Katarina Waters

Katarina Leigh Waters ( born November 10, 1980 in Lüneburg, Germany ) is a British professional wrestler. She is known for her appearances with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment. Waters speaks almost accent-free German.


Beginnings / Independent

Waters began her career as a wrestler under the name Nikita in February 2000 at the Transatlantic Wrestling Challenge, a tournament between American and English -born wrestlers to the National Wrestling Alliance. Between 2002 and 2006, Waters went to, among others for Frontier Wrestling Alliance (England), German Stampede Wrestling ( Germany ), and Shimmer Women Athletes (USA).

World Wrestling Entertainment ( 2006-2010 )

2006 wrote Katarina Water a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment and was on 23 August 2006 her debut in the construction League Ohio Valley Wrestling. In the following years she was allowed to wear the OVW Womans title under the ring name Katie Lee twice. February 11, 2008 Waters had her first appearance at the WWE RAW main show. There, she appeared as Katie Lee Burchill, the storyline sister of her compatriot Paul Burchill on. Your TV debut as a wrestler, she completed at WWE Heat with Paul Burchill in a " Intergender Handicap Match " against Super Crazy. In the following years it was part of a feud program for a competition with Mickie James, the Waters, however - as agreed - lost.

As of December 30, 2008, she moved with Paul Burchill to Extreme Championship Wrestling, where both Akteuere completed a lengthy feud program against Gregory Helms / The Hurricane. The storyline was completed with the fact that they had to leave ECW.

On 11 January 2010 Katarina Waters returned as part of a tournament for the vacant WWE Divas Championship back to RAW. She was released on April 22, 2010.

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (2010 to 2012)

Waters made ​​her debut under her new ring name Winter in a backstage segment of TNA Impact! Edition of 21 October 2010 as a fan of Angelina Love. With her ​​she was allowed on 9 December 2010 at the tapings for Impact! for 23 December 2010, winning the TNA Knockout Tag Team Championship.

At Hardcore Justice on August 7, 2011, she defeated Mickie James and became the first TNA Women's Knockout Champion. The title she lost again to James on August 25, 2011. On September 11, 2011, Waters took the title at No Surrender back With Bound for Glory on October 16, 2011 Waters lost the title to Velvet Sky in a match where also Mickie James and Madison Rayne were involved.

In the following years, especially in 2012, she appeared only sporadically with TNA and left in September 2012 promotion.


  • Ohio Valley Wrestling 2x OVW Women's Championship
  • The wrestling magazine Pro Wrestling Illustrated ( PWI ) forgave Katie Lea in 2009 to 20th place on the list of 50 best wrestlers.


She heads under the banner of Scorpion Releasing, under the label " Katarina 's Nightmare Theater."