May 22, 1988 |
|Professional wrestling career|
|Billed height||5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)|
|Billed weight||118 lb (54 kg)|
|Billed from||Ocala, Florida
|Trained by||Chasyn Rance
Santana Garrett (born May 22, 1988) is an American model, professional wrestler and valet. Garrett is known for her work in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) as the valet for the re-debuting Orlando Jordan in mid-2010. In 2014, Garrett made her return to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) as a TNA Knockout under the ring name Brittany.
- 1 Professional wrestling career
- 2 Personal life
- 3 In wrestling
- 4 Championships and accomplishments
- 5 References
- 6 External links
Professional wrestling career
Coastal Championship Wrestling (2009–2014)
Garrett began her career in Bruno Sassi's South Florida based Coastal Championship Wrestling on November 27, 2009 event, where she defeated Kimberly to win the CCW Ladies Championship in her debut match. Garrett faced Betsy Ruth, Isis The Amazon and Jessika Haze in a Fatal Four-way match on December 12, where she successfully retain the CCW Ladies Championship. Garrett faced Jessika Haze for the Ladies title on February 13 and May 15, where she emerged victorious both times. On April 3, Garrett teamed up with Nooie Lee to defeat Lucky O’Shea and Maxwell Chicago. On May 8, Garrett and Nooie Lee defeated Becky Bayless and Mister Saint Laurent. On June 12, Garrett teamed up with Sean Waltman to defeat Bayless and Saint Laurent.
On June 19, Santana Garrett defeated Rosie Lottalove to successfully defend the title via disqualification. On July 24, Garrett and Nooie Lee defeated Cherry Layne and Mike Reed. On August 21, Garrett teamed up with Leva Bates in a winning effort defeating the team of Jessika Haze and Rosie Lottalove. Garrett faced Jessika Haze on August 28, where she emerged victorious. On October 2, Garrett teamed up with JD Amazing in a winning effort defeating Jason Hanley and Shooter Storm in a mixed tag-team match. Garrett faced off against Calypso in a non-title match on October 16, where she emerged victorious. On October 30, Garrett and Amazing lost to Luke James and Rich James in a rematch. On December 4, Garrett dropped the Ladies title to Jessika Haze in an Triple-treat match also involving Calypso. On March 26, in CCW, Garrett teamed up with Pablo Marquez in a winning effort defeating Jessika Haze and Harry Venis after Santana pinned Haze, thus earning a title opportunity. On April 3, Garrett faced Jessicka Havok for the title in CCW, but was unsuccessfully in capturing the title. Garrett went on to defeat Black Tigress, Danny Demanto and Christina Von Eerie to earn another shot at the title. On May 21, Santana Garrett defeated Jessicka Havok to win the CCW Ladies Championship for the second time. Garrett defeated Christina Von Eerie on June 11 and January 7, Aiden Altair on July 16, Jaime D on August 13, Jelena on August 20 and Wayne Van Dyke on November 19. On May 27, Garrett dropped the Ladies title to Jessicka Havok.
On February 11, Garrett challenged Leva Bates for the Ladies Championship, but was unsuccessfully in gaining the title. On March 3, Garrett faced Von Eerie in a singles match, where Garrett emerged victorious. On May 5, Garrett defeated Rain in a singles match.
International tour (2010–present)
Santana Garrett, as Santana G appeared in IWA Mid-South on March 26, where she faced Jessika Haze, in a winning effort. Garrett debuted in World League Wrestling on April 23, where she teamed up with Eathon Wright and Ryan Drago in an Mixed tag-team match to face Amy Hennig, Mark Sterling and Superstar Steve, where they emerged victorious when Garrett pinned Hennig. The following day, Garrett challenged Hennig for the WWL Ladies championship and won by disqualification, allowing Hennig to retain. Garrett lost a subsequent rematch by pinfall three months later on July 17.
Santana made her debut for Pro Wrestling Xtreme on June 18, 2011 at the PWX Wrestlewar, where she was defeated by former WWE Diva Jillian Hall in her return match. On January 28, Garrett faced Christina Von Eerie at her next appearance at Pro Wrestling Xtreme, where she failed to win.
