Friday, February 18, 2011

Rhonda Sing (Bertha Faye)

Rhonda Ann Sing (February 21, 1961 – July 27, 2001) was a Canadian professional wrestler. After training with Mildred Burke, she wrestled in Japan under the name Monster Ripper. In 1987, she returned to Canada and began working with Stampede Wrestling, where she was their first Stampede Women's Champion. In 1995, she worked in the World Wrestling Federation as the comedic character Bertha Faye, winning the WWF Women's Championship. She also wrestled in World Championship Wrestling to help generate interest in their women's division. She died in 2001 from undisclosed medical problems, although some sources indicate she may have committed suicide.

World Championship Wrestling (1999–2000)
In late 1999, she worked with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) briefly, appearing on several telecasts to help generate interest in a women's division. She was also a contender for both the WCW Cruiserweight Championship and WCW Hardcore Championship. In addition to competing in matches using her Singh and Monster Ripper gimmicks, she also made a couple of appearances with the Nitro Girls dance troupe as "Nitro Girl Beef" as a comic relief.

Ring name(s): Monster Ripper
Bertha Faye
Rhonda Singh
Nitro Girl Beef
Billed height : 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Billed weight : 260 lb (120 kg; 19 st)
Born : February 21, 1961
Calgary, Alberta
Died : July 27, 2001 (aged 40)
Calgary, Alberta
Trained by : Mildred Burke
Debut : January 4, 1979
Retired : 2000

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