Dana Brooke

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Dana Brooke
Dana Brooke live event May 2017.jpg
Brooke in May 2017
Birth nameAshley Mae Sebera[1]
Born (1988-11-29) November 29, 1988 (age 31)[1]
Seven Hills, Ohio, United States[1]
ResidenceOrlando, Florida, United States
Alma materKent State University
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Dana Brooke[2]
Billed height5 ft 3 in (160 cm)[3][4]
Billed weight125 lb (57 kg)[4]
Billed fromCleveland, Ohio[3]
Trained byNorman Smiley
WWE Performance Center
DebutSeptember 18, 2014[1]
Signature
Dana Brooke Signature.png

Ashley Mae Sebera (born November 29, 1988)[1] is an American professional wrestler, bodybuilder, fitness competitor[5], and model. She is signed to WWE, where she performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Dana Brooke.[3]

In July 2013, Sebera signed a contract with WWE and was assigned to WWE Performance Center and developmental brand NXT in Orlando, Florida. Brooke's alliance with Emma lasted from 2015 to her promotion on the WWE's main roster in 2016, which was dissolved after Emma suffered an injury. Brooke's alliance with Charlotte Flair lasted from 2016 to her turning on Flair in 2017. Towards the end of 2017, Brooke joined this faction, called "Titus Worldwide" alongside Apollo Crews and Titus O'Neil that lasted until the group was subsequently dissolved after Brooke left the group in 2018.

In 2019, Brooke began appearing more frequently following her move to SmackDown. She was placed in a programme partnered with Lacey Evans in a feud with Bayley and Sasha Banks. Brooke also resigned with the WWE for an additional five years.

Early life[edit]

Ashley Mae Sebera was born on November 29, 1988, in Seven Hills, Ohio. Sebera started as a diver before switching into gymnastics, and after 18 years, she quit gymnastics after severely injuring both her ankles and later started training for the bodybuilding and fitness competition.[6] Sebera attended at the Kent State University (KSU), where she graduated with a major degree of fashion, merchandising and design, and a minor degree of business administration in 2011.[6]

Throughout 2011 and 2012, where not only she had been held several championships in the National Physique Committee (NPC), but in 2012, she had earned a pro card at the International Federation of BodyBuilding & Fitness (IFBB).

Sebera competed at the Arnold Classic, where she finished on the twelfth in 2013, finished on the thirteenth in 2015,[7] and finished on the fourteenth in 2016.[8]

Professional wrestling career[edit]

WWE[edit]

NXT (2013–2016)[edit]

Brooke in December 2014

Sebera signed a contract with WWE in July 2013, and was assigned to WWE Performance Center and developmental brand NXT in Orlando, Florida, where she adopted her ring name Dana Brooke.[9] Her first appearance came at NXT TakeOver: Fatal 4-Way on September 11, 2014, where she made a cameo appearance in a backstage segment with Tyler Breeze. A week later, Brooke made her professional wrestling in–ring debut at the NXT live event, where she and Sasha Banks lost to Alexa Bliss and Bayley in a tag team match.[1]

Brooke made her first televised in-ring debut on the April 15, 2015 episode of NXT, where she defeated Blue Pants.[10] Brooke defeated Bayley with a help from Emma on the April 29 episode of NXT, and getting herself involved into the mist of them two's ongoing feud when she formed an alliance with Emma.[11] At the NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable on May 20, Brooke and Emma lost to Bayley and Charlotte after Charlotte pinned Emma.[12] [13] Brooke and Emma begin managing each other's matches, but begin working together in tag team matches as well. [14] [15] [16] Brooke and Emma competed in a fatal–four way match on the August 22 taping of NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn (aired on the August 26 episode of NXT), where Brooke lost after Emma picked up the victory by pinning Becky Lynch.[17]

Brooke and Emma confronted with Asuka on the September 23 episode of NXT, to start this feud with her.[18] At the NXT TakeOver: Respect on October 7, Brooke lost to Asuka, when the latter made Brooke tap out in her debut match on this brand.[19][20] [21] At the NXT TakeOver: London on December 16, where despite Brooke's interference during Emma's one on one match against Asuka on Emma's behalf, Asuka would defeat Emma by pinfall.[22]

On the March 23, 2016 episode of NXT, Brooke managed Emma in her NXT TakeOver: London rematch with Asuka and lost, making Brooke's final appearance for this brand.[23]

Main roster beginnings and alliance with Charlotte (2016–2017)[edit]

