Taynara Melo de Carvalho (June 9, 1995) is a female Brazilian professional wrestler signed to WWE in its developmental brand WWE NXT as Taynara Conti. She participated in the WWE Mae Young Classic 2017.



NXT (2017-present)

Carvalho joined the WWE and was assigned to its developmental program NXT. She debuted as Taynara Melo, on May 13 in a Battle Royal for the No. 1 Contendership to the NXT Women's title. She wrestled her first singles match on July 6, where she was defeated by Lacey Evans. On July 13, she took part in the WWE Mae Young Classic where she was eliminated in the first round by Lacey Evans.

Personal life

Carvalho is a multi-level martial artist holding a Black Belt in Judo and a Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

In wrestling

  • Finishing moves
    • Cross armbar, sometimes while jumping from the top rope
  • Signature moves
    • Over the shoulder arm drag
    • Swinging side slam
  • Entrance themes
    • "Show 'Em Who I Am" by Extreme Music (NXT)

External links

WWE Mae Young Classic 2017 contestants

Abbey LaithAyesha RayBianca BelairCandice LeRaeDakota KaiJazzy GabertKairi SaneKavita DeviKay Lee RayLacey EvansMarti BelleMercedes MartinezMia YimMiranda SalinasNicole SavoyPiper NivenPrincesa SugehitRachel EversReina GonzalesRenee MichelleRhea RipleySage BeckettSantana GarrettSarah LoganSerena DeebShayna BaszlerTaynara ContiTessa BlanchardToni StormVanessa BorneXia LiZeda