List of Current TNA Wrestling Knockouts

What is a 'Knockout'?

A 'knockout' is a female on-screen employee of TNA Wrestling. This includes wrestlers, valets and broadcast staff whom you see on the screen. Other promotions, like World Wrestling Entertainment, use alternative names to describe their female employees, such as 'diva'.


Random fact: TNA didn't always call their female employees 'Knockouts' - there wasn't a recognised 'division' for women until 2007.



Current TNA Champions

Current TNA Knockouts Champion: Mickie James
Since April 17 2011

Current TNA Knockouts Tag Team Champions: Rosita & Sarita
Since March 13 2011



List of Current TNA Knockouts

Here is a list of current TNA Knockouts, whose pages are listed on the 'roster' at the TNA Wrestling official web site. Official and fan web sites can be found in the Links section at the bottom of the page.

Lauren Williams as Angelina Love
Lauren Williams as Angelina Love | Source

Angelina Love

Real Name: Lauren Williams
Date of Birth: 13 Sep 1981
Born: Toronto, Canada
Height: 5'6" / 1.68m
Weight: 118lbs / 54kgs
Wrestling Debut: 2000
Promotions Worked For: Old School Pro Wrestling (OSPW), Impact Wrestling Federation (IWF), Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), Deep South Wrestling (DSW), Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (AAA), Full Throttle Wrestling (FTW), NWA: Extreme Canadian Championship Wrestling (NWA:ECCW), Women Superstars Uncensored (WSU), Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA)
Wrestled As: Angelina Love, Angel Williams, Canadian Angel

Angelina Love is a popular TNA Knockout hailing from Toronto, Canada. She's a five-time TNA Knockout Champion and one-time (current) TNA Knockout Tag Team Champion. She also held the OSPW Women's Championship (one-time) and was listed as Manager of the Year (2000) for Impact Wrestling Federation. Pro-Wrestling Insider ranked her #2 of the best 50 female wrestlers (singles) in 2009, losing out on the top spot to Mickie James, which is no mean feat.

She has appeared as Angelina Love in TNA since 2007, with only a 3 month hiatus at the end of 2009 due to work visa issues, and wrestled with Velvet Sky (first calling themselves 'Velvet-Love Entertainment' and later the much-loved 'The Beautiful People'). Lauren has proven herself to be an excellent competitor and orator. She works well as either heel or face, and is popular with the fans.

After dropping the tag team titles (held with Winter) to Sarita & Rosita, the story line introducing Winter continued with Winter apparently 'drugging' Angelina. Whilst Angelina is no longer 'drugged', they are together a dominant force in the Knockout's division.

Angelina's Titantron/Entrance Music

Christy Hemme in TNA
Christy Hemme in TNA | Source

Christy Hemme

Real Name: Christina Hemme
Date of Birth: 28 Oct 1980
Born: Poway, California
Height: 5'6" / 1.68m
Weight: 116lbs / 53kgs
Wrestling Debut: 2004
Retired: December 2009
Promotions Worked For: World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), Queens of Chaos (QoC), Heavy on Wrestling (HoW), Women Superstars Uncensored (WSU), Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA)
Wrestled As: Christy Hemme, Christy, Kristy Hemme

Christy Hemme is a backstage interviewer for TNA.

She participated in the 2004 Diva Search with WWE, winning the competition and being signed for one year. She was released from WWE in 2005 and signed to TNA in 2006. Although she has never held a championship, she was voted Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's "Knockout of the Year" for 2006.

Christy managed various teams from when she was signed in 2006 until 2008. She injured her neck whilst training for a match and was out of action for over six months. She returned again as a singles competitor, and moving to backstage interviewer at the end of 2009. She's currently an interviewer and ring announcer.

Rebecca as Cookie
Rebecca as Cookie | Source

Cookie

Real Name: Rebecca Treston
Date of Birth: 3 Feb 1982
Born: Queens, NYC
Height: 5'2" / 1.57m
Weight: 122lbs / 55kgs
Wrestling Debut: 2002
Promotions Worked For: Ring of Honor (ROH), Shimmer Womens Athletes (SHIMMER), Full Impact Pro (FIP), Wrestleicious, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA)
Wrestled As: Becky Bayless, Brooke Lynn, Rebecca Bayless, Cookie

Cookie is a valet in TNA, managing Robbie E. She has managed numerous wrestlers over the years, including the well-known Rhino and Sabu.

Prior to becoming a wrestler, she won the Miss USA Pro Beauty contest and was seriously injured in a car accident.

She was signed to TNA in 2010. 

