Rhea Ripley nominated for South Australian Woman of the Year award

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WWE Women's World Champion Rhea Ripley has been nominated as a finalist for the The Advertiser Sunday Mail Woman of the Year Award, presented by SkyCity.

Ripley is one of 40 Australian women nominated for the prestigious award. More from The Advertiser on Ripley's historic nomination:

"She first stepped into the ring at Adelaide’s Riot City Wrestling as young teenager Demi Bennett.

Twelve years later, under her famed WWE persona, Rhea Ripley returned to Australia as the reigning Women’s World Champion to appear at this weekend’s Elimination Chamber, the American professional wrestling promotion’s first live show Down Under since 2018, and the last major event on the wrestling calendar before WrestleMania 40.

The 27-year-old has been named as one of the greatest ever, dominating the world of wrestling.

Since signing with WWE in 2017, she has become a social media sensation, with 3.4M followers on Instagram and 2.6M followers on TikTok. In a sign of her dominance, she be on the cover of WWE’s annual video game, coming out soon."

Congratulations to Rhea on her well-deserved nomination!

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