The WWE web site today 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 said she had gotten tired of the travel. She noted that she is now engaged and would be looking to start a family, as well as to other television work in the U.S. or the U.K.
Layla 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.