Deonna Purrazzo is a professional wrestler from the United States who was born on June 10, 1994. She began her career in 2013 and has since worked for various wrestling promotions, including WWE and Impact Wrestling.
Purrazzo was born and raised in Jefferson, New Jersey, and has been a fan of professional wrestling since childhood. She began training for a career in wrestling at the age of 18 and made her debut in 2013 for the New Jersey-based promotion National Wrestling Superstars. She quickly gained a reputation for her technical wrestling skills and her ability to perform in high-pressure situations.
Purrazzo is known for her technical wrestling skills and has won numerous championships throughout her career, including the Impact Knockouts Championship, the Ring of Honor Women’s World Championship, and the Women’s Superstars Uncensored Championship. In addition to wrestling, she has also worked as a trainer at the Create-A-Pro Wrestling Academy.
In 2014, Purrazzo signed a contract with Ring of Honor (ROH) and began competing regularly for the promotion. She also made appearances for other promotions, including Women’s Superstars Uncensored (WSU) and the Japanese promotion World Wonder Ring Stardom.
In 2018, Purrazzo signed with WWE and began competing in the company’s developmental territory NXT. She made her televised debut on NXT in 2019 and was a participant in that year’s Mae Young Classic tournament. However, she was released from her WWE contract in April 2020 as part of the company’s cost-cutting measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
After her release from WWE, Purrazzo signed with Impact Wrestling and quickly became one of the top stars in the women’s division. She won the Impact Knockouts Championship in July 2020 and held the title for over six months before losing it in January 2021. She has also had successful runs in other promotions, including a brief stint in the Japanese promotion Pro Wrestling Noah.
In addition to her in-ring work, Purrazzo has also been a vocal advocate for mental health awareness and has shared her own struggles with anxiety and depression on social media. She has also worked as a trainer at the Create-A-Pro Wrestling Academy, helping to train the next generation of wrestlers.