Wendi Richter

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Title History

  • SCPW Women’s title;
  • NWA World Women’s Tag Team titles w/Joyce Grable defeating Sabrina & Princess Sabrina (May 6, 1982);
  • WWF Women’s title defeating Fabulous Moolah (July 23, 1984);
  • WWF Women’s title defeating Leilani Kai (March 31, 1985);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Women’s title (May 1987);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Women’s title defeating Monster Ripper (July 28, 1987);
  • AWA Women’s title defeating Madusa Miceli (November 26, 1988);

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • Wendi Richter majored in computer programming at Dallas-based Draughon’s Business College..

National Wrestling Alliance:

  • 1982–WWWF: Wendi Richter & Fabulous Moolah wrestled several matches with Velvet McIntyre & Princess Victoria..
  • Wendi Richter formed a successful tag team with Joyce Grable in Japan and in the WWF known as the “Texas Cowgirls”..
  • 1982: The Texas Cowgirls wrestled Velvet McIntyre & Judy Martin on tour with Stu Hart’s Stampede Wrestling in Calgary..
  • Wendi Richter worked for Bill Watts and the Mid-South Wrestling Association, and feuded with Velvet McIntyre..
  • 1983: The Texas Cowgirls wrestled Velvet McIntyre & Judy Martin on tour with Verne Gagne’s American Wrestling Association..
  • The Texas Cowgirls returned to Stampede Wrestlingfor a series of matches with Velvet McIntyre & Penny Mitchell..

World Wrestling Entertainment – Rockin’ Wrestling:

  • Wendy Richter was paired with rockstar Cyndi Lauper, who was feuding with Captain Lou Albano & Fabulous Moolah..
  • July 23, 1984–Brawl to End it All: Wendy Richter w/Cyndi Lauper defeated Moolah w/Captain Lou to win the Women’s title!
  • February 18, 1985–War To Settle The Score: Lelani Kai defeated Wendy Richter w/Cyndi Lauper to win the WWF Women’s title!
  • March 31, 1985 – WrestleMania I: Wendy Richter defeated Leilani Kai to win the WWF Women’s title!
  • May 11, 1985–SNME: Wendy Richter defeated The Fabulous Moolah to retain the WWF Women’s title..
  • Wendy Richter was one of the characters on the WWF’s saturday morning cartoon “Hulk Hogan’s Rock’n’Wrestling”
  • November 25, 1985–Madison Square Garden: The Spider Lady defeated Wendy Richter to win the WWF Women’s title
  • ~~~This was supposedly a screwjob finish, and Wendy Richter ripped off the Spider’s mask to reveal The Fabulous Moolah!
  • ~~~~~~~~Wendy Richter immediately left New York City and never spoke to Vince McMahon or Fabulous Moolah again..

World Wrestling Council:

  • Summer 1987: Wendi Richter wrestled Monster Ripper for Carlos Colon’s World Wrestling Council..
  • July 28, 1987: Wendi Richter defeated Monster Ripper to win her second WWC Women’s championship!

American Wrestling Association:

  • 1988: Wendi Richter wrestled Madusa Miceli for Verne Gagne’s American Wrestling Association..
  • November 26, 1988: Wendi Richter defeated Madusa Micele to win the AWA Women’s championship!
  • December 13, 1988–Super Clash III: The Top Guns & Wendi Richter defeated Badd Company & Madusa Miceli..
  • ~~~Wendi & The Top Guns (Ricky Rice & Derrick Dukes) beat Madusa & Badd Company (Paul Diamond & Pat Tanaka)..

Retirement:

  • Wendi Richter worked as a real estate agent and has a degree in physical therapy as well as occupational therapy..
  • January 29, 2005 – WrestleReunion: Team Richter/Hosaka/Bambi/Taylor defeated Team Martel/Leather/Vaine/O’Neal..
  • ~~~Team Richter = Wendi Richter & Malia Hosaka & Bambi & “Bootilicious” Jenny Taylor..
  • ~~~Team Martel = Sherri Martel & Peggy Lee Leather & Team Blondage (Krissy Vaine & Amber O’Neal) w/Joyce Grable..
  • August 27, 2005–WrestleReunion: Wendi Richter & George South Jr & The Patriot beat Amy Love & D.C. Drake & Gary Royal..
  • February 2009: Wendi Richter refused an offer by WWE to participate in a Divas Battle Royal at WrestleMania 25..
  • April 2012: Wendi Richter was honored by the Cauliflower Alley Club with a Women’s Wrestling Award.