Reby Sky

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Reby Sky
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Reby Sky in 2011
Birth name Rebecca Victoria Reyes
Born (1986-08-06) August 6, 1986 (age 31)[1]
Flushing, Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.[1]
Residence Cameron, North Carolina, U.S.
Alma mater LaGuardia Community College
Spouse(s) Matt Hardy (m. 2013)[1][2]
Children 2
Family Jeff Hardy (brother-in-law)
Señor Benjamin (father)[3]
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Rebecca Hardy
Rebecca Sky
Reby Sky
Reby Hardy
Billed height 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)[1][2]
Billed weight 116 lb (53 kg)[1][2]
Billed from Queens, New York[1][2]
Trained by Matt Hardy[1][2]
Kevin Knight[1][2]
Pat Buck[2]
Debut 2010[1][2]

Rebecca Victoria Reyes-Hardy (/ˈrɛbi/; née Reyes; born August 6, 1986)[1] is an American model, actress, television personality, dancer, and professional wrestler. She was previously signed with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA, now known as Impact Wrestling), before leaving the company in early 2017.

Early life[edit]

Sky was born in Flushing, a neighborhood in the north central part of Queens, New York City. She is of Puerto Rican heritage. She has three older brothers and an older sister, Suzanne. Her father is a wrestling personality better known as "Señor Benjamin", one of the managers of the Broken Hardyz.[1]

Modeling and acting career[edit]

Sky began her career in modelling, performing nationally with the Amira Mor International Entertainment Company, a belly dance troupe, with whom she also made several belly dance instructional DVDs.[1] In 2005, Rebecca held a supporting role in the off-Broadway musical, Secrets of the Desert.[1] The show toured several off-Broadway venues, including the Duke Theatre on 42nd street in Times Square, and the DiCapo Opera House.[1] Other notable venues Reyes has performed at Queens Theatre in the Park and New York City’s Radio City Music Hall, where she performed for The Beatles drummer, Ringo Starr.[1] 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.[1]

Sky appeared in a nude pictorial in Playboy magazine, "The Girls of Montauk', in July 2007,[1] and as “Cyber Girl of the Week” in the July 2010 edition of the Playboy Cyber Club. She was later named “Cyber Girl of the Month” for November 2010.[1] Sky has also appeared in GQ, Esquire Magazine, Supermodels Unlimited, and STUFF.[1] Rebecca was also interviewed in MTV’s True Life: I’m a Sports Fanatic, as the NY Giants Girl, airing on September 19, 2009.[1] The show chronicled her involvement as a fan of the New York Football Giants.[1] 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.[1] 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″.[1] In 2013 Sky starred in the film Pro Wrestlers vs Zombies.

Professional wrestling career[edit]

Lucha Libre USA (2010–2012)[edit]

In 2010, Sky conducted interviews and commentary 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.[4][5][6] On March 19, 2011, Sky made her professional wrestling debut at a Lucha Libre USA show under the ring name Rebecca Sky, 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 (2012−2013)[edit]

Sky making her way to the wrestling ring in May 2012.

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.[7] 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.[8] On October 19, Sky faced off against Kellie Skater in a singles match, in a winning effort.[9]

On January 11, Sky was defeated by Havok after Matt Hardy threw the towel in to stop Havok's attack.[10] 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.[11]

Independent circuit (2011–present)[edit]

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 mentioned by 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.[12]

Sky made appearances in Vendetta Pro Wrestling competing singles match defeating Tab Jackson, Hudson Envy and Amber O'Neal.[13][14][15]

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (2014–2017)[edit]

In the year of 2014, Sky appeared for TNA in May through the company's One Night Only PPV's mainly on Knockouts Knockdown 2 in a match against Velvet Sky in a winning effort also qualifying for the gauntlet match later that night. However, she was eliminated by Angelina Love.[16]

Sky appeared for TNA again in late 2015 at Bound for Glory celebrating with real life husband, Matt Hardy after he won his match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship. Sky returned to Impact Wrestling on January 5, 2016, and watched as Hardy was defeated by Ethan Carter III in the finals of the TNA World Title Series. On the January 19 episode of Impact Wrestling, both Sky and Hardy turned into villains after Tyrus helped Hardy defeat EC3 to capture the TNA World Heavyweight Championship.

