Kairi Sane, a Japanese professional wrestler and actress, is recognized for her tenure with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), where she was a former NXT Women’s Champion and WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion. Before joining WWE, Sane achieved prominence in Japan’s World Wonder Ring Stardom, where she was a one-time World of Stardom Champion, a one-time Wonder of Stardom Champion, and a three-time Goddess of Stardom Champion.
Sane’s career in WWE began in 2017 when she won the inaugural Mae Young Classic tournament. She quickly became a fan favorite in NXT, WWE’s developmental territory, capturing the NXT Women’s Championship at NXT TakeOver: WarGames in 2018. Her main roster debut came in 2019, forming a tag team known as The Kabuki Warriors with fellow Japanese wrestler Asuka. The duo won the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship, holding the titles for a significant period.
Collaborations have been a significant aspect of Sane’s career. Her partnership with Asuka as The Kabuki Warriors was notable for its success and impact on the WWE women’s tag team division. She has also worked with prominent figures in the wrestling industry, including Triple H and Sara Amato in NXT, and notable wrestlers like Shayna Baszler and Io Shirai.