Layla El

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Layla El
Layla at the WrestleMania 31 Axxess on 28 March 2015
Born (1977-06-25) 25 June 1977 (age 43)
London, England
Lives inMiami, Florida
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Layla
Layla El
Billed height5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)
Billed fromMiami, Florida
Trained byJesse Hernandez
PWA Staff
Dave Finlay
FCW Staff
Debut10 July 2006
Retired29 July 2015

Layla El (born 25 June 1977) is a English dancer, model, and retired professional wrestler. She is best known for her time with the WWE. During her time in the WWE, Layla was a one-time WWE Divas Champion, one-time and final Women's Champion, and was the winner of the 2006 WWE Diva Search.[1][2][3]

Career[change | change source]

Before becoming a professional wrestler, she was a dancer for the NBA's Miami Heat from 2004 to 2006. She has returned to the team since 2015 up until the present.[4]

On 29 July 2015, it was announced that El decided to retire from professional wrestling and she was released from her WWE contract.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Divas Championship - Layla (29 April 2012 - 16 September 2012)". WWE. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  2. "Women's Championship - Layla (14 May 2010 - 19 September 2010)". WWE. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  3. "Interview With Layla El, Winner of the 2006 Diva Search". About.com. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  4. "Layla dishes on the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals". WWE. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  5. "Layla announces retirement from WWE: WWE.com exclusive interview". WWE. Retrieved 29 December 2015.

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