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Lio Rush (November 11, 1994) is an American professional wrestler who is currently signed to WWE.

Professional wrestling career

Independent circuit (2014-2017)

Lio Rush wrestled his first match on October 11, 2014 for World Xtreme Wrestling, debuting as Li Green. He wrestled for MCW Pro Wrestling and Combat Zone Wrestling during November and December of 2014. Lio Rush began wrestling for Maryland Championship Wrestling in 2015, capturing the MCW Tag Team Championship on one occasion.

Ring of Honor (2016-2017)

Rush wrestled in the 2016 ROH Top Prospect Tournament beginning on January 9. He went on to win the tournament, thus joining the ROH roster.

WWE

NXT (2017–present)

On July 9, 2017, it was reported that Rush had been offered a WWE NXT contract and that his signing was imminent. WWE officially confirmed the signing on August 21.

Personal life

Rush is a former amateur wrestler.

In wrestling

  • Finishing moves
    • Dragon's Call (Split-legged frog splash)
    • Rush Hour (Standing moonsault side slam, sometimes from the top rope)
    • Twisting inverted double underhook facebuster - 2017 - present
  • Signature moves
    • Multiple kick variations
      • Drop
      • Enzuigiri, sometimes after schoolboy
    • Somersault plancha
    • Double underhook facebuster
  • Nicknames
    • "The One"
    • "Blackheart"
    • "Man of the Hour"
  • Entrance themes
    • "Not Dead Yet" by Tour of Duty (ROH)

Championships and accomplishments

See also

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