Xia Brookside

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Xia Brookside
BornLeicester, England, United Kingdom
Parent(s)Robbie Brookside (father)
Professional wrestling career
Trained byRobbie Brookside[1]
Dean Allmark[1]
Robbie Dynamite[1]
Debut16 May 2015[1]

Xia Brookside is an English professional wrestler and valet currently signed to WWE where she performs on the NXT UK brand.[1] The daughter of Robbie Brookside,[2][3] she is best known for her appearances in World Wonder Ring Stardom and All Star Wrestling.

Professional wrestling career[edit]

Independent circuit (2014–2017)[edit]

Brookside was trained under her father, Robbie Brookside, Robbie Dynamite and Dean Allmark.[4] In 2015, Brookside made her in-ring professional wrestling debut for All Star Wrestling teaming with El Ligero to defeat Kay Lee Ray and Sammy D.[5] In February 2016, Brookside was defeated in a three-way match for Insane Championship Wrestling (ICW)'s Women's Championship against Kay Lee Ray and Carmel Jacob.[3][6] In May 2016, Brookside took part in the Empress Pro Invitational held by Empress Pro Wrestling where she defeated Toni Storm in the semi-finals and Kay Lee Ray in the tournament finals.[7] On 26 June 2016, Brookside defeated Toni Storm to become Pro Wrestling Ulster Women's champion.[8] In 2017 at a Kamikaze Pro event, Brookside was defeated by Rosemary.[9]

In 2016, Brookside made her Revolution Pro Wrestling debut losing to Jinny Couture.[10]

In 2017, Brookside began working for the Japanese World Wonder Ring Stardom promotion. She made her debut teaming with Mari Apache and Gabby Ortiz to defeat Hiromi Mimura, Konami and Starlight Kid.[11] In her second Stardom match, Brookside and Ortiz defeated Natsuko Tora and Kaori Yoneyama of Team Jungle.[12] During the 2017 5STAR Grand Prix she gained two points by defeating Kris Wolf in the first set of block B matches.[13]

WWE (2018–present)[edit]

On 30 July 2018, it was announced that Brookside would be taking part in the second WWE Mae Young Classic in August.[2][14] She lost to Io Shirai in the first round.[15] Despite her loss, she became a part of the NXT UK roster. She participated in a tournament to become the inaugural NXT UK Women's Champion but was eliminated in the first round. On the May 15th episode of NXT UK, her match with Killer Kelly ended in a no contest after Jinny introduced Jazzy Gabert sparking a feud between Jinny and Brookside. On the June 19th episode of NXT UK, Brookside along with other women competed in a battle royal to determine who will get a future opportunity for the NXT UK Women's Championship. In the match, Brookside eliminated Jinny and Jazzy Gabert but she was the last one eliminated by Kay Lee Ray. On the July 17th episode of NXT UK, Brookside faced Jinny but she lost due to interference from Gabert. On the July 24th episode of NXT UK, Brookside, Piper Niven and NXT UK Women's Champion Toni Storm were defeated by Jinny, Gabert, and Ray. Two weeks later on the August 7th episode of NXT UK, Brookside and Niven got defeated by Jinny and Gabert after Niven left midway the match attacking Rhea Ripley ending Brookside's feud with Jinny.

Personal life[edit]

Brookside is the daughter of British wrestler and NXT trainer, Robbie Brookside.[3]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]


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  2. ^ a b "Ashley Rayne, Priscilla Kelly and Xia Brookside join Mae Young Classic 2018". WWE. 30 July 2018. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  3. ^ a b c Docking, Neil (24 February 2016). "Xia Brookside, daughter of Liverpool wrestling great Robbie Brookside, to fight for ICW women's title". Liverpool Echo. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Xia Brookside". Cagematch. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  5. ^ "ASW". Cagematch. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  6. ^ "ICW Hey Look! It's That Mad Wrestling Thing Aff The Telly Tour - Whatever Happened To The ICW Lads?". Cagematch. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Empress Pro #EveryTimeIDie". Cagematch. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  8. ^ "PWU Super Show XII: Boom! Boom! Cabanarama". Cagematch. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  9. ^ "Kamikaze Pro Wildfire". Cagematch. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  10. ^ "RevPro Live At The Cockpit 11". Cagematch. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  11. ^ "Stardom X Stardom 2017". Cagematch. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  12. ^ "Stardom X Stardom 2017 In Osaka". Cagematch. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  13. ^ "Stardom 5STAR Grand Prix 2017 - Tag 1". Cagematch. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  14. ^ Lake, Jefferson (30 July 2018). "British wrestler Xia Brookside joins WWE women's Mae Young Classic tournament". Sky Sports. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  15. ^ Powell, Jason (26 September 2018). "Powell's WWE Mae Young Classic 2018 Ep. 4 Review: Io Shirai vs. Xia Brookside, Rachel Evers vs. Hiroyo Matsumoto, Jessie Elaban vs. Taynara Conti, Isla Dawn vs. Nicole Matthews in the final first round matches". Pro Wrestling Dot Net. Retrieved 28 September 2018.
  16. ^ "Empress Pro Invitational 2016". Cagematch. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  17. ^ "IPW:UK Women's Championship". Cagematch. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  18. ^ "Pro Wrestling Illustrated Top 100 Female Wrestlers Results". Wrestling Travel. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  19. ^ "PWU Women's Championship". Cagematch. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  20. ^ "Your Votes Are In – Announcing The 2018 RISE Year-End Award Winners!". Rise Wrestling. 24 December 2018.

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