Athena (wrestler)

American professional wrestler

Adrienne Palmer (née Reese; born August 31, 1988) is an American professional wrestler. She is currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW) and also competes in their sister company Ring of Honor (ROH). She competes under the ring name Athena and is the current and longest-reigning ROH Women's World Champion.

Athena
Palmer as Ember Moon in February 2017
Birth nameAdrienne Reese[1]
Born (1988-08-31) August 31, 1988 (age 35)[2]
Garland, Texas, United States
Spouse(s)
Matthew Palmer (m. 2018)
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Adrienne
Adrienne Reese
Athena[3]
Ember Moon[4]
Billed height5 ft 2 in (157 cm)[4]
Billed weight120 lb (54 kg)[5]
Billed fromDallas, Texas[4][5]
Chicago, Illinois[5]
St. Louis, Missouri[5]
Trained byWWE Performance Center
Lance Archer[5]
Booker T[1][6]
Skandor Akbar[1][5]
Rodney Mack[6]
Debut2007[7]

She is also known for her time in WWE where she competed under the ring name Ember Moon.[8] There she was a one-time NXT Women's Champion and a one-time NXT Women's Tag Team Champion.

Early life change

Reese was born and raised in Garland, Texas. She was born on August 31, 1988. She went to Lakeview Centennial High School.[9]

Her wrestling career began when she was young. Her grandfather taught her during her visits to his house in the summer watching WWF's Raw is War and SmackDown.[10]

Championships and accomplishments change

 
Ember Moon as NXT Women's Champion

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Johnson, Mike (October 10, 2015). "NXT'S Newest Diva Makes Official Debut". PWInsider. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
  2. "WWE Profile – Ember Moon". ESPN. April 11, 2018. Retrieved February 19, 2020.
  3. "Athena: Profile & Match Listing". The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Ember Moon". WWE. Retrieved August 21, 2016.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 "Athena". Shine Wrestling. Archived from the original on September 25, 2015. Retrieved September 23, 2015.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Johnson, Mike (October 28, 2015). "WWE Officially Announces A Number Of Signings Including Tough Enough Competitors & Evolve Alumni". PWInsider. Retrieved October 28, 2015.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 "Athena". Online World of Wrestling. Archived from the original on November 2, 2015. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
  8. "NXT'S NEWEST DIVA MAKES OFFICIAL DEBUT | PWInsider.com". www.pwinsider.com. Retrieved 2021-06-12.
  9. Taylor, Natalie. "WWE Champion Visits LC". The Patriot Post. Retrieved 2023-10-09.
  10. Staszewski, Joseph (2018-06-16). "Ember Moon: How WWE helped me burst out of my shell". New York Post. Retrieved 2021-06-12.
  11. Kreikenbohm, Philip. "ACW Televised Championship « Titles Database « CAGEMATCH – The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net. Archived from the original on October 2, 2015. Retrieved March 23, 2017.
  12. "Asuka es la mejor luchadora de 2017 según PWI". MedioTiempo (in Spanish). November 2, 2017. Archived from the original on November 7, 2017. Retrieved November 17, 2017.
  13. LAMBERT, JEREMY. "Rhea Ripley Tops 2023 PWI Women's 250". Fightful.com. Archived from the original on October 20, 2023. Retrieved November 10, 2023.
  14. Namako, Jason (May 12, 2013). "5/11 WSU iPPV Results: Voorhees, New Jersey (Havok vs. Callihan)". Wrestleview. Archived from the original on October 1, 2018. Retrieved May 12, 2013.
  15. Kreikenbohm, Philip (December 10, 2022). "ROH Women's World Championship". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Archived from the original on December 11, 2022. Retrieved December 11, 2022.
  16. "NXT Women's Championship". World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Archived from the original on November 12, 2015. Retrieved November 18, 2017.
  17. "NXT Women's Tag Team Championship". WWE. Archived from the original on March 14, 2023. Retrieved March 11, 2021.
  18. Kreikenbohm, Philip (April 23, 2022). "Warrior Wrestling 21 - Pay Per View @ Bendix Arena in South Bend, Indiana, USA". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Archived from the original on April 30, 2022. Retrieved April 30, 2022.
  19. Kreikenbohm, Philip (April 23, 2022). "Warrior Wrestling Women's Championship". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Archived from the original on December 3, 2020. Retrieved April 30, 2022.