Diamante in March 2018
|Birth name||Priscilla Zuniga|
|Born||August 15, 1990|
Miami Gardens, Florida, United States
|Professional wrestling career|
|Ring name(s)||Angel Rose|
|Trained by||Rusty Brooks|
Priscilla Zuniga (born August 15, 1990) is an American professional wrestler best known for her time with Impact Wrestling under the ring name Diamante. She is also known for her work on the independent circuit under the ring name Angel Rose.
Professional wrestling career
Independent circuit (2008–present)
Zuniga wrestled on the independent circuit under the ring name Angel Rose, primarily working for Independent Championship Wrestling in Florida, where she is a four-time ICW Women's Champion as well as winning the ICW Hard Knocks Championship and the ICW Championship. She also worked for various other Florida-based promotions such as IGNITE Wrestling, RONIN Pro Wrestling, and Shine Wrestling. Zuniga made an appearance on the March 22, 2017, episode of NXT, working under her real name as an enhancement talent in a quick loss to Asuka.
Impact Wrestling (2017–2019)
Zuniga joined Impact Wrestling as part of The Latin American Xchange in March 2017, and made her debut along with the rest of the group on the March 23 episode of Impact Wrestling under the ring name Diamante. On the April 6 episode of Impact Wrestling, Diamante made her in-ring debut, participating in a gauntlet match to become number one contender for the Impact Wrestling Knockouts Championship, but was eliminated by Brandi Rhodes. During their feud with Alberto El Patron, she and Homicide (LAX) beat El Hijo on July 20.[unreliable source] In July 2017, Diamante suffered a knee injury and underwent surgery to repair her left ACL and was out of action for the rest of the year. She returned to Impact on the 25 August episode of Xplosion in a match against Su Yung, but then was released on January 28, 2019..
In the spring of 2019, Diamante fully recovered from her injury and began wrestling on the American independent scene again.
Women of Wrestling (WOW) (2019-present)
Empower Wrestling (2019-present)
On September 5, 2019, Diamante made her debut for Empower Wrestling and defeat Gemma Cross in first round to determine Empower Wrestling first champion,
However, she was defeated by Nicole Savoy on September 26, 2019 and was eliminated in the semi final of the tournament.
Championships and accomplishments
- Independent Championship Wrestling
- Queens of Combat
- QOC Championship (1 time, current)
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