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Villainess Raquel

Villainess Raquel

Gabi Castrovinci (born January 17, 1986) is a Brasilian professional wrestler. She was a contestant on Season 6 of WWE Tough Enough VI, where she was eliminated fourth. Since Tough Enough, Castrovinci went on to continue her career in pro wrestling. As of 2016, Castrovinci is currently signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling under the ring name Raquel.

Wrestling Career Edit

WWE Tough Enough (2015) Edit

Gabi competed in the sixth season of Tough Enough in 2015, and stated that her objective is not to make friends, but to win, establishing Gabi as a heel. After her elimination, according to a conversation with journalist Brian Fritz of Sporting News, Castrovinci expressed her intentions to continue pursuing a career in professional wrestling.

Impact Wrestling (2016-present) Edit

Castrovinci debuted for TNA in January 2016, under the name Raquel. In her debut, Raquel portrayed a villainous femme fatale in segments with Bobby Lashley, but the angle was later nixed. Raquel made her in-ring debut at Knockouts Knockdown 4 on April 22, portraying a babyface in a losing effort against the evil Barbi Hayden. Raquel returned on the May 24 episode of Impact Wrestling in her current role as the manager of The Bromans. Raquel turned heel on the independent circuit, and continues competing as a villainess outside of TNA. In April, Raquel won the Rise of a Queen Tournament, defeating Santana Garrett in the finals of the four-woman tournament. Raquel laughed evilly as she celebrated her victory, displaying her villainous persona. Months later, the evil Raquel competed in a losing effort against Alexxis.