Jessica Cricks (June 20, 1986) is an American professional wrestler better known by her ring name Jessicka Havok. She regularly performs for many independent promotions such as Shine Wrestling, SHIMMER, and NCW Femmes Fatales. She had two reigns as the WSU Champion in the Women Superstars Uncensored promotion.
Professional wrestling career
Cricks was a wrestling fan, especially of Stone Cold Steve Austin, before deciding to become a wrestler. She began her training at the MCW Stomping Grounds school and continues to make appearances for MCW to this day. During that time she also made appearances for Mega Championship Wrestling and Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling.
Women Superstars Uncensored (2009–2014)
Though she has worked for many wrestling organizations across the United States, Jessicka has become most associated with Women Superstars Uncensored (WSU). She made her debut in the promotion in 2009. She quickly made an impact, winning the WSU Tag Team Championship on August 22 with her partner Hailey Hatred at WSU's As The World Turns event. She would later align herself with Sassy Stephie and Allysin Kay and create the "The Midwest Militia".
Jessicka won the WSU Spirit Championship on September 24, 2011 and would eventually become the longest reigning champion by surpassing Stephie's previous record of 203. However, she lost the championship to Marti Belle in an unscheduled title defense booked by WSU Commissioner Amy Lee to open the Uncensored Rumble event on June 16, 2012, ending her reign at 266 days.
Jessicka won the WSU Championship for the first time on March 3, 2012 at WSU's 5th Anniversary show against Mercedes Martinez, who had held the title for the previous three years. After losing the title back to Martinez in controversial fashion (Havok's foot was on the bottom rope) six weeks later on April 28, Havok demanded and received a rematch for the title versus Martinez and Brittney Savage. Havok would regain the championship and defeated Martinez in a casket match at WSU's Uncensored Rumble event, despite Havok wrestling her second match of the night.
On June 16, Havok lost the WSU Spirit Championship to Marti Belle. That same day, at the Uncensored Rumble V pay-per-view, Havok defeated Martinez to retain the WSU Championship in the first women's casket match. As part of a talent exchange, The Midwest Militia began competing for the Canadian promotion NCW Femmes Fatales in 2012. At NCWFF's ninth show in July 2012, The Midwest Militia defeated Courtney Rush, Xandra Bale, and Cat Power in a six-woman tag team match. Havok retained the WSU Championship against Athena on February 9, 2013, at An Ultraviolent Affair. On May 11, Havok defeated Sami Callihan in an intergender match.
On May 1, 2014, Havok was stripped of the WSU Championship and "banned for life" from competing in the company.
Combat Zone Wrestling (2013)
After WSU signed a talent-sharing agreement with Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW), Havok debuted for the promotion at the 14th Anniversary Show, where she and Adam Cole lost to LuFisto and Sami Callihan in a mixed tag team match. She quickly moved into a feud with Ohio is for Killers member Nevaeh, with their first match at Wanted in March ending in a double countout. Their second match took place at the Proving Grounds 2013 show in May, which Havok lost.
Other promotions (2012–2014)
In 2012, Havok began competing for the newly opened Shine Wrestling, debuting for the promotion during their second event against Reby Sky. After Havok attacked Sky with a chair, the duo began feuding, and at Shine 8, Havok lost to Sky to end the feud. She qualified for the tournament to determine the inaugural Shine Champion by defeating Madison Eagles at Shine 9. At Shine 11, Havok advanced to the semi-finals of the tournament after winning her match against Saraya Knight by disqualification. Later that night, she faced Rain in the semi-final, but lost by countout after being attacked by Knight. At the following show, Havok defeated Ivelisse to earn the number one contendership, and unsuccessfully faced Rain for the Shine Championship. At Shine 13, Havok and long-time ally Allysin Kay began teasing a feud when Kay accidentally clotheslined Havok during a match. On the following show, Kay attacked Havok, leading to a singles match at Shine 15, which ended in a no contest. After their next match ended in a double count-out, Kay and Havok faced off in an Ybor City street fight in April 2014, which ended in a no contest when Havok was struck by a car as part of the storyline. Havok and Kay simultaneously eliminated each other in a 10-woman elimination tag team man event at SHINE 19.