Brooke made her main roster debut on the May 9, 2016 episode of Raw, where she appeared in the backstage segment, where she and Emma attack Lynch.[24] Three days later, on SmackDown, in her first match on the main roster, Brooke defeated Lynch after Emma's interference.[25] Just a few days later, Brooke's association with Emma ended abruptly after Emma suffered a legit back injury during at the live event.[26] At the Extreme Rules on May 22, Brooke interfered in the Women's Championship match between Charlotte and Natalya, costing Natalya the match, and helping Charlotte retain her title.[27] The next night on Raw, Brooke aligned herself with Charlotte, whom the latter had turned on her father Ric Flair.[28][29]

After the 2016's Money in the Bank pay-per-view, Brooke and Charlotte started their feud with Banks, and despite being drafted to the Raw brand during the 2016 draft on July 19[30] [31], Brooke continuously managing Charlotte's matches working with her in tag team matches against Banks. [32] The following night after Summerslam, Brooke and Charlotte started their feud with Bayley, but continued feuding with Banks. Throughout October, Brooke started her feud with Bayley,[33] [34] whom she defeated by using the ropes for leverage on the October 17 episode of Raw,[35] and the rematch between the two features Brooke losing to Bayley at the Hell in a Cell.[36]

After losing to Banks on the March 13, 2017 episode of Raw, Brooke was being berated by multiple insults by Charlotte, Brooke turned face for the first time in her career when she attacked Flair and ended her association with her.[37] A week later, Brooke lost to Flair.[38] Her and Charlotte feud had ended when Flair was moved to the SmackDown brand during the Superstar Shake-up. [39] [40] [41] [42] [43] [44]

Singles competition and Titus Worldwide (2017–2019)[edit]

Brooke along with her fellow Titus Worldwide partners Apollo Crews (left) and Titus O'Neil (right) in April 2018

Towards the end of 2017, Brooke aligned herself with Apollo Crews and Titus O'Neil after both of them invited her to join the faction, called "Titus Worldwide", and she accepted.[45] [46]

At the Royal Rumble on January 28, 2018, Brooke competed in the first ever 30–women Royal Rumble match, where she entered at number 8 and eliminated Kairi Sane before being eliminated by Torrie Wilson after lasting over 02:59.[47]

At the WrestleMania 34's kickoff show on April 8, Brooke made her WrestleMania debut, where she competed in the inaugural WrestleMania Women's Battle Royal, where she was eliminated by Mandy Rose.[48]

On the September 3 episode of Raw, Brooke was teaming with Ember Moon to take on against Banks and Bayley in a tag team match, and she and her partner lost when a distraction from Crews and O'Neil causes Brooke to get pinned by Banks, in which led to Brooke ending her association with Crews and O'Neil.[49]

After disbanding with the faction in the early September[49], Brooke took part at the first ever all women's pay–per–view, called Evolution on October 28, where she competed in the battle royal for a future women's championship match, where she lost when she was eliminated by Moon.[50]

At the Royal Rumble on January 27, 2019, Brooke competed in the second women's Royal Rumble match when she entered at number 22 and was being eliminated by Rhea Ripley, lasting over 7 minutes.[51] On the March 11 episode of Raw, Brooke confronted the Raw Women's Champion Ronda Rousey for disrespecting wrestling—in which Brooke talked about that the promo with Ronda Rousey was a Paul Heyman-inspired shoot promo that enabled her to express her actual frustrations and her true feelings[52]— and challenged her to a title match[53] until Rousey accepted it by attacking her, but then the following week, Brooke lost to Rousey when the latter made Brooke tap out in the latter's title defense that lasted over a few seconds.[54] At WrestleMania 35's kickoff show on April 7, Brooke competed the second WrestleMania Women's Battle Royal, scoring two eliminations before being eliminated by Sonya Deville.[55][56] Due to Brooke racking up victories over Tamina on the April 19 taping of Main Event[57] and Ruby Riott on the April 27 taping of Main Event[58], Brooke was announced as one of the women's MITB ladder match participants for the namesake pay–per–view during Bliss's Moment of Bliss segment on the April 29 episode of Raw.[59][60] [61] At the 2019's Money in the Bank pay-per view event, she was unsuccessful in winning that match.[62]

On the June 18 taping of Main Event, Brooke was injured when she cut her head open during her one on one match against Sarah Logan.[63]

SmackDown (2019–present)[edit]

