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Jackie Gayda

Haas at the Big Apple Summer Sizzler in Manhattan, June 13, 2009.
Ring name(s) Jackie Gayda[1]
Jackie
Miss Jackie
Just Jackie
Billed height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)[1]
Billed weight 132 lb (60 kg)[1]
Born November 3, 1981 (1981-11-03) (age 28)[1]
Strongsville, Ohio
Resides Dallas, Texas[1]
Trained by Al Snow[1]
Chavo Guerrero, Jr.
Hardcore Holly[1]
Jacqueline
Charlie Haas
Debut June 6, 2002[1]
Retired April 2009

Jacquelyn Suzanne Gayda-Haas[2] (born November 3, 1981)[1] is an American professional wrestler and valet, best known for her work on World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)'s Raw and SmackDown! brands and in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) as a TNA Knockout. She was awarded a contract with WWE after co-winning the second series of the reality television show Tough Enough.

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Career

World Wrestling Entertainment

2002-2003

As soon as Gayda was awarded the Tough Enough II contract, she worked several matches on the Raw and SmackDown! brands. In one of her first TV matches (a tag team match with Christopher Nowinski against Trish Stratus and Bradshaw on the July 8, 2002 edition of Raw from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), botched several moves, the most infamous of which was a second-rope-bulldog by Stratus, which Gayda sold too late.[3]

She was sent to Ohio Valley Wrestling for further training. While in OVW, she joined the stable known as "The Revolution",[1] in addition to managing The Basham Brothers and Chris Kanyon. On June 16, 2003 she returned to WWE as Miss Jackie, managing Rico.[4]

2004-2005

In early 2004, Gayda teamed up with Stacy Keibler, with the duo proclaiming themselves to be the WWE's hottest divas. This provoked a feud with SmackDown! divas Sable and Torrie Wilson. At WrestleMania XX, Gayda and Keibler were defeated by Sable and Wilson in an evening gown match.[5]

In the second WWE Draft, Gayda and Rico were traded to SmackDown! brand,[6] where they eventually teamed up with Charlie Haas. In September 2004, Haas and Gayda were engaged, and their relationship was eventually incorporated into their on-screen characters. Dawn Marie announced the engagement of Gayda and Haas on the September 30 episode of SmackDown!, implying in the process that she and Haas were "more than just friends." This led to a catfight between Gayda and Dawn, which in turn led to an intergender tag match at No Mercy pitting Gayda, Haas, and Rico against Dawn and The Dudley Boyz. Gayda's team won the bout,[7] yet Dawn Marie predicted that the relationship would not last very long. From that moment onwards, Dawn Marie tried her hardest to split the couple up. On the October 7 episode of SmackDown!, Gayda found herself on the receiving end of Billy Kidman's BK Bomb. She sold her injuries through the October tour of Europe by wearing a neckbrace, only returning to action on the October 28 episode of SmackDown!, which saw Gayda hit the ring during a Halloween costume contest between Dawn and Torrie Wilson, spearing Dawn and tearing the clothes from her body. A vengeful Dawn then screamed to Gayda that it was not over. Dawn gained her revenge during an arm wrestling contest on the November 4 episode of SmackDown!, headbutting Gayda and catfighting with her until Haas made the save. Dawn's ally Heidenreich then decimated Haas, dismissing Gayda's attempts to protect Haas by shoving her to the mat. On November 25 Gayda tried to gain revenge in a "pilgrim versus Indian" match, but both women were disqualified for ignoring the referee's instructions. The two divas fought once again on December 2, this time while wearing Christmas outfits. General Manager Theodore Long finally announced a final encounter at Armageddon, appointing Haas as referee. Gayda lost the match, and her fianceé, as the relationship was broken when Haas revealed he had an affair with Dawn Marie. He then rejected Marie afterwards, saying he did not want either woman.

Gayda began wrestling as a singles performer. She appeared in numerous vignettes with the other divas until she and Haas were released from WWE on July 5, 2005, along with many other WWE wrestlers.[8]

Independent circuit

Gayda has since worked for several independent promotions, including Ballpark Brawl, where Gayda was referred to as Just Jackie and defeated Traci Brooks, Nattie Neidhart, Jamie D, and April Hunter on August 13, 2005. She also teamed with Hunter in a loss to Neidhart on August 14, 2005.

In October 2005, the book entitled Divas Uncovered (a book that went behind the scenes with the divas, much like WWE Unscripted) was released. Gayda, who was previously on the cover, was still featured in the book, despite her release.

