Thunder Rosa

Dec 17, 2019 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real Name: Melissa Cervantes
Height: 5’3″
Weight: 119 lbs.
Date of Birth: July 21, 1986
From: Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Pro Debut: 2014
Trained By: Matt Carlos & Dylan Drake
Finishing Move: La Rosa

Biography

– Prior to beginning her wrestling career, Cervantes graduated with a degree in sociology and became a professional social worker. She was still working in this field until midway through her stint with Lucha Underground
– Cervantes made her debut in a Halloween Battle Royal for California’s SPW in October 2014, working as ‘Thunder Rosa’
– In April 2015, Rosa travelled to Japan to work for the Stardom promotion
– On August 2, Rosa defeated Kikyo to win the vacant GGP Sapphire Title
– On September 6, Rosa defeated Andrea Rosa to retain the GGP Sapphire Title
– On October 25, Rosa defeated Cheerleader Melissa to win the GRPW Lady Luck Title
– On October 30, Rosa defeated Nicole Savoy to retain the GRPW Lady Luck Title
– On November 10, Rosa defeated Princesa Mohicana in a Best Of 3 Falls Match to retain the GRPW Lady Luck Title
– Rosa debuted for Lucha Underground during the second season, working as Kobra Moon. She would continue with the promotion through to its demise
– On December 6, Rosa defeated Ruby Raze to retain the GRPW Lady Luck Title
– On May 4, 2016, Rosa defeated Melanie Cruise to retain the GRPW Lady Luck Title
– The next day, Rosa defeated Taeler Hendrix to retain the GRPW Lady Luck Title
– On May 28, Rosa defeated Lady Lee, Sage Sin Supreme, Cristal, Datura & Amazona in an Elimination Match to win the UIPW Womens Title
– On September 30, The Twisted Sisters (Rosa & Holidead) defeated Alexander G Bernard & Jimi Mayhem to win the Vendetta Pro Tag Team Titles
– On October 7, The Twisted Sisters defeated Lil Cholo & El Mariachi Loco to retain the Vendetta Pro Tag Team Titles
– On April 22, 2017, Rosa defeated Sage Sin Supreme to win the Baja Stars USA Womens Title
– On May 13, The Twisted Sisters (Rosa & Holidead) defeated Extra Talented (Aaron Solo & Ricky Starks) to win the vacant Sabotage Tag Team Titles
– On June 9, The Twisted Sisters defeated Team PAWG (Jordynne Grace & LuFisto) to retain the Sabotage Tag Team Titles
– On June 24, Rosa defeated Shotzi Blackheart to win the EBPW Ladies Title
– On July 7, The Twisted Sisters defeated Bambi & Liiza Hall to retain the Sabotage Tag Team Titles
– The next day, Rosa defeated Savannah Riley to retain the EBPW Ladies Title
– On September 3, Rosa defeated Charli Evans to become the first AIWF International Womens Title
– On November 2, Rosa defeated Shotzi Blackheart to retain the WFC Sapphire Division Title
– Rosa made a pair of appearances for ROH in June 2018
– On July 20, 2018, The Twisted Sisters (Rosa & Holidead) defeated The Cutie Pie Club (Dementia D’Rose & Kiera Hogan), Las Sicarias (Mercedes Martinez & Ivelisse) and #TeamSPAM (Aja Perera & Aerial Monroe) to win the SHINE Tag Team Titles
– On August 15, The Reptile Trip (Kobra Moon, Jeremiah Snake & Daga) defeated Killshot, Son Of Havoc & The Mack to win the Lucha Underground Trios Titles
– On September 2, Rosa & Steve O Reno won a Battle Royal to win the Inspire Pro Twin Dragon Connection Titles
– On September 8, The Twisted Sisters defeated The Cutie Pie Club (Dementia D’Rose & Kiera Hogan) to retain the SHINE Tag Team Titles
– On September 12, The Reptile Tribe (Kobra Moon, Jeremiah Snake & Daga) defeated Aero Star, Drago & Fenix to retain the Lucha Underground Trios Titles
– On September 26, The Reptile Tribe defeated Joey Ryan, XO Lishus & Ivelisse to retain the Lucha Underground Trios Titles
– On October 13, The Twisted Sisters (Rosa & Holidead) defeated Baby D & Phoebe to retain the SHINE Tag Team Titles
– At Ultima Lucha Cuatro, The Reptile Tribe (Kobra Moon, Jeremiah Snake & Daga) defeated Sammy Guevara, XO Lishus & Ivelisse and The Rabbit Tribe (Paul London, El Bunny & The White Rabbit) in an Elimination Match to retain the Lucha Underground Trios Titles
