Gabbi Tuft

American professional wrestler
(Redirected from Tyler Reks)

Gabbi Alon Tuft (born Gabriel Allan Tuft; November 1, 1978 in San Francisco, California) is an American retired professional wrestler who is best known for working for WWE where he competed under the ring name Tyler Reks. He wrestled on their Raw, SmackDown and ECW brands. During his 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 at a red carpet event in Hollywood; February 2012
Born (1978-11-01) November 1, 1978 (age 42)
San Francisco, California
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Tyler Reks
Gabe Tuft
Taj Milano
Billed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
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.

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

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


  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 September, 2012. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  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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