Jan 13, 2012 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real name: Saraya-Jade Bevis
Height: 5’8″
Weight: 135 lbs.
Date of birth: August 17, 1992
Hometown: Norwich, England
Pro debut: 2005
Trained by: The Knight Family, Klondyke Kate, Jason Cross
Finishing move: Paige Turner


– Bevis is part of a wrestling family. Her mother (Sweet Saraya), father (Ricky Knight) and brothers (The Zebra Kid & Zak Zodiac) are all professional wrestlers
– On April 2, 2006, Bevis made her professional debut as ‘Britani Knight’, teaming with her mother in a 3-Way Tag Team Match
– On June 10, 2007, The Norfolk Dolls (Knight & Melodi) defeated Legion of Womb (Jetta & Skye) to win the vacant WAWW Tag Team Titles
– In August 2007, Knight entered the W3L Womens Title Tournament, defeating Amy, but losing to Sara in the final
– On December 22, 2007, Knight entered the WAWW British Title Tournament, defeating Melodi & Jade but losing to Jetta in the final
– On August 22, 2009, Knight defeated Sweet Saraya in a two-out-of-three falls match to become the first HEW Womens Champion
– On August 31, 2009, Knight defeated Sweet Saraya in a two-out-of-three falls match to win the WAWW British Title
– On September 26, 2009, Knight defeated Faith Lehaine to retain the HEW Womens Title
– On October 25, 2009, Knight defeated Sweet Saraya to retain the WAW British Ladies Title
– On November 13, 2009, Knight defeated Faith Lehaine & Sweet Saraya in a 3-Way Match to retain the HEW Womens Title
– On November 21, 2009, Knight & Sweet Saraya defeated Babylove (Chelsey Love & Stacey Baybie) in an Elimination Match. Knight scored the pinfall to win the RDW Womens Title
– On December 19, 2009, Knight defeated Jetta to win the RQW Womens Title and retain the HEW Womens Title
– On January 23, 2010, Knight defeated Amy-Lee Kramer to retain the HEW Womens Title
– On February 6, 2010, Knight defeated Amazon to retain the RDW Womens Title
– On April 2, 2010, Knight defeated Sweet Saraya to retain the RQW Womens Title
– On May 24, 2010, Knight & Sweet Saraya defeated Amazon & Ananya to become the first PWF Ladies Tag Team Champions
– On June 20, 2010, Knight won the WAW Ladies Tournament, defeating Dani Brookes and Sweet Saraya
– In November 2010, Knight received a WWE tryout
– On January 22, 2011, Knight defeated Blue Nikita to win the GSW Ladies Title
– The next day, Knight defeated Blue Nikita & Miss Mina in a 3-Way No-DQ Match to retain the GSW Ladies Title. The match aired on PPV
– On March 11, 2011, Knight defeated Sweet Saraya to win the HEW Womens Title
– The next day, Knight defeated Amazon to retain the HEW Womens Title
– In April 2011, Knight received a second WWE tryout. She impressed and entered negotiations with the company
– On April 9, 2011, Knight won the Pro Wrestling EVE Title Tournament, defeating Jenny Sjodin, Jetta & Nikki Storm
– On April 30, 2011, Knight defeated Amy Cooper to win the SCW Ladies Title
– On May 21, 2011, Knight defeated Amy Cooper to retain the SCW Ladies Title
– In October 2011, Knight made her first SHIMMER appearances
– On November 11, 2011, Knight defeated Amazon, Amy-Lee Kramer, Destiny, Liberty, Penelope & Sweet Saraya in an Elimination Match to win the WAWW Hardcore Title
– In late-November 2011, Bevis signed a WWE development deal and was assigned to FCW. She would report for duty early the following year
– On January 5, 2012, Bevis (as ‘Saraya’) made her FCW debut in a Battle Royal
– In February 2012, Bevis’ ring name was changed to ‘Paige’
– On June 20, 2013, Paige defeated Emma in the final of a tournament to become the first NXT Womens Champion. She had previously defeated Tamina Snuka & Alicia Fox
– On July 11, 2013, Paige defeated Summer Rae to retain the NXT Womens Title
– Paige defeated AJ Lee on the April 7, 2014 edition of Raw in New Orleans, LA to win the WWE Divas championship
– At Summerslam ’14, Paige defeated AJ Lee to regain the WWE Divas title
– At Wrestlemania 31, AJ Lee and Paige defeated the Bella Twins
– On April 13, Paige won a battle royal to become Number 1 Contender to the WWE Divas Title, but was attacked by Naomi after the match
– Paige returned to action on May 18, attacking both Nikki Bella and Naomi
– In June 2015, Paige became a judge on the new series of WWE Tough Enough
– On July 13, Paige aligned with the debuting Charlotte & Becky Lynch, beginning a 3-Way feud with Team Bella (Nikki, Brie & Alicia Fox) and Team BAD (Naomi, Tamina & Sasha Banks)
– At Summerslam ’15, Team PCB defeated Team BAD & Team Bella in a 3-Way Match
– In October 2015, Paige turned heel on Team PCB
– On the WrestleMania 32 pre-show, Team Total Divas (Brie Bella, Paige, Natalya, Alicia Fox & Eva Marie) defeated Team BAD and Blonde (Naomi, Tamina, Summer Rae, Emma & Lana)
– In the 2016 WWE draft, Paige was allocated to Raw
– Paige finally returned to WWE on November 20, 2017, debuting her new faction of herself, Sonya Deville and Mandy Rose. The trio attacked the vast majority of their fellow Raw female talent over the course of the night
– Paige suffered a career-ending injury at a live event in December 2017, though would not formally announce her retirement until the Raw following WrestleMania 34.
– Following Daniel Bryan’s return to the ring, Paige was unveiled as the new General Manager of Smackdown
– In December 2018, the General Manager position was abolished and Paige was removed from television
– In April 2019, Paige returned to Smackdown to manage the new tag team of Kairi Sane & Asuka
– On July 7, 2022, Paige left the WWE
– Now known as ‘Saraya’, Bevis debuted for AEW at Dynamite Grand Slam 2022
– Saraya wrestled her first match in 5 years at AEW Full Gear 2022, defeating Britt Baker
– At Fyter Fest 2023, The Outcasts (Saraya & Toni Storm) defeated Britt Baker & Hikaru Shida
– At All In 2023, Saraya defeated Toni Storm, Hikaru Shida & Britt Baker to win the AEW Womens Title
– On the 2023 Dynamite Grand Slam special, Saraya defeated Toni Storm to retain the AEW Womens Title

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