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Christina Garibaldi (born February 19, 1987) is an American Professional Wrestler from The Bronx, NY as Solo Darling. She debuted in 2009 and has wrestled for CHIKARA, WSU, CZW, Ring of Honor, Ohio Valley Wrestling, some National Wrestling Alliance promotions, Sendai Girls and numerous others. As evident by the picture, she is a former WXW (Wild Samoan Afa's promotion) Women's Champion, and a former CHIKARA Campeon de Parejas with Travis Huckabee as The Rumblebees.

At present, she does not have a page on The Other Wiki.


"She's coming for your tropes":

  • Action Girl: She won the Infinite Gauntlet at The Eleventh Hour and has challenged for the CHIKARA Grand Championship.
  • Affectionate Parody: Her Night of the Living Sugar Creature T-shirt.
  • Amazonian Beauty: She calls herself "Swolo", and posts pictures of herself at the gym.
  • Animal Motifs: Originally squirrels, complete with a tail. Switched to killer bees as part of The Rumblebees and afterwards. Sometimes wrestles as a Shark Girl after Daffney Unger retired.
  • Break the Cutie
    • Nevaeh was unique among Valifornia in that she did not seem to give a damn about Solo Darling. Better Than You had it out for The Buddy System months before they actually had a match and even after winning took particular glee in torturing Heidi Lovelace, whom Darling thought was as awesome as her wingspan, in font of Darling, not only going so far as to have her restrained while they broke Lovelace's leg but also severing the head of a doll Solo got for Christmas. SoCal Val sicked her hired enforcer Andrea on Solo Darling and Luscious Latasha simply because Ivelisse Vélez, whose connections to Darling were so obscure you'd need to read a specific corner of a website bio to know them, was not around at the time. Andrea apparently liked this enough to bully the two of them probono. And when the All-Star Squad did to start winning against and hold a prolonged advantage over Valifornia, they decide to take out their frustrations by putting Solo through a table, even though Crazy Mary Dobson was more responsible for the Squad's change in fortune.
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    • Travis Huckabee's betrayal led her to adopt a much more serious, subdued attitude.
  • Brought to You by the Letter "S": "S D" on her kick pads.
  • Butt Kicks You: Utilizes a hip attack as one of her signature moves.
  • Cheap Pop: Almost literally in WSU, where she was given a gun that shoots sweets.
  • Cuddle Bug: A source of spontaneous and often excessively forceful hugs. Daffney likened her to a younger LuFisto and thought one of those could be useful. Taking her under her wing, Solo eventually developed a hugging finishing move.
  • Early Installment Weirdness: Lots and lots.
    • The first picture was from before she adopted her squirrel persona.
    • Her run as Tracy Smothers' "daughter" Christie Belle-Smothers.
    • During her time in NWA Ring Warriors, her gimmick was focused on hedonism, Lust in particular. "Sugar Fueled Seductress" does roll off the tongue but it's otherwise pretty hard to reconcile this run with any of the others.
  • Finishing Move: The hug factor, the Sharpstinger(a cloverleaf).
  • Genki Girl: Would you expect anything else from someone who loves sugar?
  • Good vs. Good: After Daffney brought her and Nikki Roxx together to keep the miscreants of SHINE in check, their first order of business was defeating The West Coast Connection, who had reunited for the same reason. Solo Darling would even split a singles series with Su Yung.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: If she's a Face and isn't in You Gotta Have Blue Hair mode. She's been called a "platinum bombshell".
  • Hammy Herald:
    "From The Enchanted Forest, she's taller than a stack of pancakes, leaner than a pint of ice cream, Solo Darling!"
  • Heroic Second Wind: Her sugar rush, first discovered after Daffney and Heidi Lovelace had spent a month trying to keep Solo away from sweets, only for Darling to get some of Daffney's punch and launch a frenzied assault on their opponents.
  • Kid-Appeal Character: In her squirrel girl and killer bee modes.
  • Like Brother and Sister: How she saw her team with Travis Huckabee, even though fans on YouTube seemed to want romance between them.
  • Maniac Tongue: Much like her former tag team partner Heidi Lovelace, as seen here.
  • Mascot: She seems to have adopted Officer Warren Barksdale's dog Officer Magnum, going by her Instagram. Oh, and he's over with the crowds.
  • Ms. Fanservice: She shows off her sexy side on her Instagram.
  • Parts Unknown: "The Enchanted Forest."
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: Using Brittney Savage and Heidi Lovelace as references, Darling's probably smaller, certainly shorter, than she's billed. She's billed at 5'3, around 130 lbs., and during her match with Australian male wrestler,6ft 220lbs JXT at Beyond Uncharted Territory Episode 12, she hit him with a Death Valley Driver on the apron, and the crowd chanted "Superhuman! Superhuman! Superhuman!" The commentators said that she deadlifts almost 500 lbs. She won, making this a case of Davita Versus Goliath.
  • Power Stable:
    • (in SHINE): She was The Heir Apparent in the first incarnation of Daffney's All Star Squad (Daff's A.S.S.), and The Buddy System (herself and Heidi Lovelace) were the Centerpieces of the second incarnation.
    • (in CHIKARA): The Furies
  • Power Trio
    • Smothers's Twisted Daughters in Ohio Valley Wrestling with Jessie Belle and Isabella, however said daughters went back to being a tag team without her
    • An incarnation of Team SHIMMER with fellow All Star Squad member Crazy Mary Dobson and Candice LeRae
    • The Sisters Of Mighty with Aja Perera and Mighty Molly
    • Land of the Lost with Jungle Boy and LuchaSaurus
  • Shout-Out: One of her big moves is the Candy Crush Bulldog.
  • Signature Move: Tornado suplex, regulation stranglehold(stranglehold gamma to you Kensuke Sasaki fans), Bioelectric Blast(cross leg brain buster), long bow(bow and arrow)
  • Super Hero: Molly and Aja at least had superhero gimmicks in the past, but it was first for Solo when they entered Chikara's King Of Trios.
  • Sweet Tooth: And how. Trying to keep her sugar levels down proved difficult for Daff's A.S.S. since Ms Darling could just cook up her own sweets. She even wanted to eat Los Ice Creams.
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  • Tail Slap: Squirrel Solo created a "new" move in SHINE in the same manner Goku did in his fight with Nam, and it had pretty much the same result. Darling later refined this into the "tail spin DDT".
  • Took a Level in Badass: Came in as a comedic sugar-crazed squirrel girl. Improved to a top submission wrestler.
  • Tournament Arc: The Bird and The Bee defeated The Twisted Sisterz (Holidead and Thunder Rosa) to win the WWR Tournament For Tomorrow 2018 on December 30, 2018.
  • Ur-Example: One half of Ring Warriors' inaugural Battling Bombshells Tag Team Champions with Brittney Savage, beating out Luscious Latasha and Renee Michelle.
  • We Used to Be Friends: With Travis Huckabee, via him turning heel on her after they failed to win the Tag World Grand Prix.
  • Younger Mentor, Older Disciple: After two years wrestling, Solo Darling earned her first Ring Warriors title shot and proved no match for La Rosa Negra. After this loss she sought out Brittney Savage, who had been wrestling longer and had matches where she wasn't beaten quite as soundly by the champion. Later, SHINE's website also stated she was getting training from Ivelisse Velez, who is in turn younger than Savage. Heidi Lovelace also counts, even if she was more "babysitter" than "teacher".

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