Asuka pro
Kanako Urai
BornSeptember 26, 1981
FromOsaka, Japan

Professional wrestling career

Ring NameAsuka
Height5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Weight140 lbs (62 kg)

Kanako Urai (September 26, 1981), better known by her ring name Asuka, a Japanese professional wrestler who performed in NXT and WWE.

She is the one-times and longest reigning NXT Women's Champion in her first reign. Her techniques include various kicks and submission holds, leading to a reputation for a stiff wrestling style.

In 2015, Urai signed a developmental deal with WWE. In December 2015, Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter stated that Urai "may be the best worker in WWE, man or woman"