Lio Rush

Lio Rush

  • Full name: Lionel Green
  • Born: November 11, 1994 (age 27)
  • Birthplace: Lanham, Maryland, U.S.
  • Height: 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
  • Weight: 185 lb (84 kg)
  • Occupation: Professional wrestler
  • Years active: 2014–present
  • Spouse: Sarah Green (m. 2018)

Lio Rush is an American professional wrestler currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW). He is best known for his time in WWE, where he was a one-time Cruiserweight Champion and two-time NXT Cruiserweight Champion.

Rush began his wrestling career in 2014, competing on the independent circuit. He signed with WWE in 2017 and was assigned to the NXT brand. In NXT, Rush won the NXT Cruiserweight Championship twice. He was also part of the faction The Undisputed Era.

In 2019, Rush was called up to the main roster and assigned to the Raw brand. He won the Cruiserweight Championship once on Raw. Rush was released from WWE in 2020.

After his release from WWE, Rush returned to the independent circuit. He also competed in Major League Wrestling (MLW) and Ring of Honor (ROH). In 2022, Rush signed with AEW.

Rush is known for his high-flying style and his ability to connect with the audience. He is also a skilled promo cutter.

Personal life

Rush is married to Sarah Green. They have one child together.

Championships and accomplishments

  • All Elite Wrestling
    • TNT Championship (1 time)
  • Dragon Gate
    • Open the Dream Gate Championship (1 time)
  • Evolve Wrestling
    • Evolve Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Ethan Page
  • Other championships
    • APW Worldwide Internet Championship (1 time)
    • CWF Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
    • Dreamwave Alternative Championship (1 time)
    • FIP World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
    • GCW World Championship (1 time)
    • HWA Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
    • HOG Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Jay Lethal
    • IWC Super Indy Championship (1 time)
    • JCW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
    • Limitless Wrestling World Championship (1 time)
    • MWF Television Championship (1 time)
    • NWA Pro Wrestling Television Championship (1 time)
    • PWG World Championship (1 time)
    • ROH World Television Championship (1 time)
    • SAW International Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
    • SMASH Championship (1 time)
    • WWA International Cruiserweight Championship (1 time)
    • WWC World Cruiserweight Championship (1 time)
  • WWE
    • NXT Cruiserweight Championship (2 times)
    • Cruiserweight Championship (1 time)
    • Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic (2018) – with Bobby Fish and Kyle O'Reilly
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • Ranked No. 6 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2018
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