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Riho (June 4, 1997) is a Japannese female professional wrestler currently signed to All Elite Wrestling. She is the first-ever AEW Women's World Champion currently in her first reign.

Career History

Japanese promotions (2006-present)

Riho debuted as early as the age of 9. Her career includes extensive work in promotions such as WRESTLE-1, Ice Ribbon, Dramatic Dream Team, REINA, Big Japan Pro Wrestling and Pro Wrestling HEAT UP. Among her titles in the promotions across Japan, Riho is a one-time Triangle Ribbon Champion and a one-time International Ribbon Tag Team Champion.

International promotions (2016-present)

Beginning around 2016, Riho expanded her wrestling exposure to promotions outside of Japan, including England's Pro Wrestling EVE, China's Chinese Wrestling Federation, Taiwan's New Taiwan Wrestling, Singapore Pro Wrestling, Philippine Wrestling Revolution and Oriental Wrestling Entertainment.

All Elite Wrestling (2019-present)

Riho debuted at AEW Double Or Nothing, where she teamed with Hikaru Shida and Ryo Mizunami in six-woman tag match defeating Aja Kong, Emi Sakura & Yuka Sakazaki. She returned at Fyter Fest, where Riho won a triple threat match defeating Nyla Rose and Yuka Sakazaki. At Fight For The Fallen, Riho teamed with Britt Baker in a tag match lost against Bea Priestley & Shoko Nakajima. At All Out, Riho returned in a singles match defeating Hikaru Shida. On the series debut of AEW Dynamite, Riho wrestled on the October 2 episode. There, Riho's episode debut was in a match against Nyla Rose for the vacant AEW Women's World Championship. The match concluded with Riho winning the title to become the first-ever AEW Women's Champion. Riho returned on the October 9 episode of Dynamite, teaming with Dr. Britt Baker, DMD in a tag match defeating Emi Sakura & Bea Priestley. The following week on the October 16 episode of Dynamite, Riho's first title defense was held against her recent tag team partner Britt Baker. The match concluded with Riho countering Baker's Lockjaw submission with a roll-up pin. Afterwards, Baker and Riho shook hands in sportsmanship.

Wrestling facts

  • Finishers and Signature Moves
  • Jumping Knee
  • Northern Light Suplex
  • Face Kick
  • Nicknames
  • Tag Teams and Stables

Championships and accomplishments

  • Fuka Matsuri Rumble (2010)

See also

External links and references

All Elite Wrestling
Superstars

Adam PageAllieAngélicoBea PriestleyBilly GunnBrandiBrandon CutlerBritt BakerChris JerichoChristopher DanielsChuck TaylorCIMACodyDarby AllinEvil UnoFénixFrankie KazarianHikaru ShidaIsiah KassidyJack EvansJake HagerJerry LynnJimmy HavocJoey JanelaJon MoxleyJungle BoyKenny OmegaKip SabianLeva BatesLuchasaurusMarko StuntMarq QuenMatt JacksonMaxwell Jacob FriedmanMichael MarshallMichael NakazawaNick JacksonNyla RosePACPenelope FordPenta El Zero MPeter AvalonRihoSadie GibbsSammy GuevaraScorpio SkyStu GraysonShawn SpearsSonny KissTrent

Tag Teams

A Boy And His DinosaurBrotherhoodDark OrderPrivate PartySoCal Uncensored (SCU)The EliteThe Hybrid 2The Inner CircleThe Lucha BrothersThe Young Bucks

Commentators

Jim RossBryce RemsburgExcaliburTony Schiavone

Referees

Aubrey EdwardsBryce RemsburgEarl HebnerRick Knox

Ring Announcers
Bryce RemsburgJim Ross
Interviewers

Chris Van Vliet

Staff

Billy Gunn (Road Agent)Hikaru Shida (Trainer)Jerry Lynn (Road Agent, Trainer)Jimmy Havoc (Trainer)Jim Ross (Road Agent, Booker, Backstage Helper)Michael Marshall (Trainer)

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