Lisa Marie Varon

Professional Wrestler + Fitness Competitor and Bodybuilder
Born Feb 10, 1971

Lisa Marie Varon is an American professional wrestler, former bodybuilder and fitness competitor. Varon is best known for her time in World Wrestling Entertainment under the ringname Victoria where she is a former two-time WWE Women's Champion and her current tenure in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling under the ringname Tara. She is currently in her record-tying fifth reign as the TNA Women's Knockout Champion.… Read More

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1971 Birth Born on February 10, 1971.


1983 12 Years Old Varon was born in San Bernardino, California, to a Puerto Rican father (who is a Vietnam veteran) and a Turkish mother who worked as a singer in Japan. She grew up with three older brothers, all of whom became amateur wrestlers, with her oldest brother, Bobby, winning a gold medal at the 1983 Pan American Games. … Read More
1989 18 Years Old During her senior year in high school, she was nationally recognized by the National Cheerleading Association, earning an All-American award and being chosen to cheer at half-time of the NFL 1989 Pro Bowl, alongside 70 other women. … Read More


1997 26 Years Old She competed in fitness competitions, such as ESPN2's Fitness America Series in 1997 and 1998, winning the former, and the Miss Galaxy Competition in 1998, where she met and befriended Torrie Wilson. … Read More
1999 28 Years Old In 1999, she earned her International Federation of BodyBuilders (IFBB) Professional Fitness Card after placing second at the National Physique Committee (NPC) Team Universe show in New York City. … Read More
2000 29 Years Old With no previous wrestling experience, she looked up professional wrestling schools, and eventually began training at Ultimate Pro Wrestling (UPW) in Southern California in June 2000. … Read More


2001 30 Years Old 1 More Event
She also managed Steve Bradley before MCW closed in 2001. … Read More
2002 31 Years Old …  She debuted in June 2002, and four months later she was pushed to win the WWE Women's Championship, a title she would go on to hold twice in her wrestling career.
2003 32 Years Old 1 More Event
Victoria continued to feud with Trish Stratus into 2003, competing against her in successful title defenses and mixed tag team matches, during which Victoria teamed with Richards. … Read More
2004 33 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 5, 2004, Victoria was set for a title match with Molly Holly, however she was attacked by Test before the match.
2005 34 Years Old …  During her heel run, Victoria adopted the gimmick of a bully-like enforcer, when she was placed in an angle alongside Torrie Wilson and Candice Michelle (collectively known as the Ladies in Pink, and later Vince's Devils) on August 29, portraying the role of the group's enforcer, as the three women joined forces against the 2005 Diva Search winner Ashley Massaro. … Read More
2007 36 Years Old …  Victoria lost the championship match against James at New Year's Revolution, and a rematch on January 15, 2007. … Read More
After leaving WWE in 2009, Varon debuted in TNA later that year as Tara. … Read More
…  On the January 4, 2010 episode of Impact!, Tara lost the title back to ODB. … Read More


2011 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2011, Madison Rayne would start a rivalry with Mickie James over the Knockouts Championship, and would successfully defend the title against her at Genesis and Against All Odds, after Tara interfered in both matches. … Read More
2012 41 Years Old 1 More Event
…  On the January 26, 2012 episode of Impact Wrestling, Tara defeated Mickie James and Velvet Sky in a three-way match to earn a match for the Knockouts Championship. … Read More
2013 42 Years Old 1 More Event
Varon debuted for Ring of Honor on October 26, 2013, under her real name. … Read More
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