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)
  • OVW Women’s Championship

She is she is a record-breaking three-time Impact Knockouts World Tag Team Champion. 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 stable The Beautiful People. In March 2010, alongside Lacey Von Erich and Velvet Sky, she won the TNA Knockouts Tag Team Championship; all three women defended the title simultaneously 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 concurrently. She has also competed in Ring of Honor and took part in WWE’s 2018 Mae Young Classic.

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

IWC 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 Tag Team Championship – with Nevaeh

Zero 1 USA Women’s Championship