On October 16, Brooke was drafted to the SmackDown brand as part of the 2019 draft.[64] On the November 8 episode of SmackDown, Brooke and Carmella defeated Rose and Deville to qualify as part of Team SmackDown at Survivor Series.[65] At the event, Team SmackDown lost to Team NXT.[66]

In December 2019, Brooke revealed that she had signed a five year multi-deal to remain with WWE.[67] On the December 20 episode of SmackDown, Brooke had a match against Bayley and was defeated again via pin-fall.[68] After the match Sasha Banks joined Bayley in the ring to intimidate Brooke, but Lacey Evans soon rushed to her assistance.[68] On December 27 episode of SmackDown, Brooke and Evans teamed up against Bayley and Banks in a tag-team match. Banks won via submission, using her "Bank Statement" finisher on Brooke.[69] On January 3, 2020 Brooke and Evans faced Banks and Bayley again, this time they participated in a triple threat tag-team match against Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross. Brooke won via a pin-fall on Banks.[70]

Other media[edit]

Video games[edit]

Brooke appeared in four WWE video games, starting with WWE 2K17[71] and subsequently in WWE 2K18,[72] WWE 2K19 and WWE 2K20.[73]

Personal life[edit]

Sebera dated fellow American bodybuilder Dallas McCarver until his death on August 22, 2017.[74]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Bodybuilding[edit]

