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Raquel Lourenço (March 21, 1992) is a Portuguese professional wrestler best known by her ring name Killer Kelly. She was previously signed to World Wrestling Entertainment as part of its NXT UK brand. In WWE, Kelly was a former participant in the second annual Mae Young Classic, held in August 2018.

Professional wrestling career

Early career

Kelly's first match was in Wrestling Portugal on September 26, 2010 during the WP Tarzan Taborda Tournament, where she was eliminated during the quarter finals by Alice. She returned two months later on November 14 in a mixed tag match with Ze de Manteigas, losing to Alice & Korvo. She ended her debut year in WP with a match on December 19, losing to Alice. She spent the following year in Wrestling Portugal. She later returned October 31, 2016 at WP Batalha Dos 1000, where she won her first singles match, defeating Marcos Vitoria. She later in the event, competed in a battle royal. She returned on November 27, winning her second singles match, defeating Big Chill. On March 5, 2017, Kelly returned at WP Batalha Epica, where she competed in her first title match for the WP National Championship held by reigning champion Luis Salvador. On April 9 of that year, Kelly returned at WP Batalha dos Campeões, competing in a number one contender three-way match for the National title against Bammer and Bernardo Barreiros. During her rookie years, Kelly competed throughout the European independent circuit in promotions including Pro Wrestling Allstars, Revolution Championship Wrestling, WrestlingKULT, Next Step Wrestling, wXw Wrestling Academy, World Stars Of Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Showdown, Association Biterroise de Catch, PROGRESS Wrestling, German Wrestling Federation, Revolution Pro Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Holland, Revolution Pro Wrestling, Hungarian Championship Wrestling, Pro Wrestling EVE and Westside Xtreme Wrestling.

Westside Xtreme Wrestling

Kelly debuted on October 17, 2017 at wXw Femmes Fatales, where she was eliminated in the first round of the 2017 Femmes Fatales Tournament by Laura Di Matteo. Between October and December 2017, Kelly competed in a series of matches in the wXw Women's Title Tournament culminating on December 23 at the 17th wXw Anniversary event, where she defeated Melanie Gray to become the new wXw Women's Champion. On January 20, 2018 at wXw Back To The Roots XVII, Kelly lost the Women's Championship to Toni Storm. She later met Storm in a rematch on February 9 at wXw Dead End XVII, involving Martina and Veda Scott in a four-way challenge, but none of the challengers succeeded in winning the title from Storm. On March 11 at wXw 16 Carat Gold, Kelly again met Storm in a rematch with four-way rules involving Martina and Wesna, ending with Toni Storm again retaining the Women's title against all three challengers. On August 31 during at a wXw Fans Appreciation Night event in Hamburg, Germany, Kelly won a Number One Contender three-way match for the wXw Women's Championship, defeating Kris Wolf and Melanie Gray. On September 1 during the Appreciation Night show in Oberhausen, Germany, where she wrestled in a three-way match for the vacant wXw Women's Championship, against Melanie Gray and Alpha Female. The match ended with Gray becoming the new Women's Champion.

World Wrestling Entertainment / WWE (2018–2019)

WWE UK Tournament (2018)

Kelly's first match occurred on June 18 during the 2018 WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament where she competed in a dark fatal four-way match against Isla Dawn, Jinny and Toni Storm that ended in No-Contest. She later during the show, competed in triple threat number one contender match for the NXT Women's Championship against Toni Storm and Isla Dawn.

Mae Young Classic (2018)

Kelly competed in the second annual Mae Young Classic, beginning on August 8 where she was eliminated in the first round by Meiko Satomura. She did however appear the following night during the August 9 tapings of the tournament, teaming with Jinny in a tag match lost to Ariel Monroe & Candice LeRae.

NXT UK (2018-2020)

During the July 28 NXT UK tapings, Kelly's first match was a loss to Dakota Kai. On the following night's UK Tapings, Kelly defeated Millie McKenzie. During the August 25 NXT UK Tapings, Kelly returned in a dark match, defeating Charlie Morgan. On the following night, she teamed with Morgan in a tag match lost to Millie McKenzie & Xia Brookside. Two months later, Kelly returned during the December 12 episode of NXT UK, during which she was defeated by Scottish wrestler Isla Dawn. Returning for the December 19 episode of NXT UK, Kelly lost a singles match against Nina Samuels.

The following year in 2019, Kelly returned for the March 20 airing of NXT UK, losing a dark singles rematch against Isla Dawn. On the April 10 airing of NXT UK, Kelly lost a singles match against Scottish wrestler Viper. Kelly wrestled her final WWE match on the December 5 episode of NXT UK in a match won by Toni Storm.

It was later reported as late as November 14, 2020, Kelly left the company.

Return to Westside Xtreme Wrestling (2019–2020)

Kelly made her return on December 14, 2019 at the wXw 19th Anniversary show defeating Baby Allison, Little Miss Roxxy and Skye Smitson in a fatal four-way match. She returned on February 21, 2020 at wXw Dead End XIX, where Kelly competed in a Number One Contender match won by Melanie Gray. On September 25 Kelly competed at the 2020 wXw Shotgun event teaming with Fast Time Moodo & Stephanie Maze in a Number One Contender tag team match, defeating Metehan & The Pretty Bastards. On the October 9 edition of the 2020 wXw Shotgun event, Kelly competed in a Women's Championship match won by Metehan.

Impact Wrestling (2020)

Kelly debuted during the November 24 episode of iMPACT! in a match won by Kimber Lee. She returned during the December 1 episode of iMPACT! teaming with Renee Michelle in a Impact Knockouts Tag Team Championship Tournament where they were eliminated in the first round by Jazz & Jordynne Grace.

Independent circuit (2020-present)

During 2020, Kelly made debuts in American independent wrestling beginning with her Game Changer Wrestling pay-per-view debut at GCW Josh Barnett's Bloodsport 3, in a tournament semi-final won by Allysin Kay. On that same date, Kelly made her Black Label Pro pay-per-view debut on October 11 at BLP Threat Level Noon in defeating Billie Starkz. On the November 29 episode of Atlanta Wrestling Entertainment's AWE LOUD television show, Kelly wrestled her first singles match against Georgia-state mainstay Priscilla Kelly.

The following year, Kelly returned to BLP on September 4 at BLP Ground Control To Filthy Tom in a match against Kylie Rae. On September 19, Kelly debuted in both Women's Wrestling Revolution and Beyond Wrestling, appearing in their joint-promotional event Masha Slamovich Presents Borscht At The Beach in a match against Leyla Hirsch. The following week on Kelly wrestled her first match in New Texas Pro Wrestling during the September 28 episode of New Texas Pro Olajuwon against the reigning New Texas Pro Women's Champion and ROH Women's World Champion Rok-C.

In wrestling

  • Finishers & signature moves
  • Entrance Music
  • Nicknames
    • "Killer"
  • Managers and valets
  • Teams and stables

Championships and accomplishments

External links

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