Victoria González is a 30-year-old professional wrestler from La Feria, Texas. González is signed to the WWE and performs on NXT under the ring name, Raquel González.
González is a second generation professional wrestler and is the daughter of Speedy Gonzalez/Ricky “Desperado” Gonzalez, who worked the Texas independent wrestling scene. Throughout high school, González played basketball and then played at the college level for Texas A&M–Kingsville Javelinas.
González’s WWE Contract & Debut
In October 2016, González signed a developmental contract with the WWE and reported to the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. Her first match was a 12-woman battle royal at an NXT live event that she lost.
In 2017, she was assigned a new ring name, Reina González, and she competed in the inaugural Mae Young Classic tournament where she was eliminated in the first round by Nicole Savoy. The following year, she competed again in the Mae Young Classic tournament and was eliminated in again in the first round by Kacy Catanzaro.
González’s New Ring Name
In February 2020, González made her first televised appearance since the Mae Young Classic at NXT TakeOver: Portland with the new ring name, Raquel González. She interfered in a street match between Dakota Kai and Tegan Nox by slamming Nox through the table. Following TakeOver, González became Kai’s bodyguard and helped her win her matches.
In June 2020, Raquel González had her first pay-per-view match at NXT: In Your House. She teamed with Candice LeRae and Kai, losing to the team of Mia Yim, Nox and Shotzi Blackheart in a six-woman tag team match.
Raquel González & Dakota Kai Win Dusty Rhodes Classic
Raquel González and Dakota Kai teamed up and competed in the first ever Women’s Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic. In the final, they defeated Shotzi Blackheart and Ember Moon for the win. With this victory, Kai and González earned a shot at WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler. The match ended in controversy on the March 3rd, 2021 episode of NXT after Kai was pinned despite not legally being in the match.
On the March 10th NXT episode, González and Kai were awarded the newly created NXT Women’s Tag Team Championships by General Manager William Regal, marking Kai’s first championship in the WWE. Later that night, Kai and González lost the Championship to Shotzi Blackheart and Ember Moon.
Raquel González Wins NXT Women’s Championship
At NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver’s Night One, Raquel González defeated Io Shirai to become the Women’s NXT Champion.
Career Championships and Accomplishments
- World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)
- NXT Women’s Tag Team Championship (1 time, inaugural)
- NXT Women’s Champion (1 time, current)