Kalisto • I work out all the time, I eat healthy & try (emphasis on TRY) to get as much sleep as I can. [101], Jax is nicknamed "The Irresistible Force". Being surrounded by the perfect WWE women, that is something that takes a lot of bravery. Akira Tozawa • [72] During that feud, Jax briefly returned to her villainous theatrics. Nia didn't spend a lot of time in the developmental part of WWE and when she made her debut as part of the NXT roster, it seemed as though she was about to change the face of Women's wrestling. [52][53][54][55] On January 28 at the Royal Rumble, Jax participated in the first women's royal rumble match where she entered at number 22 and eliminated Jacqueline, Kelly Kelly, Ruby Riott and Naomi before being eliminated by six women. The Usos • A post shared by Lina Fanene (@niajaxwwe) on Feb 2, 2017 at 11:12am PST. Unsurprisingly, Jax has dominated her competition since her debut, squeezing the air out of her opponents with a crushing bear hug before viciously slamming them into the mat to earn the victory. Kylie Rae • Jake Atlas • Fandango • Fabian Aichner • On the January 27, 2016 episode of NXT, she returned to the ring after a month of inactivity due to a storyline injury, with a win over Liv Morgan. Nia Jax wrestled Kairi Sane in a clunky match on last night's WWE Raw, lowlighted, unfortunately, by a botched Buckle Bomb. Jordynne Grace • Sheamus • When it comes to the women of WWE, Nia Jax definitely has the best eyes. . Riddick Moss • Darrick Moore • Sam Gradwell • [110][111] Podcaster Jim Cornette attributed incidents involving Jax to her size and suggested that she "can hurt people whether she knows it or not",[112] while fellow professional wrestler Deonna Purrazzo stated that she had "never walked away hurt" following wrestling Jax. [92] In April, at WrestleMania 35, Jax and Tamina took part of a fatal four-way match for the Women's Tag Team Championship,[93][94][95] however, the match was won by The IIconics (Billie Kay and Peyton Royce). Saved by Mari. Styles • Nia hasn't been seen on WWE TV since the WWE was in the UK a few weeks ago, and ever since she was teamed up with Alexa on WWE TV. To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. Even when Kharma was in WWE a few years ago, she wasn't forced to cover up either. Hyan • Arturo Ruas • She reported to the WWE Performance Center where she began training. It is reported that this was when Nia decided that she wanted to pursue a career in professional wrestling. The referee was going to disqualify Jax, however, Asuka rolled up the distracted Jax for a fast count to retain the title. [39] On November 20 at Survivor Series, Jax was a part of Team Raw in a five-on-five elimination tag team match and was eliminated via submission by Becky Lynch. Despite this, Jax once again become a fan favorite on the June 4 edition of Raw, smiling during her ring entrance and later showing sympathy and concern for Natalya, who had injured herself (in storyline) after wrestling Jax, resulting in Rousey being upset with Jax. . Andrade • Dana Brooke • Kevin Owens • Dominik Dijakovic • Ashley Vox • Candice LeRae • Wesley Blake • She is a relative of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson;[8][9] her father, Joseph Fanene, was a first cousin of Peter Maivia, Johnson's grandfather. Mercedes Martinez • [6] Prior to professional wrestling, Fanene was a plus-size model. After issuing a challenge on May 14, it was announced that Jax would defend the title against Ronda Rousey at Money in the Bank. Samoa Joe • Nia is pretty incredible. Asuka • [78] A month later, on July 15, Jax invoked her rematch clause at Extreme Rules, but was unsuccessful in regaining the title in an extreme rules match. . Natalya • Tyler Breeze • Ryan Tran, Booker T • In November, Jax cemented herself as a villainess by forming an alliance with Eva Marie, and started her first rivalry, with Bayley, over the NXT Women's Championship. Penelope Ford • From May 23, 29 and May 30 on NXT, Lina suffered a consecutive string of losses against Becky Lynch during her first series of singles matches. Gallus • Matt Riddle • The Brian Kendrick • Lacey Evans • She is also a former WWE Raw Women's Champion. Nia Jax Zada: Billed height: 6 ft 0 in (183 cm) Billed weight: 272 lb (123 kg) Billed from: San Diego, California: Trained by: WWE Performance ... where Jax and Marie scored the victory. . Nia often posts these kinds of photos and updates on Instagram just to prove how happy she is right now. ", "11/25 WWE NXT Results – Bayley defends Women's Title, Balor-Joe contract signing, more", "#WWE #NXT REPORT: EVA MARIE VERSUS BAYLEY . Two days later on May 9, Lina and Taylor teamed with Dana Brooke in a losing 6-woman tag match against Alexa Bliss, Bayley & Carmella. She is a role model and she is something completely different for the WWE Universe to look up to. So it would be interesting to see WWE allow her to switch up her attire in the near future, to look less restricted in what is basically a lycra onesie that doesn't look like it can be the nicest attire to wear. Britt Baker • Kona Reeves • Rod Zapata • [90], On January 27, 2019, at the Royal Rumble event, Jax competed in the women's Royal Rumble match, entering at number 29 and lasting for over 11 minutes before she herself was eliminated by the eventual winner Becky Lynch. For other inquiries, Contact Us. Candice LaRae • Dexter Lumis • [71] In May, Jax started a feud with Ronda Rousey whom she challenged to a title match at Money in the Bank pay-per-view. Solo Darling • Pete