Taylor Grado is a 25-year-old professional wrestler from Tampa, Florida and is currently signed with WWE. She performs on NXT under the ring name, Jacy Jayne.
Grado made her wrestling debut in May 2018 under the ring name, Avery Taylor in American Combat Wrestling (ACW). She then went on to establish a career in Florida wresting promotions including ACW, Shine Wrestling, Evolve and Full Impact Pro. She became a three-time Women’s Champion including two women’s title reigns in American Combat Wrestling and a single women’s title reign in World Xtreme Wrestling.
Grado Signs with WWE
Taylor Grado made her televised debut on the September 23rd episode of NXT. She competed in a number one contender Battle Royal won by Candice LeRae. In February 2021, WWE signed Grado and she made her debut under the ring name, Jacy Jayne, on the July 20th episode of NXT. At her debut, she wrestled Franky Monet and lost.
Jacy Jayne joined the NXT women’s stable Toxic Attraction led by Mandy Rose, thus establishing herself as a heel. During the September 28th episode of NXT, the group was represented in their first in-ring match by Gigi Dolin and Jayne, in a NXT Women’s Tag Team title match won by Io Shirai & Zoey Stark.
Toxic Attraction Wins Gold
At NXT: Halloween Havoc, Gigi Dolin and Jacy Jayne won the NXT Women’s Tag Team Championships. They defeated Io Shirai and Zoey Stark, and Indi Hartwell and Persia Pirotta in a Scareway to Hell Ladder triple threat tag team match for the titles. This marked the first championships for both Gigi Dolin and Jacy Jayne in WWE.
On the November 16 episode of NXT 2.0, Jayne joined Gigi Dolin, Mandy Rose and Dakota Kai in a WarGames match at NXT WarGames 2021 to face Raquel Gonzalez, Kay Lee Ray, Cora Jade and Io Shirai. At the event, Toxic Attraction and Dakota Kai were defeated by Team Raquel.
On NXT Vengeance Day, Gigi and Jacy retained their NXT Women’s Tag Team Championships against Indi Hartwell and Persia Pirotta. On the NXT Stand & Deliver Kickoff Show, Gigi and Jacy lost the NXT Women’s Tag Team Championship to Dakota Kai and Raquel González with the help from Wendy Choo’s interference. Their reign ended at 158 days. Three days later, however, they regained the titles with the help of Mandy Rose’s distraction.
At NXT Great American Bash, Gigi and Jayne dropped the titles to Cora Jade and Roxanne Perez.
Jacy Jayne Photos
Career Championships & Accomplishments
- American Combat Wrestling
- ACW Women’s Championship (2 times)
- ACW Women’s Title #1 Contendership Tournament (2018)
- World Xtreme Wrestling
- WXW Women’s Championship (1 time)
- World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)
- NXT Women’s Tag Team Championship (1 time)