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Kia Stevens
Kia Michelle Stevens (born September 4, 1977) is an American professional wrestler and actress best known for her time with impact Wrestling under the ring name Awesome Kong She is also known for her time in WWE as Kharma. She is a five-time Women's Champion, having won the impact Knockouts Championship two times and the WWWA World Single Championship, NWA World Women's Championship, and AWA Superstars of Wrestling World Women's Championship once. Her success is not limited to singles wrestling, as she frequently teamed with Aja Kong to form the tag team W Kong who held tag team championships in four different promotions, along with winning the TNA Knockouts Tag Team Championship with Hamada. She was also ranked first in the inaugural list of Pro Wrestling Illustrated's Top 50 Females and is the third woman to enter the WWE Royal Rumble match. As an actress, she is best known for playing Tammé "The Welfare Queen" Dawson in the Netflix original comedy series GLOW.
She began her professional wrestling career in 2002 after appearing on a reality television show. She primarily wrestled in Japan for the first five years of her career, holding numerous championships there. In 2006, she began wrestling in her native United States again, appearing on the independent circuit before appearing on national television with impact Wrestling restling where she was a driving force in the foundation of their Knockouts division.

Ninette James's Album: Glow - The Cast

DESCRIPTION : Alison Brie stars as Ruth Wilder, an out-of-work actress living in Los Angeles in the '80s. Wilder finds an unexpected chance at stardom: enter the glitter and spandex-laden world of women's wrestling, where she must work alongside 12 other Hollywood misfits. Marc Maron plays the role of Sam Sylvia, a washed-up director of "B" movies who tries to lead the group of women to fame. The series is created by Carly Mensch and Liz Flahive, who serve as executive producers with Jenji Kohan and Tara Herrmann.