "Résultats de NCW Femmes Fatales II" (in French). NCW Femmes Fatales. 2010-02-06. Archived from the original on 2010-10-30. Retrieved 2010-10-23.
  6. ^ "Résultats de NCW Femmes Fatales III" (in French). NCW Femmes Fatales. 2010-06-05. Retrieved 2010-10-23.
  7. ^ レッスルフェストin後楽園. Reina Joshi Puroresu (in Japanese). FC2. Retrieved 2015-03-26.
  8. ^ a b カ・ワ・サ・キ・リーグ. Reina Joshi Puroresu (in Japanese). FC2. Retrieved 2015-07-13.
  9. ^ a b 新木場王者伝説'16. Reina Joshi Puroresu (in Japanese). FC2. Retrieved 2016-02-28.
  10. ^ "First Look: PWI Female 50 2010 Revealed". Diva Dirt. 2010-09-09. Archived from the original on 2010-09-11. Retrieved 2011-08-03.

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