Australian-born wrestler Demi Bennett goes under the ring name “Demi.” She is now under contract with WWE and performs under the ring name Rhea Ripley for the Raw brand. She is the reigning SmackDown Women’s Champion and a member of the wicked faction known as The Judgment Day.
She is the first Australian woman to ever win a WWE championship, as well as the current NXT Women’s Champion, the Raw Women’s Champion, the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion, the Women’s Grand Slam Champion, and the Raw Women’s Tag Team Champion.
Who is Rhea Ripley Dating?
Buddy Matthews, who works for AEW under the alias “Buddy Murphy,” is currently in a relationship with Rhea Ripley. They haven’t tied the knot yet, but Ripley and the ex-WWE Superstar want to soon.
They’ve been an item since the year 2020. Matthews and Rhea Ripley met and fell in love when both were employed for WWE. The charismatic combination is currently one of the most popular wrestling duos on the internet. Moreover, Ripley and Matthews are great workout partners and constantly share details of their lives on social media.
What Does Rhea Ripley’s Boyfriend Do?
Buddy Matthews, a.k.a. Buddy Murphy, is a professional wrestler for the promotion All Elite Wrestling (AEW). Prior to entering the wrestling industry, he was a prominent member of the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). A lot of people have benefited from his expertise, including those in MLW and NJPW.
They’re still devoted to one another even if they work for rival companies. Dominik Mysterio is the object of Rhea Ripley’s affections constantly, yet she never makes him feel insecure. But Buddy is just as pleased with ‘Mami’s’ success and her status as the division’s brightest female employee.
Murphy has done some pretty crazy stuff, like bungee leaping and rock climbing. Alexa Bliss, a former WWE Women’s Champion, was his fiancee at the time. They tried to stay together but eventually broke up in 2018.
Professional Wrestling Career
Independent Circuit (2013–2017)
Bennett has been with Riot City Wrestling since 2013. She held the role for some time, during which she won the RCW Women’s Championship twice. Bennett debuted in New Horizon Pro Wrestling on May 24, 2014, the first night of the NHPW Global Conflict tournament. She was knocked out of the competition in the first round by Mercedes Martinez.
In a four-way mixed tag team match on the second night of the NHPW Global Conflict event, she and Garry Schmidt made their return. Six months after her initial return, Bennett wrestled Madison Eagles, Evie, and Saraya Knight in a Four Way Match for the vacant IndyGurlz Australia Title on the first night of the NHPW Final Chapter event. Yet Bennett ended up empty-handed.