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Lisa Marie Varon

Lisa Marie Varon

Real name: Lisa Marie Varon
Height: 5’8″
Weight: 155 lbs.
Date of birth: February 10, 1971
From: Rialto, CA
Pro debut: June 2000
Trained by: UPW
Finishing move: Widows Peak


– In 1997 and 1998, Varon was featured on ESPN’s “Fitness America Series.” In 1997, she won the competition.
– Varon’s first in ring experience came at UPW (Ultimate Pro Wrestling), a former WWF developmental territory in Southern California.
– In UPW, Varon paraded around in a cheerleading outfit, and used the initials HBIC.
– Varon made her WWF television debut as one of the Godfather’s ladies, leading the “Save the Ho” campaign.
– On the August 7, 2000 episode of “Raw,” Varon was put through a table by the Goodfather, and given the name Victoria.
– In November 2000, Victoria was taken off television, and assigned to Memphis Championship Wrestling for development.
– In Memphis, Victoria briefly served as MCW commissioner. She often crossed paths with The Kat (Stacy Carter) and Ivory.
– Varon was eventually assigned to Ohio Valley Wrestling in Louisville, where she adopted the moniker “Queen Victoria.”
– In OVW, Victoria managed “The Machine” Doug Basham and Damaja.
– With “Queen Victoria” in his corner, Bashman defeated Flash Flanigan on July 25, 2001 to capture the OVW title.
– On August 9, 2001, Victoria squared off with Lita at the Brian Pillman Memorial Show in Cincinnati, OH.
– Victoria defeated Nidia on January 24, 2002 in Muncie, IN.
– On February 5, 2002, Bashman and Damaja defeated Nick Dinsmore and Rob Conway to become OVW Tag Team champions.
– Victoria made her in ring WWE television debut on the July 7, 2002 edition of “Sunday Night Heat,” facing off with Trish Stratus.
– On the August 5, 2002 episode of “Raw,” Victoria upset Stratus.
– After Stratus successfully defended the WWE Women’s title against Stacy Keibler on the October 7, 2002 episode of “Raw,” Victoria viciously attacked the champ.
– On the October 21, 2002 edition of “Raw,” Victoria teamed with Chris Jericho and Christian to defeat Stratus, Goldust, and Booker T.
– At Survivor Series 2002 in New York, NY, Victoria pinned Stratus to capture the WWE Women’s championship.
– The next night on “Raw,” Victoria made her first successful title defense against Keibler, whom she attacked earlier on the show.
– A short time later, Victoria and Steven Richards engaged in a mysterious on air relationship.
– At Armageddon ’02 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Victoria defeated Jacqueline and Stratus to retain the WWE Women’s title.
– On the January 6, 2003 edition of “Raw,” Victoria and Molly Holly (with Richards in their corner) defeated Stratus and Jacqueline.
– One week later, Victoria successfully defended her title against Stratus and Jacqueline in a three-way match.
– Victoria successfully defended the WWE Women’s title against Stratus on January 25, 2003 in Tokyo, Japan.
– On the November 24, 2003 episode of “Raw,” Victoria defeated Lita in the company’s first ever women’s steel cage match.
– Victoria defeated Lita, Molly Holly and Jazz in a four way elimination match to capture the Women’s title in Omaha, NE on the February 23, 2004 edition of “Raw.”
– At Wrestlemania XX in New York, NY, Victoria pinned Molly Holly to retain the Women’s title. After the match, Victoria shaved Holly’s head.
– At Backlash ’04, Victoria successfully defended the Women’s title against Lita.
– Victoria defeated Molly Holly at the 2004 Vengeance PPV to become the top contender for the WWE Women’s title.
– At Vengeance ’05, Victoria defeated Christy Hemme.
– In 2007, Varon agreed to a new three year WWE contract.
– On June 17, 2007, Smackdown selected Victoria during the supplemental draft.
– At Backlash ’08, Victoria, Layla, Jillian, Melina, Beth Phoenix & Natalya defeated Mickie James, Maria, Ashley, Michelle McCool, Cherry & Kelly Kelly.
– Victoria competed in her final WWE match on January 13, 2009, at a SmackDown! taping (aired January 16, 2009). She lost to Michelle McCool. Varon later posted a blog on her MySpace page confirming that she was retiring from professional wrestling.
– When her 90-day no compete clause expired, Varon joined TNA. She debuted at the May 25, 2009 Impact tapings in Orlando, FL.
– Her ring name was changed to Tara in TNA. She won the TNA Knockouts title on June 25, 2009.
– At Turning Point ’09, Tara defeated Awesome Kong.
– At Final Resolution ’09, Tara defeated ODB in Orlando, FL to capture the TNA Knockouts title.
– At Genesis ’10, Tara defeated ODB.
– At Bound for Glory ’10, Tara over came Angelina Love, Velvet Sky and Madison Rayne. Mickie James was the guest referee.
– On July 12, 2011, Miss Tessmacher and Tara defeated Mexican America (Rosita and Sarita) in Orlando, FL to win the TNA Knockout Tag Team titles.
– At Hardcore Justice ’11, Tessmacher and Tara defeated Mexican American again the retain the tag team titles.
– In July 2013, TNA released Tara.

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