Gabbi Tuft

American professional wrestler
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Gabbi Alon Tuft (born Gabriel Allan Tuft; November 1, 1978) is an American retired professional wrestler. She is best known for working for WWE where she competed under the ring name Tyler Reks. She wrestled on their Raw, SmackDown and ECW brands. During her time in Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), Tuft was a one-time FCW Florida Heavyweight Champion and a one-time FCW Florida Tag Team Champion with Johnny Curtis.

Gabbi Tuft
Tuft in March 2023
Born (1978-11-01) November 1, 1978 (age 45)
San Francisco, California
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Gabe Tuft
Taj Milano
Tyler Reks
Billed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Billed weight246 lb (112 kg)
Billed fromLaguna Beach, California
Trained byMike Bell
Ultimate Pro Wrestling
FCW Staff
DebutFebruary 2007
RetiredAugust 22, 2012

Tuft debuted on ECW and was also in a pre-show battle royal at WrestleMania XXVI which was won by Yoshi Tatsu. Recently Tuft was on Team SmackDown at the 2010 version of Bragging Rights when they won the trophy for the second time in a row.

She asked to be released from her WWE contract on August 21, 2012 because she wanted to retire from professional wrestling and spend more time with her family.[1]

Assigned male at birth, Gabbi Tuft publicly came out as a trans woman in February 2021.[2][3][4]

References change

  1. "WWE News: Tyler Reks details his decision to leave WWE - was there a breaking point?, will he ever wrestle again? (w/AUDIO)". Pro Wrestling Torch. August 28, 2012. Retrieved 1 September 2012.
  2. Lambert, Jeremy (February 4, 2021). "Former WWE Superstar Tyler Reks Making Gender Transition Into Gabbi Tuft". Fightful. Retrieved February 4, 2021.
  3. Johnson, Mike (February 4, 2021). "Former WWE star Tyler Reks announces gender transition to female, will now be known as Gabbi Tuft". PWInsider. Retrieved February 4, 2021.
  4. Beltran, William (February 4, 2021). "Tyler Reks announces she's now a transgender woman". Super Luchas. Retrieved February 4, 2021.

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