Rhonda Singh

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Title History

 

  • WWWA (Japan) World Singles title defeating Jackie Sato (July 31, 1979);
  • WWWA (Japan) World Singles title defeating Jackie Sato (March 15, 1980);
  • Stampede World Women’s title defeating Wendi Richter (????, 1987);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) World Women’s title defeating Wendi Richter (????, 1987);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) World Women’s title defeating Candi Divine [Tournament] (July 7, 1990);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) World Women’s title defeating Sasha (November 10, 1990);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) World Women’s title defeating Sasha (March 9, 1991);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) World Women’s title defeating Candi Divine (September 7, 1991);
  • WWA (Mexico) World Women’s title defeating Lola Gonzales (December ??, 1991);
  • WWF Women’s World title (as Bertha Faye) defeating Alundra Blaze (August 27, 1995);

 

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • Rhonda Singh (as a teenager) contacted The Hart Brothers about training but they rejected her..
  • Rhonda Singh stumbled upon a Japanese Womans Television program while in Hawaii and was hooked..
  • Rhonda Singh got her hands on a Wrestling Magazine, where she found contact info for Mildred Burke..
  • Rhonda Singh trained with Mildred Burke at her training facility in Encino, California..
  • Rhonda Singh trained for several weeks before getting recruited by All Japan Pro Wrestling..Japan – Monster Ripper:
  • Rhonda Singh was given the name “Monster Ripper” which she used until 1995 when she joined the WWF..
  • January 4, 1979: Mami Komeni & Monster Ripper (debut match in Japan) defeated The Beauty Pair (Jackie Sato & Maki Ueda)..
  • July 31, 1979: Monster Ripper defeated Jackie Sato to win the WWWA World Womans title..
  • August 1979: Jackie Sato defeated Monster Ripper to recapture the WWWA World Woman’s title..
  • March 15, 1980: Monster Ripper defeated Jackie Soto by Count Out to recapture the WWA World Women’s title..
  • August 1980: Monster Ripper was forced to vacate the Title after another bout with Jackie Sato..Stampede Wrestling and Mexico:
  • Monster Ripper returned to Calgary to work for Stu Hart’s Stampede Wrestling for several weeks..
  • Monster Ripper then travelled to Mexico and Japan for several tours..
  • 1987: Monster Ripper returned once again to Stampede to work for a regular basis..
  • 1987: Monster Ripper defeated Wendi Richter to win the Stampede Women’s title..
  • September 22, 1988: Chigusa Nagayo defeated Monster Ripper to win the Stampede Women’s title..World Wrestling Federation – Bertha Faye:
  • 1995: Rhonda Singh joined the World Wrestling Federation using the name “Bertha Faye”..
  • August 27, 1995: Bertha Faye defeated Alundra Blaze (Madusa) to win the WWF Women’s title..
  • Bertha Faye was put in a storyline with Harvey Wippleman living in a trailor park having a love affair..
  • During her stint with the WWF, Singh also developed a great friendship with the late Owen Hart..
  • After a year working as Bertha Faye, Rhonda Singh was released from her WWF contract..Japan:
  • Rhonda Singh returned to compete in Japan with limited success..World Championship Wrestling – Rhonda Singh:
  • 1999: Rhonda Singh debuted with World Championship Wrestling using her real name, Rhonda Singh (modified last name)..
  • Rhonda Singh’s stint with WCW was mostly for comedy segments involving “the power that be”, Vince Russo..
  • February 14, 2000 – Nitro: Rhonda Singh defeated Miss Mona (aka Molly Holly)..
  • May 10, 2000 – Nitro: Rhonda Singh defeated Elizabeth by Disqualification..Retirement:
  • July 2000: Rhonda Singh sadly passed away at the age of 40..