Indie Spotlight: Blair Onyx
Blair Onyx is a name that fans should learn. At only 22 years old and a year and a half in-ring experience, Onyx is making a name for herself on the indie circuit.
She has been a fan of professional wrestling since she was a very small child and is working to make her dream a reality. Onyx promised her parents she would finish college before pursuing her dream and she did just that. In her junior year, she began training at Seth Rollins Black & Brave Wrestling Academy and continues to work to hone her skills.
Since her debut, Onyx has wrestled for AAW Pro, Zelo Pro, RISE and Black Label Pro, to name a few. Her unique style and passion are destined to bring her success in the future.
Who is Blair Onyx
Birthplace: Kirov, Russia
Trained: She currently trains at Black & Brave Wrestling Academy in Illinois under the tutelage of Seth Rollins and Marek Brave.
Debut match: Oct. 27, 2018. Berwyn Championship Wrestling. She took part in a women’s four-on-four survivor series style match.
When she started watching pro wrestling:
“I started watching pro wrestling very young when I was still living in Russia. My older brother got me into it when I was like five years old and I’ve been watching it ever since! “
Her journey into pro wrestling:
“I decided that I wanted to start training when I graduated high school. My parents really pushed me going to college first and getting my education, so I ended up training during my Junior year summer when I moved to Davenport, IA for their three-month program! I moved back to Chicago once I was done and finished up my degree. I now go back and forth from living in Chicago and Davenport for training.”
Inspirations in the ring:
“I was heavily influenced by CM Punk, AJ Lee, Kevin Owens, Paige, to name a few. Currently, I am really into the work of Aleister Black, The Fiend, Becky Lynch, also to name a few. I find myself modeling my own character work based off of all the people I look up to. “
Her in-ring style:
“It’s still hard for me to pick one certain style. I’ve been wrestling for a year and a half and I’ve spent it trying out a lot of new moves, styles, and transitions. I love trying something new every match and just seeing how it goes over in the match. I have a gymnastics background so I enjoy incorporating acrobatic aspects to my wrestling as well. Some of my trademark moves include the Ripcord Kick, cartwheel schoolboy, Sister Abigail, F5 (but I call it a B5). ”
Favorite match to date:
“My favorite match that I have had would be myself vs. Kara Noia with Victoria as the special guest referee at F1rst Wrestling. It was such a cool match to be a part of. “
Favorite opponent to date:
“My favorite opponent that I’ve had is Elayna Black. I have faced or tagged with her more times than anyone else and I’m very grateful to be on this journey with her by my side.”
“AJ Lee, Paige, Kevin Owens, R Truth, Edge, and Kris Statlander .”
“I would love to be able to live off of wrestling and help my family, as well. I also hope to one day be an advocate for mental health.”
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