Wendi Richter

Professional Wrestler
Born Sep 6, 1961

Wendi Richter is a retired American professional wrestler. She began her professional wrestling career in companies such as the National Wrestling Alliance, where she teamed with Joyce Grable, with whom she held the NWA Women's World Tag Team Championship twice. In the 1980s, she joined the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). She held the WWF Women's Championship twice and feuded with The Fabulous Moolah over the title.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Wendi Richter.


1961 Birth Born on September 6, 1961.


1979 17 Years Old Wendi Richter was trained at The Fabulous Moolah's Lillian Ellison School of Professional Wrestling by Lelani Kai, Judy Martin and Joyce Grable and made her professional debut in 1979.


1982 20 Years Old In early 1982, Richter tag teamed with Moolah against Velvet McIntyre and Princess Victoria for three matches for the World Wide Wrestling Federation. … Read More
1983 21 Years Old 1 More Event
Richter and Grable continued their rivalry with McIntyre and Martin into April 1983 in Verne Gagne's American Wrestling Association. … Read More
1984 22 Years Old 1 More Event
In April 1984, Richter teamed with Peggy Lee for a series of matches with old rivals Velvet McIntyre and Princess Victoria. … Read More
1985 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Richter faced Moolah's protégé, Leilani Kai, who defeated Richter for the title, in early 1985 at The War to Settle the Score. … Read More
1987 25 Years Old 1 More Event
Upon leaving the WWF, Richter wrestled in Puerto Rico, Japan, and throughout the United States in independent promotions. In Puerto Rico's World Wrestling Council, she traded the WWC Women's Championship with Monster Ripper, holding the belt twice: once in May 1987 and once in July 1987.
1988 26 Years Old On December 13, 1988, she participated in a mixed tag team match at SuperClash III with partners The Top Guns (Ricky Rice and Derrick Dukes) against Badd Company (Paul Diamond and Pat Tanaka) and Madusa Miceli. … Read More


2005 43 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 29, 2005, Richter appeared at WrestleReunion in an eight-woman tag team match (teaming with Bambi, Malia Hosaka, and Jenny Taylor wrestling against Sherri Martel, Peggy Lee Leather, Krissy Vaine, and Amber O'Neal. … Read More
2010 48 Years Old In 2010, Richter was offered induction in the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2010, which she accepted. … Read More


2012 50 Years Old On the June 16, 2012 episode of Raw, Richter appeared in a in-ring segment along with Cyndi Lauper, Roddy Piper and then-Diva's Champion Layla as part of the "1000th episode" buildup. … Read More
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