Chyna

chynajoanlaurer

[Chyna GALLERY]

[Original DX] [New DX] [The Corporation]

Chyna commenting on RAW 1000 DX reunion here!

Title History

  • IWF (International Wrestling Federation) women’s title defeating Violet Flame (September 28, 1996);
  • WWF (World Wrestling Federation) Intercontinental title defeating Jeff Jarrett (October 17, 1999);
  • WWF (World Wrestling Federation) women’s title defeating “Right To Censor” Ivory (April 1, 2001);

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • Joanie Laurer left home at age 16 and went to Spain under a United Nations scholarship.
  • 1987: Joanie Laurer graduated from high school in Spain.
  • 1992: Joanie Laurer graduated from the University of Tampa with a double major in Spanish Literature.
  • Joanie Laurer joined the Peace Corps and was assigned to Costa Rica to teach literacy.
  • ~~~After college, Joanie Laurer began entering fitness competitions.
  • September 14, 1996: Joanie Laurer competed in the New York City regional of the Fitness America Pageant.

Getting into the Business:

  • September 28, 1996: Joanie Lee defeated Violet Flame for the IWF (International Wrestling Federation) Women’s title.
  • 1996: Joanie Laurer was named the PGWA (Professional Girls Wrestling Association) rookie of the year.

World Wrestling Federation:

