Layla El

@mslayel

[Layla El GALLERY]

Check out Layla El’s WWE profile here!

Title History

  • WWE Women’s title defeating Beth Phoenix in a Handicap match (May 14, 2010);
  • WWE Unified Diva’s title w/ Michelle McCool defeating Melina Perez (September 19, 2010);
  • WWE Diva’s title defeating Nikki Bella (April 29, 2012);

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • Layla El was a Miami Heat Dancer and appeared on the MTV Video Music Awards dancing with rapper Kanye West.
  • August 15, 2006: Layla El was announced as the winner of the WWE Diva Search 2006 after a summer of competition.

World Wrestling Entertainment – Layla on SmackDown:

World Wrestling Entertainment – Layla on ECW:

World Wrestling Entertainment (ECW): Extreme Expose and The Miz:

World Wrestling Entertainment (ECW): Layla El vs. Kelly Kelly:

World Wrestling Entertainment (ECW): Layla El:

World Wrestling Entertainment – Drafted to RAW:

  • June 25, 2008: Layla El was drafted to RAW via the WWE.com supplemental draft series.
  • July 7, 2008 – RAW: Kelly Kelly and Mickie James defeated Jillian Hall and Layla El – (Kelly scored the pin).
  • July 14, 2008 – RAW: Jamie Noble picked a fight with Snitsky to impress Layla El – but Noble was destroyed by Snitsky!
  • July 21, 2008 – RAW: Jamie Noble got in Batista’s face to impress Layla El, but Batista just slammed him against the wall!
  • July 28, 2008 – RAW: WWE Intercontinental champion Kofi Kingston defeated Jamie Noble w/ Layla El in a Non-title match.
  • August 4, 2008 – RAW: Layla El told Jamie Noble it wasn’t working out and she doesn’t associate herself with LOSERS!
  • ~~~Later, William Regal interrupted Layla’s dance routine, so Jamie Noble hit the ring and had an intense fight with King Regal!
  • August 2008: Layla El took a brief hiatus from the WWE following the death of her mother out of country.

World Wrestling Entertainment – Jamie Noble and Layla El:

World Wrestling Entertainment – Layla El:

  • April 6, 2009 – RAW: The Divas of RAW defeated The Divas of SmackDown in a 10-Diva Tag Team Match.
  • ~~~The Divas of RAW = Melina Perez and Mickie James and Kelly Kelly and Jillian Hall and Layla El.
  • ~~~The Divas of SD! = Maryse Ouellet and Natalya Neidhart and Maria Kanellis and Gail Kim and Eve Torres.
  • April 2009: Layla El was drafted to the SmackDown brand from RAW during the Supplemental Draft on WWE.com

World Wrestling Entertainment – Layla El on SmackDown:

  • May 1, 2009 – SmackDown: Cryme Tyme hosted a Brooklyn Breakdown Dance Contest between Eve Torres vs. Layla El.
  • May 8, 2009 – SmackDown: Cryme Tyme hosted an Arm Wrestling Contest between Eve Torres vs. Layla El (Eve wins again!).
  • ~~~For the second week in a row, Layla proved to be a sore loser and took Eve down with a messed up Neck-breaker.
  • May 15, 2009 – SmackDown: Cryme Tyme instigated a backstage catfight between Eve Torres and Layla in the make-up area.
  • May 29, 2009 – SmackDown: Eve Torres defeated Layla El (Layla tried a sneak attack but Eve shoved her out of the ring)
  • June 5, 2009 – SmackDown: Michelle McCool and Alicia and Layla defeated Melina and Gail Kim and Eve with Maria as the referee.
  • June 12, 2009 – SmackDown: Michelle McCool and Layla El w/ Alicia Fox defeated Melina Perez and Eve Torres in a tag team match.
  • June 18, 2009 – WWE Superstars: Eve Torres defeated Layla El in a SmackDown Divas Grudge Match.
  • June 21, 2009 – FCW TV: Layla El and Rosa Mendes defeated Alicia Fox and Angela.
  • July 3, 2009 – SmackDown: Melina Perez and Maria Kanellis defeated Michelle McCool and Layla El.
  • July 10, 2009 – SmackDown: Melina Perez and Eve Torres defeated Michelle McCool and Layla El in a Divas tag team match.
  • July 15, 2009 – FCW: Angela, Maria and Serena defeated Layla El, Alicia Fox and Natalya.

