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Lacey Ryan (January 25, 1994) is an American female professional wrestler currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on its NXT brand under the ring name Zoey Stark.

Professional wrestling career​

Early career (2013–2014)​

Ryan debuted on June 8, 2013 in Vendetta Pro Wrestling, losing a match to Hudson Envy. On November 16 Ryan began a run in Ultra Championship Wrestling-Zero, winning her first match defeating Larry Butabi. She was also a UCW-Zero Ultra-X Champion until January 25, 2014, losing the title to The Durango Kid.

In-ring return (2018–2020)

After a three-year hiatus, Ryan made her return to the wrestling ring on August 16, 2018 in Dallas Championship Wrestling in a match against Thunder Rosa that ended in no-contest. She returned the following month on September 20 at DCW What Doesn't Kill You, teaming with Thunder Rosa in a tag match lost to Lady Poison & Wesley Crane.

Beginning in January 2019, Ryan resumed a more active in-ring run, with matches for Sabotage Wrestling, Lucha Brutal (under the ring name Serrano), Championship Wrestling From Hollywood, Future Stars Of Wrestling, United Wrestling Network and SHIMMER Women Athletes. Ryan won the Women's Championship in Future Stars Of Wrestling on September 29, at FSW Mecca V after defeating Taya Valkyrie. She remained the FSW Women's Champion until November 20, 2020, losing to Mazzerati. Between November and December, Ryan competed in Mission Pro Wrestling's MPW Championship Tournament, advancing to the tournament final held with Best Two Out Of Three Falls rule, losing to La Rosa Negra.

Impact Wrestling (2019–2020)

Ryan debuted in Impact Wrestling on the November 23 episode of Xplosion, in a match against Taya Valkyrie. She returned the following year on the March 10, 2020 episode of iMPACT! in a title match with Madison Rayne in her corner against the reigning Knockouts Champion Jordynne Grace. After her title match, Ryan returned the following week on the March 17 episode of iMPACT!, in a match against Kiera Hogan.

World Wrestling Entertainment

205 Live & NXT (2021-present)

It was announced on January 20 Ryan was one of three female wrestlers including Elayna Black and Priscilla Kelly signed to WWE. She was quickly renamed as Zoey Stark and debuted on the January 29 episode of 205 Live teaming with Marina Shafir in the opening round of the 2021 Women's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic where they were eliminated by Ember Moon & Shotzi Blackheart. Stark made her debut on the February 17 episode of NXT where she won her first singles match defeating Valentina Feroz. She teamed with Io Shirai in a challenge at NXT: The Great American Bash where they defeated Candice LeRae & Indi Hartwell to become the new NXT Women's Tag Team Champions. This marked Stark's first title reign in her rookie year since joining WWE NXT. They remained Women's Tag Team Champions until NXT: Halloween Havoc, where Stark and Shirai lost a Triple Threat Scareway to Hell Ladder match against Indi Hartwell & Persia Pirotta and Toxic Attraction (Gigi Dolin & Jacy Jayne).

In wrestling

  • Signature and finishing moves
  • Frog Splash
  • Belly-to-Back GTS

Championships and accomplishments

  • NWA UCW-Zero Ultra X Championship (2 times)

External links

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