  • February 1997 – RAW: Joanie Laurer debuted in the WWF attacking Marlena (Terri) from her seat in the front row!
  • February 1997: It was soon apparent that Laurer (not given a name yet) was working for Hunter Heurst Helmsley.
  • ~~~Joanie Laurer was given the name “Chyna” and she became the beefy valet/bodyguard of Hunter Hearst Helmsley.
  • March 15, 1997 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna) defeated Bob Holly.
  • March 17, 1997 – RAW: Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna) defeats Flash Funk.
  • March 23, 1997 – WrestleMania: Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna) defeated Goldust (w/Marlena).
  • March 24, 1997 – RAW: Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna) defeats Bart Gunn.
  • March 31, 1997 – RAW: Goldust defeated Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna) by disqualification.
  • April 14, 1997 – RAW: Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna) defeated Jesse Jammes.
  • April 21, 1997 – RAW: WWE champion The Undertaker defeated Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna) by disqualification to retain the title.
  • April 28, 1997 – RAW: Goldust (w/Marlena) defeated Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna) by count-out.
  • May 11, 1997 – In Your House 15 – A Cold Day in Hell: Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna) defeated Flash Funk.
  • May 12, 1997 – RAW: Ahmed Johnson defeated Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna) by disqualification in the 1st round of the King of the Ring tournament.
  • May 19, 1997 – RAW: Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna) defeated Crush (w/Clarence Mason and Savio Vega) in the 1st round of the King of the Ring tournament.
  • May 26, 1997 – RAW: Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna) defeated Rockabilly (w/The Honky Tonk Man).
  • June 2, 1997 – RAW: Goldust (w/Marlena) defeated Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna).
  • June 7, 1997 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Ahmed Johnson and Mankind defeated Hunter Hearst Helmsley and Jerry Lawler (w/Chyna).
  • June 8, 1997 – King of the Ring: Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna) defeated Ahmed Johnson in the semi-finals. Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna) defeated Mankind to win the King of the Ring tournament.
  • June 16, 1997 – RAW: Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna) defeated Phineas I. Godwinn.
  • June 23, 1997 – RAW: Intercontinental champion Owen Hart (w/Brian Pillman) defeated Goldust (w/Marlena) and Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna) in a 3-way match to retain the title.
  • June 30, 1997 – RAW: Ken Shamrock defeated Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna).
  • July 6, 1997 – In Your House 16 – Canadian Stampede: Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna) vs. Mankind ended in a double count-out.
  • July 28, 1997 – RAW: Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna) vs. Vader ended in a no contest.
  • August 3, 1997 – SummerSlam: Mankind defeats Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna) in a steel cage match.
  • August 4, 1997 – RAW: Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna) vs. Vader (w/Paul Bearer) ended in a no contest.
  • August 18, 1997 – RAW: Mankind and The Undertaker defeated Shawn Michaels and Triple H (w/Chyna and Rick Rude) by disqualification.
  • September 5, 1997 – Friday Night Main Event: The Undertaker defeated Hunter Hearst Helmsley (w/Chyna) by disqualification.
  • September 8, 1997 – RAW: Triple H (w/Chyna and Shawn Michaels) defeated Savio Vega, The Patriot in a 3-way match.
  • September 20, 1997 – One Night Only: Triple H (w/Chyna) defeated Dude Love.
  • September 22, 1997 – RAW: Cactus Jack defeated Triple H (w/Chyna) in a falls count anywhere match.
  • September 29, 1997 – RAW: The Undertaker defeated Triple H (w/Chyna and Shawn Michaels) by disqualification.
