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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Women's Championship - Layla (14 May 2010 - 19 September 2010)". WWE. Retrieved 29 December 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Interview With Layla El, Winner of the 2006 Diva Search". About.com. Retrieved 29 December 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. "Layla dishes on the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals". WWE. Retrieved 29 December 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. "Layla announces retirement from WWE: WWE.com exclusive interview". WWE. Retrieved 29 December 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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