Jinny Sandhú (September 28, 1989) is a British female professional wrestler currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on the NXT UK brand under the ring name Jinny. Before joining the WWE, she was best known for her work in PROGRESS Wrestling where she is a former PROGRESS Women's Champion. Leading to her eventual signing with the WWE she competed in tournaments including the 2018 Mae Young Classic as well as for the WWE United Kingdom Women's Championship held during the second annual WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament.
Professional wrestling career
PROGRESS Wrestling (2014–2020)
She is the first female graduate of PROGRESS Wrestling's school The Projo. Jinny made her debut during November 2014 cutting a promo on Pollyanna at PROGRESS Wrestling Endvr, and had her first match January 2015 at PROGRESS Wrestling Endvr.
Jinny has wrestled for a number of promotions such as: PROGRESS Wreslting, OTT Wrestling, Revolution Pro Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Chaos, IPW:UK, Fierce Females, Empress Pro, SouthCoast Wrestling, VII Pro Wrestling, Plymouth Wrestling Association and Wrestling League. Jinny won her first title in PROGRESS Wrestling on May 20, 2018 at PROGRESS Chapter 69: Be Here Now, where she defeated Toni Storm to win the PROGRESS Women's Championship.
World Wrestling Entertainment (2017–present)
Jinny wrestled her first WWE match on March 31 during the second day of the 2017 WWE WrestleMania Axxess event, where she was defeated by Toni Storm. She lost a rematch to Storm on the following day of the event.
Jinny returned in 2018 during the second annual WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament, where she competed in an untelevised Number One Contender Fatal Four-Way match for the NXT Women's Championship, against Isla Dawn, Killer Kelly and Toni Storm. The match ended in a no contest draw. Two months later, Jinny returned to compete in the second annual Mae Young Classic, during which she was eliminated in the first rounds by Toni Storm. The following night on August 9, Jinny teamed with Killer Kelly during the second night of the Classic in a dark tag match lost to Ariel Monroe & Candice LeRae. Two weeks later, Jinny debuted on the August 25 episode of NXT UK, competing in the NXT UK Women's Title Tournament, during which she was advanced in the first rounds after eliminating Millie McKenzie. During the August 26 episode of NXT UK, during which the semi finals of the tournament were held, Jinny was eliminated by Toni Storm. Two months later, Jinny returned for the 14 October NXT UK Tapings, during which she defeated Xia Brookside. The following month, Jinny returned for the November 24 NXT UK Tapings, during which she defeated Candy Floss. Jinny maintained a successful singles record during the months of January and February of 2019, earning a title match against the NXT UK Women's Champion Toni Storm, to whom she lost during the April 10 episode of NXT UK. She made active in-ring appearances throughout the course of 2019's NXT UK episodes, including competing in a Number One Contender battle royal. She returned to television the following year on the April 2 episode of NXT UK teaming with Kay Lee Ray in a tag match against Dani Luna & Piper Niven. She finished out the year with a successful singles match on the November 26 episode of NXT UK, defeating Isla Dawn. She returned the following year on the January 7 episode of NXT UK, earning a title shot after defeating Piper Niven to become Number One Contender. On the January 21 episode of NXT UK, Jinny unsuccessfully challenged Kay Lee Ray for the NXT UK Women's Championship. Four months later on the May 13 episode of NXT UK, Jinny joined a Number One Contender match gauntlet. After failing to gain another title match opportunity, Jinny continued to wrestle in a string of successful singles matches during the course of summer and early fall months of 2021, with her most recent singles victory won during the October 7 episode of NXT UK, over Emilia McKenzie.
- Facelift (Middle Rope X Factor)
- Styles Clash
- Acid Rainmaker
- Brookes Special / Touch of Couture (Koppou Kick)
- Signature moves
- Bridle Horse
- Deathlock and hair pull
- Canadian Destroyer
- Coconut Crush
- Big Slap
- Elbow Smash
- Entrance Music
- Managers and valets
- Teams and stables
Championships and accomplishments
- Pro Wrestling Chaos
- Maiden Of Chaos Championship (1 time)
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated
- Revolution Pro Wrestling
- RevPro Undisputed British Women's Championship (1 time)
- South Coast Wrestling
- South Coast Queen Of The Ring Championship (1 time)
|Mae Young Classic 2018 contestants|
|Aerial Monroe • Allysin Kay • Ashley Rayne • Deonna Purrazzo • Hiroyo Matsumoto • Io Shirai • Isla Dawn • Jinny • Kacy Catanzaro • Jessica Elaban • Kaitlyn • Karen Q • Kavita Devi • Killer Kelly • Lacey Lane • Meiko Satomura • Mercedes Martinez • Mia Yim • MJ Jenkins • Nicole Matthews • Priscilla Kelly • Rachel Evers • Reina Gonzalez • Rhea Ripley • Taynara Conti • Tegan Nox • Toni Storm • Vanessa Kraven • Xia Brookside • Xia Li • Zatara • Zeuxis|