Nicola Glencross, popularly known by his in-ring name Nikki Cross, is a Scottish professional wrestler, who is currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment, with an in-ring name Nikki Cross on Raw brand. Nikki Cross is currently holding one-half of the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion with “The Goddess” Alexa Bliss.
Before being signed to World Wrestling Entertainment, Nikki Cross devoted her early wrestling phase with Independent circuit by doing promotions for Insane Championship Wrestling, Pro-Wrestling: EVE, Scottish Wrestling Entertainment, and Shimmer Women Athletes.
Cross held Pro-Wrestling: EVE Championship three times, W3L Women’s Championship once and WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship once with Alexa Bliss.
Nicola Glencross was born on 21 April 1989 in Glasgow, Scotland. Nicola persuaded her graduation from the University of Glasgow with a Bachelor of Arts in history. Nikki Cross started watching wrestling matches at a very young age of 10, inspiring her to become a professional wrestler.
Apart from having a dream of becoming a wrestler, Cross also took the qualification of a fitness instructor and personal trainer.
Nikki Cross resides in Orlando, Florida, the United States with her husband and WWE wrestler Damian Mackle aka Killian Dain, who is currently performing on WWE’s NXT brand. The couple tied a knot on January 17, 2019, having no kids until now.
Nikki Cross began her professional wrestling career in 2008 with the training at Scottish Wrestling Alliance. Soon after completing the training, Nicola started to wrestle at Independent circuit under the nickname Nikki Cross. She became a part of numerous wrestling promotions including Insane Championship Wrestling (ICW), JWP Joshi Puroresu, World Wonder Ring Stardom, and Pro-Wrestling: EVE, where she won Pro-Wrestling: EVE Championship three times. Nikki Cross has also bagged World Wide Wrestling League (W3L) Women’s Championship once.
In 2013, Cross also became a part of the female wrestling promotions such as Shimmer Women Athletes, Shine Wrestling and Women Superstars Uncensored. In 2014, Nikki Cross competed across independent professional wrestling promotions for 7 years between 2008-2015. Nikki failed to bag the victory in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA)’s British Boot Camp 2 in 2014.
Nikki Cross has been signed as one of the ten female wrestlers for training at WWE’s Performance Center in Orlando, Florida in 2016. She joined WWE’s NXT under the in-ring name Nikki Glencross”, and had her first in a six-woman tag team match with Carmella, and Liv Morgan, defeating Daria Berenato, Mandy Rose, and Alexa Bliss. Cross feuded with then NXT Champion Asuka, Ruby Riot and Ember Moon for the championship, however, she failed to bag the title around her waist.
Nikki Cross tried her luck to become NXT Women’s Champion, but she failed every time. During her course in NXT, Cross feuded with Shayna Baszler, Bianca Belair, Lacey Evans, Vanessa Borne and many more. Cross lost her final match on NXT against Bianca Belair.
In 2018, Nicola made her WWE main roster debut at Smackdown, where she lost the match to then WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion Becky Lynch. She joined hands with Alexa Bliss after being drafted to Raw during the 2019 WWE Superstar Shake-up. Nikki Cross participated in Money In The Bank event however, she couldn’t get the job done. Alexa Bliss and Nikkie Cross teamed up to battle IIconics for the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship, however, they lost the match following the distraction from Bayley, advancing IIconics to pin down Nikki Cross inside the ring.
At Extreme Rules, Nikkie Cross teamed up with Bliss in a Handicap match for Bayley’s Smackdown Women’s title, but Bliss-Cross failed to bag the victory.
In August, Bliss, and Cross participated in a fatal four-way tag team elimination match, also involving Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville and The Kabuki Warriors (Asuka and Kairi Sane). Bliss pinned Sane to win the championship. This is Nikki Cross first-ever championship belt in her WWE main roster tenure.
PWI ranked her No.32 in the 2014 PWI Top 50 Females
PWI ranked her No. 39 in the 2015 PWI Top 50 Females
Ranked No. 24 of the top 100 female wrestlers in the PWI Female 100 in 2018
Nikki Cross is a three-time Pro-Wrestling: EVE Champion
Nikki Cross is a one-time W3L Women’s Champion
Nikki Cross is a current WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion with Alexa Bliss
HEIGHT: 183 cm
WEIGHT: 54 kg = 199 lbs
EYE COLOR: Brown
HAIR COLOR: Dark Brown
Full Name: Nicola Glencross
Age: 30 years
Date of Birth: 21 April 1989
Hometown: Glasgow, Scotland
Highest qualification: Graduated
School: University of Glasgow
Favorite wrestler: Trish Stratus
Favorite actor: Unknown
Favorite actress: Kristen Stewart
Hobbies: Wrestling, dancing, fitness training
Favorite Food: oats, fruits
Dream Holiday Destination:
Favorite Color: Black
$1 million estimated
Not a controversial career until now.