Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Sarona Reiher aka Tamina
Sarona Reiher (born January 10, 1978) is a professional wrestler who is currently signed to WWE, where she is performing on the SmackDown brand, using the ring name Tamina. She is the daughter of WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka. Sarona first began in wrestling after she received the first Lia Maivia Scholarship to train in professional wrestling career at the Wild Samoan Training Center.
Reiher debuted as a heel under the ring name Tamina along with Jimmy and Jey Uso by attacking the Unified Tag Team Champions, The Hart Dynasty (Tyson Kidd, David Hart Smith, and Natalya). The next week on the May 31 edition of Raw, The Usos and Tamina introduced themselves and stated that The Hart Dynasty was in the wrong place at the wrong time, and brawled and again laid out The Hart Dynasty. On the June 7 edition of Raw, The Usos and Tamina again attempted to attack The Hart Dynasty, but was unsuccessful with The Hart Dynasty getting the upper hand. The Usos and Tamina made their pay-per-view debut in a six-person mixed tag team match against The Hart Dynastyin a losing effort after Natalya pinned Tamina. Two weeks later on the June 21 edition of Raw, Tamina made her debut for the brand facing off with Natalya, but ended in a no contest after The Nexus interrupted the match.
On the June 28 edition of Raw, The Usos and Tamina was scheduled to face The Hart Dynasty in another six-person mixed tag team match, but the Usos and Tamina attacked them during their entrance, leading to Tamina throwing Natalya in the ring and executing the Super Fly Splash and left with the Uso’s. On the July 12 edition of Raw, The Usos and Tamina won their first match by defeatingThe Hart Dynasty in a six-person mixed tag team match. At the Money in the Bank pay-per-view, Tamina accompanied The Usos to a tag team match against The Hart Dynasty in a losing effort. On the July 26 edition of Raw, Tamina along with Jimmy Uso accompanied Jey Uso to a singles match against Randy Orton, but was unsuccessful in defeating Orton.