Cookie's Titantron/Entrance Music

Ashley as Madison Rayne
Ashley as Madison Rayne | Source

Madison Rayne

Real Name: Ashley Simmons
Date of Birth: 5 Feb 1986 
Born: West Lafayette, Ohio
Height: 5'3" / 1.6m
Weight: 115lbs / 52kgs
Wrestling Debut: 2005
Promotions Worked For: Ohio Championship Wrestling (OCW), World Xtreme Wrestling (WXW), Shimmer Women's Athletes (SHIMMER), Wrestlicious, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA)
Wrestled As: Madison Rayne, Ashley Lane, Amber Lively, Lexi Lane

Madison Rayne is a wrestler in TNA. She is the current TNA Women's Knockout Champion and has held the TNA Women's Tag Team championship. She is the first Knockout to hold both of the titles simultaneously, which is no small achievement.

Madison was a member of the Beautiful People (with Angelina Love and Velvet Sky, and later other members), but currently teams with Tara (who she earlier retired after winning a match, but brought back to act as a 'bodyguard' against the Beautiful People).

Her accolades include being a 2-time OCW Womens Champion, a SHIMMER Tag Team Champion, a TNA Knockout Tag Team Champion and a 3-time (current) TNA Knockout Champion. She ranked #19 in the PWI Female Top 50 of 2009.

Madison Rayne's Titantron/Entrance Music

Mickie in TNA
Mickie in TNA | Source

Mickie James

Real Name: Mickie James
Date of Birth: 31 Aug 1979
Born: Montpelier, Virginia
Height: 5'2" / 1.57m
Weight: 128lbs / 58kgs
Wrestling Debut: 1999
Promotions Worked For: (KYDA), Maryland Championship Wrestling (MCW), Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA)
Wrestled As: Mickie James, Alexis Laree, Queen Alexis, Princess Alexis, Superball, Vicki Adams

Mickie James is an extremely popular female competitor. She has won many championships and was voted #1 in the PWI Female Top 50 and PWI Woman of the Year for 2009.

Mickie has accomplished a lot in her years as a competitor - she was a CSWF Women's Champion, DCW Women's Champion, ICW Super Juniors Champion, PWF Universal Women's Champion, 2-time SCW Diva Champion, UCW Women's Champion, 2-time UWF Women's Champion, WWE Divas Champion and an astonishing 5-time WWE Women's Champion.

Mickie is the current TNA Knockout Champion.

Mickie has also released a country album, and sings her TNA entrance music, 'Hardcore Country'.

Mickie James' Titantron/Entrance Music

Ms. Tessmacher

Real Name: Brooke Nichole Adams
Date of Birth: 4 December 1986
Born: St. Louis, Missouri
Height: 5'5" / 1.65m
Weight: 110lbs / 50kgs
Wrestling Debut: 2006
Promotions Worked For: World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and therefore Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), Total Nonstop Action (TNA)
Wrestled As: Brooke, Brooke Adams, Miss Tessmacher

Ms Tessmacher came into TNA as Eric Bischoff's personal assistant. She was put in charge of the Knockout's division until she was told by Eric that she would have to become a wrestler herself. Her first match was in December 2010, but had to heal from a broken jaw (which occurred whilst training) and returned on the 5th May 2011.

Thea as Rosita in TNA
Thea as Rosita in TNA

Rosita

Real Name: Thea Megan Trinidad
Date of Birth: 27 December 1990
Born: Queens, New York
Height: 4'11" / 1.5m
Weight: 105lbs / 48kgs
Wrestling Debut: 2009
Promotions Worked For: Women Superstars Uncensored (WSU), Total Nonstop Action (TNA)
Wrestled As: Rosita, Divina Fly, Snookie Fly

She has been in a stable with fellow TNA Knockout Sarita, called 'Mexican America', since February 2011. Other members of the stable include Shawn "Hernandez" Hernandez and Matt "Anarquia" Barela. She is currently one half of the TNA Knockout Tag Team Champions (with Sarita).

Mexican America's Titantron/Entrance Music

Sarah as Sarita in TNA
Sarah as Sarita in TNA | Source

Sarita

Real Name: Sarah Stock
Date of Birth: 4 Mar 1979
Born: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Height: 5'6" / 1.68m
Weight: 120lbs / 54kgs
Wrestling Debut: 2002
Promotions Worked For: Top Rope Championship Wrestling (TPCW), Can-Am Wrestling (CAW), Real Action Wrestling, Mainstream Wrestling (MSW), World Xtreme Wrestling (WXW), Extreme Canadian Championship Wrestling (ECCW), Monster Pro Wrestling, Premier Championship Wrestling, Ring of Honor (ROH), Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (AAA), Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL), Shimmer Women's Athletes (SHIMMER), Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA)
Wrestled As: Sarita, Sarah Stock, Dark Angel, Sarah Griffin, Sarah Swayze, Natasha Graves

Sarah wrestles as Sarita in TNA. She has worked for a number of organisations, and attained a number of titles. She was one half of the first team to be the TNA Knockout Tag Team Champions (with Taylor Wilde). She was listed as #17 in the PWI Female Top 50 of 2009 and was a 5-time Bodybuilding Champion (CMLL), 1-time Can-Am Wrestling Women's Champion, FILL Women's Champion and LFF Juvenile Champion.

