Ivy Nile

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Ivy Nile
Birth nameEmily Andzulis
Born (1992-02-26) February 26, 1992 (age 32)
Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.
Ari Levy
(m. 2022)
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Ivy Nile
Billed height5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)[1]
Billed weight126 lb (57 kg)[1]
Trained byGlenn Jacobs
Tom Prichard
WWE Performance Center
DebutFebruary 21, 2020

Emily Andzulis (born February 26, 1992) is an American mixed martial artist, fitness competitor and professional wrestler currently signed to WWE, where she performs under the ring name Ivy Nile on the Raw brand and is a member of the Diamond Mine stable.

Early life[edit]

Andzulis earned national recognition from her time on NBC's sports game show Titan Games hosted by Dwayne Johnson.[2]

Andzulis also competed in mixed martial arts in the Women's Flyweight division.[3]

Professional wrestling career[edit]

WWE (2020–present)[edit]

NXT (2020–2023)[edit]

On January 13, 2020, it was reported that WWE signed Andzulis to a developmental contract. Prior to signing, Andzulis was offered a WWE tryout as early as April 2019 and she went on to train at the Jacobs-Prichard Wrestling Academy under Glenn "Kane" Jacobs and Tom Prichard in Knoxville, Tennessee.[4]

Andzulis made her in-ring debut on an NXT house show, teaming with Catalina Garcia & Rita Reis in a losing effort to Deonna Purrazzo, Indi Hartwell & MJ Jenkins. Andzulis made her televised debut on the September 23 episode of NXT during which she competed in a Number One Contender Battle Royal which was won by Candice LeRae. After an extensive absence from the ring, Andzulis returned the following year under the ring name Ivy Nile as a member of Diamond Mine faction alongside Roderick Strong, The Creed Brothers, Hachiman and Malcolm Bivens on the October 12, 2021 episode of NXT, during which she defeated Valentina Feroz.[5]

In February 2022, Nile began teaming with Tatum Paxley, with their first match as a team being a victory over Fallon Henley and Kayla Inlay on NXT Level Up.[6] On the February 22 episode of NXT, Paxley and Nile participated in the first round of the women's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic, facing Kacy Catanzaro and Kayden Carter, in which they were defeated.[7]

Nile and Paxley engaged in a fatal four-way tag team match against Katana Chance and Carter, Valentina Feroz and Yulisa Leon, and Toxic Attraction (Gigi Dolin and Jacy Jayne) on the August 2 episode of NXT for the vacant NXT Women's Tag Team Championship, which they failed to win. After feeling morally abandoned by Nile, on the March 14, 2023, episode of NXT, Paxley turned heel and abandoned her during a three-way tag team match, attacking her and causing her to suffer the pinfall at the hands of Alba Fyre and Isla Dawn. On April 4 episode of NXT, Nile defeated Paxley to end the feud.[8][9][10]

Raw (2023–present)[edit]

On the November 6 episode of Raw, the Creed Brothers and Nile officially signed for the Raw brand.[11] Nile participated in a battle royal for a Women's World Championship match at Survivor Series. Nile eliminated Kayden Carter, Katana Chance and Natalya and survived as the final four participants but was eliminated by an already eliminated Nia Jax.[12] On the November 20 episode of Raw, Nile teamed up with Alpha Academy's Maxxine Dupri in a fatal-four way tag team match for a WWE Women's Tag Team Championship match in a losing effort.[13] On the December 11 episode of Raw, Nile accompanied Dupri in her non-title match against Women's World Champion Rhea Ripley. Ripley won by submission and did not release the hold until Nile entered the ring and both women stared each other down. Ripley then vowed to make an example out of Nile, agreeing to put the Women's World Championship on the line against Nile at Raw: Day 1 but Nile failed to defeat Ripley for the title in her main roster debut match.[14][15][16] Nile made her Royal Rumble match debut at the titular event, entering as the eighth entrant. She was eliminated by Nia Jax.[17][18]

At Night 2 of the 2024 WWE Draft, Nile (and The Creed Brothers) were drafted to the Raw brand in the supplemental draft.[19] On the May 6 episode of Raw, Nile competed in the Queen of the Ring tournament, where she lost to Zoey Stark in the first round.[20] Back in April at NXT Stand & Deliver, NXT general manager Ava announced the newly created NXT Women's North American Championship,[21] and Nile went through as one of the top 12 participants from the preliminary combine to compete for a spot in the six-woman ladder match to crown the inaugural champion at NXT Battleground.[22] On the May 14 episode of NXT, The Meta-Four's Lash Legend defeated Nile to qualify for a spot at NXT Battleground.[23]

Other media[edit]

Nile made her video game debut in WWE 2K23 as a downloadable character as part of the Race To NXT Pack,[24] and appeared on the main game of WWE 2K24.[25]

Personal life[edit]

In 2022, Nile got married to fitness instructor Ari Levy.[26]


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