Professional wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Dana Brooke: Profile & Match Listing". The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved March 12, 2015.
  2. ^ "Dana Brooke profile". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved January 29, 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "Dana Brooke". WWE.
  4. ^ a b "Dana Brooke profile". CageMatch.net. Retrieved August 18, 2017.
  5. ^ "Ashley Sebera". Bodybuilding.com. Archived from the original on October 21, 2011. Retrieved February 20, 2015.
  6. ^ a b Varsallone, Jim (January 16, 2016). "Dana Brooke, dad, NXT TV tapings at UCF in Orlando during WWE Royal Rumble Weekend". Miami Herald. Retrieved March 16, 2017.
  7. ^ Melok, Bobby (December 19, 2014). "NXT Diva Dana Brooke to compete in 2015 Arnold Sports Festival's Fitness International competition". WWE. Retrieved February 19, 2015.
  8. ^ "2017 Arnold Sports Festival | NPC News Online". contests.npcnewsonline.com. Retrieved December 10, 2019.
  9. ^ Scherer, Dave (July 11, 2013). "WWE signs fitness model to train to become a Diva". PWInsider. Retrieved March 18, 2015.
  10. ^ Howell, Nolan (April 15, 2015). "NXT: Zayn drops Rhyno in return". Slam! Sports. Canadian Online Explorer. Retrieved April 16, 2015.
  11. ^ Trionfo, Richard (April 29, 2015). "WWE NXT Report: Can Riley's Rage Get Him Out of That Cage?, Matches for Takeover Announced, Tag Champs in Action, and More". PWInsider. Retrieved April 30, 2015.
  12. ^ Trionfo, Richard (May 20, 2015). "Live Ongoing WWE NXT Takeover Unstoppable Report: Bayley and Charlotte Versus Dana Brooke and Emma". PWInsider. Retrieved May 20, 2015.
  13. ^ James, Justin (May 27, 2015). "James's WWE NXT Report 5/27 – Week 163: Follow-up to Takeover special, Samoa Joe confronts Kevin Owens, champs in action, more; Overall Reax". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved May 29, 2015.
  14. ^ Richard, Trionfo (July 1, 2015). "WWE NXT REPORT: FINAL PART OF THE FINN BALOR VIDEO PACKAGE, JOE AND OWENS VERSUS BALOR AND RHYNO, BULL VERSUS A VENDING MACHINE, EVA WORKS OUT, AND MORE". PWInsider.
  15. ^ Richard, Trionfo (July 8, 2015). "WWE NXT REPORT: HIGHLIGHTS OF OWENS/BALOR, THE BFFs ARE BACK FOR ONE NIGHT, WHO ARE THE NUMBER ONE CONTENDERS FOR THE TAG TITLES". PWInsider.
  16. ^ Richard, Trionfo (July 29, 2015). "WWE NXT REPORT: TAG TITLE MATCH, CHARLOTTE VERSUS DANA, THE MECHANICS IN ACTION, GABLE AND JORDAN IN ACTION, OWENS IN ACTION, AND ARE YOU BULL FIT?". PWInsider.
  17. ^ Richard, Trionfo (August 26, 2015). "NXT IN BROOKLYN REPORT: FATAL FOUR WAY IN THE MAIN EVENT, BULL FIT, ENZO AND CASS GET A HEROES' WELCOME". PWInsider.
  18. ^ "WWE NXT Results 9/23: Vaudevillains defend NXT Tag Titles, Kana/Asuka formally introduced, Breeze, Eva Marie, more". Pro Wrestling Torch. September 23, 2015. Retrieved September 30, 2015.
  19. ^ Clapp, John. "Asuka vs. Dana Brooke". WWE. Retrieved September 30, 2015.
  20. ^ Meltzer, Dave (October 7, 2015). "NXT TakeOver Respect live results: Bayley vs. Sasha Banks, Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Retrieved October 7, 2015.
  21. ^ John, Clapp. "Asuka vs. Emma". WWE. Retrieved December 2, 2015.
  22. ^ Richard, Trionfo (December 16, 2015). "Complete NXT Takeover London Coverage: Finn Balor Versus Samoa Joe, Bayle Versus Nia Jax, Tag Title Match, and More". PWInsider. Retrieved June 27, 2016.
  23. ^ Richard, Trionfo (March 23, 2016). "WWE NXT Report: Samoa Joe Sends a Message, Balor Versus Shawn, Emma Versus Asuka, Gargano in Action". PWInsider. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
  24. ^ Richard, Trionfo (May 9, 2016). "WWE Raw Report: A Change to the IC Title Match, The Vaudevillains Send a Message, Count How Many Times They Say New Era, When Does Kevin Owens Get His Show?, and More". PWInsider. Retrieved May 10, 2016.
  25. ^ Richard, Trionfo (May 12, 2016). "WWE Smackdown Report: IC Title Match Participants in Tag Match, Dana Brooke's in Ring Debut, Goldango Breezes into the Truth, and More". PWInsider. Retrieved May 13, 2016.
  26. ^ "Emma to undergo surgery after being injured at WWE Live Event". WWE. May 16, 2016. Retrieved May 17, 2016.
  27. ^ James, Caldwell (May 22, 2016). "5/22 WWE Extreme Rules PPV Results – Caldwell's Complete Live Report". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved May 23, 2016.
