Lionel Gerard Green, popularly known by his ring name Lio Rush, is an American professional wrestler, currently working with World Wrestling Entertainment on the the NXT and 205 Live brands.
Lio Rush is the current NXT Cruiserweight champion in his first reign. He won the title by defeating Drew Gulak. Green started his wrestling career.by taking part at several Independent wrestling platforms such as Evolve Wrestling, Combat Zone Wrestling and Ring Of Honor.
Green joined World Wrestling Entertainment in 2017, and was assigned to its developmental territory NXT. In 2018, Rush was moved to WWE’s main roster as part of the cruiserweight division, appearing on 205 Live. He also formed an alliance with Bobby Lashley.
In 2019, Rush defeated Oney Lorcan to become the No. 1 Contender for Drew Gulak’s Cruiserweight Championship. Rush successfully captured the title (which was now renamed to NXT Cruiserweight Championship).
Lionel Gerard Green was born on November 11, 1994 in Lanham, Maryland, U.S. Green took his wrestling training from MCW Training Center.
Green resides in Lanham, Maryland with his wife Sarah Wah with whom he tied a knot on December 21, 2018. They together have two sons.
Green started his professional wrestling career in 2014 when he learned wrestling with MCW training center.
He made his debut from Tribute To The Legends and created a tag team named “Sudden Impact” with Patrick Clark. Green bagged Shane Shamrock Memorial Cup XV and later won MCW Tag Team Championship with Clark. He was also a part of other Independent wrestling units named as Evolve Wrestling, Lucha Libre Elite and Pro Wrestling Guerrilla.
He also became a part of Combat Zone Wrestling where he won CZW World Heavyweight Championship once and won CZW Wired Championship twice. In 2015, Rush joined Ring of Honor where he competed in 2016 Top Prospect Tournament and won. Rush unsuccessfully challenged Jay Lethal for ROH World Championship.
In 2017, Rush joined World Wrestling Entertainment to become a part of NXT where he was defeated by his former tag team partner Clark in a match. Rush moved to WWE’s main roster as part of the cruiser weight division, appearing on 205 Live. He unsuccessfully competed in a 5-way number one contendership match for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship.
He also formed an alliance with Bobby Lashley. In 2019, Rush defeated Oney Lorcan to become the No. 1 Contender for Drew Gulak’s Cruiserweight Championship. Rush successfully captured the NXT Cruiserweight Championship.
Rush made his video game debut as a downloadable content for WWE 2K19.
Ranked No. 120 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2017
Rush is a one-time CZW World Heavyweight ChampionRush is a two-time CZW Wired Champion
Rush is a one-time Ironman Heavymetalweight Champion
Rush is a one-time HOG Crown Jewel Champion
Rush is a one-time MCW Tag Team Champion with Patrick Clark
Rush won Shane Shamrock Memorial Cup (2015, 2016)
Rush won Top Prospect Tournament at ROH
Rush is a one-time NXT Cruiserweight Champion
Rush won WWE United Kingdom Championship Invitational (2018)
HEIGHT: 168 cm
WEIGHT: 73 kg = 160 lbs
EYE COLOR: Dark Brown
HAIR COLOR: Blonde
Full Name: Lionel Gerard Green
Age: 25 years
Date of Birth: November 11, 1994
Hometown: Lanham, Maryland, U.S.
Favorite wrestler: Shawn Michaels & Triple H
Favorite actor: Brad Pitt
Favorite actress: Angelina Jolie
Hobbies: Wrestling, gymming,
Favorite Food: Steak
Dream Holiday Destination: Unknown
Favorite Colour: Black and Blue
$1 Million estimated
Not having a controversial career until now
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