At SHINE 20 on June 27, Havok was defeated by Kay in a Last Woman Standing Match due to interference by Su Yung; however, she attacked Kay and cut her hair after the match ended. In her last appearance for the promotion at SHINE 21, Havok defeated Kay in a Dog Collar and Chain Match. After the match, Havok thanked the fans for their support and was latter attacked by Valkyrie outside the arena.
Havok made a surprise appearance during Shimmer Volume 53 on April 6, 2013 where she attacked Serena Deeb. This would set up a match later on in the evening where she, Sassy Stephanie and Nevaeh were defeated in a six-woman tag team match by Regeneration X (Leva Bates and Alison Danger) and Deeb. The following week, Havok defeated Deeb in a singles match following interference from Hatred and Mademoiselle Rachelle. In a rematch at Volume 56, Havok lost to Deeb.
Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (2014–2015)
Jessica first appeared for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling for their One Night Only: Knockouts Knockdown 2 pay per-view under her Havok name and gimmick, where she was defeated by Madison Rayne. In August, TNA began airing vignette on Impact Wrestling, teasing Havok's debut. Havok debuted on the September 3 edition of Impact Wrestling as a villain by attacking Gail Kim and Taryn Terrell after their Knockouts Championship match.
Havok then made an appearance on September 10, where she attacked Kim and Brittany and took Kim's TNA Knockouts Championship, which led to a brawl between the two later in the same night. On the September 17 episode of Impact Wrestling, Havok won a battle royal to become the number one contender to Kim's championship. On September 16, Havok defeated Kim at the Impact Wrestling tapings to win the championship. During the time she held the championship, Havok defended and retained the championship against Velvet Sky at Bound for Glory on October 12, against Madison Rayne on an episode of Impact Wrestling that aired on October 15, and against Gail Kim on an episode of Impact Wrestling that aired on November 5. On the November 19 episode of Impact Wrestling, Havok lost the championship to Taryn Terrell in a triple threat match that also involved Gail Kim.
On the January 7, 2015 episode of Impact Wrestling, Havok was lastly eliminated from a battle royal by Taryn Terrell. After the match, Havok attacked Terrell but was then stopped by the returning Awesome Kong. At Lockdown Havok and Kong faced off in a steel cage match on the Lockdown edition of Impact Wrestling on February 6, in which Kong defeated Havok. After months of inactivity, on July 30, Cricks confirmed that she was no longer working for TNA.
Return to SHINE (2015-present)
Impact Wrestling (2019-present)
After a four-year hiatus since 2015, Havok returned to television during the June 7 episode of iMPACT! Wrestling. Accompanied to the ring by manager James Mitchell, she interrupted a championship match between Rosemary and Knockouts Champion Taya Valkyrie. After Havok executed a piledriver to Rosemary, Valkyrie attempted to escape but was cornered by James Mitchell and Havok's newest ally Su Yung. Havok concluded her return by executing a chokeslam to Valkyrie, afterwards celebrating with her allies Mitchell and Yung. On that same date during a Television Taping at the Melrose Ballroom in New York City, New York, Havok teamed with Su Yung in a tag match against Rosemary & Taya Valkyrie, ending in No-Contest.
