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Lio Rush


ABOUT
Lio Rush

Full NameLionel Gerard Green

BornNovember 11, 1994

Height5 ft 6 in (168 cm)

NationalityAmerican

ABOUT

Lionel Gerard Green is an American professional wrestler signed with AEW and NJPW. He is better known as Lio Rush and became famous through WWE, ROH, and CZW.


  1. Professional Wrestling Career
  2. Championships and Accomplishments


Professional Wrestling Career


Independent Circuit (2014-2017)


Rush made his debut at MLC Pro Wrestling. He wrestled for several promotions, such as PWG, CZW, and ROH, as he rose to prominence. He won several singles and tag championships before signing with WWE.


Before WWE


WWE (2017-2020)


Rush signed with the company in 2017. He had two matches on NXT before being taken off due to rude comments against a released superstar. In 2018, he started wrestling for 205 Live. He went on a winning streak before losing to Cedric Alexander.


In September, Rush debuted on RAW as Bobby Lashley's hype man. He managed Lashley through his matches and cut promos on his behalf. Rush assisted Lashley to win his first Intercontinental Championship. Lashley lost the title in a 2 on 1 handicap match when Rush was pinned. After WrestleMania 35, Rush took some time off due to a sabbatical.


In September, Rush went to NXT, and after two weeks, he won the NXT Cruiserweight Championship. Rush was the youngest holder of the title. Rush began a rivalry with Angel Garza, where he lost the title. After a few unsuccessful attempts, they released Rush from his contract in 2020.


Rush as Cruiserweight Champion


AEW and Return to Independent Circuits (2020-Present)


After being released, Rush began working for GCW, MLZ, and AAA. After a few months, Rush signed with AEW and ROH. At Double or Nothing 2021, Rush made his debut. They currently align him with Dante Martin and feud against Team Taz.


AEW debut


Championships and Accomplishments


ChampionshipNumber of Times
AAA World Cruiserweight Championship1
CZW World Heavyweight Championship1
CZW Wired Championship2
Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship1
MLW World Middleweight Championship1
MCW Rage Championship1
MCW Tag Team Championship1
NXT Cruiserweight Championship1


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