Nikki Cross

Apr 17, 2016 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real name: Nicola Glencross
Height: 5’1″
Weight: 117 lbs.
Date of birth: April 21, 1990
From: Glasgow, Scotland
Pro debut: September 10, 2008
Trained by: Damian O’Connor
Finishing Move: The Purge

Biography

– Storm began competing in her native UK in early 2008
– On March 26, 2010, Storm defeated Jen Blake in the final of a tournament to become the first SSW Diamonds Champion
– On April 30, 2010, Storm defeated Jetta to retain the SSW Diamonds Title
– On October 29, 2010, Storm defeated Miss Viper to win the vacant W3L Womens Title
– On February 19, 2011, Storm defeated Carmel Jacob to retain the W3L Womens Title
– At Pro-Wrestling:EVE’s debut, Storm reached the final of their Title Tournament, losing to Britani Knight (WWE’s Paige) in the final
– On September 23, 2011, Storm defeated Carmel Jacob to retain the W3L Womens Title
– On February 18, 2012, Storm defeated Big Van Viper, Kay Lee Ray & Hannah Blossom to win the EVE Queen of the Ring Tournament
– On March 25, 2012, Storm defeated Carmel to retain the W3L Womens Title
– On September 21, 2012, Storm defeated Sara in a Cage Match to retain the W3L Womens Title
– On October 11, 2012, Storm defeated The Alpha Female to win the EVE Title, but lost it the same day to Emi Sakura
– On February 2, 2013, Storm defeated Sakura to regain the EVE Title
– On March 10, 2013, Storm defeated April Davids to retain the EVE Title
– In April 2013, Storm embarked on a tour of Japan. Incidentally, these were her first competitive appearances outside the UK
– On May 5, 2013, Storm defeated Hanako Nakamori in Tokyo, Japan to retain the EVE Title
– In September 2013, Storm ventured to the USA for the first time, losing to Mia Yim at SHINE 13
– On May 24, 2013, Storm defeated Audrey Bride in Bucharest, Romania to retain the EVE Title
– On July 20, 2014, Storm fought Scottish Women’s Champion Kay Lee Ray to a no-contest
– In October 2014, Storm appeared in TNA British Boot Camp 2
– On October 31, 2014, Storm defeated Kay Lee Ray in a No-DQ Match to retain the EVE Title
– The next day, Eve defeated Pollyanna to retain the EVE Title
– In May 2015, Storm toured Japan with Stardom
– On February 28, 2016, Storm defeated Rhia O’Reilly to regain the EVE Title, but would lose it back to O’Reilly barely a month later
– In April 2016, it was announced that Storm had signed with WWE and would soon be reporting to NXT
– Glencross (under her real name) debuted at an NXT live event on April 22
– Glencross made her NXT TV debut on the August 17 episode, teaming with Carmella & Liv Morgan to defeat Alexa Bliss, Mandy Rose & Daria Berenato
– On the October 12 episode of NXT, Glencross (now competing as Nikki Cross) was unveiled as a member of the SAnitY stable alongside Eric Young, Alexander Wolfe and Sawyer Fulton (who was replaced by Killian Dain due to injury)
– At Takeover Orlando, SAnitY (Young, Wolfe, Cross & Dain) defeated Tye Dillinger, Roderick Strong, Kassius Ohno & Ruby Riot
– At Takeover Brooklyn III, Cross was ringside as her Sanity stablemates Eric Young & Alexander Wolfe defeated The Authors of Pain (Akam & Rezar) to win the NXT Tag Team Titles
– In the 2018 Superstar Shakeup, Sanity were drafted to Smackdown, but Cross did not ‘graduate’ with them
– On November 6, Cross appeared on Smackdown Live, answering the open challenge from Smackdown Womens Champion Becky Lynch
– In December 2018, vignettes aired to promote Cross’ upcoming main roster ‘debut’
– On January 14, 2019, Cross wrestled her first official match on the main roster, teaming with Bayley & Natalya to defeat The Riott Squad (Ruby Riott, Sarah Logan & Liv Morgan) on Raw
– Later that month, Cross married longtime partner Killian Dain
– Cross remained unaffiliated with either Raw or Smackdown following the 2019 Superstar Shakeup

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