Ring of Honor has announced the next participant for the upcoming Women’s World Championship Tournament, Katarina.
Katarina is the fifth woman that Ring of Honor announced for the 16-woman tournament. The event will win crown the inaugural ROH Women’s World Champion.
According to ROH:
Katarina has won championships around the globe, and now she is headed to Ring of Honor looking to add another title to her resume.
She brings two decades worth of experience to the tournament to crown a new ROH Women’s World Champion. The 16-woman tournament kicks off with eight first-round matches at Quest For Gold in Philadelphia on April 24.
Born in Germany before relocating to England, Katarina is a two-time former Knockouts Champion, having defeated Mickie James both times to win the title.
After beginning her career in the UK, Katarina traveled to France in 2005 and won the World Queen of Chaos Championship in a Rumble match against competition from all over the world. She successfully defended the title in France and Switzerland for 387 days before relinquishing it to sign with WWE.
While competing on a show co-promoted by ROH and Frontier Wrestling Alliance in London in 2003, Katarina made waves in a six-person hardcore match by diving off the balcony. It was voted as one of FWA’s top 10 moments.
Katarina is a 20-year veteran, who has wrestled all over the globe. She is currently the Maverick Women’s Champion, a title she has held for 497 days. Katarina is widely known for her time in Impact Wrestling, when she wrestled under the moniker, Winter.
The ROH Women’s World Championship Tournament will start at Quest For Gold on Apr. 24 in Philadelphia, PA at the 2300 Arena.