Wrestling By The Numbers: Sara ‘Del Ray’ Amato
Long-time independent wrestler Sara ‘Del Ray’ Amato has parted ways with long-time employers Ring Of Honor Wrestling and Shimmer Woman Athletes as she has signed a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment. The 31-year-old Martinez California native had just returned to Ring Of Honor at their June 29th television tapings, she had previous spent 5-years with the organization from 2006-2011. Amato had also been a mainstay with Shimmer Woman Athletes where she had competed for 7-years after debuting on their inaugural show in 2005. She signed her deal with World Wrestling Entertainment on June 9th.
Sara Amato has competed throughout her career under the names Sara Del Ray, The American Angel, Nic Grimes and Nikki. She was trained by Bryan Danielson, Donovan Morgan, The Pro Wrestling IRON Dojo and at The All Pro Wrestling Boot Camp. She is an 11-year veteran in professional wrestling and has also competed extensively in both Japan and Mexico. Amato has won numerous championships during her career including being a 1-Time Shimmer Champion, a 1-Time Shimmer Tag-Team Champion and she was also the winner of Chikara’s 2011 Torneo Cibernetico. She is probably best remembered for her run as apart of Larry Sweeney’s Sweet & Sour Incorporated along with Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli who she will be joining in World Wrestling Entertainment.
Below we look at some of the professional wrestling career of Sara ‘Del Ray’ Amato by the numbers…
Ring Of Honor Wrestling:
* 7 Matches ( Most All-Time ) on ROH Pay-Per-View. (First Match: 2007 Undeniable Vs Daizee Haze Last Match: 2011 Honor Takes Center Stage Chapter 1 With Serena Deeb Vs Ayumi Kurihara & Hiroyo Matsumoto)
* 7 Matches Managed ( 8th Most All-Time ) on ROH Pay-Per-View. (First Event: 2007 Man Up Last Event: 2011 Best In The World Wrestlers Managed: Chris Hero, Adam Pearce, Eddie Edwards, Claudio Castagnoli & Shane Hagadorn)
* 25 Matches ( 2nd Most All-Time ) on ROH Home Video Releases. (First Match: 2006 Destiny Vs Daizee Haze Last Match: 2010 Fate Of An Angel Vs Jamilia Craft)
* 1 Main Event Match ( 3rd Most All-Time ) on ROH Home Video Releases. (Main Event: 2010 Hate With Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli Vs Jay Briscoe, Mark Briscoe & Amazing Kong)
* 13 Matches ( Most All-Time ) on ROH On Sinclair Broadcasting / HDNet. (First Match: March 28th 2009 Vs Daizee Haze Last Match: January 31st 2011 Vs Taeler Hendrix)