Amanda Rose Saccomanno is a 31-year-old American professional wrestler, television personality and fitness competitor and bodybuilder. She is currently signed with the WWE and performs on the company’s RAW brand under the ring name, Mandy Rose.
Before signing with the WWE, Mandy Rose had a career in fitness and bodybuilding from 2013 to 2014. The following year, she entered the WWE’s Tough Enough competition and placed second behind winners Sarah Lee and Josh Bredl. During the season finale of Tough Enough, Saccomanno adopted the ring name, Mandy Rose, and it was revealed after the finale that she signed to a five year contract with the WWE.
Mandy Rose’s WWE NXT Debut
Mandy Rose was assigned to the WWE’s developmental brand, NXT, where she made her in-ring debut in a six-woman tag team match at live event in Florida on January 30, 2016. She made her NXT television debut in August 2016.
In November 2017, Mandy Rose made her main roster debut on an episode of RAW where she attacked Sasha Banks, Mickie James and Bayley with her partners Sonya Deville and Paige. The trio of Rose, Deville and Paige formed the team known as Absolution and they made their main roster television debut in a winning match against Banks, James and Bayley in December 2017.
After the 2018 SuperStar Shake-up, Absolution broke up but Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville were assigned to SmackDown and became known as Fire and Desire.
From December 2019 to present, Rose’s character has been involved in a love triangle storyline with wrestlers Otis and Dolph Ziggler. During an episode of SmackDown in April 2020, Many Rose’s friend and tag team partner Sonya Deville was shown to be interfering in her romance with Otis and has since created a feud. Deville cut Mandy’s hair in a backstage attack in August. That same month, Mandy Rose defeated Deville in a Loser Leaves WWE match at SummerSlam.
Career Championships and Accomplishments
- World Bodybuilding Fitness & Fashion
- 2014 WBFF Boston – (first place)
- 2014 WBFF Diva Bikini Pro World Championship – (first place)