Rachael Ellering

Jan 20, 2020 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real Name: Rachael Ellering
Height: 5’6″
Date of Birth: December 28, 1992
From: Sauk Centre, Minnesota
Resides: Orlando, Florida
Pro Debut: November 21, 2015
Trained By: Lance Storm
Finishing Move: Bosswoman Slam

(Click for Gerweck’s interview with Ellering)


– Ellering is the real-life daughter of WWE Hall of Famer Paul Ellering
– Prior to her wrestling career, Ellering was a standout powerlifter, earning a bronze medal in the 2014 World Powerlifting Federation Championships
– In her first match, Ellering defeated Gisele Shaw at PWA Christmas Slam 2015 in Edmonton
– Ellering made the first of what would be many NXT one-off appearances on April 28, 2016, losing to Alexa Bliss
– Ellering returned to NXT on August 25 as ‘Rachel Fazio’, losing to Liv Morgan
– Ellering returned to NXT again on October 13, this time as ‘Rachael Evers’, losing to Ember Moon
– On November 5, Ellering defeated Amazing Maria in the final of a tournament to win the vacant RPW Womens Title
– On February 19, 2017, Ellering defeated Chelsea Green & Sexy Dulce in an Elimination Match to become the first WrestleCircus Lady of the Ring Champion
– On March 17, Ellering defeated Tessa Blanchard to retain the WrestleCircus Lady of the Ring Title
– The next day, Ellering defeated Sonya Strong to win the PWM Womens Title
– On April 3, Ellering defeated Angel Rose to retain the WrestleCircus Lady of the Ring Title
– On April 15, Ellering fought Terra Calaway to a double-pinfall draw to retain the PWM Womens Title
– Ellering returned to NXT again on April 19, competing in a Battle Royal
– On April 30, Ellering defeated Taya Valkyrie by DQ to retain the WrestleCircus Lady of the Ring Title
– Rachael Evers returned to NXT on May 25, 2017, losing to Sonya Deville
– On May 27, Ellering defeated Deonna Purrazzo to retain the WrestleCircus Lady of the Ring Title
– On June 24, Ellering defeated Mia Yim to retain the WrestleCircus Lady of the Ring Title
– Ellering (as Rachel Evers) competed in the 2017 Mae Young Classic, defeating Marti Belle in the first round before falling to Abbey Laith
– Ellering travelled to Japan in January 2018 to work a brief tour with Stardom
– On May 5, 2018, Ellering defeated Katarina Leigh & Chelsea Green to win the Maverick Pro Womens Title
– Ellering (as Rachel Evers) returned for the 2018 Mae Young Classic, losing in the first round to Hiroyo Matsumoto
– Ellering returned to Stardom in the summer of 2018 to compete in the 5STAR Grand Prix Tournament
– Ellering officially signed with WWE in January 2019 and would report to NXT full-time in March. She would compete as Rachael Evers during this run
– Ellering suffered an ACL injury in a match against Lacey Lane in July 2019 and would be out of action for over a year
– Ellering was released by WWE whilst still on the injured list in May 2020
– Ellering competed in AEW’s Womens Tag Team Cup Tournament, teaming with Dasha in a first round loss to eventual winners Ivelisse & Diamante
– Ellering debuted for Impact Wrestling in April 2021
– At Rebellion 2021, Ellering & Jordynne Grace defeated Fire N Flava (Kiera Hogan & Tasha Steelz) to win the Impact Knockouts Tag Team Titles, but would lose them back at the following Under Siege event
– In February 2022, Ellering confirmed that she was no longer with Impact Wrestling

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