Madison Rayne

  • Born: 02/05/1986 in Columbus, Ohio
  • Birthname: Ashley Nichole Simmons
  • Height & Weight: 5'3", 120 Ib
Titles Won:
  • TNA Knockouts Championship (5 times)
  • Impact/TNA Knockouts Tag Team Championship (3 times) – with Lacey Von Erich and Velvet Sky (1), Gail Kim (1) & Tenille Dashwood (1)
  • Queen of the Knockouts (2014)
  • Knockout of the Year (2010)

Rayne began her wrestling career on the independent circuit, wrestling under the names Ashley Lane and Lexi Lane. She joined the all-female promotion Shimmer Women Athletes in 2007, where she was one half of the first-ever Shimmer Tag Team Champions, along with Nevaeh. In 2009, she signed with TNA, aligning herself with Angelina Love and Velvet Sky as part of the villainous The Beautiful People stable.

In March 2010, she, along Lacey Von Erich and Velvet Sky, won the TNA Knockouts Tag Team Championship, with the three defending the title under the Freebird Rule. In April 2010, she won her first of five TNA Knockouts Championships. In addition, she was the first wrestler to hold both titles simultaneously. She has also competed in WWE’s 2018 Mae Young Classic as well in Ring of Honor.

Notable Matches

w/ Velvet Sky vs. Angelina Love & Tara at TNA Lockdown 2010

vs. Tara on Impact, October 11th 2010

vs. Miss Tessmacher at Hard Justice 2012

vs. Gail Kim on Impact Wrestling Genesis, January 16th 2014

Notable Feuds

vs. The Beautiful People

vs. Tara

vs. Gail Kim

Other Notable Achievements

DCW Women’s Championship

OCW Women’s Championship (2 times)

Pro Wrestling Illustrated PWI ranked her #5 of the best 50 female singles wrestlers in the PWI Female Top 50 in 2011

Shimmer Women Athletes Shimmer Tag Team Championship – with Nevaeh