Kimberly Benson is a 32-year-old professional wrestler from Scotland. She is signed to WWE and wrestles for Monday Night RAW under the ring name, Piper Niven.
Benson made her professional wrestling debut at the age of 18 for the Scottish Wrestling Alliance. She then moved to Japan and wrestled for the Japanese Wonder Ring Stardom.
She has also wrestled for other promotions including World Wrestling League, World of Sport Wrestling, Insane Championship Wrestling, Full Tilt Wrestling and others. Benson has held numerous championship titles for these promotions including the ICW Women’s Championship, the Pro-Wrestling: EVE Championship, was also the World of Sport Wrestling’s Women’s Champion twice.
Piper Niven’s WWE Debut
In 2017, Benson was invited to competed in the WWE’s Mae Young Class Tournament. Benson changed her ring name to Piper Niven at this time. In the first round of the tournament, she defeated Santana Garret and then beat Santana Deeb in the second round. Niven lost in the third round to Toni Storm.
Benson debuted as Piper Niven on NXT UK on March 27, 2019, and started a feud with Rhea Ripley when she confronted Ripley after her match with Xia Brookside. On the following NXT UK episode, both Niven and Ripley competed in a battle royal to determine who will get a future opportunity to face the NXT UK Women’s Champion Toni Storm. During the battle royal, Niven was eliminated by Xia Brookside.
On July 3rd’s episode of NXT UK, Piper Niven defeated Rhea Ripley. Since then, she has competed on NXT UK against various talent including Toni Storm and Jazzy Gabert.
Main Roster Debut & Ring Name Change
Niven made her debut on the June 14th episode of Monday Night RAW as a heel, defeating Naomi on behalf of Eva Marie. On the following week’s episode of RAW, it was revealed that Niven’s new ring name would now be “Doudrop.” Eva Marie and Doudrop defeated Asuka and Naomi later that night in a tag team match.
Doudrop turned against Marie at SummerSlam and on the following episode of RAW, Eva Marie attacked her during an interview. This attack began a feud between the two former tag team partners. After defeating Marie twice in September, Doudrop challenged Charlotte Flair for the RAW Women’s Championship but was not successful due to a distraction by Marie.
Doudrop Wrestles in Queen’s Crown Tournament Final
In October, Doudrop entered the Queen’s Crown tournament, where she defeated Natalya in the first round and Shayna Baszler in the semi-finals. She lost to Zelina Vega in the final round of the tournament.
On the January 10 2022 episode of RAW, she defeated Bianca Belair and Liv Morgan in a triple threat match. As a result, Doudrop earned a title match for the RAW Women’s Championship against the champion, Becky Lynch at Royal Rumble. At the event, she was unsuccessful in winning the title.
At Elimination Chamber, Doudrop entered the Elimination Chamber match for a RAW Women’s Championship match at WrestleMania 38. She was eliminated by Liv Morgan. Doudrop then began chasing after the 24/7 title which she won twice.
Doudrop Aligns with Nikki A.S.H.
On the May 2nd episode of RAW, Doudrop approached Nikki A.S.H. backstage, and suggested they align together. A.S.H. accepted. The following week on RAW, Doudrop alongside A. S. H. challenged the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Naomi and Sasha Banks in a non-title match, but they lost. After the Women’s Tag Team Championship was vacated on May, A.S.H. and Doudrop entered a tournament to crown the new tag team champions. It began in August and they lost in the first round to Alexa Bliss and Asuka.
On August 26th’s episode of SmackDown, A. S. H. and Doudrop entered a second chance four-way match to return to the tournament among other three teams. The tournament was won by Natalya and Sonya Deville. On the August 30th episode of NXT 2.0, A. S. H. and Doudrop made a surprise appearance. They challenged the NXT Women’s Tag Team Champions, Katana Chance and Kayden Carter for their titles at Worlds Collide. At the event, they failed to win the titles due to interference from Toxic Attraction (Gigi Dolin and Jacy Jayne). After a tag team match against Toxic Attraction on the September 6th episode of NXT, Doudrop was away from action due to illness.
Doudrop Returns as Piper Niven
On January 28th 2023, Doudrop, under her former ring name “Piper Niven,” participated at the Royal Rumble event in the namesake match as the 18th entrant. She lasted over 28 minutes and eliminated two wrestlers before being eliminated by Raquel Rodriguez.SHOW LESS
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Career Championships and Accomplishments
- Alpha Omega Wrestling
- AOW Women’s Championship (1 time)
- Association Biterroise de Catch
- ABC Women’s Championship (1 time)
- Fierce Females
- Fierce Females Championship (1 time)
- Full Tilt Wrestling
- FTW Women’s Championship (1 time)
- Insane Championship Wrestling
- ICW Women’s Championship (2 times)
- Women’s Championship Tournament (2015)
- Preston City Wrestling
- PCW Women’s Championship (1 time)
- Pro-Wrestling: EVE
- Pro-Wrestling: EVE Championship (1 time)
- EVE International Championship (1 time)
- Scottish Wrestling Entertainment
- SWE Future Division Championship (1 time)
- World Wonder Ring Stardom
- Artist of Stardom Championship (1 time)
- SWA World Championship (1 time)
- Trios Tag Team Tournament (2019)
- Showcase Pro Wrestling
- Caledonian Cup (2014)
- World of Sport Wrestling
- WOS Women’s Championship (2 times)
- World Wide Wrestling League
- W3L Women’s Championship (1 time)
- World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)
- 24/7 Championship Title (2 times)