Sky in 2011
|Birth name||Rebecca Victoria Reyes|
August 6, 1986 |
Flushing, Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.
|Residence||Cameron, North Carolina, U.S.|
|Spouse(s)||Matt Hardy (m. 2013)|
|Professional wrestling career|
|Ring name(s)||Reby Hardy
|Billed height||5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)|
|Billed weight||115 lb (52 kg)|
|Billed from||Queens, New York|
|Trained by||Matt Hardy
Rebecca Victoria Hardy (née Reyes born August 6, 1986), professionally known as Reby Sky (// REB-ee), is an American glamour model, radio and television personality, photographer, dancer and professional wrestler who makes appearances in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling as Matt Hardy's wife since 2015.
- 1 Early life
- 2 Modeling and acting career
- 3 Professional wrestling career
- 4 Personal life
- 5 In wrestling
- 6 References
- 7 Further reading
- 8 External links
Modeling and acting career
Rebecca began her career in dance, performing nationally with the Amira Mor International Entertainment Company, a belly dance troupe, with whom she also made several belly dance instructional DVDs. In 2005, Rebecca held a supporting role in the off-Broadway musical, Secrets of the Desert. The show toured several off-Broadway venues, including the Duke Theatre on 42nd street in Times Square, and the DiCapo Opera House. Other notable venues Reyes has performed at Queens Theatre in the Park and New York’s Radio City Music Hall, where she performed for The Beatles drummer, Ringo Starr. Reyes appeared in various television programs and music videos, including Midnight Spike (Spike TV), Date Patrol, Faking It and Más Maíz, a music video featuring N.O.R.E. and Fat Joe.
In July 2007, Reyes was featured in a nude pictorial in Playboy magazine, "The Girls of Montauk', shot by Michael Dweck. Reyes was also featured in the July 2010 edition of the Playboy Cyber Club as “Cyber Girl of the Week” for the week beginning July 19, 2010 and was later named “Cyber Girl of the Month” for November 2010. Sky has also appeared in GQ, Esquire Magazine, Supermodels Unlimited, and STUFF. Rebecca was also interviewed in MTV’s True Life: I’m a Sports Fanatic, as the NY Giants Girl, airing on September 19, 2009. The show chronicled her involvement as a fan of the New York Football Giants. She sells a line of football fashion handbags via one of her websites, which also promotes her self-proclaimed NY Giants fanatic status as the NY Giants Girl. Reyes was named Miss Howard Stern TV for the month of December 2009 and was voted by Sirius Radio’s Howard Stern fans, as “Miss Howard TV of the Year 2009″. In 2013 Sky starred in the film Pro Wrestlers vs Zombies.
Professional wrestling career
Lucha Libre USA (2010–2012)
In 2010, Sky was a featured interviewer and has added commentary work for the MTV2 program, Lucha Libre USA: Masked Warriors, a show focusing on the transition of lucha libre and related organizations to the United States. On March 19, 2011, Sky made her professional wrestling debut at a Lucha Libre USA show under the ring name Rebecca Reyes, where she teamed up with Nikki Corleone and ODB against Chrissy Cialis, Jacqueline Moore and Tigresa Caliente. On the June 18 episode of LLUSA TV Tapings, Reyes teamed up with Chrissy Cialis and Vladimiro in a losing effort to Mini Park, Octagoncito and Pequeno Halloween in a mixed tag team match. In October, Reyes lost to Lady Luck in a lingerie match. She would return in 2012 during the second season, mainly teaming with Shane Helms in mixed tag team matches.
Shine Wrestling (2012–present)
She made her debut for the new women's promotion Shine Wrestling on the inaugural show, as a face against Jayme Jameson, in a winning effort. On August 17, Sky began a rivalry with Jessicka Havok after being viciously attacked by Havok with a chair injuring her after losing to her in a match. On October 19, Sky faced off against Kellie Skater in a singles match, in a winning effort.
On January 11, Sky was defeated by Havok after Matt Hardy threw the towel in to stop Havok's attack. On March 23, Sky defeated Jessicka Havok in a Career vs. Respect match, causing Havok to shake Sky's hand and respect her and ending the storyline rivalry between Sky and Havok.
Independent circuit (2011–present)
On July 1, 2012, Reby Sky made her independent circuit debut at Extreme Air Wrestling where she teamed with Paul London and Brian Kendrick to defeat Miss Jackie and The World's Greatest Tag Team. In 2012, Sky took on Jayme Jameson for the NWA Mid-Atlantic Ladies Championship on two separate occasions and lost both times. On March 9, Sky was part of an infamous triple threat match which included Brittney Savage and Spyra Andover and was featured on Botchamania. With being engaged to Matt Hardy, she has appeared at several OMEGA events which Hardy owns. Sky debuted for promotion Family Wrestling Entertainment at No Limits, where Sky lost to Ivelisse Vélez.
Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
TNA One Night Only (2014)
In May 2014, Sky, competing simply as Reby, made an appearance for the TNA pay-per-view Knockouts Knockdown 2, where she defeated Velvet Sky to qualify for the gauntlet match later that night. However, she was eliminated by Angelina Love.
Matt Hardy's wife (2015–present)
Sky made her official Return at Bound for Glory celebrating with Matt Hardy after he won his match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship. She returned to Impact Wrestling on January 5, 2016, and watched as Hardy was defeated by Ethan Carter III in the finals of the World Title Series. On the January 19 episode of Impact Wrestling, Sky turned into a villainess when she helped Hardy defeat EC3 to capture the TNA World Heavyweight Championship, while also aligning with Tyrus.
In 2008, Reyes was sentenced to probation, a fine, and community service for opposing an officer without violence when police stopped her vehicle because it had a broken taillight in 2007 in Florida.
On October 5, 2013, Reyes married professional wrestler Matt Hardy. In December, 2014, Reyes announced that they were expecting their first child, a boy, due in June 2015. On June 23, 2015, Sky and Hardy welcomed their son Maxel, weighing 8 lbs 9 oz. Reby and Maxell were in attendance at Bound for Glory 2015, in Hardy's home state of North Carolina, when Hardy won the TNA World Heavyweight Championship and were seen celebrating with him afterwards.
- Finishing moves
- Signature moves
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- Sky, Riley. "COMPLETE COVERAGE OF REBY SKY VS. TAB JACKSON". WomenIndyWrestling. Retrieved 14 May 2014.
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- "Playboy Model Convicted Of Resisting Arrest During Traffic Stop". Tampa Bay Online. April 1, 2008. Retrieved November 2, 2011.
- "MATT HARDY"S WIFE IS NOT DUMPING HUSBAND". TMZ. Retrieved 1 February 2014.
- Johnson, Mike (December 9, 2014). "CONGRATULATIONS IN ORDER FOR MATT HARDY & REBY SKY". PWInsider. Retrieved December 10, 2014.
- "Matt Hardy and wife Reby Sky welcome baby boy". LordsOfPain.
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