Nikki Cross: from Glasgow to the WWE ring



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Nikki Cross: from Glasgow to the WWE ring

Nicola Glencross, known as Nikki Cross in WWE, is a Scottish wrestler three times winner of the Women's Tag Team Championship, twice with Alexa Bliss and once with Rhea Ripley, once winner of the Raw Women's Championship and also winner of the Women's Money in the Bank in 2021.

About her personal life

Nikki born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1989, and she graduated from the University of Glasgow with a Bachelor of Arts and Master's degree in history. She is also a qualified fitness instructor and personal trainer.

She is married to wrestling star Killian Dain: in 2019 she married the Cross’s former Sanity partner. Nikki earns $150,000 from her WWE contract, and she has a net worth of $1 million.

Her career

In September 2008, Glencross began training at the Scottish Wrestling Alliance, where she later debuted under the ring name Nikki Storm.

In February 2010, she starts fighting in various federations that are part of the British independent circuit. Glencross participated in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's British Boot Camp 2, which aired starting in October 2014.

At SmackDown on November 6, 2018, Nikki Cross appears on the main roster alongside SAni † Y to face WWE SmackDown Women's Champion Becky Lynch in an untitled match, being defeated. Cross made her official debut on the main roster in the January 2019 episode of Raw where she, along with Bayley and Natalya, she defeated the Riott Squad, establishing herself as the face.

In WrestleMania 35 Kick-off, she participates in the second edition of WrestleMania Women's Battle Royal, but she is eliminated by Asuka. Although not mentioned in the draft, it is confirmed that Cross has been moved to Raw in the Main Event episode on May 11, 2019.

After a few weeks off the screens, she returns to Raw on May 13 in a backstage segment with Alexa Bliss: this marks a change in her character, who now seems much calmer and more controlled than she did when she was on NXT.

Although she joins Alexia Bliss in her encounter with Bayley making it a de facto handicap match, the two women are defeated. In August on Raw, Bliss and Cross win the WWE Women's Tag Team Championship. The two defend the belts against the IIconics at SummerSlam, The Kabuki Warriors the night after on Raw and Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville at Clash of Champions.

They are finally defeated at the ppv Hell in a Cell, giving the titles to the Kabuki Warriors, after 62 days of title reign. Subsequently on Raw, she collected the Money in the Bank after her victory, over Charlotte Flair at the end of the match titled lost by disqualification against Rhea Ripley, winning the Raw Women's Championship.

On August, at SummerSlam, Nikki lost her title to Charlotte Flair in a Triple Threat match that also included Rhea Ripley. Also known as Nikki A.S.H (Almost a Superhero - ed.), Nikki and Rhea Ripley defeated Natalya and Tamina to win the Women's Tag Team Championship for the first time as a tag team.

Nikki and Rhea lost their female couple belts to Carmella and Queen Zelina after 63 days of reign. Nikki and Rhea faced Carmella and Queen Zelina for the female couple belts but were defeated. Nikki turned heel by brutally attacking Rhea after she no longer wanted to pair with her.