Kimberly Ann Frankele (June 27, 1990) is an American female professional wrestler, valet, and model currently signed to WWE on the NXT brand under the ring name Abbey Laith. She was trained by Combat Zone Wrestling and is the first female to ever graduate from their training school. Her wrestling career began in 2009.
Professional wrestling career
Frankele made her first appearance whit WCPW on October 6 when she challenged Nixon Newell for the WCPW Women's Championship at the WCPW Refuse To Lose Pay Per View event; Newell won the match after a controversial ending making Kimber Lee, who teased a face (Good guy) character during the match, attack Newell whit a chair after the match ended, establishing herself as a Heel (Villain). The next day on the fourteenth episode of WCPW Loaded Kimber Lee defeated Little Miss Roxxy in less than two minutes getting the 3 count after hitting a powerbomb; as Kimber tried to attack Roxxy whit a chair after the match, Nixon Newell went to the ring trying to stop her but failed and was attacked by Kimber whit the chair. The following day at WCPW True Legacy Kimber Lee challenged Nixon Newell for the WCPW Women's Championship once again this time in a street fight whit Melina being the special guest referee; Newell defeated Kimber getting the 3 count after hitting a Canadian Destroyer and retained her championship; Melina attacked Kimber after the match. This was Kimber Lee's last appearance in WCPW that year.
Frankele made an appearance on the December 7, 2016 episode of NXT wrestling under the name of Kimber Lee and losing to Ember Moon in a 3 minutes match. On January 4, 2017, WWE announced on their official website that Kimber Lee signed whit the company and started training at the WWE Performance Center. On January 14, she made her return to the NXT rings in a house show teaming whit Heidi Lovelace in a lossing effort against the team of Aliyah and Liv Morgan in a tag team match. She would continue participating in house shows (She started wrestling under her real name of Kimberly Frankele at this time) until she competed on the April 12, 2017 episode of NXT losing to Heidi Lovelace, who also changed her in ring name and was now competing under the name of Ruby Riot. In the May 3, 2017 episode of NXT Frankele competed on a battle royal to determine the number 1 conteder for the NXT Women's Championship, but was eliminated by Riot. In a NXT house show on May 13 she competed once again in battle royal to win an opportunity to face Asuka for the NXT Women's Championship later on the day but was unsuccessful, whit Bianca Blair being the winner.
- Finishing moves
- Alligator Clutch (Double leg trap rana)
- Yoshitonic (Leg trap sunset flip powerbomb)
- Split-legged jawbreaker
- Signature moves
- Palm strike
- German suplex
- Leg lariat
- Wrestlers managed
- Tag teams and stables
- "Princess Palmstrike"
- Entrance themes
- "The New Regime" by Kenny Wootton and Harley Wootton
Championships and accomplishments
- DCW Women's Championship (1 time)
- JAPW Women's Championship (1, Current)
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated
|WWE Mae Young Classic 2017 contestants|
Abbey Laith • Ayesha Ray • Bianca Belair • Candice LeRae • Dakota Kai • Jazzy Gabert • Kairi Sane • Kavita Devi • Kay Lee Ray • Lacey Evans • Marti Belle • Mercedes Martinez • Mia Yim • Miranda Salinas • Nicole Savoy • Piper Niven • Princesa Sugehit • Rachel Evers • Reina Gonzales • Renee Michelle • Rhea Ripley • Sage Beckett • Santana Garrett • Sarah Logan • Serena Deeb • Shayna Baszler • Taynara Conti • Tessa Blanchard • Toni Storm • Vanessa Borne • Xia Li • Zeda