Gail Kim

Sep 2, 2009 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real name: Gail Kim
Height: 5’4″
Weight: 125 lbs.
Date of birth: February 20, 1977
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
Pro debut: December 2000
Trained by: Ron Hutchinson
Finishing move: Christo


– Kim made her wrestling debut as La Felina, wearing a mask. (She eventually lost her mask after losing a match to Tracy Brooks).
– On March 24, 2002, Felina downed Tracy and Phoenix in a “triple threat” match.
– In October 2002, Kim signed a WWE contract.
– On December 7, 2002, Kim saw her first WWE action when she defeated Dawn Marie in a “bra and panties” match in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada at a house show.
– In her WWE television debut on June 30, 2003, Kim won a divas battle royal in Buffalo, NY to claim the Women’s title.
– On November 3, 2004, WWE.COM reported that Kim had been released by the company.
– On January 22, 2005 in Seoul, South Korea, Kim and Lollipop defeated Malia Hosaka and Nidia.
– In August 2005, Kim signed with TNA.
– At Hard Justice ’06, Kim defeated Sirelda.
– Kim defeated Jacqueline Moore in a six sides of steel cage match at the 2007 Lockdown PPV.
– At Victory Road ’07, Kim and Eric Young defeated Robert Roode and Miss Brooks.
– At Bound for Glory ’07 in Duluth, GA, Kim won a Knockouts Gauntlet to become the first-ever TNA Women’s Champion.
– Kim defeated ODB, Roxxi Laveaux and Angel Williams in a Four Way Women’s Match to retain the TNA Women’s title at Genesis ’07.
– Kim defeated Amazing Kong at Final Resolution ’08 to retain the TNA Knockout championship.
– At Lockdown’ 08, Kim and ODB defeated Awesome Kong and Raisha Saeed.
– Kim defeated ODB, Traci Brooks, Christy Hemme, Velvet Sky, Salinas, Angelina Love, Roxxi Laveaux, Rhaka Khan, and Jacqueline in a “Knockout Makeover” Battle Royal at Sacrifice ’08.
– At Slammiversary ’08, Kim, Laveaux, ODB defeated Angelina Love, Velvet Sky and Moose (Mickie Knuckles).
– At Hard Justice ’08, Kim, ODB, and Taylor Wilde defeated Velvet Sky, Angelina Love, and Awesome Kong.
– Kim returned to WWE and joined the Smackdown brand. On June 29, 2009, Kim was traded to Raw.
– Kim announced her departure from WWE in August 2011.
– Kim return at the October 18, 2011 Impact tapings in Orlando, FL.
– On October 26, 2011 in Macon, GA, Kim and Madison Rayne defeated Brooke Tessmacher and Tara for the TNA Knockouts tag team titles.
– At Turning Point ’11 in Orlando, Kim (with Madison Rayne and Karen Jarrett) defeated Velvet Sky for the TNA Knockouts championship.
– At Final Resolution ’11, Kim defeated Mickie James to retain the Knockouts title.
– At Against All Odds ’12, Kim defeated Tara.
– Kim defeated Brooke Tessmacher at Sacrifice ’12.
– At Bound for Glory ’13 in San Diego, CA, Kim defeated ODB and Brooke Tessmacher to regain the TNA Knockouts title.
– At Wrestle-1 Outbreak, Kim defeated Madison Rayne.
– At One Night Only: World Cup, Kim again defeated Madison Rayne.
– At One Night Only: Knockouts Knockdown ’14, Kim defeated Veda Scott.
– On June 20, 2014, Kim defeated Angelina Love to win the TNA Knockouts Title.
– One week later, she retained the title against Love, Brittany & Madison Rayne.
– At Hardcore Justice ’14, Kim defeated Angelina Love in a Last Knockout Standing Match to retain the TNA Knockouts Title.
– At Turning Point ’14, Kim defeated Angelina Love & Madison Rayne in a 3-Way Match to retain the TNA Knockouts Title.
– At One Night Only: Hardcore Justice 4, Kim defeated Havok in a Street Fight
– At One Night Only: Joker’s Wild 3, Kim & Sonjay Dutt defeated Tigre Uno & Manik
– At One Night Only: Knockouts Knockdown ’15, Kim defeated Laura Dennis
– At One Night Only: World Cup ’15, Kim was part of the victorious Team Hardy, and defeated Taryn Terrell in her singles match
– On May 2, 2015, Kim defeated Madison Rayne to win the vacant IWR Diamond Title
– Kim was drawn into the Knockouts Group of the TNA World Title Series. Victories over Madison Rayne & Awesome Kong saw her progress to the knockout phase, where she was defeated by Tigre Uno
– At Turning Point ’15, Kim defeated The Dollhouse (Marti Bell & Jade) in a Handicap Cage Match
– On August 29, 2015, Kim defeated Velvet Sky to retain the IWR Diamond Title
– On the September 16, 2015 edition of Impact Wrestling, Kim defeated Brooke, Awesome Kong & Lei’D Tapa in a 4-Way Match to win the TNA Knockouts Title
– At Bound For Glory ’15, Kim defeated Awesome Kong to retain the TNA Knockouts Title
– On January 7, 2016, Kim defeated Awesome Kong to retain the TNA Knockouts Title
– On January 31, 2016, Kim defeated Jade to retain the TNA Knockouts Title
– On July 22, 2016, Kim defeated Heidi Katrina with Claude Roca as special guest referee to win the ABC Women’s Title in Beziers, France
– At Bound For Glory ’16, Kim defeated Maria to win the TNA Knockouts Title. She was also inducted to TNA’s Hall of Fame during the show
– Over the next month, Kim defended her title against Maria & Sienna
– Kim picked up an injury in late 2016 that would keep her out of action until the summer
– On August 12, 2017, Kim returned to action, defeating Taya Valkyrie at a PWB event
– At Bound For Glory ’17, Kim defeated Allie & Sienna in a Triple Threat Match to regain the Impact Knockouts Title. She announced her impending retirement the next night
– On February 3, 2018, Kim wrestled her official retirement match for England’s Southside Wrestling, defeating Kasey Owens. She began working full-time in a backstage role with Impact
– Kim came out of retirement for one night only at Impact’s Rebellion PPV, losing to Tessa Blanchard

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