– On November 2, The Twisted Sisters defeated Las Sicarias (Mercedes Martinez & Ivelisse) to retain the SHINE Tag Team Titles
– At ROH Survival Of The Fittest 2018, The Twisted Sisters defeated Samantha Heights & Ray Lyn
– On November 8, Rosa & Cherry Ramons won the Maggie Martinez Memorial Tournament, defeating Delilah Doom & Eli Everfly in the final
– On November 11, Rosa & Cherry Ramons defeated Steve O Reno & Angel Blue to win the Inspire Pro Twin Dragon Connection Titles
– On January 6, 2019, Rosa & Ramons defeated Gino & Massive to retain the Inspire Pro Twin Dragon Connection Titles
– In February 2019, Cervantes, Mexican by birth, gained her US citizenship
– On May 26, Rosa & Ramons defeated Friends Under Corporate Contract (Ashton Jacobs & T-Ray) and The LAX (Santana & Ortiz) to retain the Inspire Pro Twin Dragon Connection Titles
– Rosa signed with the NWA in October 2019 and would debut on screen later that month
– On November 8, 2019, Cervantes made her MMA debut, losing by unanimous decision to Nadine Mandiau at a Combate Americas event
– On January 5, 2020, Rosa defeated Maki Ito to win the TJPW International Princess Title
– At NWA Hard Times, Rosa defeated Allysin Kay to win the NWA Womens Title
– On the February 4, 2020 episode of NWA Powerrr, Rosa defeated Allysin Kay to retain the NWA Womens Title
– On February 21, Rosa defeated Rok-C to retain the NWA Womens Title
– On the February 25, 2020 episode of NWA Powerrr, Rosa defeated Melina to retain the NWA Womens Title
– Rosa debuted for AEW on the August 22, 2020 episode of Dynamite, calling out AEW Womens Champion Hikaru Shida
– Rosa made her AEW in-ring debut on the September 2, 2020 episode of Dynamite, defeating Serena Deeb
– On the Septeber 10, 2020 episode of Dynamite, Rosa defeated Ivelisse to retain the NWA Womens Title
– On September 18, Rosa defeated Lindsay Snow to retain the NWA Womens Title
– On September 22, Rosa defeated Priscilla Kelly to retain the NWA Womens Title
– On September 26, Rosa fought USACW Ladies Champion Miranda Gordy to a double countout
– Rosa entered the US bracket of the AEW Womens Title Eliminator Tournament. She reached the final, but would lose out to Nyla Rose
– At AEW St Patrick’s Day Slam, Rosa defeated Britt Baker in an Unsanctioned Lights Out Match
– Rosa made her Impact Wrestling debut at Slammiversary 2021, unsuccessfully challenging Knockouts Champion Deonna Purrazzo
– On July 22, 2021, AEW bought out Rosa’s NWA contract, allowing her to sign with AEW full-time
– At Fight For The Fallen 2021, Rosa defeated Julia Hart
– On August 21, Rosa defeated Kylie Rae to win the Warrior Wrestling Womens Title
– On September 12, Rosa defeated Madi Wrenkowski to retain the Warrior Wrestling Womens Title
– On the Full Gear 2021 pre-show, Rosa & Hikaru Shida defeated Nyla Rose & Jamie Hayter
– On December 12, Rosa defeated Mercedes Martinez to retain the Warrior Wrestling Womens Title
– On January 29, 2022, Rosa defeated La Rosa Negra to retain the Warrior Wrestling Womens Title
– On February 12, Rosa fought Athena to a time-limit draw to retain the Warrior Wrestling Womens Title
– On March 12, Rosa defeated Skye Blue & Athena to retain the Warrior Wrestling Womens Title
– At St Patrick’s Day Slam 2022, Rosa defeated Britt Baker in a Cage Match to win the AEW Womens Title
– At Battle Of The Belts II, Rosa defeated Nyla Rose to retain the AEW Womens Title
– At Double Or Nothing 2022, Rosa defeated Serena Deeb to retain the AEW Womens Title
– On the June 8, 2022 episode of Dynamite, Rosa defeated Marina Shafir to retain the AEW Womens Title
– At Forbidden Door, Rosa defeated Toni Storm to retain the AEW Womens Title
– At Fight For The Fallen 2022, Rosa defeated Miyu Yamashita to retain the AEW Womens Title
– At Battle Of The Belts III, Rosa defeated Jamie Hayter to retain the AEW Womens Title

Leave a Reply