- Finishing moves
- Signature moves
- Big boot
- Elevated double chickenwing
- Elevated double choke
- Elevated full nelson
- Hairpull whip
- Running clothesline
- Running leg drop
- Spinebuster, sometimes while applying a hammerlock
- STO backbreaker
- Tag teams and stables
- "The Havok Death Machine"
- Entrance themes
Championships and accomplishments
- Main Event World League
- MEWL Cruiserweight Championship (1 time)
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated
- PWI ranked her #46 in the 2010 PWI Top 50 Females
- PWI ranked her #35 in the 2011 PWI Top 50 Females
- PWI ranked her #5 in the 2012 PWI Top 50 Females
- PWI ranked her #4 in the 2013 PWI Top 50 Females
- PWI ranked her #13 in the 2014 PWI Top 50 Females
- PWI ranked her #20 in the 2015 PWI Top 50 Females
- PWI ranked her #39 in the 2016 PWI Top 50 Females
- PWI ranked her #66 in the 2018 PWI Top 100 Females
- PWI ranked her #30 in the 2019 PWI Top 100 Females
- Ring Divas
- Fight Girl Championship (1 time)
- Women Superstars Uncensored
|2010 PWI Top 50 Females|
|Michelle McCool • Angelina Love • Mercedes Martinez • Cheerleader Melissa • Eve Torres • Madison Rayne • Beth Phoenix • Mickie James • MsChif • Maryse • Tara • Sara Del Rey • Gail Kim • Awesome Kong • Madison Eagles • Sarita • Alicia Fox • Taylor Wilde • Daffney • Hamada • Velvet Sky • ODB • Nikki Roxx • Jillian • Portia Perez • Kelly Kelly • Rain • Angel Orsini • Natalya • Serena Deeb • Nicole Matthews • Amber O'Neal • LuFisto • Daizee Haze • Allison Danger • Layla • Kellie Skater • Tiffany • Jennifer Blake • Jazz • Melissa Coates • Cat Power • Malia Hosaka • Cherry Bomb • April Hunter • Jessicka Havok • Brittany Force • Naomi Night • Cindy Rogers • Roxie Cotton|
|2011 PWI Top 50 Females|
|Madison Eagles • Mercedes Martinez • Mickie James • Natalya • Madison Rayne • Cheerleader Melissa • Beth Phoenix • Tara • MsChif • Sara Del Rey • Eve Torres • Angelina Love • Layla • Sarita • Kelly Kelly • Serena Deeb • Velvet Sky • Ayako Hamada • LuFisto • Winter • Brie Bella • Angel Orsini • Melina • Daizee Haze • Nikki Roxx • Gail Kim • Jazz • Maryse • Christina Von Eerie • Portia Perez • Rosita • ODB • Nicole Matthews • Rachel Summerlyn • Jessicka Havok • Brittany Force • Kellie Skater • Tina San Antonio • Melanie Cruise • Cherry Bomb • Sassy Stephie • Tasha Simone • Alicia Fox • Amber O'Neal • Allison Danger • Kacee Carlisle • Brittney Savage • AJ Lee • Melissa Coates • Jessica James|
|2015 PWI Top 50 Females|
|Nikki Bella • Paige • Sasha Banks • Santana Garrett • Gail Kim • Charlotte • Naomi • Cherry Bomb • Courtney Rush • Taryn Terrell • Bayley • Brie Bella • Sexy Star • Cheerleader Melissa • Lufisto • Nicole Matthews • Becky Lynch • Kimber Lee • Natalya • Jessicka Havok • Awesome Kong • Candice LeRae • Brooke • Athena • Ivelisse • Jade • Madison Rayne • Leva Bates • Barbi Hayden • Angelina Love • Emma • Saraya Knight • Veda Scott • Velvet Sky • Madison Eagles • Kay Lee Ray • Marti Belle • Kellie Skater • Nikki Storm • Evie • Heidi Lovelace • Tessa Blanchard • Portia Perez • Alicia Fox • Cat Power • Crazy Mary Dobson • Xandra Bale • La Rosa Negra • Malia Hosaka • Vanessa Kraven|
|2016 PWI Top 50 Females|
|Charlotte Flair • Sasha Banks • Asuka • Becky Lynch • Bayley • Jade • Natalya • Gail Kim • Sexy Star • Sienna • Ivelisse • Madison Eagles • Nicole Savoy • Rosemary • Allie • Nicole Matthews • Kimber Lee • Candice LeRae • Paige • Heidi Lovelace • Evie • Cheerleader Melissa • Nia Jax • Santana Garrett • Naomi • Dana Brooke • Madison Rayne • Kay Lee Ray • Alexa Bliss • Lufisto • Amber Gallows • Marti Belle • Emma • Taylor Made • Vanessa Kraven • Su Yung • Ember Moon • Tessa Blanchard • Jessicka Havok • Shayna Baszler • Crazy Mary Dobson • Malia Hosaka • Thunder Rosa • Carmella • KC Spinelli • Veda Scott • Jessica James • Xandra Bale • Kaitlin Diemond • Eva Marie|