Charlotte (wrestler)

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Ashley Fliehr
Birth nameAshley Fliehr
Ring name(s)Charlotte[1]
Billed height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[1]
Born(1986-04-05) April 5, 1986 (age 27)[1]
Charlotte, North Carolina[1]
Billed fromCharlotte, North Carolina[1]
Trained byRic Flair
George South
Lodi[2]
NXT staff
Debut2012
 
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Ashley Fliehr
Birth nameAshley Fliehr
Ring name(s)Charlotte[1]
Billed height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[1]
Born(1986-04-05) April 5, 1986 (age 27)[1]
Charlotte, North Carolina[1]
Billed fromCharlotte, North Carolina[1]
Trained byRic Flair
George South
Lodi[2]
NXT staff
Debut2012

Ashley Fliehr is an American professional wrestler. She is signed to WWE competing in their developmental territory NXT Wrestling competing under the name Charlotte.

Early life[edit]

Fliehr was born in Charlotte, North Carolina and raised by parents, WWE Hall of Fame member Ric Flair and Elizabeth Fliehr. She has an older half-sister, Megan, and an older half-brother, David, while her younger brother Reid died in March 2013. Fliehr holds two NCHSAA 4 A-State championships for volleyball[1] during her time at Providence High School, including being a team captain and player of the year from 2004-2005. Fliehr was a certified personal trainer.

WWE[edit]

NXT (2012–present)[edit]

On May 17, 2012, Fliehr signed a developmental contract with WWE and was assigned to its developmental territory NXT Wrestling.[3] She adopted the ring name Charlotte and had her first televised match on the July 17, 2013 episode of NXT, where she defeated Bayley.[4] In late 2013, she formed a tag team with Bayley, and they defeated Aksana and Alicia Fox on the September 4 episode of NXT.[5] On the October 10 episode of NXT Bayley accompanied Charlotte to a match againist Santana Garrett, which she won. During the match the "BFFs (Beautiful, Fierce Females)" (Summer Rae and Sasha Banks) came down to the ring & were cheering on Charlotte.[6] On the November 13 episode of NXT, during a match against the "BFFs", Charlotte attacked Bayley and aligned herself with Rae and Banks.[7] Charlotte would return to NXT after a nearly two months absence, managing Rae and Banks to their matches.[8][9][10]

In the end of February 2014, Charlotte would confront NXT Women's Champion Paige during an interview with Renee Young after her successful title defense against Emma on the NXT ArRIVAL special episode, announcing herself as her next challenger.[11][12] She would defeat Emma in a singles match March 6th episode of NXT wrestling, faking an injury to gain the advantage.[13]

In wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Charlotte". Florida Championship Wrestling. Archived from the original on August 30, 2013. Retrieved 2012-08-27. 
  2. ^ http://www.pwinsider.com/article/68535/wwe-signs-another-flair.html?p=1
  3. ^ Alvarez, Bryan (2012-05-18). "Friday update: More on three-hour Raw move, more on live Impacts, Brooke Hogan, huge weekend schedule of shows, Ashley Flair signs, NXT tapings, tons more". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Retrieved 2012-05-18. 
  4. ^ a b c d Trionfo, Richard (July 18, 2013). "WWE NXT report: number one contender match; tag title match; second generation wrestler debuts; women's tournament finals next week". PWInsider. Retrieved July 18, 2013. 
  5. ^ http://www.wrestleview.com/wwe-news/43631-wwe-nxt-results-9-5-13-swagger-vs-zayn
  6. ^ http://www.wrestleview.com/wwe-news/44351-wwe-nxt-results-10-10-13-rob-van-dam-in-action
  7. ^ a b Namako, Jason. "WWE NXT Results - 11/14/13 (Graves/Neville - 2/3 Falls)". WrestleView. Retrieved November 17, 2013. 
  8. ^ Justin James. "JAMES' WWE NXT REPORT 1/8 - Week 80: NXT tag champs in action, Summer Rae, Tyson Kidd, Rusev, Overall Reax". PWTorch. Retrieved 2014-01-09. 
  9. ^ Justin James. "JAMES'S WWE NXT REPORT 1/15 - Week 81: Triple H makes announcement, Kofi vs. Rusev test match, NXT champ in action, Neville/PAC; Overall Reax". PWTorch. Retrieved 2014-01-16. 
  10. ^ Justin James. "JAMES'S WWE NXT RESULTS 1/22 - Week 82: NXT Title developments heading into live Network episode, plus Miz, Cesaro, Natalya, Woods, Zayn/Generico, more; Overall Reax". PWTorch. Retrieved 2014-01-23. 
  11. ^ http://www.diva-dirt.com/2014/02/28/video-paige-meets-her-next-challenger/
  12. ^ http://www.wrestlinginc.com/wi/news/2014/0228/571758/charlotte-interrupts-paige-celebration/
  13. ^ http://www.diva-dirt.com/2014/03/07/nxt-redux-march-6th-2014-can-the-flair-halt-the-emmalution/
  14. ^ a b c Namako, Jason. "WWE NXT Results - 10/10/13 (Rob Van Dam in action)". Wrestleview. Retrieved 15 October 2013. 
  15. ^ http://www.wrestleview.com/wwe-news/44351-wwe-nxt-results-10-10-13-rob-van-dam-in-action
  16. ^ http://www.wrestleview.com/wwe-news/42969-wwe-nxt-results-8-1-13-tag-team-main-event
  17. ^ http://www.wwe.com/shows/wwenxt/2013-11-13/summer-rae-sasha-banks-charlotte-bffs-wronged-by-the-system-26163429/page-3

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