Zeda Zhang

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Zeda Zhang
Birth nameJulia Ho
Born (1987-07-01) July 1, 1987 (age 35)
Virginia, United States
Professional wrestling career
Billed height5 ft 3 in (160 cm)
Billed weight128 lb (58 kg)
DebutSeptember 3, 2016

Julia Ho (born on July 1, 1987) is a Chinese American professional wrestler and former mixed martial artist, better known by her ring name Zeda Zhang. She is currently signed to Major League Wrestling (MLW), where she was the first female wrestler signed to the promotion.[1]

She previously was signed to WWE, where she appeared on the NXT (WWE brand) under the ring name Zeda. She competed in the first Mae Young Classic in 2017 during her time with WWE.[2]

Mixed martial arts career

Ho made her mixed martial arts (MMA) debut on July 2, 2011, defeating Betty Huck via unanimous decision.[3] Ho fought her second and final MMA fight on October 27, 2012, defeating Evie Johnson in the second round via submission by rear naked choke.[4]

Professional wrestling career

WWE (2017–2018)

Ho made her debut for WWE on the NXT (WWE brand) on May 13, 2017, as part of a battle royal at a house show in Dade City, Florida, wrestling under her real name.[5]

In July, Ho competed in the first Mae Young Classic (2017) under the ring name Zeda. She lost in the first round of the tournament to eventual runner-up Shayna Baszler.

She wrestled on house shows and occasionally on the brand's television program, WWE NXT, until her release on June 2, 2018.[6]

Major League Wrestling (2019-present)

On October 2, 2019, it was announced that Ho had signed a multi-year deal with Major League Wrestling (MLW) under the ring name Zeda Zhang, becoming the promotion's first member of their new women's division.[1]

In the media

     

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "MLW Signs Zeda Zhang". www.prowrestlingsheet.com.
  2. "Zeda". wwe.com.
  3. "Julia Ho vs. Betty Huck, OneWorld MMA". tapology.com.
  4. "CFFC 18: Southern Hospitality". tapology.com.
  5. "Zeda Zhang: Profile & Match Listings - Internet Wrestling Database (IWD)". wwe.profightdb.com.
  6. "NXT Wrestler Zeda Released From WWE". www.prowrestlingsheet.com.

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