- Iyo Sky
- 5 ft 1 in (155 cm)
- 54 kg (119 lb)
- March 4, 2007
- Date of Birth
- May 8, 1990
Affectionately known as the “Genius of the Sky,” Iyo Sky is an unparalleled force in the realm of high-flying wrestling. Her journey commenced in her native Japan, where her abilities earned her the prestigious honor of the top women’s wrestler of the year three times, awarded by Tokyo Sports. In 2018, Sky’s signing was grandly announced at a WWE Live Event in Tokyo, marking the beginning of a career that would change the WWE landscape.
Sky has taken inspiration from the legendary wrestler Rey Mysterio, known for his acrobatic and high-flying maneuvers. She has faced numerous high-profile wrestlers, including Candice LeRae, Charlotte Flair, Rhea Ripley, Bianca Belair, and Becky Lynch.
Career Evolution and Titles Won
Iyo Sky’s career in WWE began with a splash in the 2018 Mae Young Classic. She dazzled the WWE Universe with her aerial abilities, making it all the way to the tournament final at WWE Evolution. Despite several attempts, the NXT Women’s Title was elusive until a ruthless attack on Candice LeRae propelled Sky into the spotlight, and she subsequently won the championship in a Triple Threat Match against Charlotte Flair and Rhea Ripley.
Sky returned to SummerSlam 2022 alongside Bayley and Dakota Kai, challenging Raw Women’s Champion Bianca Belair and Becky Lynch. Although they didn’t win the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship Tournament, Sky and Dakota claimed a resounding victory against Raquel Rodriguez and Aliyah, earning the gold for Damage CTRL.
Biggest Matches and Rivalries
Sky’s most prominent matches include the 2018 Mae Young Classic finals, the Triple Threat Match for the NXT Women’s Title, and her return at SummerSlam 2022. Her fiercest rivalries have been against Candice LeRae, Bianca Belair, and Becky Lynch.
Tag Team Partners
Bayley and Dakota Kai have been notable tag team partners with Sky, particularly highlighted during SummerSlam 2022.
Finishing Moves and Appearance
Sky is recognized for her high-flying maneuvers that include stunning moonsaults, hurricanranas, and springboard dropkicks. With a sleek, athletic wrestling outfit that emphasizes her aerial agility, she’s as distinctive in her fashion choices as she is with her wrestling style.
Sky’s entrance music captures the thrill and energy she brings to the ring, building the anticipation of the WWE Universe as they prepare to witness her gravity-defying feats.
To encapsulate, Iyo Sky is a force to be reckoned with in the world of WWE. Her fearless approach and ability to push the boundaries of high-flying wrestling ensure she continues to captivate audiences and make her mark in the wrestling world. With her eyes set high, the sky indeed is the limit for Iyo Sky.