  • October 6, 1997 – RAW: Triple H (w/Chyna) defeated European champion Bret Hart by count-out. Bret Hart retains.
  • October 13, 1997 – RAW: European champion Shawn Michaels (w/Chyna, Rick Rude and Triple H) defeated Flash Funk to retain the title. Ahmed Johnson vs. Triple H (w/Chyna and Shawn Michaels) ended in a no contest.
  • October 27, 1997 – RAW: Triple H (w/Chyna and Shawn Michaels) defeated Goldust (w/Marlena).
  • November 10, 1997 – RAW: Ken Shamrock vs. Triple H (w/Chyna and Shawn Michaels) ended in a no contest.
  • December 1, 1997 – RAW: Triple H (w/Chyna) defeated Jim Neidhart.
  • December 7, 1997 – In Your House 17 – D-Generation X: Triple H (w/Chyna) defeated Sgt. Slaughter.
  • December 15, 1997 – RAW: The Legion Of Doom (Road Warrior Animal and Road Warrior Hawk) defeated D-Generation X (Shawn Michaels and Triple H) (w/Chyna) by disqualification.
  • December 22, 1997 – RAW: Triple H (w/Chyna) defeated Shawn Michaels to win the European title.
  • Chyna and Triple H joined forces with Shawn Michaels and Rick Rude to form a faction known as Degeneration X.
  • February 15, 1998 – No Way Out: Cactus Jack, Chainsaw Charlie, Owen Hart and Steve Austin defeated Savio Vega, The New Age Outlaws (Billy Gunn and The Road Dogg) and Triple H (w/Chyna). Steve Austin gave Chyna one of his patented Stone Cold Stunner.
  • March 9, 1998 – RAW: Savio Vega vs. Triple H (w/Chyna) ended in a no contest.
  • March 16, 1998 – RAW: Triple H (w/Chyna) defeated Owen Hart to win the European title.
  • March 29, 1998 – WrestleMania: European champion Triple H (w/Chyna) defeated Owen Hart to retain the title. Steve Austin defeated Shawn Michaels (w/Chyna and Triple H) to win the WWE title.
  • April 6, 1998 – RAW: D-Generation X (The New Age Outlaws (Billy Gunn and The Road Dogg) and Triple H) (w/Chyna and X-Pac) defeated The Disciples Of Apocalypse (8-Ball, Chainz and Skull).
  • April 20, 1998 – RAW: D-Generation X (Billy Gunn, The Road Dogg and Triple H) (w/Chyna and X-Pac) defeated LOD 2000 (Road Warrior Animal and Road Warrior Hawk) and Owen Hart (w/Sunny).
  • April 26, 1998 – In Your House 21 – Unforgiven: European champion Triple H defeated Owen Hart to retain. Chyna was in a cage at ring side.
  • May 4, 1998 – RAW: D-Generation X (Billy Gunn, The Road Dogg, Triple H and X-Pac) (w/Chyna) defeated The Disciples Of Apocalypse (8-Ball and Skull) and LOD 2000 (Road Warrior Animal and Road Warrior Hawk) (w/Sunny) by count-out.
  • June 1, 1998 – RAW: The Nation (D-Lo Brown, Owen Hart and The Rock) (w/Kama Mustafa and Mark Henry) defeated D-Generation X (Billy Gunn, The Road Dogg and Triple H) (w/Chyna and X-Pac) in a tag team elimination match.
  • June 29, 1998 – RAW: Ken Shamrock defeated Owen Hart and Triple H (w/Chyna) in a 3-way match.
  • July 13, 1998 – RAW: D-Generation X (Triple H and X-Pac) (w/Chyna) defeated The Nation (Owen Hart and The Rock).
  • July 20, 1998 – RAW: D-Lo Brown (w/The Rock) defeated Triple H (w/Chyna) to win the European title.
  • July 26, 1998 – In Your House 23 – Fully Loaded: European champion D-Lo Brown (w/The Godfather) defeated X-Pac (w/Chyna) to retain the title. WWE Intercontinental champion The Rock (w/D-Lo Brown, Mark Henry and The Godfather) vs. Triple H (w/Billy Gunn, Chyna, The Road Dogg and X-Pac) ended in a 30 minutes time limit draw to retain the title.
  • August 3, 1998 – RAW: Triple H (w/Chyna) defeated X-Pac to become #1 contender for the Intercontinental title.
  • August 30, 1998 – SummerSlam: Triple H (w/Chyna) defeated The Rock (w/Mark Henry) in a ladder match to win the Intercontinental title.
  • September 12, 1998 – RAW Saturday Night: D-Generation X (Billy Gunn, The Road Dogg, Triple H and X-Pac) (w/Chyna) defeated Kai En Tai (Dick Togo, Mens Teioh, Sho Funaki and Taka Michinoku) (w/Yamaguchi-San).
  • September 14, 1998 – RAW: Intercontinental champion Triple H (w/Chyna and X-Pac) defeated Owen Hart (w/Mark Henry) to retain the title.

