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WWE News: Layla El retires from wrestling

On Wednesday, WWE.com announced that Layla El is retiring from wrestling after nine years with the company.

She said that it was time to start the next chapter in her life, and had gotten tired of the travel. She noted that she is now engaged and would be looking to start a family, as well as do other television work in the U.S. or the U.K.

El came to WWE after winning the 2006 Divas Search, and was best known for her tenure as part of LayCool, a tag team with Michelle McCool, who retired after getting married to Mark "Undertaker" Calaway.