Rosenberg • Velveteen Dream • Session Moth Martina • Tyler Bate • Chad Gable • One month later, on October 28, at the WWE Evolution pay-per-view, Jax eliminated Moon as she won a battle royal to earn a future women's championship match. Bliss then cashed in her Money in the Bank contract (which she won earlier that night) and pinned Jax to win the Raw Women's Championship. [110][111] Podcaster Jim Cornette attributed incidents involving Jax to her size and suggested that she "can hurt people whether she knows it or not",[112] while fellow professional wrestler Deonna Purrazzo stated that she had "never walked away hurt" following wrestling Jax. William Regal (NXT) • Kairi Sane • [101], Jax is nicknamed "The Irresistible Force". [17][18][19] In November, Jax formed an alliance with Eva Marie[17] and started her first feud with Bayley over the NXT Women's Championship, cementing Jax's heel persona. Alexia Nicole • NIA JAX is catching the eye both inside and out of the ring. John Cone • . Ruby Riott • I have never been one to show off too much skin, and it's not just because I'm a larger woman. Jessamyn Duke • The most LOL-worthy things the Internet has to offer. It seems that Nia has the motivation and determination to achieve anything she wants if she puts her mind to it. [7] Fanene is of Samoan and German ancestry. [65] This led to a title match between the two on April 8, 2018, at WrestleMania 34, where she won the match to capture the Raw Women's Championship, marking the first title win of her career. [10], She was signed by WWE in early 2014 and was assigned to their developmental territory NXT, based at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. Billie Kay • THE QUEEN VS. Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. ", "COMPLETE WWE ELIMINATION CHAMBER PPV COVERAGE INCLUDING RAW TALK COVERAGE", "WWE RAW REPORT: RONDA'S MATCH AT WRESTLEMANIA IS SET, THE FREE AGENT IS HERE, GOLDUST MAKES A STATEMENT, HEYMAN MAKES A STATEMENT, MIZ KNOWS HIS OPPONENT, AND MORE", "WWE RAW REPORT: CENA CHALLENGES THE UNDERTAKER, ANOTHER BATTLE ROYAL AT WRESTLEMANIA, YOUR TAG TEAM CHALLENGERS IS . Toni Storm • There’s one thing that’s painfully clear when someone steps in the ring with Nia Jax: She’s not like most women. Later that night, Jax made history as she became the first person to ever compete in two Royal Rumble matches on the same night and the fourth woman to ever compete in a men's Royal Rumble match, after she attacked R-Truth and took his number 30 spot. . Nia Jax has become one of the most dominant females on the main roster over the past few years following what was a lengthy undefeated run on NXT before she was beaten by Bayley. It seems that her family have incredible genetics because so many members of the family are deemed to be attractive. Nia has become a stand out star in her own right and is the female that the WWE Women's Division has been missing. Shayna Baszler • Ausfallzeiten: Unbekannte Verletzung (im August 2018) Kreuzbandriss (von April 2019 bis März 2020) Interessante Links: Offizieller Twitter-Account - hat … Nia herself has been the subject of a lot of internet bullying because she does not fit into the usual category of a WWE Diva and she makes no apologies for it. Elias • Riho • Io Shirai • [100], Nia Jax was suspended indefinitely from WWE for attacking a WWE official on the August 3, 2020 episode of Raw. Pro Wrestling is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. Nia is happy to post images of herself without makeup online so that the WWE Universe can see that she is a real person. Despite always priding herself on the fact that she's "Not Like Most Girls," Nia is still a huge fan of selfies and loves to share the fact that she also has an active social life as well. It seems that despite many of the women being rivals on the roster currently, outside of WWE these women are really good friends and spend a lot of their free time together. On the August 24 episode of Raw, Jax turned face again since 2018, after she and Baszler had another confrontation with Bayley and Banks. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy. Nicole Savoy • In a world where females only want to be seen as perfect online, they will rarely ever post an image of themselves without taking it around six or seven times. Mandy Rose • By PJ Marie May 28, 2017. The Irresistible Force uploaded a new photo of her wearing a new bikini as she enjoyed some time near the ocean, with a caption saying: “Pebbles.”. . In August, Lina's ring name was changed to Nia Jax. Jaxson Ryker • Nicole Matthews • Leyla Hirsch • Karrion Kross • Max The Impaler, A.J. Kiera Hogan • Davienne • [90], On January 27, 2019, at the Royal Rumble event, Jax competed in the women's Royal Rumble match, entering at number 29 and lasting for over 11 minutes before she herself was eliminated by the eventual winner Becky Lynch. We aren't meant to look the same, but we are all meant to be healthy. At Payback, Jax and Baszler would win both the match and the titles, giving Jax her first tag team championship and the second Australian to win a title at Payback. Santana Garrett • Her size and power may ensure that she reaches it sooner than anyone expects. Isla Dawn • Sonya Deville • NIA JAX is catching the eye both inside and out of the ring. Lina returned to tag team action, picking up victories with Dana Brooke first against Devin Taylor and Jessie McKay on the June 19th edition of NXT and then with Alexa Bliss & Jasmin Areebi against Carmella, Cassie and Devin Taylor on June 20.