World Wrestling Federation – Chyna and Mark Henry:

  • Chyna got involved in a love angle when “Sexual Chocolate” Mark Henry developed a crush on her.
  • Chyna brought her friend “Sammi” in for a threesome with Mark Henry, who freaked out when he discovered Sammi was a MAN!
  • September 14, 1998 – RAW: Mark Henry defeated Chyna and X-Pac in a handicap match.
  • December 6, 1998 – Capital Carnage: Triple H (w/Chyna) defeated Jeff Jarrett (w/Debra).
  • December 7, 1998 – RAW: Ken Shamrock and The Big Bossman defeated D-Generation X (Triple H and X-Pac) (w/Chyna) by disqualification.
  • December 13, 1998 – HEAT: Triple H (w/Billy Gunn, Chyna and The Road Dogg) defeated Droz (w/Animal).
  • December 14, 1998 – RAW: WWE champion The Rock (w/Shawn Michaels) defeated Triple H (w/Chyna) to retain the title.
  • January 4, 1999 – RAW: Triple H (w/Chyna) defeated Mankind.

World Wrestling Federation – The Corporation:

  • January 11, 1999 – RAW: Chyna won a “Corporate Royal Rumble”. Triple H (w/Chyna) defeated Edge.
  • January 18, 1999 – RAW: Chyna defeated Gerald Brisco and Pat Patterson in a handicap match.
  • January 24, 1999 – Royal Rumble: Chyna turned on Triple H, joining Mr. McMahon’s Corporation in the process. Chyna was in the Royal Rumble match won by Mr. McMahon.
  • January 25, 1999 – RAW: Billy Gunn (w/Chyna and Triple H) defeated Goldust. WWE champion The Rock defeated Triple H (w/Chyna) in a I Quit match to retain the title.
  • February 1, 1999 RAW: Triple H defeated Kane in a steel cage match with help from X-Pac.
  • ~~~Atfer the match; Chyna warned Triple H that she had a Valinetines Day gift at St. Valentine’s Day Massacre.
  • February 13, 1999 – RAW: X-Pac defeated Kane by disqualification when Chyna interfered untill Triple H made the save.
  • ~~~Stone Cold Steve Austin defeated “Big Red Machine” Kane by disqualification when Chyna interfered.
  • ~~~Stone Cold Steve Austin defeated defeated Chyna by disqualification when Big Bossman interfered.
  • February 14, 1999 – St. Valentine’s Day Massacre: Chyna and Kane defeated Triple H and X-Pac.
  • February 15, 1999 – RAW: Kane and Shane McMahon w/Chyna defeated Triple H and X-Pac.
  • ~~~Since Shane McMahon pinned X-Pac he won the WWF European Title.
  • February 22, 1999 – RAW: X-Pac w/Triple H defeated Chyna w/Shane McMahon (after the match Triple H pedigreed Chyna).
  • February 28, 1999 – HEAT: Chyna vs. Triple H ended in a no contest.
  • March 1, 1999 – RAW: Kane w/Chyna defeated Steve Austin by disqualification (As stipulated Kane and Chyna get to stay with the Corporation).
  • March 28, 1999 – Wrestlemania 15: Kane defeated Triple H by disqualification (Chyna turned on Kane and rejoined HHH and DX).
  • ~~~In a major swerve later that night, Triple H and Chyna both turned on DX and joined The Corporation!!.
  • May 10, 1999 – RAW: Chyna vs Ken Shamrock ended in a no contest.
  • June 6, 1999 – HEAT: Chyna defeated Val Venis to qualify for the King of the Ring tournament.
  • June 20, 1999 – HEAT: Chyna defeated Mr. Ass. Chyna defeated Hardcore Holly and The Road Dogg and X-Pac in a 4-way elimination match.
  • June 27, 1999 – King of The Ring: The Road Dogg defeated Chyna in the 1st round of the King of the Ring tournament.
  • July 12, 1999 – RAW: The Road Dogg, The Rock and X-Pac defeated Chyna, Mr. Ass and Triple H.
  • July 13, 1999 – RAW: Chyna vs. Road Dogg in a dog pound ended in a no contest.
  • July 25, 1999 – Fully Loaded: Road Dogg and X-Pac defeated Mr. Ass and Chyna.