Garrett made her debut for Orlando Pro Wrestling on July 30, where she defeated Chasyn Rance. On August 27, Garrett faced Wayne Van Dyke in and singles match, where Garrett emerged victorious. On September 2, Santana Garrett defeated Chasyn Rance in a rematch. On October 14, Garrett teamed up with Chasyn Rance to defeat Cherry Layne and Mike Reed in a mixed tag-team match.
Garrett made her debut for Southern Championship Wrestling Florida on June 4, where she defeated The DTW Ninja. Garrett faced Leva Bates for the SCW Women's Championship on July 21, where she successfully defeated Bates to win the SCW Women’s title. At a Southern Championship Wrestling Florida event, Garrett defeated Chasyn Rance to become the first Female to win the Florida Cruiserweight Championship.
Garrett made her debut for Shimmer Women Athletes, styled as SHIMMER, on September 27, 2012 at Volume 50, where she competed against Mercedes Martinez in a losing effort. At Volume 51, Garrett was defeated by Melanie Cruise in a singles match. Garrett faced Miss Natural on April 14 the SHIMMER 54 volume, where Garrett emerged victorious. At the following episode of SHIMMER, Garrett teamed up with Heidi Lovelace in a losing effort to the team of Jessicka Havok and Sassy Stephie. Garrett faced Miss Natural on thr 54 volume of SHIMMER, where she emerged victorious. Garrett faced Rhia O’Reilly on the 57 volume of SHIMMER, where she emerged victorious via pinfall when Garrett pinned Reilly after a Shining Star Press.
In 2013, Garrett received a tryout in Ohio Valley Wrestling on the September 18 edition of OVW Episode 735, where she faced the three time OVW Women's Champion "The Queen of OVW" Taeler Hendrix, which she failed to win. In September 2013, Garrett received a tryout in WWE's developmental territory NXT Wrestling on the September 13, 2013 tapings which will air on tape delay on October 9, where she faced Charlotte accompanied by Bayley in a losing effort.
Garrett made her debut for Absolute Intense Wrestling at the Girls Night Out 9 event on October 6, losing to both Jenny Rose, and the following night on the Girls Night Out 10 event she lost to Kimber Lee.
Garrett signed with Dave McClain's Women of Wrestling promotion in 2013. She debuted at WOW! Pandemonium Tour 2013, She came together with fellow WOW newcomer Amber O'Neal to form the tag team The All-American Girls. The pair then successfully challenged and defeated Caged Heat for the WOW Tag Team Championships, ending Caged Heat's remarkable 10-year reign.
Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (2010)
Santana made her debut for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) on the March 29, 2010 edition of Impact!, along with the re-debuting Orlando Jordan where he debuted a new a new look and started a bisexual angle. On the May 3 edition of Impact!, Garrett along with Jordan debuted their new interview segment, O-Zone, during which Orlando attacked and started a feud with the Global Champion Rob Terry. At Sacrifice Jordan challenged Terry for the Global Championship, but was unsuccessful. The following Thursday on Impact!, Jordan scored a non-title victory over Terry, after capitalizing on Terry's injured knee, which he had injured at Sacrifice. Jordan's feud with Terry came to an end on the June 3 edition of Impact!, when the Global Champion pinned him in a tag team match, where he teamed with Desmond Wolfe and Terry with Abyss.
Shine Wrestling (2012–2014)
Santana made her debut for new women's wrestling promotion Shine Wrestling, stylized as SHINE, on July 20, 2012 in Ybor City, Florida, where she faced off against Tina San Antonio, in a winning effort. On the August 17 Shine 2 event, Garrett was defeated by Rain. Garrett faced against Sienna Duvall in singles competition at the SHINE 3 event on September 21, where Garrett emerged victorious. Garrett faced Mercedes Martinez on the October 19 SHINE 4 event, in a losing effort. Over the next couple of SHINE events, Garrett defeated OVW wrestlers Jessie Belle, Nikki St. John, Sojourner Bolt and fellow SHINE wrestler Leah Von Dutch in singles matches. Garrett competed in the SHINE Championship Tournament, defeating Kimberly in the Tournament Qualifier. Garrett faced Brandi Wine on the August 25 at the SHINE 12 event, which ended in a draw after an interference by Malia Hosaka. Following the match, Garrett teamed up with fellow partner Amber O'Neal in a winning effort defeating Brandi Wine and Malia Hosaka when Santana pinned Wine. On September 28, at the SHINE 13, The American Sweethearts faced The S-N-S Express (Jessie Belle Smothers and Sassy Stephie), but lost when Stephie pinned O'Neal after an Kiss My Sass. On December 13 at SHINE 15, Santana and Amber O'Neal lost to the S-N-S Express and due the pre-match stipulation were forced to disband.
