Lexie Fyfe

Last updated
Lexie Fyfe
Lexie Fyfe in June 2008
Birth nameMary Beth Bentley
Born (1969-05-30) May 30, 1969 (age 52)
Denville, New Jersey
Residence Tampa, Florida
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) The Foxy Lady
Fran, The Lunch Lady
Lexie Fyfe
Billed height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Billed weight150 lb (68 kg; 11 st)
Billed fromTampa, Florida
Trained by OMEGA Championship Wrestling [1]
Ken Spence [1]
Johnny Rodz
Debut1995 [1]

Mary Beth Bentley (born May 30, 1969), better known by her ring name Lexie Fyfe, is an American professional wrestler. She has wrestled in various independent wrestling promotions, most notably for Shimmer Women Athletes. She is a one-time NWA World Women's Champion also appeared on WWE Raw as the "fake Hillary Clinton."


Early life

Bentley was born in Denville, New Jersey where she spent most of her life, attending Morris Knolls High School. [2] She spent a couple of years in Toledo, Ohio and St. Petersburg, Florida when she was very young.

Bentley went to Elon College in North Carolina and now resides in Tampa, Florida after a couple of years in Jeffersonville, Indiana.


While working in billing at LabCorp, Bentley met co-worker Brandi Wine who asked if she had an interest in training to become a wrestler. [2] Brandi was valeting at the time for the "Beastmaster" Rick Link and Tim Blaze. She introduced Lexie to some local promoters who were looking for female wrestlers. Ken Spence, who runs a wrestling school in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, talked her into coming early to one of the next shows. She got in the ring with a couple of the wrestlers and learned some simple moves. She started training at Ken's school right after that in April 1995.

She stayed at Spence's school for a little over a year while learning the basic techniques of wrestling. Feeling that she needed to become more versatile and learn different styles, she left Spence's school. Then she had met Matt Hardy on a show and he invited her down to their training place. In fact, she was thinking about leaving wrestling because she didn't feel that she was progressing in the ring. She learned so much there especially about the psychology of a wrestling match. Also, she had the chance to learn valuable skills from the "unpredictable" Johnny Rodz, who has trained stars including as Tazz and Perry Saturn. She visited his school at least six times on various trips to the New York area.

In 2001, Fyfe wrestled for New-Wave Championship Wrestling. She lost out to Bobcat for the vacant NWCW Women's Championship. [3]

In 2005, Lexie joined Shimmer Women Athletes as a heel and defeated Christie Ricci on the promotion's first show. She later began teaming with Malia Hosaka after they attacked Lorelei Lee; following Lee's victory over Malia on Volume 3. On Volume 4 Hosaka and Fyfe defeated Lee and Cindy Rogers in a tag team match. On Volume 5 they became an official team under the name The Experience. Since then they had a winning streak which was broken by Cheerleader Melissa and MsChif on Volume 12. They then started another winning streak which was broken this time by Ashley and Nevaeh in the final of a six-team Gauntlet Match on Volume 21.

After missing Volume 23 The Experience came back as part of the Volume 24 as they defeated the team of Rayna Von Tosh and Tenille.

On April 21, 2008, Lexie worked as a Hillary Clinton imposter on WWE Raw , where she defeated "Barack Obama" before being destroyed by Umaga. [4]

In early 2010 Fyfe took a hiatus from professional wrestling due to her pregnancy and subsequent childbirth. [5]

When Shine Wrestling was established on July 20, 2012, Lexie began her stint as a babyface authority figure for the promotion. On October 27, 2012, Fyfe made a return appearance to SHIMMER as a villain at Volume 50; taking part in a ten-woman elimination tag team match that saw her, Mercedes Martinez, Portia Perez, Nicole Matthews, and Saraya Knight defeated by MsChif, Allison Danger, Leva Bates, and Cheerleader Melissa.

Championships and accomplishments

Related Research Articles

The World Championship Wrestling (WCW) Women's Heavyweight Championship was a title for the women's professional wrestling division in World Championship Wrestling. It lasted from 1996 until 1997, when it was abandoned. It is not to be confused with prior women's titles recognized by the promotion.

Daizee Haze

Emily Sharp is an American former professional wrestler known under the ring name Daizee Haze. She is best known for her time on the independent circuit, where she performed for numerous promotions such as Chikara, Ring of Honor and Shimmer Women Athletes, where she was a one-time Tag Team Champion.

Malia Hosaka

Malia Hosaka, is an American professional wrestler. She is a former NWA World Women's Champion.

Cheerleader Melissa American professional wrestler

Melissa Anderson is an American professional wrestler, better known by her ring name Cheerleader Melissa. She is best known for her work in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where she worked as Alissa Flash and Raisha Saeed. She is currently performing on the independent circuit for promotions such as Shimmer Women Athletes, where she is a former two-time Shimmer Champion. In 2013, Anderson was ranked number 1 in Pro Wrestling Illustrated's annual Top 50 Females list.

Serena Deeb American professional wrestler

Serena Deeb is an American professional wrestler currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW). She also appears in the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) where she is a former NWA Worlds Women's Champion. She is well known for her first stint with WWE, appearing on the SmackDown brand and also known for her time with the developmental territory Florida Championship Wrestling, under the ring name Serena. She also made appearances for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling and Ohio Valley Wrestling, where she was a six-time Women's Champion, Shimmer Women Athletes and Wrestling New Classic, where she is a one-time WNC Women's Champion.

Amber ONeal American professional wrestler

Kimberly Dawn Davis is an American professional wrestler, better known by her ring name Amber O'Neal.

