Allyssa Lyn “Lacey” Lane is a 34-year-old American professional wrestler from Winter Park, Florida. Lane is currently signed with the WWE RAW brand and her ring name is Kayden Carter.
Lane started training for a wrestling career in 2016 in the Team 3D Academy. She then wrestled regularly for a number of different Florida-based independent promotions. She had her first public match against Trish Adora for the Go Wrestle promotion which she won.
Kayden Carter’s WWE Tryout
The following year, Lane had a tryout at the WWE Performance Center in February and was offered a contract. WWE rescinded the contract though after a physical examination revealed Lane had arthritis in her knee. As a result, she spent several months rehabbing her knee.
In November 2017, Lane began wrestling for The Crash Lucha Libre in Mexico. In January 2018, she defeated Keyra for the promotion’s Women’s Championship title. She held the title for 175 days before losing it to Tessa Blanchard in a triple threat match that also included Santana Garrett on July 14, 2018.
Kayden Carter’s WWE Contract
In July 2018, Lane signed with the WWE after passing a second physical. She competed in the 2018 Mae Young Classic and defeated Vanessa Kraven in the first round. She then defeated Taynara Conti in the second round but lost in the quarter finals to Meiko Satomura.
In September 2019, Lane’s ring name was changed to Kayden Carter and she made her NXT television debut in January 2020. At her debut, she defeated Chelsea Green. In a rematch in February, Kayden lost to Green.
Kayden Carter & Kacy Catanzaro Form Tag Team
Kayden Carter and Kacy Catanzaro took part in the 2021 Women’s Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic tournament. They defeated Mercedes Martinez and Toni Storm in the quarterfinals. In the semi-finals, they lost to Dakota Kai and Raquel González. They would then feud with Xia Li after constantly being attacked by her throughout the following weeks.
On the March 10th episode of NXT, Carter lost to Li by disqualification after Catanzaro hit the latter with a crutch. Catanzaro and Carter lost to Li in a handicap match on the March 31 episode of NXT, with the former taking the pin after a cyclone kick. Catanzaro and Carter announced that they decided to leave Li alone on the May 4th episode of NXT.
Carter & Catanzaro Pursue Women’s NXT Tag Team Titles
On the July 27th episode of NXT, they defeated Franky Monet and Jessi Kamea. After defeating Gigi Dolin and Jacy Jayne, Carter and Catanzaro announced they would pursue the NXT Women’s Tag Team Championship. They had their chance at the end of August, losing to champions Io Shirai and Zoey Stark.
Carter and Catanzaro entered the 2022 Women’s Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic where they defeated Diamond Mine’s Ivy Nile and Tatum Paxley in the first round. They did, however, lose to Kay Lee Ray and Io Shirai in the semi-finals.
In April 2022, Catanzaro’s ring name was changed to Katana Chance. After defeating Yulisa Leon and Valentina Feroz on the April 26 episode of NXT, Chance and Carter pursued the NXT Women’s Tag Team Championships. They failed to win the titles at NXT In Your House. After losing, Chance and Carter began a slow heel turn where they failed to become #1 contenders for the NXT Women’s Tag Team Championship which they lost on the June 28 episode of NXT to Cora Jade and Roxanne Perez.
NXT Women’s Tag Team Champions
On the August 2nd episode of NXT, Katana Chance and Kayden Carter won the vacant Women’s NXT Tag Team Championship titles. There were four teams that battled in the match; Chance & Carter defeated the teams of Toxic Attraction, Ivy Nile & Tatum Paxley, and Yulisa Leon & Valentina Feroz.
They defended their titles against Doudrop and Nikki A.S.H. at Worlds Collide, and against Nikkita Lyons and Zoey Stark on the October 25 and November 8 episodes of NXT. On January 8, 2023, Catanzaro and Carter became the longest reigning NXT Women’s Tag Team Champions. On the January 24 episode of NXT, they retained against Alba Fyre and Sol Ruca. At NXT Vengeance Day, Chance and Carter lost the NXT Women’s Tag Team Championship to Fallon Henley and Kiana James, ending the historic reign at 186 days.
As part of the 2023 WWE Draft, Chance, along with tag team partner Carter, was drafted to the RAW brand.SHOW LESS
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Career Championships and Accomplishments
- The Crash Lucha Libre
- The Crash Women’s Championship (1 time)
- The Crash Women’s Championship (1 time)
- World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)
- NXT Women’s Tag Team Championship (1 time)