On the September 1 episode of Impact Wrestling, The Hardys started a feud with Decay, involving Sky feuding with Decay's valet Rosemary, turning her into a face. On February 27, 2017, Sky departed TNA, along with Matt and Jeff Hardy.

Personal life[edit]

Sky with her husband Matt Hardy.

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.[17]

On October 5, 2013, Reyes married fellow professional wrestler Matt Hardy.[18] On June 23, 2015, their first child, a son called Maxel, was born.[19] Reby and Maxel 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.[20] On June 8, 2017 Reyes gave birth to their second son, Wolfgang Xander Hardy.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Pro Wrestlers vs Zombies Herself

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 True Life Herself
2013 Boarding Pass Herself Host
2016 Vixens Who Rule Herself

In wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab "Reby Sky". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Sky, Reby". Shine Wrestling. Retrieved January 11, 2013. 
  3. ^ ""Señor Benjamin" - my dad, by the way - who was never paid a dime by the company & who was obviously never under contract..."". Twitter. Retrieved February 16, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Reby Sky". RebySky.com. Retrieved 2015-07-17. 
  5. ^ Melanie (15 July 2010). "Exclusive: Wrestling's Newest Siren Reby Sky Speaks on MTV2's Lucha Libre USA". www.diva-dirt.com. Retrieved 19 July 2010. [unreliable source]
  6. ^ "Lucha Libre USA: Masked Warriors | Full Episodes, Photos, Episode Synopsis and Recaps". MTV. Retrieved 2012-05-04. 
  7. ^ a b c d e Radican, Sean (November 19, 2012). "Radican's Shine DVD Review Sseries: "Shine 1" – Rain-Roxx, Del Rey-Jazz". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved July 25, 2013. 
  8. ^ "SHINE 2 Results". SHINE.com. August 17, 2012. Retrieved August 17, 2012. 
  9. ^ "SHINE 4 Results". SHINE.com. October 19, 2012. Retrieved October 19, 2012. 
  10. ^ "SHINE 6 results". Ringbelles. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i Namako, Jason (March 23, 2013). "3/23 Shine #8 iPPV Results: Ybor City, Florida". WrestleView. Retrieved July 25, 2013. 
  12. ^ a b Johnson, Mike. "DREAMER VS. CARLITO VS. HARDY TLC AND MORE: COMPLETE FWE 'NO LIMITS' iPPV COVERAGE". PWINSIDER. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  13. ^ Sky, Riley. "Vendetta Pro Wrestling: Reby Sky vs Hudson Envy". WomenIndyWrestling. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  14. ^ Sky, Riley. "Vendetta Pro Wrestling: Reby Sky vs Amber O'Neal". WomenIndyWrestling. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  15. ^ Sky, Riley. "COMPLETE COVERAGE OF REBY SKY VS. TAB JACKSON". WomenIndyWrestling. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  16. ^ Krotchsen, Billy (May 10, 2014). "COMPLETE TNA KNOCKOUTS KNOCKDOWN PPV SPOILERS". PWInsider. Retrieved November 17, 2014. 
  17. ^ "Playboy Model Convicted Of Resisting Arrest During Traffic Stop". Tampa Bay Online. April 1, 2008. Retrieved November 2, 2011. 
  18. ^ "MATT HARDY"S WIFE IS NOT DUMPING HUSBAND". TMZ. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  19. ^ "Matt Hardy and wife Reby Sky welcome baby boy". LordsOfPain. 
  20. ^ http://www.wrestleview.com/tna-bound-for-glory-results/wwe-fastlane-results/56438-tna-bound-for-glory-ppv-results-10-4-15-live-from-charlotte
  21. ^ "OBSOLETE SHEET MUSIC". Retrieved October 30, 2016. 

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