Sara Del Rey American professional wrestler

Sara Ann Amato is an American professional wrestling trainer and retired professional wrestler, best known by her ring name Sara Del Rey. She was a mainstay for Chikara and Shimmer, but also appeared for many other independent promotions in the US, including Ring of Honor (ROH), IWA Mid-South and All Pro Wrestling, as well as Mexico's Lucha Libre Femenil. Del Rey also taped several matches, competing under a mask and using the name Nic Grimes, for the MTV promotion Wrestling Society X.

MsChif American professional wrestler

Rachel Frobel is an American professional wrestler who is better known by her ring name MsChif. She has been wrestling since 2001 and in that time has worked for several independent promotions across the United States, with guest matches in England and Japan. She is known for her banshee gimmick, howling at her opponents and referees who stand in her way, as well as her unusually flexible body that allows her to perform, and be subjected to, modified submission holds.

Portia Perez Canadian former professional wrestler (born 1987)

Jenna Grattan is a Canadian former professional wrestler better known by her ring name Portia Perez. Perez teamed with Nicole Matthews as The Canadian NINJAs, and they are former two-time Shimmer Tag Team Champions.

Roxxi Laveaux American professional wrestler

Nicole Raczynski is an American former professional wrestler. She is best known for her tenure in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling under the ring names Roxxi Laveaux, The Voodoo Queen, and Roxxi. She is also known for her time in Shimmer Women Athletes and various other independent promotions under the ring name Nikki Roxx.

Ana Rocha

Ana Otero is a Portuguese-American professional wrestler and manager known by her ring name "The Portuguese Princess" Ariel, who has competed in Northeastern independent promotions including Ring of Honor, IWA Mid-South and the National Wrestling Alliance.

Vanessa Harding American professional wrestler and manager

Leslie Culton better known by her ring name Vanessa Harding, is a semi-retired American professional wrestler and manager who has competed in North American independent promotions throughout the early 2000s including Full Impact Pro, Future of Wrestling, the Heartland Wrestling Association, Ohio Valley Wrestling and NWA Florida. She has also had short stints in Ring of Honor, World League Wrestling and Women's Extreme Wrestling. She is also known as Elle Cee, where she has appeared in several adult films, such as on the bangbus.com website.


Danyah Rivietz, better known by her ring name Danyah, is a Canadian professional wrestler. She is best known for her work in Shimmer Women Athletes as well as all-women's promotions in America and Canada. Danyah is currently a fitness professional/fitness model, and competitive CrossFit athlete based out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and still wrestles on the side.

"The Jezebel" Eden Black is the ring name of a retired British professional wrestler who wrestled internationally on the independent circuit in promotions such as Real Quality Wrestling, Shimmer Women Athletes and ChickFight among others. She was known for her wrestling attire, choosing loose-fitting street clothes similar in style to Homicide, her strike-based style of fighting and her relationship with fellow wrestler JP Monroe. Fighting Spirit Magazine exclusively named her and rival Jetta as "spearheading a revolution in British wrestling" with regards to serious female wrestling.

Lorelei Lee American wrestler

Amy Janas, better known by her ring name Lorelei Lee, is an American former professional wrestler. She is best known by her appearances in SHIMMER Women Athletes.

Christie Ricci American professional wrestler

Christie Ricci is the ring name of an American professional wrestler, also known as Glory.

Nevaeh (wrestler) American professional wrestler (born 1986)

Beth Crist is an American professional wrestler, better known by the ring name Nevaeh. She is best known for her time in Impact Wrestling as well as Women of Wrestling (WOW) under the name Hazard. Nevaeh also performing on the independent circuit, most notably for Combat Zone Wrestling.

Leva Bates American professional wrestler

Leva Bates is an American professional wrestler signed to All Elite Wrestling as The Librarian. She also had a successful tenure on the independent circuit, most notably for Shimmer Women Athletes. She has also appeared in WWE on their developmental territory NXT under the ring name Blue Pants.

Fantasia (wrestler)

Karen Simpson, better known by her ring name Fantasia, is an American professional wrestler, trainer, promoter, and manager competing throughout North America in independent promotions, custom DVD companies, and the UK.

Kellie Skater

Callee Keating is a retired Australian professional wrestler best known by her ring name Kellie Skater. She has wrestled internationally, in Australia, Canada, Japan and the United States. She is perhaps best known for her work in Shimmer Women Athletes, where she is a former Shimmer Champion and a former Shimmer Tag Team Champion together with Tomoka Nakagawa as 3G, Together as a team, they also hold the record for the longest reign at 727 days.


  1. 1 2 3 "All Star Wrestling Profile". All Star Wrestling . Retrieved 2010-01-27.
  2. 1 2 Seegers, Sandy. "Enjoying life inside ropes: Pro wrestling has provided Denville native rich experience" Archived 2013-01-20 at archive.today , Daily Record (Morristown) , August 27, 2008. Accessed August 28, 2008. "A co-worker, Brandi Wine, asked Fyfe, a native of Denville, if she'd like to train with her and become a professional wrestler. Soon, Fyfe, known as MaryBeth Bentley during her days at Morris Knolls High School, was in the ring."
  3. "NWCW WOMENS' TITLE HISTORY". Solie.org. Retrieved 4 March 2021.
  4. "Wrestling Forum".
  5. Byers, Ryan (2010-04-12). "411's Live SHIMMER Report: April 10th and 11th". 411Mania. Retrieved 2010-09-21.
  6. "INYF Women's Title". Solie.org. Retrieved 4 March 2021.
  7. "The PWI Female 50 Rankings: Who Is The Top Women's Wrestler In The World?". PWPix.net. 2008-09-18. Retrieved 2008-09-19.