  28. ^ Richard, Trionfo (May 23, 2016). "WWE Raw Report: Five of Seven Spots in MITB Determined, Main Event for MITB Announced, A Return, and More". PWInsider. Retrieved May 25, 2016.
  29. ^ Mike, Johnson (June 19, 2016). "Las Vegas Gets a Hell of a Show: Complete WWE Money in the Bank Coverage". PWInsider. Retrieved June 20, 2016.
  30. ^ "2016 WWE Draft results: WWE officially ushers in New Era". WWE. July 19, 2016. Retrieved July 21, 2016.
  31. ^ Richard, Trionfo (July 19, 2016). "Complete Smackdown Draft Report: Who Went Where?, Which NXT Wrestlers Got Promoted?, Who Is The WWE Champion Going Into Battleground, and More". PWInsider. Retrieved July 26, 2016.
  32. ^ Mike, Johnson (July 24, 2016). "Complete WWE Battleground 2016 Coverage". PWInsider. Retrieved July 25, 2016.
  33. ^ Richard, Trionfo (October 3, 2016). "WWE Raw Report: The Women in the Main Event, Matches for Hell in a Call, Emmalina, Seth is a Man on His Own Island, and More". PWInsider. Retrieved October 5, 2016.
  34. ^ Richard, Trionfo (October 10, 2016). "WWE Raw Report: A Challenge is Made for a Wrestlemania Rematch, Hell in a Cell Cell Matches Announced, Anderson and Gallows Are All Business, Can Cesaro and Sheamus Co-Exist, and More". PWInsider. Retrieved November 5, 2016.
  35. ^ Richard, Trionfo (October 17, 2016). "WWE Raw Report: Goldberg Gives His Answer, Stephanie Gives Her Answer to the Survivor Series Challenge, Sasha and Charlotte Talk About Hell in a Cell, and More". PWInsider. Retrieved November 5, 2016.
  36. ^ Richard, Trionfo (October 30, 2016). "Complete WWE Hell in a Cell Coverage: New Champions are Crowned, Women Headline a WWE PPV for the First Time Ever, and So Much More". PWInsider. Retrieved November 5, 2016.
  37. ^ Richard, Trionfo (March 13, 2017). "WWE Raw Report: You Had One Job, Who Faces the Tag Champs at Mania?, What About Nia?, A Legend Confronts Roman Reigns, and More". PWInsider. Retrieved April 9, 2017.
  38. ^ Keller, Wade (March 20, 2017). "KELLER'S WWE RAW REPORT 3/20: Fallout from last week's angle with Stephanie and Mick Foley, more WrestleMania 33 hype". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved March 20, 2017.
  39. ^ Richard, Trionfo (April 4, 2017). "WWE Raw Report: Big NXT Debut, A Lot of Returns, A New General Manager, The Hardys in Action, Neville Makes a Statement to Prove He Is the King, and More". PWInsider. Retrieved April 9, 2017.
  40. ^ Richard, Trionfo (June 26, 2017). "WWE RAW REPORT: A GAUNTLET TO DETERMINE THE NUMBER ONE CONTENDER FOR THE WOMEN, BROCK LESNAR AND ENZO AMORE HAVE SOMETHING IN COMMON, THE AMBULANCE RETURNS, AND MORE". PWInsider. Retrieved June 27, 2017.
  41. ^ "WWE RAW REPORT: SISTER ABIGAIL ARRIVES, THE SHIELD MAKES A STATEMENT, ASUKA HAS AN OPPONENT, AND COREY GRAVES MIGHT BE THE HAPPIEST PERSON IN WWE". PWInsider. October 9, 2017. Retrieved October 9, 2017.
  42. ^ Richard, Trionfo (November 13, 2017). "WWE Raw Report: Don't Write That Roster in Ink, A Big Return, We Have the Fifth for the Women's Team, Will Braun Get Revenge on the Man Who Threw Him Away Like Trash?, and More". PWInsider. Retrieved November 19, 2017.
  43. ^ Richard, Trionfo (November 20, 2017). "WWE Raw Report: Intercontinental Title Match, New Faces n the Women's Division, That Youngster Kane Continues His Path of Terror, Joe Versus Balor, and More". PWInsider. Retrieved November 21, 2017.
  44. ^ Richard, Trionfo (November 27, 2017). "WWE Raw Report: They Have a Name, Was This Elias' Night?, Dana Found a Weakness, Fatal Four Way Match, and More". PWInsider. Retrieved December 5, 2017.
  45. ^ "Is Dana Brooke the next member of Titus Worldwide?: WWE.com Exclusive, Nov. 27, 2017". WWE. November 27, 2017.
  46. ^ Richard, Trionfo (January 1, 2018). "WWE Raw Report: IC Title Match, Nia's Choice, A Club Has Its First Meeting of 2018, Brock Has Perfect Attendance for Raw in 2018, and More". PWInsider. Retrieved January 31, 2018.
  47. ^ Cory, Strode (January 28, 2018). "Full Royal Rumble CoverageE". PWInsider. Retrieved January 29, 2018.
  48. ^ Stuart, Carapola (April 8, 2018). "COMPLETE WRESTLEMANIA 34 KICKOFF SHOW COVERAGE". PWInsider. Retrieved April 9, 2018.
  49. ^ a b Benigno, Anthony (September 3, 2018). "Sasha Banks & Bayley def. Ember Moon & Dana Brooke". WWE. Retrieved September 4, 2018.