World Wrestling Entertainment – Layla El:

World Wrestling Entertainment – Michelle McCool and Layla El vs. Mickie James:

World Wrestling Entertainment – Michelle McCool and Layla El vs. Mickie James:

World Wrestling Entertainment – Michelle McCool and Layla El:

World Wrestling Entertainment – Michelle McCool and Layla El:

World Wrestling Entertainment – Michelle McCool and Layla El vs. Beth Phoenix:

World Wrestling Entertainment:

World Wrestling Entertainment – vs. Beth Phoenix:

  • April 26, 2010 – RAW: SmackDown (Michelle McCool and Layla El w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated RAW (Eve Torres and Maryse Ouellet).
  • April 30, 2010 – SmackDown: Beth Phoenix and Kelly Kelly defeated Team Lay-Cool (Michelle McCool and Layla w/ Vickie Guerrero).
  • May 7, 2010 – SmackDown: Team Lay-Cool (Michelle McCool and Layla w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated Kelly Kelly and Tiffany.
  • May 14, 2010 – SmackDown: Vickie Guerrero said Michelle was using her rematch clause and that it would be a handicap match.
  • ~~~Team Lay-Cool (Michelle McCool and Layla El) defeated Beth Phoenix to make Layla the new WWE Women’s champion.

World Wrestling Entertainment – Michelle McCool and Layla El (WWE Women’s co-champions):

  • May 17, 2010 – RAW: Maryse Ouellet and Michelle McCool and Layla El defeated Eve Torres and The Bella Twins (Nikki and Brie). .
  • ~~~In a weird moment, both Michelle McCool and Layla El were wearing WWE Women’s championship belts as “co-champions?”
  • May 21, 2010 – SmackDown: WWE Women’s co-champions Michelle McCool and Layla El defeated Kelly Kelly and Tiffany.

World Wrestling Entertainment – Michelle McCool and Layla El with NXT rookie Kaval:

  • June 1, 2010 – NXT: Michelle McCool and Layla El introduced their NXT rookie Kaval, who will be carrying their championships.
  • June 7, 2010 – Viewer’s Choice: Layla El participated in a WWE Divas Battle Royal which was won by Maryse.
  • June 8, 2010 – NXT: The NXT Season 2 “Pros” beat up their “Rookies” so they wouldn’t do what the NXT Season 1 guys did.
  • June 11, 2010 – SmackDown: WWE Women’s champion Layla El (w/ Michelle McCool and Kaval) defeated Tiffany w/ Kelly Kelly.
  • June 15, 2010 – NXT: Alex Riley (the Miz was not there) defeated Kaval (w/ Michelle McCool and Layla El).
  • June 18, 2010 – SmackDown: Rosa Mendes asked to join LayCool, but they made fun of her and told her she needs to train more.
  • ~~~Kelly Kelly w/ Tiffany defeated WWE Women’s champion Layla El w/ Michelle McCool in a Non-title match.
  • June 22, 2010 – NXT: Eli Cottonwood w/ John Morrison defeated Kaval (w/ Michelle McCool and Layla El).
  • ~~~Lay-Cool gave Kaval a pink shirt that said “Property of Lay-Cool” on it and mushed his face trying to make him smile.
  • June 25, 2010 – SmackDown: Kelly Kelly w/ Tiffany defeated Rosa Mendes (Lay-Cool was sitting in on commentary).
  • July 2, 2010 – SmackDown: Kelly Kelly w/ Tiffany defeated WWE Women’s champion Michelle McCool w/ Layla El.
  • July 6, 2010 – NXT: WWE United States champion Mike “The Miz” Mizanin w/ Alex Riley defeated Kaval w/ Lay-Cool.
  • July 8, 2010 – Superstars: Michelle McCool and Layla El defeated Kelly Kelly and Tiffany.
  • July 9, 2010 – SmackDown: Layla insulted Kelly backstage, while Michelle attacked her from behind (Tiffany made the save).
  • July 16, 2010 – SmackDown: Kelly Kelly and Chris Masters w/ Tiffany defeated Layla El and Trent Barreta w/ Caylen Croft.
  • ~~~Rosa Mendes came down to ringside skipping rope and distracting Croft and Barreta long enough for Kelly to get the win on Layla!
  • July 18, 2010 – Money in the Bank: Layla El w/ Michelle McCool defeated Kelly Kelly w/ Tiffany to retain the WWE Women’s title.
  • July 27, 2010 – NXT: Husky Harris w/ Cody Rhodes defeated Kaval w/ Lay-Cool (Michelle McCool and Layla).
  • July 30, 2010 – SmackDown: WWE Women’s champion Michelle McCool w/ Layla defeated Tiffany w/ Kelly Kelly.
  • ~~~After the match; Theodore Long said there can only be one Women’s champion and left it up to LayCool to decide which one.

World Wrestling Entertainment – Michelle McCool and Layla El with NXT rookie Kaval:

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Unification Match:

World Wrestling Entertainment – Unified Divas champions LayCool:

World Wrestling Entertainment – Unified Divas champions LayCool vs. Natalya:

World Wrestling Entertainment – Natalya vs. LayCool (Survivor Series):

World Wrestling Entertainment – LayCool vs. Natalya and Beth Phoenix (TLC PPV):

World Wrestling Entertainment – LayCool vs. Natalya (Royal Rumble):

World Wrestling Entertainment – LayCool (Michelle McCool and Layla El):

World Wrestling Entertainment – LayCool at WrestleMania:

World Wrestling Entertainment – Michelle McCool vs. Layla El:

World Wrestling Entertainment – Layla El:

  • May 8, 2011 – SmackDown: Layla El defeated Alicia Fox.
  • May 13, 2011 – SmackDown: KHARMA came out during Layla’s promo and attacked her with an Implant Buster.
  • On May 26, 2011 Layla announced via Twitter that she tore her MCL and ACL and will be out of action for a few months.

Divas Champion:

