Devin Taylor (wrestler)

Brittany Christine Fetkin (born February 3, 1988)[1] is an American model, actress, and professional wrestler. She is known for her work in WWE's developmental territory, NXT, where she served as a backstage interviewer under the ring name Devin Taylor.

Devin Taylor
Birth nameBrittany Christine Fetkin
Born (1988-02-03) February 3, 1988 (age 31)[1]
San Diego, California, United States[1]
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Devin Taylor[2]
Billed height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)[2]
Billed weight115 lb (52 kg; 8.2 st)
Billed fromTemecula, California[2]
Trained byWWE Performance Center[3]
DebutJune 6, 2014[1]

Early lifeEdit

Fetkin was born in San Diego, California and raised in Temecula, California. She is of Japanese, Lithuanian, and Ukrainian descent.[4] Fetkin is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University with a degree in broadcast journalism.[5] A competitive soccer player since her childhood, Fetkin competed in the Youth World Cup in Sweden and earned scholar athletes honors during her formative years.[5]

Professional wrestling careerEdit

WWE (2013–2015)Edit

Fetkin signed a contract with the professional wrestling promotion WWE in 2013 and was assigned to their developmental territory, NXT, where she was given the ring name Devin Taylor. Taylor debuted as a backstage interviewer on the November 20 episode of NXT. She was also an in-ring competitor at NXT live events, participating mainly in Divas tag team matches.[1]

On October 9, 2015, WWE officially announced that Fetkin was released from her WWE contract, due to injury concerns hampering her training progress.[6] Her release was featured on an episode of WWE Breaking Ground.[7]

Other mediaEdit

Fetkin is a former print model and has appeared in nationally televised commercial campaigns for NASCAR and Hewlett-Packard.[5] In 2015, Fetkin appeared as a contestant in the nineteenth season of the ABC reality television show The Bachelor. She was eliminated in the first episode.[8][9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Devin Taylor: Profile & Match Listing". The Internet Wrestling Database.
  2. ^ a b c "Devin Taylor". WWE.
  3. ^ "Devin Taylor". Cagematch.
  4. ^ Fetkin, Brittany (18 September 2013). "I'm Japanese, Lithuanian, Ukrainian". Twitter. Retrieved 21 December 2019.
  5. ^ a b c Saxton, Byron (January 29, 2014). "Devin Taylor: More than just a pretty face". WWE. Retrieved March 20, 2015.
  6. ^ Johnson, Mike (October 9, 2015). "TWO WWE RELEASES TODAY". PWInsider. Retrieved October 14, 2015.
  7. ^ "Devin Taylor's fate decided on episode 2 of WWE Breaking Ground". F4WOnline. Retrieved November 12, 2015.
  8. ^ "Brittany". ABC. Archived from the original on March 21, 2015. Retrieved March 20, 2015.
  9. ^ Jordan, Paul (2014-12-04). "NXT DIVA TO COMPETE ON 'THE BACHELOR'". PWInsider. Retrieved 2015-03-20.