Bianca Belair was crowned the winner of the 2023 WWE Backlash event on Saturday. Her real name is Bianca Nicole Blair Crawford. She is signed to WWE and performs on the Raw brand under the ring name Bianca Belair. She is the current Raw Women’s Champion in her first reign.
Who is Bianca Belair?
Bianca Belair is an American professional wrestler currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and performing on the SmackDown brand. Belair was born on April 9, 1989, in Knoxville, Tennessee. She was a track and field athlete in college, where she competed in the NCAA Division I as a heptathlete and sprinter.
Belair began her professional wrestling career in 2016 when she signed with WWE and was assigned to their developmental brand NXT. She made her in-ring debut in June of that year and quickly became known for her impressive strength and athleticism. Belair remained a prominent figure in NXT for several years, winning the NXT Women’s Championship in February 2020.
In 2020, Belair was drafted to the SmackDown brand and made her main roster debut in September of that year. She quickly established herself as a top performer, earning the opportunity to compete for the WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship at WrestleMania 37 in April 2021.
Belair defeated reigning champion Sasha Banks in the main event of the first night of the event, becoming the new SmackDown Women’s Champion. Belair is known for her signature hair whip move and her powerful athleticism, which has earned her a large following among wrestling fans. She is widely regarded as one of the most exciting and dynamic performers in WWE today