She has been in a stable with fellow TNA Knockout Rosita, called 'Mexican America', since February 2011. Other members of the stable include Shawn "Hernandez" Hernandez and Matt "Anarquia" Barela. She is currently one half of the TNA Knockout Tag Team Champions (with Rosita).

Stock is trilingual, and speaks English, French and Spanish, which is pretty cool.

Sarita's Titantron/Entrance Music

Lisa as Tara
Lisa as Tara | Source

Tara

Real Name: Lisa Varon
Date of Birth: 10 Feb 1971
Born: San Bernardino, California
Height: 5'8" / 1.73m
Weight: 155lbs / 70kgs
Wrestling Debut: 2000
Promotions Worked For: World Wrestling Federation (WWF), World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), Ultimate Pro Wrestling (UPW), Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA)
Wrestled As: Tara, Victoria, Queen Victoria, Head Bitch in Charge (HBIC), Lisa Maria Varon

Lisa wrestles as Tara in TNA, along with Madison Rayne. She was 'retired' by Madison after her contract expired, but re-joined TNA a few months later after a new one was agreed as Madison's 'bodyguard' to go against the Beautiful People (Love and Sky).

Madison Rayne dropped the Knockout Championship to Mickie James - a match with a stipulation that Tara would be able to wrestle freely without Madison if Mickie won.

Her wrestling accolades include being a 4-time TNA Knockout Champion and a 2-time WWE Champion. She was PWI Woman of the Year in 2004 and was ranked #5 in the PWI Female Top 50 in 2009. She has won numerous fitness competitions - she came 1st place at 1997's ESPN2 Fitness America Series and 2nd place in 1998, Top 20 (1997) in the Lifequest Triple Crown series and 1st (middleweight class) in the 1995 National Physique Committee's Inland Empire awards (and 2nd in their Tall Class in 1999).

She has had a number of financial interests outside wrestling including a restaurant and a custom car shop, Black Widow Customs.

Tara's Titantron/Entrance Music

Jamie as Velvet Sky in TNA
Jamie as Velvet Sky in TNA | Source

Velvet Sky

Real Name: Jamie Szantyr
Date of Birth: 2 June 1981
Born: New Britain, Connecticut
Height: 5'6" / 1.68m
Weight: 125lbs / 57kgs
Wrestling Debut: 2003
Promotions Worked For: World Xtreme Wrestling (WXW), Georgia Wrestling Alliance (GWA), TNT Pro Wrestling, Universal Wrestling Association (UWA), MXW Pro Wrestling, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA)
Wrestled As: Velvet Sky, Talia Madison, Miss Talia, Talia

Velvet Sky is a popular TNA Knockout, who has previously wrested Angelina Love and Madison Rayne as part of The Beautiful People (and before that Velvet-Love Entertainment). She's currently in the singles division and has repeatedly stated that winning the TNA Knockout Championship is her goal.

She's won numerous accolades, including the DPW Women's Championhip, the GWA Ladies Championship, the TNT Women's Championship, the UWA Women's Tag Team Championship, the WEW World Heavyweight Championship, the WEW World Tag Team Championship (twice), the WXW Women's Championship and the TNA Knockout Tag Team Championship (with Madison Rayne).

Velvet Sky's Titantron/Entrance Music

Katarina as Winter
Katarina as Winter | Source

Winter

Real Name: Katarina Waters
Date of Birth: 10 Nov 1980
Born: Luneburg, Germany
Height: 5'8" / 1.73m
Weight: 140lbs / 64kgs
Wrestling Debut: 2000
Promotions Worked For: NWA UK Hammerlock (NWA:UK), Frontier Wrestling Alliance (FWA), Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), Queens of Chaos (QOC), German Stanpede Wrestling (GSW), World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA)
Wrestled As: Winter, Beautiful Nightmare, Kat, Katie Lea, Kat La Noir, Nikita

Winter is a relatively new signing to TNA. She entered via Angelina Love only being able to see her in mirrors and appearing to be a big fan, eventually vowing to protect Angelina Love. Winter is one half of the current TNA Knockout Tag Team Champions with Angelina after replacing Velvet Love (injured by Sarita) in a tournament final. Coincidentally, this was Winter's first match in TNA.

After dropping the tag team titles to Sarita & Rosita, the story line continued with Winter apparently 'drugging' Angelina. Whilst Angelina is no longer 'drugged', they are together a dominant force in the Knockout's division.

Her accolades include being a 2-time OVW Women's Champion and a QOC World Champion, along with her current stint as a TNA Knockout Tag Team Champion. She was ranked #20 in the PWI Female Top 50 of 2009.

Winter's Titantron/Entrance Music

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