  50. ^ Johnson, Mike (October 28, 2018). "NIKKI BELLA VS. RONDA ROUSEY, LAST WOMAN STANDING, NXT WOMEN'S TITLE & MORE WWE EVOLUTION PPV COVERAGE". PWInsider.
  51. ^ Johnson, Mike (January 27, 2019). "COMPLETE WWE ROYAL RUMBLE 2019 COVERAGE". PWInsider. Retrieved January 27, 2019.
  52. ^ McClead, Michael (March 26, 2019). "5 Things You Didn't Know About Dana Brooke". Sportskeeda.
  53. ^ Trionfo, Richard (March 11, 2019). "WWE RAW REPORT: BATISTA AND HHH IS ON, ANGLE MAKES AN ANNOUNCEMENT, WE HAVE A WRESTLEMANIA HOST, BRAUN AND VEHICLES PART A LOT, LACEY WALKS TO A DIFFERENT PART OF THE ARENA, AND MORE". PWInsider.
  54. ^ Trionfo, Richard (March 18, 2019). "WWE RAW REPORT: BATISTA TALKS ABOUT HUNTER, DANA VERSUS RONDA, DREW CHALLENGES ROMAN, AND MORE". PWInsider.
  55. ^ "WrestleMania Women's Battle Royal Match". WWE. Retrieved March 29, 2019.
  56. ^ Carapola, Stuart (April 7, 2019). "COMPLETE WRESTLEMANIA 35 KICKOFF SHOW COVERAGE". PWInsider.
  57. ^ Trionfo, Richard (April 19, 2019). "WWE MAIN EVENT REPORT". PWInsider.
  58. ^ Trionfo, Richard (April 27, 2019). "WWE MAIN EVENT REPORT". PWInsider.
  59. ^ Johnson, Mike (April 29, 2019). "THE RAW WOMEN'S MONEY IN THE BANK LADDER MATCH COMPETITORS ARE..." PWInsider.
  60. ^ Trionfo, Richard (April 29, 2019). "WWE RAW REPORT: A CONTRACT SIGNING, THE RETURN OF GTV?, WHO IS IN MONEY IN THE BANK, AND MORE". PWInsider.
  61. ^ Trionfo, Richard (May 6, 2019). "WWE RAW REPORT: THE WILD CARD RULE, TAKING OUT THE TRASH, AND MORE". PWInsider.
  62. ^ Trionfo, Richard (May 19, 2019). "COMPLETE WWE MONEY IN THE BANK REPORT: TWO LADDER MATCHES, TWO WOMEN'S TITLE MATCHES FOR BECKY, WHO SITS ON THE THRONES WITH THE BRIEFCASES, AND MORE". PWInsider.
  63. ^ McCarthy, Alex (June 21, 2019). "OUCH WWE: Fan footage has emerged showing the brutal way Dana Brooke's head was split open – and it's bad". Talksport. Retrieved January 12, 2020.
  64. ^ "The Bump reveals additional Superstars headed to Raw and SmackDown". WWE.com. October 16, 2019. Retrieved October 16, 2019.
  65. ^ Powell, Jason (November 8, 2019). "11/8 WWE Friday Night Smackdown results: Powell's review of Roman Reigns vs. King Corbin, The Revival vs. Big E and Kofi Kingston for the Smackdown Tag Titles, Sasha Banks vs. Nikki Cross, Tyson Fury returns". Pro Wrestling Dot Net. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  66. ^ Powell, Jason (November 24, 2019). "WWE Survivor Series results: Powell's live review of Brock Lesnar vs. Rey Mysterio in a No Holds Barred match for the WWE Championship, "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt vs. Daniel Bryan for the WWE Universal Championship, Becky Lynch vs. Shayna Baszler vs. Bayley in a non-title match". Pro Wrestling Dot Net. Retrieved November 24, 2019.
  67. ^ Barrasso, Justin (December 20, 2019). "Q&A: Dana Brooke on Her Goals Outside the WWE Ring". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved January 12, 2020.
  68. ^ a b Nissim, Mayer (December 21, 2019). "The new New Daniel Bryan returns to WWE SmackDown". Digital Spy. (Hearst Magazines UK). Retrieved January 12, 2020.
  69. ^ "Sasha Banks & Bayley def. Lacey Evans & Dana Brooke following an unreal "Moment of Bliss"". WWE. December 27, 2019. Retrieved January 12, 2020.
  70. ^ Nissim, Mayer (January 4, 2020). "Sheamus and The Usos return to WWE SmackDown". Digital Spy. (Hearst Magazines UK). Retrieved January 12, 2020.
  71. ^ "Superstars to be featured on WWE 2K17 roster". WWE. June 27, 2016. Retrieved July 29, 2017.
  72. ^ Matthew, Artus (August 31, 2017). "WWE 2K18 roster reveal continues with 42 new Superstars confirmed as playable characters". WWE. Retrieved September 1, 2017.
  73. ^ Elfring, Matt (August 7, 2019). "WWE 2K20: All The Playable Wrestlers On The Roster". Gamespot. Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  74. ^ "Dana Brooke's boyfriend dies at age 26, Ziggler on his TV absence, Paige cleared in domestic violence investigation, GFW taping". Pro Wrestling Torch. August 22, 2017. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  75. ^ Matthew, Artus (September 18, 2017). "Dana Brooke wins Female Image Award at Mr. Olympia ceremony". WWE. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  76. ^ "Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) Female 50 for 2016". Pro Wrestling Illustrated. November 28, 2016. Retrieved December 1, 2016 – via The Internet Wrestling Database.

External links[edit]