Kaori Housako is a Japanese professional wrestler, and actor signed with Stardom. She is best known for her work with WWE as Kairi Sane and as KAIRI with Stardom.
- Professional Wrestling Career
- Championships and Accomplishments
Professional Wrestling Career
Stardom (2011-2017) (2022-Present)
In 2011, she finished her professional wrestling training. By the next year, she made her wrestling debut. In 2013, she won the Goddess of Stardom Championship with Natsumi Showzuki. In 2015, she won the Artist of Stardom and Wonder of Stardom Championship. After a few years and unsuccessful attempts at the Wonder of Stardom Championship, she left the company. In 2022, she returned to Stardom as KAIRI.
In 2017, she entered the Mae Young Classic. In September, she defeated Shayna Baszler to win the tournament. After signing with WWE, she began working for NXT, where she was renamed Kairi Sane. In 2018, she entered the inaugural Royal Rumble match and lost. At TakeOver Brooklyn 4, Sane defeated Baszler to win the NXT Women's Championship. At Evolution, she lost the title back to Baszler.
In 2019, she received several rematches for the NXT Women's Championship but failed to win. After WrestleMania 35, she made her debut on the main roster and teamed up with Asuka to form The Kabuki Warriors. In October, they won the WWE Women's Tag Team Championship. The duo spent the rest of the year fighting with Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair.
At TLC, Sane and Asuka defeated Lynch and Flair in a TLC tag team match. During the match, Sane suffered a serious injury. At WrestleMania 36, Kabuki Warriors lost the titles to Bliss and Cross. Over the summer, she was involved in a storyline between Asuka and Boss n Hug Connection. During Asuka's title match, she was attacked by Bayley and written off television. Kairi worked as an ambassador for WWE in Japan. In 2021, she was released from her contract.
Championships and Accomplishments
|Championship||Number of Times|
|Artist of Stardom Championship||4|
|Goddess of Stardom Championship||3|
|Wonder of Stardom Championship||1|
|World of Stardom Championship||1|
|NXT Women's Championship||1|
|WWE Women's Tag Team Championship||1|
|Mae Young Classic||1|