  • July 26, 1999 – RAW: Chyna and Mr. Ass vs. The Rock in a handicap match ended in a no contest.
  • August 9, 1999 – RAW: Chyna defeated Triple H and The Undertaker in a 3-way match to become #1 contender for the WWE title.
  • August 16, 1999 – RAW: Chyna defeated Triple H to become #1 contender for the WWE title. Mankind defeated Chyna to become #1 contender for the WWE title.
  • Sept-Oct 1999: Chyna continued to support Triple H as a heel, but feuded with Jeff Jarrett as a babyface.

World Wrestling Federation – The Good Girl:

  • September 2, 1999 – SmackDown!: Chyna defeated Billy Gunn to secure a shot at the Intercontinental Title.
  • September 9, 1999 – SmackDown: Chyna defeated Hardcore Holly by DQ.
  • September 16, 1999 – SmackDown: Chyna and Mr. Ass defeated Hardcore and Crash Holly.
  • September 20, 1999 – RAW: Shane McMahon and Test defeated Triple H and Chyna by disqualification.
  • September 26, 1999 – Unforgiven: Jeff Jarrett w/Miss Kitty defeated Chyna by disqualification to retain the Intercontinental title.
  • September 27, 1999 – RAW: Chyna and Debra defeated Tom Prichard and Jeff Jarrett.
  • October 4, 1999 – RAW: Chyna defeated The British Bulldog by disqualification.
  • October 11, 1999 – RAW: Steve Austin and Jim Ross vs. Triple H and Chyna ended in a No Contest after a brawl broke out!
  • ~~~Jeff Jarrett and Miss Kitty attacked Chyna and put her in a laundry bin and pushed it off of a ledge with her inside!
  • October 17, 1999 – No Mercy: Chyna defeated Jeff Jarrett in a “good housekeeping” match to win the WWF Intercontinental Title!
  • ~~~After this match, Miss Kitty (changing her name to The Kat) became Chyna’s valet/slave – a miniature clone of Chyna.
  • ~~~Chris Jericho defeated Chyna for the Intercontinental title, but they later became teammates through some strange series of events.
  • October 25, 1999 – RAW: Chyna and D-Lo Brown defeated Stevie Richards and Chris Jericho.
  • November 1, 1999 – RAW: Chyna defeated Stevie Richards.
  • November 14, 1999 – Survivor Series: Intercontinental champion Chyna defeated Chris Jericho to retain the title.
  • December 12, 1999 – Armageddon: Chris Jericho defeated Chyna to win the Intercontinental title.
  • December 27, 1999 – RAW: Chyna defeated Crash Holly.
  • December 30, 1999 – SmackDown: Intercontinental champion Chris Jericho vs. Chyna ended in a draw to retain the title.
  • January 3, 2000 – RAW: Intercontinental champion Chyna defeated Hardcore Holly to retain the title.
  • January 6, 2000 – SmackDown: Hardcore and Crash Holly defeated Chris Jericho and Chyna.
  • January 10, 2000 – RAW: Hardcore and Crash Holly defeated Chris Jericho and Chyna.
  • January 20, 2000 – SmackDown: Rikishi Phatu and Too Cool (Grandmaster Sexay and Scotty 2 Hotty) defeated Chris Jericho, Chyna and Hardcore Holly by DQ.
  • January 23, 2000 – Royal Rumble: Intercontinental champion Chris Jericho defeated Chyna and Hardcore Holly in a 3-way match to retain the title. Chyna was in the Royal Rumble match won by The Rock.
  • February 17, 2000 – SmackDown: Chyna defeated European champion Kurt Angle by disqualification. Kurt Angle retains.
  • February 21, 2000 – RAW: Kurt Angle and The British Bulldog defeated Chyna and Chris Jericho.
  • March 2, 2000 – SmackDown: The Radicalz (Chris Benoit, Dean Malenko and Perry Saturn) defeated Chris Jericho, Chyna and Too Cool (Grandmaster Sexay and Scotty 2 Hotty) in a handicap match.
  • March 27, 2000 – RAW: Chris Benoit and Eddie Guerrero defeated Chyna and Chris Jericho.

