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Lacey Von Erich
Ring name(s) Lacey Von Erich[1]
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Born July 17, 1986 (1986-07-17) (age 23)[2]
Dallas, Texas[2]
Resides Los Angeles, California
Trained by Kip James
Tom Prichard
Steve Keirn
Debut 2007

Lacey Adkisson[1] (born July 17, 1986)[2] is an American professional wrestler better known by her ring name Lacey Von Erich. She is the daughter of Kerry Von Erich and the granddaughter of Fritz Von Erich. She is currently signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where she is currently one third of the TNA Knockout Tag Team Champions.

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Professional wrestling career

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World Wrestling Entertainment (2007)

Adkisson signed a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment in August 2007.[1] She was assigned to Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) in Tampa, Florida, and became the first third generation wrestler from the Von Erich family.[1] She made her debut for FCW on September 15, 2007 managing Billy Kidman under the ring name Lacey Von Erich.[3] On September 25, 2007, Lacey then appeared as the valet for Ryan O' Reilly along with Maryse Ouellet.[4] On October 9, 2007 Von Erich made her in-ring debut in a loss against Nattie Neidhart.[1][5] She was released from her development contract in late 2007.[1]

Lacey made an appearance at WrestleMania XXV, where the Von Erich family was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. She was seen in the audience as her uncle, Kevin Von Erich, accepted the induction.

Independent circuit (2008–present)

On March 8, 2008, Von Erich returned to the ring with Missy Hyatt in her corner in a match against Angel Orsini in Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey. Wrestling barefoot like her uncle Kevin, Von Erich won the match by defeating Orsini with the Iron Claw. On March 22, 2008, Von Erich made her debut in Professional Championship Wrestling in Arlington, Texas. She teamed up with Action Jackson to defeat Mike Foxx and Claudia in a mixed tag team match.[6] Before the debut at PCW she wrestled in a mixed tag team match vs. JT Lamotta and MissDiss_lexia at SWWA in Grambury, TX/ Von Erich joined Pro Wrestling Revolution on June 7, 2008. In December 2008, she defeated Cheerleader Melissa at a Pro Wrestling Revolution show in San Francisco, California.[2]

In 2009, Von Erich began working for an all-female wrestling promotion, Wrestlicious, which was created by Jimmy Hart and started airing in March 2010.[7] She, however, had to be released by the company after the tapings of the first season of episodes, after signing with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling.[2] On July 10, 2009, Lacey Von Erich defeated Mia Martinez, Faith, Huntress, and Kimberly Kash to become the new WCPW Ladies Champion.[8]

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (2009–present)

Von Erich performing a chokeslam on Sarita.

On the October 1, 2009, episode of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's Impact!, Von Erich debuted as a heel (villainous character), by aligning herself with the Beautiful People of Velvet Sky and Madison Rayne and attacking the TNA Knockout Tag Team Champions, Taylor Wilde and Sarita.[9] On the October 15 edition of Impact! she made her in-ring debut teaming with Sky and Rayne in a six knockout tag team match, where they defeated the team of Awesome Kong, ODB and Tara.[10] Two weeks later on Impact! she once again teamed with Sky and Rayne in a six knockout tag team match, where they defeated ODB, Christy Hemme and Hamada, when Von Erich pinned Hemme after a chokeslam, scoring her first victory in TNA.[11] On November 5, she started carrying a pink nightstick with her to the ring, dubbed "Lacey's Ugly Stick". At Turning Point, the Beautiful People were unsuccessful in gaining any gold in TNA, as ODB pinned Rayne in a six knockout tag team match with all the gold on the line to win the match for the reigning champions.[12] The Beautiful People began appearing in backstage segments they dubbed as their reality show "The Meanest Girls", an allusion to the 2004 teen comedy Mean Girls.[13] On the December 10 edition of Impact! Von Erich was defeated by Velvet Sky in a mud wrestling match refereed by Madison Rayne. The match was booked by Kevin Nash, who was in charge for the evening, in an attempt to get big ratings.[14] On the January 14, 2010, edition of Impact! Sky, Rayne and Von Erich were attacked by the returning Angelina Love, whom Von Erich had replaced in the Beautiful People.[15] On the March 8 Monday night edition of Impact! Rayne and Sky defeated the teams of Love and Tara and Sarita and Taylor Wilde in a three-way match to win the vacant TNA Knockout Tag Team Championship, which they will now defend with Von Erich under the Freebird rule.[16]

Hulkamania: Let the Battle Begin (2009)

In November 2009, Von Erich took part in the Australian tour "Hulkamania: Let the Battle Begin" created by Hulk Hogan. On November 21 she won a bikini contest, which also included Koa Marie Turner, Stephanie Pietz, and Kiara Dillon. She also interfered in the main event between Hogan and Ric Flair, on Flair's behalf.[17] In other matches on the tour she was used as Flair's manager.[18]

Other media

On January 25, 2010, Lacey appeared as a live guest on the weekly "Right After Wrestling" radio program on Hardcore Sports Radio on SIRIUS Radio Chanel 98 [19] with host Arda Ocal.

Personal life

Adkisson is part of the Von Erich family. Her grandfather was Fritz Von Erich, and she is the daughter of Kerry Von Erich.[1] She has a older sister named Hollie.[1] She has a son.[1]

Adkisson runs her own advertising company in Southern California.[1] In early 2009, she was diagnosed with meningitis after complaining of a migraine, but she made a full recovery.[2]

In wrestling

Von Erich applying the Iron Claw on Sarita.
  • Nicknames
    • "LVE"
    • "Rocka Blonde" (bestowed by Diva Dirt staff)
    • "The Heir Apparent to the Von Erich Throne"[22]

Championships and accomplishments

References

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