  • March 22, 2012 – FCW: Audrey Marie and Layla El defeated Sofia Cortez and Paige.
  • April 29, 2012 – Extreme Rules: Layla pins Nikki Bella to win the WWE Divas championship in Chicago, IL.
  • April 30, 2012 – RAW: Divas Champion Layla El defeated Nikki Bella and Brie Bella in a 3-way match to retain the title.
  • May 4, 2012 – SmackDown: Divas Champion Layla El defeated Natalya in a non-title match.
  • May 7, 2012 – RAW: Divas Champion Layla El and Kelly Kelly defeated Natalya and Maxine.
  • May 20, 2012 – Over The Limit: WWE Divas champion Layla El defeated Beth Phoenix to retain the title.
  • June 11, 2012 – RAW: Ricardo Rodriguez and Beth Phoenix defeated U.S. Champion Santino Marella and Divas Champion Layla El.
  • June 17, 2012 – No Way Out: WWE Divas champion Layla El defeated Beth Phoenix to retain the title.
  • June 29, 2012 – SmackDown: WWE Divas champion Layla defeated AJ Lee in a non-title match.
  • July 3, 2012 – SmackDown: The Great Khali and Divas Champion Layla El defeated Antonio Cesaro and Aksana.
  • July 15, 2012 – Money in the Bank: Divas champion Layla El, Kaitlyn, and Tamina Snuka defeated Beth Phoenix, Natalya, and Eve Torres.
  • August 2, 2012 – SmackDown: Divas Champion Layla El defeated Natalya non-title match.
  • August 13, 2012 – RAW: Kaitlyn and Divas Champion Layla El defeated Beth Phoenix and Eve Torres.
  • August 24, 2012 – SmackDown: Divas Champion Layla El defeated Alicia Fox in a non-title match.
  • August 27, 2012 – RAW: Divas Champion Layla El defeated Natalya in a non-title match.
  • September 3, 2012 – RAW: Divas Champion Layla El defeated Natalya in a non-title match.
  • September 10, 2012 – RAW: Eve Torres, Divas Champion Layla El and Kaitlyn defeated Beth Phoenix, Natalya and Alicia Fox.
  • September 16, 2012 – Night of Champions: Eve Torres defeated Layla to win the WWE Divas championship in Boston, MA.
  • September 21, 2012 – SmackDown: Layla El defeated Natalya.
  • September 24, 2012 – RAW: Divas Champion Eve Torres and Beth Phoenix defeated Layla El and Alicia Fox.
  • September 27, 2012 – Superstars: Layla El defeated Divas Champion Eve Torres in a non-title match.
  • October 5, 2012 – SmackDown: Layla defeated Alicia Fox.
  • October 15, 2012 – RAW: Divas champion Eve Torres defeated Layla to retain the title.
  • October 19, 2012 – SmackDown: Layla El defeated Natalya.
  • October 24, 2012 – NXT: Layla El and Alicia Fox defeated Paige and Audrey Marie.
  • October 28, 2012 – Hell in a Cell: Divas Champion Eve Torres defeated Layla El and Kaitlyn in a 3-way to retain the title.
  • November 5, 2012 – RAW: Layla El and Kaitlyn defeated Divas Champion Eve Torres and Aksana.
  • November 12, 2012 – RAW: Kaitlyn defeated Layla El #1 contenders match.
  • November 16, 2012 – SmackDown: Kaitlyn, Natalya and Layla El defeated Divas Champion Eve Torres, Alicia Fox and Aksana.
  • December 6, 2012 – NXT: Layla El defeated Alicia Fox in a dark match.
  • December 16, 2012 – TLC: Naomi Night defeated Alicia Fox, Tamina, Aksana, Cameron, Kaitlyn, Layla, Natalya, and Rosa Mendes in a ‘Santa’s Little Helper’ match to become the #1 contender for the Divas championship.
  • December 19, 2012 – Tribute to the Troops: Layla El defeated Divas Champion Eve Torres in a non-title match.
  • December 24, 2012 – RAW: Alicia Fox, Layla, Kaitlyn, and Natalya defeated Eve Torres, Rosa Mendes, Aksana, and Tamina.

2013:

  • January 4, 2013 – SmackDown: Tamina defeated Layla.
  • February 15, 2013 – SmackDown: Tamina defeated Layla.
  • February 22, 2013 – SmackDown: Kaitlyn and Layla defeated Tamina and Aksana.
  • March 7, 2013 – Superstars: Layla El defeated Tamina Snuka.
  • March 15, 2013 – SmackDown: WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn and Layla defeated Tamina and Aksana.
  • March 20, 2013 – Main Event: Natalya and Layla El defeated Alicia Fox and Aksana.
  • April 22, 2013 – RAW: AJ Lee won a Divas battle royale to become the #1 contender for the WWE Divas championship.  Participants included: Layla, Tamina, Naomi, and Aksana.
  • April 24, 2013 – Superstars: Layla El and Kaitlyn defeated Tamina and Aksana.
  • April 26, 2013 – SmackDown: Layla defeated Aksana.
  • May 20, 2013 – RAW: AJ Lee defeated Layla.
  • June 20, 2013 – Superstars: Layla El and Natalya defeated Cameron and Naomi.
  • July 8, 2013 – RAW: WWE Divas champion AJ Lee and Alicia Fox fought Kaitlyn and Layla to a no contest.
  • July 17, 2013 – Main Event: Layla El and Natalya defeated Alicia Fox and Aksana.
  • July 25, 2013 – Superstars: Layla El defeated Alicia Fox.
  • August 5, 2013 – RAW: Layla El defeated Kaitlyn.
  • August 16, 2013 – SmackDown: WWE Divas champion AJ Lee and Layla El defeated Kaitlyn and Natalya.
  • August 19, 2013 – RAW: Cameron and Naomi defeated WWE Divas champion AJ Lee and Layla El.
  • August 24-25, 2013 – Live Event: Kaitlyn and Natalya defeated Layla and AJ Lee.
  • September 9, 2013 – RAW: Natalya Neidhart, Brie Bella, and Naomi defeated Layla, Alicia Fox, and Aksana.
  • September 13, 2013 – SmackDown: Natalya Neidhart, Brie Bella, and Naomi defeated Layla, Alicia Fox, and Aksana by disqualification.
  • September 16, 2013 – RAW: Brie Bella, Cameron, and Naomi defeated Layla, Alicia Fox, and Aksana.
  • September 20-21, 2013 – Live Event: Cameron and Naomi defeated AJ Lee and Layla El.
  • September 23, 2013 – RAW: The Bella Twins, Natalya, Naomi, and Cameron defeated WWE Divas champion AJ Lee, Alicia Fox, Layla, Tamina, and Aksana in a 10-Diva tag team match.

2014-2015:

  • March 14-16, 2014 – Live Event: Eva Marie and Natalya defeated Layla and Alicia Fox.
  • March 18, 2014 – Main Event: Cameron and Naomi defeated Layla and Alicia Fox.
  • March 25, 2014 – Main Event: Aksana, Alicia Fox, Layla, Summer Rae and Tamina defeated Emma, Eva Marie, Natalya, Cameron and Naomi.
  • April 6, 2014 – WrestleMania XXX: WWE Divas champion AJ Lee defeated Alicia Fox, Emma, Tamina, Natalya, Rosa Mendes, Layla, Naomi, Cameron, Eva Marie, Summer Rae, the Bella Twins, and Aksana to retain the title in the Vickie Guerrero Invitational Divas Championship Challenge.
  • April 11, 2014 – SmackDown: Fandango w/ Layla defeated Santino Marella.
  • April 14, 2014 – RAW: Fandango and Layla defeated Santino Marella and Emma in a “mixed gender” tag team match.
  • April 15, 2014 – Main Event: Layla participated in the #1 contenders battle royal for the divas title won by Tamina Snuka.
  • April 21, 2014 – RAW: Emma defeated Layla.
  • April 26-27, 2014 – Live Event: Naomi and Xavier Woods defeated Layla and Fandango.
  • May 1, 2014 – NXT: Natalya defeated Layla in the 1st round of the NXT women’s title tournament.
  • May 9, 2014 – SmackDown: Fandango and Layla defeated Santino Marella and Emma in a “mixed gender” tag team match.
  • May 12, 2014 – RAW: Dolph Ziggler defeated Fandango w/ Layla.
  • May 14-18, 2014 – Live Event: Paige, Cameron and Naomi defeated Layla, Rosa Mendes and Tamina Snuka.
  • May 19, 2014 – RAW: Fandango and Layla fought R-Truth and Naomi to a no contest in a “mixed gender” tag team match when Summer Rae interfered.
  • May 20-24, 2014 – Live Event: Emma and Santino Marella defeated Layla and Fandango.
  • May 27, 2014 – Main Event: Emma and Santino Marella defeated Layla and Fandango in a dark match.
  • June 13-15, 2014 – Live Event: Summer Rae, Cameron and Naomi defeated Layla, Eva Marie and Rosa Mendes.
  • June 16, 2014 – RAW: Adam Rose and Summer Rae defeated Fandango and Layla.
  • June 20-22, 2014 – Live Event: Emma, Paige and Santino Marella defeated Layla, Alicia Fox and Fandango.
  • June 28, 2014 – Live Event: Emma and Santino Marella defeated Layla and Fandango.
  • June 29, 2014 – Money in the Bank: Layla defeated Summer Rae (Special referee: Fandango).
  • July 11, 2014 – SmackDown: Layla fought Summer Rae to a no contest (Special referee: Fandango).
  • July 18, 2014 – SmackDown: WWE Divas champion AJ Lee and Paige defeated Layla and Summer Rae.
  • August 7-9, 2014 – Live Event: Emma and Nikki Bella defeated Layla and Alicia Fox.
  • September 1, 2014 – RAW: Layla, Naomi, and Summer Rae defeated Cameron, Eva Marie, and Rosa Mendes.
  • September 2, 2014 – Main Event: Layla and Summer Rae defeated Natalya and Rosa Mendes.
  • September 26, 2014 – SmackDown: Summer Rae and Layla defeated Natalya and Rosa Mendes.
  • September 29, 2014 – RAW: Layla defeated Rosa Mendes.
  • September 30, 2014 – Main Event: Brie Bella defeated Layla and Summer Rae in a handicap match.
  • October 7, 2014 – Main Event: Cameron, Layla, Nikki Bella and Summer Rae defeated Brie Bella in a handicap match.
  • October 13, 2014 – RAW: WWE Divas champion AJ Lee and Layla defeated Alicia Fox and Paige.
  • October 17, 2014 – SmackDown: WWE Divas champion AJ Lee defeated Layla in a non-title match.
  • October 31, 2014 – SmackDown: Nikki Bella defeated Paige, Alicia Fox, Natalya, Naomi, Layla, Cameron, Emma, Summer Rae, and Rosa Mendes in a battle royale to become the #1 contender for the WWE Divas championship.
  • November 6-9, 2014 – Live Event: Emma, Naomi and Natalya defeated Cameron, Layla El and Summer Rae.
  • November 10, 2014 – Live Event: Emma and Natalya defeated Layla El and Summer Rae.
  • November 12-15, 2014 – Live Event: Emma, Naomi and Natalya defeated Alicia Fox, Cameron and Summer Rae.
  • November 14, 2014 – SmackDown: Natalya defeated Layla.
  • November 23, 2014 – Survivor Series: Natalya, Alicia Fox, Naomi, and Emma defeated Paige, Cameron, Summer Rae, and Layla in a traditional Survivor Series elimination match. All members of the winning team survived.
  • November 25, 2014 – Main Event: Natalya defeated Layla El.
  • April 18, 2015 – Main Event: Layla El (Return) defeated Emma.
  • April 15-18, 2015 – Live Event: Emma, Layla and Natalya defeated Cameron, Rosa Mendes and Tamina Snuka.
  • May 23-24, 2015 – Live Event: Charlotte and Emma defeated Alicia Fox and Layla El.
  • June 12, 2015 – Main Event: Tamina Snuka and Naomi defeated Layla El and Emma.
  • June 12, 2015 – Superstars: Paige defeated Layla El.
  • June 13, 2015 – Live Event: Layla El and Natalya defeated Alicia Fox and Summer Rae.
  • July 11-12, 2015 – Live Event: Natalya defeated Alicia Fox and Cameron and Emma and Layla and Summer Rae in a 6-way battle royal.
  • July 18, 2015 – Live Event: Alicia Fox and Cameron defeated Layla El and Emma.
  • July 25, 2015 – Live Event: Paige defeated Layla El.
  • July 29, 2015: Layla El announced on WWE.com that she has retired from World Wrestling Entertainment.