Melanie Cruise

Dec 25, 2019 - by Allen Rockum

Real Name: Melanie Goranson
Height: 6’0”
Weight: 161 lbs.
Date of Birth: January 7, 1986
From: Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Resides: Chicago, Illinois
Pro Debut: July 7, 2007
Trained By: Jimmy Blaze
Finishing Move: Cruise Control


– Cruise has also went by Ash or Raven’s Ash.
– September 20, 2008, Cruise won a Battle Royal on POWW.
– January 9, 2009, Cruise challenged MsChif for the NWA Women’s Title.
– May 23rd, Cruise competed in a Battle Royal for the VWAA Women’s Title.
– December 4, 2010, Cruise competed in a 4-Way for the GLCW Women’s Title.
– November 25, 2011, Cruise won the RPW Women’s Title in a 8-Women Gauntlet Match.
– May 11, 2012, Cruise defended the RPW Women’s Title in a 6-Way.
– June 15th, Cruise defended the RPW Women’s Title against Angelina Love.
– September 14th, Cruise lost the RPW Women’s Title to Nikki St. John.
– November 30th, Cruise defeated Nikki St. John for the RPW Women’s Title.
– August 9, 2014, Cruise won the PWB Golden Ticket Battle Royal.
– October 1st, Cruise & Moeka Haruhi competed in the WAVE Dual Shock Wave ’14 Tournament.
– November 21st, Cruise defeated Mickie Knuckles for the vacant AIWF Women’s Title.
– December 6th, Cruise defeated Dana for the vacant GLCW Ladies Title.
– August 1, 2015, Cruise lost the AIWF Women’s Title to Leighann.
– October 2nd, Cruise & Hikaru Shida competed in the Dual Shock Wave Tag Team Tournament.
– December 5th, Cruise defended the GLCW Ladies Title against Katie Forbes.
– January 23, 2016, Cruise competed in the PGP Ryan Buckley Memorial Tournament ’16.
– May 29th, Cruise competed in Catch the WAVE ’16.
– July 7, 2018, Paradise Lost (Ash & Dust) won the vacant Guardians of RISE Title in a 4-Way.
– October 5th, Cruise competed in the 3XW Queen of Des Moines Tournament.
– February 16, 2019, Maidens of Iron (Cruise & Stacy Shadows) defeated Curse (Tylor Sullivan & Shawn Priest) for the vacant BCW Tag Team Titles.
– March 29th, Paradise Lost had lost the Guardians of RISE Titles to The Killer Death Machines (Jessicka Havok & Nevaeh).
– May 19th, Cruise defeated Tylor Sullivan for the ICW Midwest Title.
– July 28th, Cruise lost the ICW Midwest Title to Jarrod Jaxx.
– December 4th, Cruise made her Debut for AEW on the show Dynamite when she was in the crowd and begged Brandi Rhodes to make her a member of the Nightmare Collective along with Awesome Kong.

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