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Tenille Averil Dashwood (born 1 March 1989) is an Australian professional wrestler. She is best known for her time in WWE under the ring name Emma from 2012 to 2017. She was the first female Australian wrestler to be signed in WWE and was active in the NXT division, as well as on Raw and SmackDown television. She also gained notoriety for her time in Ring of Honor. Dashwood currently competes on the independent circuit. Dashwood signed with IMPACT Wrestling on July 29, 2019.

She started training for wrestling in Australia in 2003 when she was 13 years old. In 2008 and 2011, Dashwood went to Canada to train at the Storm Wrestling Academy. Prior to being signed to WWE, she wrestled in Australia and North America on the independent circuit for promotions like Elite Canadian Championship Wrestling and Shimmer Women Athletes under the ring name Tenille Tayla.

In wrestling[]

  • Finishing moves
    • As Emma
      • Emma-Lock (Inverted Indian deathlock facelock)
      • VenEmma (Right-handed thrust to the opponent's throat or face, with theatrics)
    • As Tenille Dashwood
      • Spotlight (Low dropkick to the head of kneeling opponent)
  • Signature moves
    • Airplane spin
    • Bodyscissors, sometimes transitioned into a pin
    • Dashwoogie (Headlock with noogie)
    • Dil-Emma / Tarantula (Rope hung Boston crab)
    • Diving crossbody
    • Double underhook suplex, sometimes into the ring turnbuckle
    • Emmamite Sandwich / Taste of Tenille (Running crossbody to an opponent seated in the corner)
    • Full nelson
    • Hair-pull snapmare
    • Multiple pinning variations
      • Backslide
      • Small package
    • Repeated shoot kicks, to the back of a tree of woe hung opponent
    • Rope-hung rolling wheel kick
    • Roaring elbow
    • Russian legsweep
    • Somersault arm wringer evasion, transitioned into a modified sitting armbar stretch
    • Short-arm clothesline
    • Wheelbarrow suplex, sometimes onto the ring apron
  • Wrestlers managed
    • Carlo Cannon
    • Dan Myers
    • Dana Brooke
    • Dylan Knight
    • Santino Marella
    • Scotty Mac
    • Stephen James and Foxx
  • Nicknames
    • "The Dancing Queen"
    • "Valentine"
  • Entrance themes
    • Independent circuit
      • "Feedback" by Janet Jackson
      • "Spotlight" by Hot Tag Media Works
    • NXT / World Wrestling Entertainment
      • "#Emmalution" by Brian Randazzo
      • "Chemical Mind" by Jason Davis
      • "Real Deal" by CFO$
      • "Who's That Girl" by Jim Johnston
      • "All About Me" by CFO$
    • Ring of Honor
      • "Spotlight" by Hot Tag Media Works
    • IMPACT Wrestling
      • "Spotlight" by Hot Tag Media Works

Championships and accomplishments[]

  • Extreme Canadian Championship Wrestling
    • ECCW Supergirls Championship (2 times)
  • IMPACT Wrestling
  • Pro Wrestling Alliance Queensland
    • Queen of the Warriors (2009)
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • Ranked #31 of the top 50 female wrestlers in the PWI Female 50 in 2015
  • Swiss Wrestling Entertainment
    • SWE Ladies Championship (1 time)
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