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Nyla Rose

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Nyla Rose
Born (1982-08-03) August 3, 1982 (age 37)[1][2]
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Nyla Rose
Nyla The Destroyer
Debbie Kong[3]
Billed height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Billed weight185 lb (84 kg) [4]
Billed fromWashington, D.C.[5]
Trained by“Sweet” Jimmy Z
CA Elliot[citation needed]
Christian York
John Kermon
DebutDecember 8, 2012

Nyla Rose (born August 3, 1982) is an American actress and professional wrestler. Rose is a First Nations person with Oneida heritage. In February 2019, she became the first openly transgender woman to sign with a major American professional wrestling promotion when she signed with All Elite Wrestling (AEW).[6][7][8][9][10] As an actress, she starred in the 2016 Canadian television series The Switch as the lead character.[11]

Professional wrestling career

Rose made her All Elite Wrestling (AEW) debut at the promotion’s inaugural event, Double or Nothing.[12] Her scheduled triple threat match against Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. and Kylie Rae was turned into a fatal four-way match with the surprise addition of Awesome Kong. Rose was not involved in the decision, after spearing Kong into the ring steps shortly before Baker pinned Rae.[13]

At Fyter Fest, she was involved in a triple threat match with Riho and Yuka Sakazaki; after the match, Rose attacked both women, establishing herself as a heel in the process.[14] Rose took part in the AEW Women's Casino Battle Royal at AEW All Out, which she went on to win, earning the opportunity to compete to become the inagural AEW Women's World Champion.[15] On the premiere of AEW Dynamite on October 2, 2019, Rose was defeated by Riho for the championship, and attacked Riho after the match ended.[16]

Championships and accomplishments


  1. ^ "Nyla Rose The Native Beast". wrestlingjunkies (in German). Retrieved 25 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Out-of-the-ring chat with women pro wrestlers". Sussex Post (Seaford, DE). 21 February 2018. Retrieved 25 October 2019.
  3. ^ "A historic night for transgender wrestler Nyla Rose at AEW's Double or Nothing". 2019-05-24.
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  5. ^ "Free Match - Riho vs Nyla Rose vs Yuka Sakazaki from AEW's Fyter Fest". All Elite Wrestling. July 4, 2019. Retrieved October 7, 2019.
  6. ^ "Trans Wrestler Nyla Rose Just Made History". 8 February 2019. Retrieved 16 February 2019.
  7. ^ "Nyla Rose makes history as first trans wrestler in major league". 2019-02-08. Retrieved 16 February 2019.
  8. ^ "Nyla Rose becomes first trans wrestler signed to AEW". Retrieved 16 February 2019.
  9. ^ "Britt Baker vs. Nyla Rose vs. Kylie Rae set for AEW Double or Nothing". 12 February 2019. Retrieved 16 February 2019.
  10. ^ Currier, Joseph (February 7, 2019). "All Elite Wrestling partnering with Lucha Libre AAA". F4wonline. Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Retrieved February 13, 2019.
  11. ^ "'The Switch' features trans actors in new comedy". 21 June 2017. Retrieved 16 February 2019.
  12. ^ "Trans wrestler Nyla Rose made history at AEW's Double or Nothing". 24 May 2019. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  13. ^ "AEW Double Or Nothing results: Britt Baker vs. Nyla Rose vs. Kylie Rae". 25 May 2019. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  14. ^ "AEW Fyter Fest results, recap, grades: Kenny Omega gets retribution on Jon Moxley". 29 June 2019. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  15. ^ "Nyla Rose Wins Women's Casino Battle Royale At All Out, Set To Challenge For AEW Women's Title". 31 August 2019. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  16. ^ "AEW Dynamite Results: News And Notes After Jon Moxley Destroys Kenny Omega, Jack Swagger Debuts". 2 October 2019. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  17. ^ a b c "Titles « Nyla Rose « Wrestlers Database «". Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  18. ^ "Pro Wrestling Illustrated Top 100 Female Wrestlers Results". Wrestling Travel. Retrieved November 9, 2019.

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