Return to TNA (2013–present)
Garrett returned to TNA at the Knockouts Knockdown on March 17, 2013, where she competed as a villain in a losing effort against Brooke Tessmacher. On January 27, 2014 it was announced by the promoter of Shine Wrestling, Sal Hamaoui, that Garrett has signed a contract with TNA, which was later confirmed by PWInsider on February 14. In mid-March, during an interview with Impact Wrestling, it was revealed that Garrett will use the ring name Brittany.
Brittany made her in-ring debut as a face on the March 13 episode of Impact Wrestling, defeating Gail Kim after a miscommunication between Kim and her enforcer Lei'D Tapa. Brittany, under the gimmick of TNA Knockout's Champion Madison Rayne's biggest fan. The angle had the two competing together in an tag team match against The Beautiful People (Angelina Love and Velvet Sky). On the April 10 episode of Impact Wrestling, Brittany competed in a fatal four-way match to determine the next number one contender to Rayne's Women's Knockout Championship, which would be won by Angelina Love. Brittany and Rayne once again competed against The Beautiful People, only this time in a tag team elimination evening gown match on the May 8 episode of Impact Wrestling, which The Beautiful People won. On the May 22 episode of Impact Wrestling, Brittany received her first shot at the TNA Women's Knockout Championship against Angelina Love, but was unsuccessful in capturing the title. After the match, The Beautiful People would attack Brittany with Gail Kim making the save.
This led to a tag team match, where The Beautiful People defeated Kim and Brittany on the May 29 episode of Impact Wrestling. After the match, the storyline between Brittany and Madison developed into a lesbian angle with Brittany enamoring of Rayne which made her feel uncomfortable. Brittany made an appearance during Rayne's rematch for the TNA Women's Knockout Championship against Love on the June 5 episode of Impact Wrestling. Rayne would lose the match after a distraction by Sky, with Brittany just standing there. On the July 3 episode of Impact Wrestling, Brittany turned heel after attacking Rayne and vowing to destroy her. On the July 10 episode of Impact Wrestling, Brittany once again challenged for the Knockouts Championship in an four-way match, in an losing effort. The feud between Brittany and Rayne culminated in an No count-out, No Disqualification match on the July 17 episode of Impact Wrestling, where Rayne won, further continuing her losing streak since her debut match.
After her rivalry with Rayne ended, Brittany was moved to a storyline with Samuel Shaw in mid–September, where she began showing signs of affection towards Shaw, similar to which Shaw had previously shown to Christy Hemme.
Garrett has two sisters and five brothers. Garrett has stated: "My dad taught me a lot about the business growing up. He used to wrestle in St. Louis and other territories, and I knew I wanted to become a wrestler as well." She is a second-generation professional wrestler, with her father Kenny Garrett having worked as "TNT" Kenny G. She previously lived in St. Louis, but returned to Ocala, Florida in 2010, where she lives with Larry Zbyszko. Her favorite wrestlers are Daffney, Tara, and Trish Stratus.
- Finishing moves
- Signature moves
- Bulldog, sometimes from out of the corner
- Crossface chickenwing
- Handspring back elbow
- Jackknife pin
- Modified octopus stretch
- Russian legsweep
- Snapmare followed by a running big boot to a seated opponent's chest
- Springboard arm drag
- With Amber O'Neal
Championships and accomplishments
- Belleview Pro Wrestling
- BPW Tag Team Championship (1 time, current) – with Chasyn Rance
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated
- Southern Championship Wrestling
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