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Taynara Melo de Carvalho is a Brazilian professional wrestler and judoka who is professionally known as Tay Conti. She is currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW) and prior to joining AEW, she performed in WWE on the NXT brand as Taynara Conti from 2017 to 2020. She joined WWE in October 2016 without any experience in the field and was previously a black-belt judoka and a blue belt in jiu-jitsu. Tay also took part in the 2017 Mae Young Classic. She started her athletic career in artistic gymnastics in CR Vasco da Gama, but soon migrated to martial arts. She was a regional champion and four-time state champion as well as she was a four-time Brazilian runner-up. She joined the Brazilian team and participated in the European circuit in Portugal and Germany. Moreover, Conti faced Jade Cargill for the AEW TBS Championship in a losing effort on 6th March 2022 at Revolution.

What is Tay Conti Famous For?

  • Being a Brazilian professional wrestler and judoka. 
  • For signing to All Elite Wrestling (AEW).

Where is Tay Conti from?

Tay Conti stepped into the world for the very first time on 9th June 1995 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She was born with the real name of Taynara Melo de Carvalho in a Christian religious family. Her nationality is Brazilian and her ethnicity is Brazilian-white. Conti has celebrated her 26th birthday as of 2021 and as per her birth date, her star sign is Gemini. Thus, her race is white. She has not shared any details regarding her parents however we know that she has a brother and 2 sisters, one of whom is adopted.

What does Tay Conti do for a living?

  • Tay Conti jumps off her WWE career signing to the WWE Performance Center in October 2016 where she made her professional wrestling debut as Taynara Conti at WrestleMania Axxess in Orlando, Florida on 1st April 2017, competing against Sarah Bridges in a losing effort.
  • She appeared on television on the October 11 episode of “NXT” and during the pre-show of WrestleMania 34 on 8th April 2018, competing in the WrestleMania Women’s Battle Royal, becoming the first female Brazilian to compete on the evening of WrestleMania.

Brazilian Wrestler, Tay Conti

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  • She qualified for the 2018 Mae Young Classic tournament after she defeated Vanessa Borne and defeated Jessie Elaban in the first round but lost to Lacey Lane in the second round.
  • She was released from her WWE contract as a result of budget cuts due to the COVID-19 pandemic on 20th April 2020 whereas she remained under the 90-day no-compete clause, which expired on 23rd July 2020.
  • Later she revealed in an interview that she had been unhappy for months at WWE and wanted to be released, but the company initially would not grant her a release out of fear she would go to All Elite Wrestling (AEW).
  • Tay starred on AEW as Tay Conti, participating in the AEW Women’s Tag Team Cup Tournament: The Deadly Draw and teaming with Anna Jay on 4th August 2020.
  • She defeated Nyla Rose and Ariane Andrew in the quarterfinals but lost to Ivelisse and Diamante during the semi-finals.
  • She received a contract from the stable The Dark Order to join them on the 26th August episode of “Dynamite” whereas AEW announced on 9th September that Conti had signed with the company.
  • As well, she competed for the NWA World Women’s Championship for the first time, and was defeated by Serena Deeb on the 13th January 2021, episode of “Dynamite”.
  • She earned a title match for the AEW Women’s World Championship, but she was not successful in beating the champion, Hikaru Shida, on the April 21 episode of “Dynamite”.
  • She fought again for the AEW Women’s World Championship on 13th November, this time facing defending champion Britt Baker at Full Gear but came up unsuccessful.
  • Conti faced Jade Cargill for the AEW TBS Championship in a losing effort on 6th March 2022 at Revolution.

Awards and Achievements

Inside the Ropes

  • Most Improved Wrestler (2021)

Pro Wrestling Illustrated

  • Ranked No. 49 of the top 150 female wrestlers in the PWI Women’s 150 in 2021

Wrestling Observer Newsletter

  • Most Improved (2021)

Who is Tay Conti Husband?

Tay Conti is a married woman. She tied a knot with fellow judoka Jorge Conti in 2017; however, Melo confirmed on Instagram in November 2021 that they had been separated “for a long time”. Since January 2022, Conti has been in a relationship with fellow AEW professional wrestler Sammy Guevara. Starting at now, the couple is carrying on with an upbeat life and their bond is going more grounded with the progression of time. Tay has currently resided in Orlando, Florida, in the United States since October 2016. Reflecting on her sexual orientation, she is straight.

Everything To Know About Sammy Guevara

Tay Conti and her boyfriend, Sammy Guevara

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Tay Conti Fires Back At Fans Claiming She Broke Up Sammy Guevara’s Engagement

Tay Conti and Sammy Guevara’s relationship has been a hot topic of wrestling Twitter this year, with claims that Conti broke up Guevara’s prior engagement. The relationship between them has been a constant fixture of wrestling discussion over the past few months, with the AEW stars confirming they were seeing each other romantically in a post made on New Year’s Day. Both had previously been in long-term relationships, with Guevara and ex-fiance Pamella Nizio splitting up in October amidst rumors of ‘The Spanish God’ dating Conti.

As is often the case when such an occurrence happens, both Conti and Guevara have been forced to deal with all manner of comments from fans, particularly relating to the idea that Tay broke up Sammy and Pam. Taking to Twitter after a user said Guevara had “upgraded” relationship-wise, the ex-NXT Superstar slammed back at the fans making these accusations. Conti had previously deleted her Twitter account last December, which came at the height of the allegations she was seeing Sammy before the pair made the news official. The pair had slowly begun appearing together more and more in various social media posts, particularly on Sammy’s YouTube channel.

How much is Tay Conti’s Net Worth?

Tay Conti has a net worth of $1.5 million as of 2022 whereas her salary is around $100,000 per annum. With her hard work and luck by her side, she can double the amount of wealth she has today. In addition, Tay’s major source of income is from her wrestler and judoka career and she is sincere in her work. 

What is the Height of Tay Conti?

Tay Conti definitely has a pretty face and a magnetic personality which has cast spells over her viewers over the years. She has a height of 5 feet and 6 inches and her body weighs around 57 kg. Tay has blonde hair and dark brown eyes color. Additionally, her body build type is athletic and her body meausrements are 34-26-36 inches.

Source: Gossip Gist

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