World Wrestling Federation – Chyna and Eddie Guerrero:

  • April 2, 2000 – Wrestlemania: Chyna and Too Cool defeated The Radicalz (Eddie Guerrero and Perry Saturn and Dean Malenko).
  • April 3, 2000 – RAW: Chyna turned on Jericho, allowing Eddie Guerrero to capture the WWF European title.
  • April 27, 2000 – SmackDown: Essa Rios and Val Venis defeated Chyna and Eddie Guerrero.
  • May 4, 2000 – SmackDown: Chyna and Eddie Guerrero defeated Essa Rios and Lita.
  • May 11, 2000 – SmackDown: Light heavyweight champion Dean Malenko defeated Chyna to retain the title.
  • May 15, 2000 – RAW: Dean Malenko and Perry Saturn defeated Chyna and Eddie Guerrero.
  • May 25, 2000 – SmackDown: Chyna and Eddie Guerrero defeated Tag team champions Edge and Christian by disqualification. Edge and Christian retains.
  • June 4, 2000 – HEAT: Chyna defeated The Godfather to qualify for the King of the Ring tournament.
  • June 5, 2000 – RAW: Chyna and Eddie Guerrero defeated The Godfather and Dean Malenko.
  • June 17, 2000 – Jakked: Chyna and Eddie Guerrero defeated Kai En Tai (Funaki and Taka Michinoku).
  • June 19, 2000 – RAW: Eddie Guerrero defeated Chyna in the 1st round of the King of the Ring tournament.
  • July 6, 2000 – SmackDown: Chyna, Eddie Guerrero and The Rock defeated Chris Benoit, Christian and Edge.
  • July 13, 2000 – SmackDown: Chyna and Eddie Guerrero defeated Chris Benoit in a handicap match by disqualification.
  • July 17, 2000 – RAW: Light heavyweight champion Dean Malenko defeated Chyna by count-out to retain the title.
  • July 30, 2000 – HEAT: Chyna defeated Intercontinental champion Val Venis by disqualification. Val Venis retains.
  • August 5, 2000: The Chyna comic book was released.
  • August 22, 2000 – RAW: Eddie Guerrero and Chyna defeated Perry Saturn and Val Venis.
  • August 24, 2000 – SmackDown: Chyna, Eddie Guerrero and Steve Blackman defeated TandA (Albert and Test) and Val Venis.
  • August 27, 2000 – SummerSlam: Chyna and Eddie Guerrero defeated Trish Stratus and Val Venis (Due to special stip, Chyna wins the Intercontinental title).
  • August 28, 2000 – RAW: Intercontinental champion Chyna defeated Val Venis to retain the title.
  • September 4, 2000 – RAW: Eddie Guerrero defeated Chyna and Kurt Angle in a 3-way match to win the Intercontinental title.
  • September 11, 2000 – RAW: Too Cool (Grandmaster Sexay and Scotty 2 Hotty) defeated Chyna and Eddie Guerrero.
  • September 18, 2000 – RAW: Chyna vs. Rikishi ended in a no contest.
  • September 21, 2000 – SmackDown!: Eddie Guerrero asked Chyna to marry him, and Chyna accepted!!
  • September 25, 2000: Playboy released the November issue featuring Chyna on the cover and a revealing pictorial.
  • September 28, 2000 – SmackDown: Chyna defeated Steven Richards.
  • October 2, 2000 – RAW: Chyna and Eddie Guerrero defeated The Right To Censor (Steven Richards and Val Venis) by disqualification.
  • October 9, 2000 – RAW: The Right To Censor (The Goodfather and Val Venis) defeated Chyna and Eddie Guerrero.
  • October 22, 2000 – No Mercy: Steven Richards and Val Venis defeated Chyna and Billy Gunn.
  • October 26, 2000 – SmackDown: Billy Gunn, Chyna and The Rock defeated The Right To Censor (Bull Buchanan, The Goodfather and Val Venis).
  • October 30, 2000 – RAW: WWE Intercontinental champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Val Venis to retain the title.
  • November 2, 2000 – SmackDown: Billy Gunn and Chyna defeated Val Venis and Eddie Guerrero.
  • November 6, 2000 – RAW: D-Generation X (Billy Gunn, Chyna, The Road Dogg and Triple H) defeated The Radicalz (Chris Benoit, Dean Malenko, Eddie Guerrero and Perry Saturn).
  • November 13, 2000 – RAW: Billy Gunn, Chyna, Steve Austin and The Rock defeat The Radicalz (Chris Benoit, Dean Malenko, Eddie Guerrero and Perry Saturn).
  • November 19, 2000 – Survivor Series: The Radicalz (Chris Benoit, Dean Malenko, Eddie Guerrero and Perry Saturn) defeated Billy Gunn, Chyna, K-Kwik and The Road Dogg in a tag team elimination match.
  • December 2, 2000 – Rebellion: Billy Gunn and Chyna defeated Eddie Guerrero and Dean Malenko.
  • December 7, 2000 – SmackDown: Ivory and Val Venis defeated Billy Gunn and Chyna.
  • December 10, 2000 – Armageddon: Val Venis defeated Chyna.
  • December 11, 2000 – RAW: Chyna vs. Ivory ended in a no contest.
  • Chyna caught Eddie Guerrero cheating on her and promptly dumped him, siding with “The One” Billy Gunn.

