May 8, 1990 (33)
Iyo Sky, known in Japan as Io Shirai, is a Japanese professional wrestler currently signed with WWE, where she performs on the NXT brand. She began her wrestling career in 2007 with the World Wonder Ring Stardom promotion in Japan, where she honed her high-flying style and technical skills. Sky joined WWE in 2018 and quickly established herself as a prominent figure in the NXT women’s division.
In WWE, Sky’s notable achievements include winning the NXT Women’s Championship at NXT TakeOver: In Your House in June 2020. She has been a key participant in several NXT TakeOver events, showcasing her athleticism and innovative in-ring tactics. Sky has engaged in significant feuds with wrestlers such as Shayna Baszler, against whom she competed at NXT TakeOver: Toronto in 2019, and Candice LeRae, with whom she had a Tables, Ladders, and Scares match at NXT Halloween Havoc in 2020.
Her collaborations include teaming with Zoey Stark, with whom she won the NXT Women’s Tag Team Championship at The Great American Bash in July 2021. Sky has also participated in high-profile matches like the WarGames match at NXT TakeOver: WarGames in 2019 and 2020.
Sky’s performances have earned her critical acclaim, including being ranked No. 5 among the top 100 female wrestlers in the PWI Female 100 in 2019.