46 Facts About Awesome Kong


Awesome Kong worked with Ring of Honor, Shimmer Women Athletes, All Elite Wrestling, and with WWE under the ring name Kharma.


Awesome Kong later signed with WWE, where she became the third woman to enter the men's Royal Rumble match in 2012, and she began making appearances for then-upstart AEW towards the end of the decade.


Awesome Kong retired from professional wrestling in 2021 and was inducted into the Impact Hall of Fame.


Awesome Kong was given the ring name Amazing Kong by Masatsugu Matsunaga, who needed a replacement for Japanese female wrestler Aja Kong in several matches.


In 2004 Awesome Kong debuted for the joshi promotion Gaea Japan in a match against Aja Awesome Kong.


In early 2007, Awesome Kong won the AWA Superstars of Wrestling World Women's Championship in Tokyo, Japan and held it from January to May She lost it to Nanae Takahashi in a three-way match, which included Wesna.


Awesome Kong's debut came on Volume 5 with a win against Nikki Roxx.

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Awesome Kong defeated Roxx again on Volume 14: Hot Summer Nights in a rematch.


Awesome Kong then began another winning streak, losing only to Ariel by disqualification after using a chair on Volume 17 which set back her chances of being given another championship match.


Awesome Kong was placed in a Four-Way Contendership match on Volume 21; during the match Mercedes Martinez used her Fisherman Buster finisher on Cheerleader Melissa but before she could be pinned, Kong dragged Martinez to the floor and the two battled it out while Ariel stole the win to receive a championship match.


Awesome Kong eliminated LuFisto early on with an Amazing Bomb, essentially leading to a rematch of Awesome Kong and MsChif's critically respected Volume 9 match.


Awesome Kong appeared for one more appearance in September 2010 for the Volume 35 event, answering an open challenge by Kellie Skater with an emphatic victory.


The Kings of Wrestling were in the midst of a rivalry with The Briscoe Brothers, and so Awesome Kong teamed with them in a six-person tag team match, where they defeated Del Rey, Hero and their stablemate Claudio Castagnoli, though Awesome Kong did not secure the pin.


Consequently, they had a singles rematch the following night, with Awesome Kong finally defeating Del Rey one-on-one.


Awesome Kong put it on the line in a champion versus champion match against MsChif's NWA World Women's Championship on May 5,2007, becoming a joint champion with her win.


Awesome Kong defended the belt in a number of promotions throughout the year but 11 months later, in April 2008, MsChif won back the title via countout under a special stipulation to retain Awesome Kong's stature.


In June 2007, Awesome Kong toured Great Britain under the ChickFight promotion, wrestling guest matches under that banner for other promotions.


Awesome Kong received a bye via forfeit, owing to a severe injury Cheerleader Melissa had given her opponent Sweet Saraya at RQW the night before, which allowed her to be fresh against Blue Nikita.


Awesome Kong appeared at their First Anniversary Show answering an open challenge made by Rick Cataldo and Roxxie Cotton, defeating them both in a handicap match within a minute.


At the Second Anniversary Show, Awesome Kong narrowly beat Amy Lee after charging at Lee with a chair only for Lee to pass out to the ground and Awesome Kong to hit the ropes and knock the chair back into herself.


Awesome Kong received another chance at the title at Evolve 5: Danielson v Sawa for the Evolve promotion but still could not bring an end to Martinez's two-year reign.


At Lockdown, Awesome Kong and Saeed teamed up for the first time, losing a Tag Team Cage match to Kim and ODB.


Awesome Kong then failed to regain the championship from Wilde during a rematch at Victory Road.


Wilde then found a new partner in Roxxi, who helped her defeat Awesome Kong and Saeed in a tag team match at Turning Point.


The tension built to a Three-Way Cage match at Lockdown for the Women's Knockout Championship with Awesome Kong defending against Angelina Love and continual rival Wilde.

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Subsequently, Awesome Kong began rivalries with Tara and Knockout Champion ODB.


At Bound for Glory, Awesome Kong had her last match for the Knockout Championship against Tara and ODB, but Saeed inadvertently cost Awesome Kong the match while interfering.


Awesome Kong, who had been a driving force in the wrestling community in raising funds for Haiti, was reportedly sent home from the tapings following the altercation.


Awesome Kong intimidated Michael Cole into eliminating himself before eliminating Hunico only to be thrown out by Dolph Ziggler.


Awesome Kong confirmed her interest in returning to the company, stating she was ready.


On January 18,2013, Awesome Kong defeated D'Arcy Dixon, Nikki St John and Thunderkitty in a four-way match to win the vacant Resistance Pro Wrestling Women's Championship.


The Amazing Awesome Kong returned to Shine event on July 12,2013, in a losing effort to Ivelisse in a four way to qualify for Shine Championship tournament among the participants were Angelina Love and Kimberly.


On January 24,2014, she defeated Taylor Made and on Shine 18 Awesome Kong defeated Nikki Storm and Shine 19 she defeated Athena.


On January 7,2015, during Impact Wrestling's debut on Destination America, Awesome Kong returned after a battle royal, had an altercation in the ring with Havok and attacked referee Brian Stiffler.


At Slammiversary XIII, Awesome Kong teamed with Brooke to defeat The Dollhouse in a 3-on-2 handicap match.


At Bound for Glory, Awesome Kong received a match against Kim for but was unsuccessful in regaining the championship.


On January 5,2016, during Impact Wrestling's debut on Pop, Awesome Kong allied with The Dollhouse and became their new leader after she attacked The Beautiful People and Gail Kim, turning heel in the process.


Awesome Kong returned for one night only at Bound for Glory along with Taryn Terrell, Christy Hemme and Dixie Carter to induct Gail Kim into the TNA Hall of Fame.


On May 25,2019, Awesome Kong debuted in All Elite Wrestling as a surprise entrant in the women's triple threat match at AEW Double or Nothing, making it a Fatal 4-way match, which she failed to win.


Awesome Kong began appearing in vignettes showing her alliance with Brandi.


Awesome Kong then tied it to her gear where other locks of hair were already seen.


Awesome Kong appeared in the third episode of the first season of 2020 Netflix sketch comedy series Aunty Donna's Big Ol' House of Fun.


Awesome Kong's mother, Phyllis Durant, was an actress and contestant coordinator for Family Feud.


Awesome Kong has sold Nu Skin Enterprises, a Multi-level marketing company for skin and nutritional products.


Awesome Kong recruited a team of fitness experts and a therapist so she could get back into wrestling shape.

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Awesome Kong showed interest into turning the experience into a reality show.