World Wrestling Federation – If They Only Knew:

  • January 2001: Chyna’s best selling book “If They Only Knew” was released in book stores everywhere.
  • January 21, 2001 – Royal Rumble: WWE women’s champion Ivory defeated Chyna to retain the title.
  • April 1, 2001 – Wrestlemania X-7: Chyna defeated Ivory from the Right To Censor to win the WWF Women’s Title.
  • April 12, 2001 – SmackDown: WWE women’s champion Chyna defeated Ivory to retain the title.
  • April 19, 2001 – SmackDown: WWE women’s champion Chyna defeated Molly Holly to retain the title.
  • April 30, 2001 – RAW: Chyna defeated Trish Stratus.
  • May 14, 2001 – RAW: Chyna and Lita defeated Ivory and Molly Holly.
  • May 17, 2001 – SmackDown: Chyna defeated Ivory and Molly Holly in a handicap match.
  • May 20, 2001 – Judgment Day: Chyna defeated Lita to retain the Women’s title.
  • June 2001: Joanie Laurer and the World Wrestling Federation hit a roadblock in contract negotiations.
  • November 30, 2001: Joanie Laurer’s WWF contract ran out and she vacated the WWF Women’s championship.

Life after WWF:

  • Joanie Laurer was fully lisenced to compete in boxing.
  • Joanie Laurer jumped onto the New Japan Pro Wrestling roster, possibly on a full time basis.
  • Joanie Laurer signed on to fight Joey Buttafuco in FOX’s second Celebrity Boxing show.
  • ~~~Joanie Laurer was defeated by Joey Buttafuco on FOX Celebrity Boxing.
  • NJPW 30th Anniversary show: Joanie Laurer officiated The Steiner Brothers vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi and Kensuke Sasaki in Tokyo.
  • September 6, 2002 – NJPW: Joanie Laurer and Justin McCully and Shane defeated Masahito Kakihara and Jushin Liger and Yuji Nagata.
  • September 7, 2002 – NJPW: Joanie Laurer and Shane defeated Gedo and Jado.
  • September 8, 2002 – NJPW: Joanie Laurer, Justin McCully and Shane defeated El Samurai, Manabu Nakanishi and Minoru Tanaka.
  • September 11, 2002 – NJPW: Blue Wolf, Hiroshi Tanahashi and Osamu Nishimura defeated Joanie Laurer, Justin McCully and Shane.
  • September 12, 2002 – NJPW: Joanie Laurer, Justin McCully and Shane defeated Masahito Kakihara, Masayuki Naruse and Minoru Tanaka.
  • September 13, 2002 – NJPW: Joanie Laurer, Justin McCully and Shane defeated SWING-LOWS (Blue Wolf, Hiroshi Tanahashi and Kenzo Suzuki).
  • September 14, 2002 – NJPW: Joanie Laurer and Shane defeated TEAM2000 (Hiro Saito and Tatsutoshi Goto).
  • September 15, 2002 – NJPW: Joanie Laurer and Justin McCully defeated Osamu Nishimura and Wataru Inoue.
  • September 16, 2002 – NJPW: Justin McCully and Joanie Laurer defeated Wataru Inoue and Osamu Nishimura.
  • September 17, 2002 – NJPW: Jushin Thunder Liger, Masahiro Chono and Minoru Tanaka defeated Joanie Laurer, Justin McCully and Shane.
  • October 14, 2002 – NJPW: Masahiro Chono defeated Joanie Laurer in a disappointing match.
  • October 26, 2002 – NJPW: Kenzo Suzuki and Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated Great (Fake) Muta and Joanie Laurer by Count-out.
  • October 27, 2002 – NJPW: IWGP tag team champions TEAM2000 (Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Masahiro Chono) defeated Joanie Laurer and The Great Kabuki to retain the titles.
  • December 15, 2002 – NJPW: Joanie Laurer and Masahiro Chono defeated Kazunari Murakami and Makai #2.

Private Life:

  • November 14, 2002: Joanie Laurer announced on her website that she had become engaged to Sean Waltman.
  • August 1, 2003: Joanie Laurer allegedly filed a restraining order against Sean Waltman after claiming he assaulted her.

NWA: Total Nonstop Action:

  • February 2004: Joanie Laurer signed with TNA to compete under the name “Chyna Doll” and start a program with Jonny Fairplay.
  • February 17, 2004: TNA announced that Joanie Laurer would not be appearing on the PPV due to “unforeseen circumstances”.
  • ~~~Reports circulated that Chyna was upset and thought TNA was only bringing her in to put Trinity over.

Private Life:

  • March 4, 2004: Joanie Laurer and her band The Chynna Dolls are debuting at the Roxy Theater on Sunset Blvd.
  • July 24, 2004: Joanie Laurer was a judge at the “World’s Most Beautiful Transsexual contest” in Las Vegas.
  • August 2004: Joanie Laurer announced that she has found a distributor to sell a Sex Tape with her and Sean Waltman.
  • August 2004: Joanie Laurer played at a UPW show in California and get heavily booed and heckled by the ruthless fans.
  • January 2006: Joanie Laurer and Sean Waltman’s sex video dubbed “1 Night in China” was awarded the Top Selling Title of the Year.
  • ~~~This “prestigeous” award was given at the Adult Video News Awards held in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 7th.
  • November 2007: Joanie Lauer announced on her MySpace page that she has now legally changed her name to Chyna.
  • December 26, 2008: Joanie Lauer was rushed to the hospital after she presumably mixed a heavy dose of pills with alcohol.
  • ~~~She was found at a party passed out with cuts on her arms – there was a belief the cuts indicated an attempted suicide.

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling:

  • May 15, 2011 – Sacrifice: Kurt Angle and Chyna defeated Jeff Jarrett and Karen Jarrett.
  • April 20, 2016: Joanie Laurer was found dead at her home in Redondo Beach, California at the age of 46. It was revealed that her caused of death was of an overdose of alcohol, combined with the anxiety drugs diazepam and nordazepam, painkillers oxycodone and oxymorphone, and sleeping aid temazepam.
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