Dana Brooke

Ashley Mae Sebera

D.O.B: 29 November, 1989
Birthplace: Seven Hills, Ohio
Height: 5’3″
Trained By: Sara Del Rey
Twitter: @DanaBrookeWWE

Ashley Mae Sebera is a bodybuilder, fitness competitor, model and professional wrestler currently working for WWE under the ring name Dana Brooke.

Body Fitness Career


Ashley Sebera spent a short time as a diver, and participated in gymnastics for eighteen years. During this time, she suffered several injuries, including breaking both of her ankles. This led to her giving up gymnastics, in favor of fitness competition and bodybuilding.

Between 2011 and 2012, Sebera held several National Physique Committee championships. She then earned her International Federation of BodyBuilding & Fitness pro-tour card. She competed at the the 2013 European Arnold Classic, where she placed 12th. In 2015, she placed 15th at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio.

Professional Wrestling Career


 

NXT (2013-Present)

In June 2013, Sebera was signed by WWE and assigned to their developmental territory, NXT, where she began using the ring name, Dana Brooke. Her first television appearance came by way of a backstage segment with Tyler Breeze at the NXT TakeOver: Fatal 4-Way event on September 11th, 2014. She would make her actual in-ring debut the following week on September 18th, when she teamed with Bayley in a defeat to Alexa Bliss and Sasha Banks.

This was followed by a series of vignettes to introduce Dana Brooke to the crowd. She then made her television debut on the April 15, 2015 episode of NXT, when she defeated Blue Pants.

Alliance With Emma

On the April 29th edition of NXT, Dana Brooke defeated Bayley after Emma provided the distraction. Brooke and Emma then joined forces to take on Bayley and Charlotte in a tag team match at NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable, which they lost.

Brooke and Emma, then began feuding with NXT newcomer, Asuka, this led to a match between Dana Brooke and Asuka at NXT TakeOver: Respect, which Asuka won. Despite the defeat, Brooke and Emma were undeterred, and continued to provoke Asuka. On the November 25th episode of NXT, Brooke and Emma attacked Asuka, setting up a match between Emma and Asuka at NXT TakeOver: London, Emma lost the match, despite interference from Dana Brooke.

Main roster (2016–present)

On the May 9, 2016 episode of RAW, Dana Brooke made her debut on the WWE main roster when she attacked Becky Lynch, re-uniting with Emma. On that week’s episode of Smackdown, she made her in-ring debut on the main roster, defeating Becky Lynch. She defeated Lynch again on the following week’s RAW.

She made her WWE PPV debut at Extreme Rules, when she distracted Natalya, costing her a match against Charlotte for the WWE Women’s Championship, thus aligning herself with Charlotte and Ric Flair.

The following night on RAW, Dana was in the ring when Charlotte turned her back on Ric.

On June 13, it was announced that Dana Brooke and Charlotte would team up to face Natalya and Becky Lynch at Money In The Bank.

At Money in the Bank, Charlotte and Dana Brooke defeated Natalya and Becky Lynch via pinfall after Charlotte hit the Natural Selection on Natalya.

Personal Life


In December, 2015, it was revealed that personal photos of Dana Brooke had been released online.

In January, 2016, Dana Brooke was awarded the 4CW Rookie of the Year Award.

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