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Rhea Ripley TOPS list of best female wrestlers of the year

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Rhea Ripley and her meteoric rise in the world of professional wrestling has been nothing short of phenomenal. From her early days in the ring to her current status as a global sensation, Ripley has consistently showcased her prowess, determination, and unmatched skill.

This year, her hard work and dedication have culminated in significant recognition, as she has been crowned the top female wrestler of the year, according to the 2023 PWI Women’s 250 List.

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Rhea Ripley: Her Remarkable Journey

Starting the year on a high, Rhea Ripley has been on a relentless journey, collecting accolades and making headlines. Her recent crowning as the WWE Women’s World Champion is a testament to her unmatched abilities and her dedication to the sport.

This latest achievement of topping the PWI Women’s 250 list is a significant leap from her #42 position just a year ago. Such a jump in rankings in a short span is a clear indication of her dominance on WWE RAW alongside the Judgment Day.

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The Elite Top 10

The 2023 PWI Women’s 250 list is a compilation of the best female wrestlers globally, and making it to the top is no small feat. Here’s a glance at the top 10 wrestlers who have made a mark this year:

  • Rhea Ripley – The undisputed champion, leading the pack.
  • Giulia – Another formidable talent making waves.
  • Bianca Belair – A force to be reckoned with in the ring.
  • Jamie Hayter – Consistently delivering outstanding performances.
  • Tam Nakano – A rising star with a bright future.
  • Athena – Showcasing skills that are hard to match.
  • Deonna Purrazzo – A name synonymous with excellence in wrestling.
  • Willow Nightingale – A fresh talent making her presence felt.
  • Kamille – Dominating her opponents with sheer power.
  • Jordynne Grace – Rounding off the top 10 with her impeccable skills.

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A Legacy in the Making

Rhea Ripley, also known as Demi Bennett, has a history of breaking barriers and setting records. Not only is she the current WWE Women’s World Champion, but she was also the inaugural NXT UK Women’s Champion.

Her list of achievements also includes titles such as the NXT Women’s Champion and the Raw Women’s Champion. With such an impressive resume, it’s no wonder she’s at the pinnacle of women’s wrestling today.

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  • Who is Rhea Ripley?
    • Rhea Ripley, born Demi Bennett on 10/11/1996, is a professional wrestler currently reigning as the WWE Women’s World Champion.
  • What is the PWI Women’s 250 list?
    • The PWI Women’s 250 list is an annual ranking of the top 250 female wrestlers worldwide, as announced by Pro Wrestling Illustrated magazine.
  • Where did Rhea Ripley rank last year on the PWI list?
    • Rhea Ripley was ranked #42 on the PWI Women’s 250 list the previous year.
  • Who are the other top female wrestlers on the 2023 PWI list?
    • The top 10 includes names like Giulia, Bianca Belair, Jamie Hayter, and Tam Nakano, among others.
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