Christina Crawford (wrestler)

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Christina Crawford
Ring name(s) Caylee Turner[1]
Caylee Fox[1]
Christina Crawford[1]
Christina[1]
Billed height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)[1]
Born October 17, 1988 (1988-10-17) (age 25)[1]
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida[1]
Resides Tampa, Florida
Billed from Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida[1]
Trained by FCW Staff[1]
Steve Keirn[2]
Debut July 8, 2010[1][3]

Christina Crawford[1] (born October 17, 1988)[1][2] is an American dancer and professional wrestler. She is best known for working for WWE where she wrestled in their developmental territory Florida Championship Wrestling and NXT, under the ring name Caylee Turner.

Crawford first became well known on WWE's Tough Enough. It is a reality television series. The winner of Tough Enough would get WWE contract. She did not win, but did well enough that WWE gave her a job.[4]

Professional wrestling career[change | edit source]

World Wrestling Entertainment / WWE[change | edit source]

Florida Championship Wrestling (2010–2011)[change | edit source]

In June 2010, Crawford signed a contract with WWE. She was later sent to Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW).[1] She first appeared on July 8, 2010 in a bikini contest.[3] On November 20 that she made her first wrestling appearance using the new ring name Caylee Turner. It was a 6 diva tag team match with Rosa Mendes and Aksana. Her team lost the match to AJ Lee, Kaitlyn and Naomi Knight.[3] In February 2011, Crawford was let go from her WWE contract.[1][5][6]

Tough Enough (2011)[change | edit source]

In March 2011, Crawford was listed as one of the fourteen people on the new version of Tough Enough.[5][6][7] On the May 16th edition of Tough Enough, Christina was in a match with A.J. Kirsch where she hurt her ankle.[4] She was taken to the emergency room.[4] On the May 23rd edition of Tough Enough, Christina was cut from the competition as was with A.J. Kirsch.[4]

Return to Florida Championship Wrestling and release (2011–2012)[change | edit source]

After leaving Tough Enough, Crawford went back to work for FCW. On June 22, 2011, she teamed up with Irena Janjic to face Audrey Marie and Sonia in a tag team match but lost.[8][9]. On the August 7, 2011 episode of FCW television, she teamed up with A.J. and Kaitlyn. They beat the team of Sonia, Audrey Marie, and Raquel Diaz. On August 14 edition of FCW, Caylee teamed up with Naomi to defeat the team of Kaitlyn & Audrey Marie. On August 14, 2012, WWE released Crawford from her contract.[10]

Personal life[change | edit source]

Crawford is of African American descent. She graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2011. She studied interpersonal communications.[6] She has an older sister named Victoria, who is a professional wrestler for WWE, under the ring name Alicia Fox.[1][3][5][11]

References[change | edit source]

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 "Christina Crawford Profile". Online World of Wrestling. http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/profiles/c/caylee-turner.html. Retrieved 2011-01-04.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "CageMatch". CageMatch. http://www.cagematch.de/?id=2&nr=10042&gimmick=Caylee+Turner. Retrieved 2011-01-04.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Alicia Fox's sister Caylee Turner debuts at FCW". SEScoops. http://www.sescoops.com/wrestling-news/wwe/caylee-turner-christina-crawford-pictures/. Retrieved 2011-01-04.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 "Christina Eliminated from Tough Enough". Diva-Dirt.com. http://www.diva-dirt.com/2011/05/24/christina-eliminated-from-tough-enough/. Retrieved 2011-05-24.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Tough Enough Cast Update, New "Stone Cold" Shirt Released". SEScoops. http://www.sescoops.com/wrestling-news/wwe/tough-enough-cast-update-new-stone-cold-shirt-released/. Retrieved 2011-03-08.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "Christina Crawford – Meet the Contestants – WWE Tough Enough". USA Network. http://www.usanetwork.com/series/toughenough/theshow/characterprofiles/crawford/. Retrieved 2011-04-04.
  7. "First Of 14 WWE Tough Enough Contestants Announced". The Gorilla Position. http://thegorillaposition.blogspot.com/2011/03/first-of-14-wwe-tough-enough.html. Retrieved 2011-10-02.
  8. "Christina Crawford returns to FCW, Irena Janjic debuts". Diva-Dirt.com. http://www.diva-dirt.com/2011/06/23/christina-crawford-returns-to-fcw-irena-janjic-debuts. Retrieved 2011-06-23.
  9. "FCW TV Taping Spoilers". Diva-Dirt.com. http://www.diva-dirt.com/2011/07/01/fcw-tv-taping-spoilers/. Retrieved 2011-07-03.
  10. "Christina Crawford Released". Diva-Dirt.com. http://www.diva-dirt.com/2012/08/16/christina-crawford-released/. Retrieved 2012-09-14.
  11. Gerweck, Steve (2010-07-10). "News on Bruce Prichard, Alicia Fox, Sheamus, more". WrestleView. http://www.wrestleview.com/viewnews.php?id=1278818640. Retrieved 2010-12-05.

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