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling and retirement

On the November 26, 2005 edition of Impact!, Gayda made her debut lashing out at Jeff Jarrett. Jarrett was shocked and frightened by Gayda's unexpected appearance and soon ordered her backstage. He was heard saying, "It's not what you think." After being pushed by Jarrett, Gayda slapped him and then went after his valet, Gail Kim. The following week, Gayda came out again to confront Jarrett. After pushing and slapping, the two had to be pulled apart by officials. At Turning Point, the same thing happened in the main event match, but Gayda was restrained by officials. On the December 31 show, Don West tracked down Gayda for an interview. She said her being there had nothing to do with a love affair, but rather that Jarrett had promised her a spot on the TNA Roster, but while she was stuck at home, she turned on the television to see Kim in her place. She said she had a big secret about Jarrett that TNA Management would love to hear, but didn't reveal what it was.

Gayda won TNA's Knockout of the Year 2005 on the January 14, 2006 edition of Impact!. At Final Resolution, she ran into Raven after he lost his match. She told him that they had something in common, they were both being screwed by TNA Management. On the January 28 edition of Impact!, Gayda came down to ringside during a Jarrett versus Jay Lethal match, to hand an audio tape to Kim. She then left, with a confused Kim soon following.

Jarrett then hired Alex Shelley to video tape Gayda at her home, for blackmail. Shelley complied, returning a week later with a videotape. On the February 18, 2006 edition of Impact!, she told Jarrett that he had won and that she would leave. Jarrett refused to comply and used the tape Shelley compiled of Gayda as blackmail to get her to join his stable. Jackie became the manager of Planet Jarrett. She feuded with Gail Kim in mid-2006. At Sacrifice Jackie announced that she was pregnant, so Kim kayfabe fired her. She has not appeared with TNA since and her photos have been removed from the Knockouts portion of the website. Shortly before her pictures were removed from the TNA website it was confirmed that Gayda parted ways with TNA.

In April 2009, Gayda returned to WWE for one-night only as a part of the 25 Diva battle royal at WrestleMania XXV.

Personal life

On June 10, 2005, Gayda married Charlie Haas. It was announced in May 5, 2006 on WWE.com that Gayda and Haas were expecting their first child.[1] On December 14, 2006 at 3:01 a.m., Gayda gave birth to a daughter. Kayla Jacquelyn Haas weighed 6 pounds 7-ounces, and was 19.5-inches long.[9] The couple's second daughter, Taylor Suzanne, was born on September 17, 2008.[10][11]

Haas and Gayda opened "Custom Muscle Nutrition and Smoothie Shop", a nutritional store in Frisco, Texas on October 1, 2008.[12]

In wrestling

Charlie Haas (left) with Rico (center) and Gayda (right).

Championships and accomplishments

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Jackie Gayda Profile". Online World Of Wrestling. http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/profiles/j/jackie-gayda.html. Retrieved 2008-03-25.  
  2. ^ Jackie Haas at Big Apple Convention
  3. ^ "slash Wrestling slash RAW slash 8 July 2002". http://slashwrestling.com/raw/020708.html. Retrieved 2006-10-22.  
  4. ^ "WWE Raw Results - June 16, 2003". Online World of Wrestling. 2003-06-16. http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/results/raw/030616.html. Retrieved 2008-11-16.  
  5. ^ PWI Staff (2007). "Pro Wrestling Illustrated presents: 2007 Wrestling almanac & book of facts". "Wrestling’s historical cards" (Kappa Publishing): p. 115.  
  6. ^ Dykens, Brad (2004-03-22). "The 2004 WWE Draft Lottery". Online World Of Wrestling. http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/columns/wwe/draft2.html. Retrieved 2008-11-16.  
  7. ^ PWI Staff (2007). "Pro Wrestling Illustrated presents: 2007 Wrestling almanac & book of facts". "Wrestling’s historical cards" (Kappa Publishing): p. 116.  
  8. ^ "WWE releases several Superstars". WWE. 2005-07-08. http://www.wwe.com/inside/news/archive/releases. Retrieved 2008-02-16.  
  9. ^ Zeigler, Zack (December 14, 2006). "Full Haas". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/inside/news/archive/fullhaas1. Retrieved 2007-12-21.  
  10. ^ "Former WWE wrestler Jackie Haas reveals baby's sex, name". Celebrity-Babies.com. 2008-07-16. http://celebrity-babies.com/2008/07/16/jackie-haas-its/. Retrieved 2008-07-17.  
  11. ^ "WWE Superstar has daughter". WWE. 2008-09-18. http://www.wwe.com/inside/industrynews/8113130. Retrieved 2008-09-19.  
  12. ^ Raymond, Katie A. (2008-10-24). "Custom Charlie: Haas opens new business venture". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/inside/overtheropes/news/CustomCharlie. Retrieved 2008-10-25.  

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