Tahira Cedella Jackson.
Sasha Banks/Mercedes Mone. (2023 era preferred; 2021-2022 WWE run acceptable.)
"The Supernova" (primary); "The It Girl"; "The Golden Gyal"; "MUVA"; "World Boss"; "Big Baller Mills"; "One in a Million".
D.O.B / AGE:
October 29th, 2000. (22)
Brooklyn, New York, United States.
A talented and accomplished gymnast, Tahira Jackson made the rounds within the athletics world before signing with EAW. As time went on, her attitude gradually overshadowed her accomplishments. Arrogance began to swell her mind, and her formerly humbled and relaxed nature dissipated. She saw herself as being better than everyone and had no qualms talking her shit blatantly about other competitors. Her trash talk and flagrant personality became focal points whenever people thought of her, and over the past few years, she amassed a steady hate train. She was going viral every other day from her antics, and it didn't help that her friends and siblings were her opportunistic, clout-chasing yes people gassing her up. Eventually, when Milli made a comment in regard to a gymnast's mother passing away after qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics, her attitude caught up with her. The IOP swiftly banned her, putting an end to her dreams. Still, that never kept her down for long.Although the athletic world was tired of her, her drive never waned. Soon, she switched to professional wrestling and was signed by EAW after much help from her sister and manager, Gemma Jackson. Despite the initial hesitancy, she was afforded a chance to enter the Land of Elite. Now, she looks to replicate the success she had on the mat inside the squared circle - just without the fines and threats of suspension. After all, an egomaniac like her should fit right in an industry where egos are plentiful.
THE GOLDEN GYAL. - Finally, Milli Banks is a champion. She was able to rise to the occasion at Grand Rampage and closed out one chapter of her story. However, the work isn't done just yet. She's focused on becoming a great champion and doing everything she can to not just elevate her name but elevate the Specialists Championship as well. She's willing to do whatever it takes in order to do that. At the same time, Milli feels pressure, especially since she feels as if she has to catch up on missed time as a result of being screwed out of becoming champion the first time around. She's looking to risk it all to be the best champion possible - even if it means she has to go out in a blaze of glory.
Charismatic Face - Metamorphizing from an arrogant, trash-talking new breed to a woman the fans can genuinely get behind, Milli is proud to have the EAW universe on her side.
Outrageous, obnoxious, and over-the-top. She's the sort of woman who won't back down and lives for a good roast and gag of her opposition. At the same time, she's a perfectionist and an overachiever, almost to a fault. Still, one thing about Milli is that she will ball out. She's a student of the game and willing to do everything she can to stamp her ticket as being the best that EAW has to offer.
'Changed It' by Nicki Minaj feat. Lil Wayne.
'Changed It' by Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne plays. The hip-hop track spurs many within the crowd to rise out of their feet. A certain electricity is in the air; an unmistakable excitement hangs over the arena. Blue and gold lights flash along with the beat of the tune. After much anticipation, the song enters the first verse by Nicki Minaj, and with her spitting comes the emergence of Milli Banks. She struts her way onto the upper stage to a large ovation. With a smile as wide as her ambitions, she bops along to her theme and raps along to the lyrics. She does a little dance before posing before the masses. The fans go wild.
Stephie Love: Introducing (first/next), from Brooklyn, New York, weighing in tonight at 135 pounds... she is 'The Supernova', MIIIIIIIIIIIIILLIIIIIIIIIIIIII BAAAAAAAAAAAAAAANKSS!
Confidently striding down the entrance aisle, Milli high-fives some of the fans along the way before making her way up the steel steps and onto the ring apron. She takes hold of the top rope and jumps over it, rolling toward the middle of the ring. She stands and dances once again. A little shimmy here, a sway of the hips there. She caps it all off by swiveling around as she hops on one foot. When the song enters its chorus, she poses with her fist raised and the pyro going off five times. The theatrics get the crowd pumping, and Milli gives a playful wink to the camera behind her shades. She struts off toward her corner. She sets aside her glasses, jacket, and any and all additional adornments. Milli warms up, bouncing back and forth lightly on her feet. Her confidence never waves as she awaits for the match to start.
A matching top and bottom set in either blue/gold, white/blue, white/gold, pink/gold or black/gold colors.
An intricately-designed jacket that has her name embezzled with diamonds on the back. She pairs it up with cloud-shaped glasses accessorized with real diamonds hanging from them. It is also jeweled out with gold-colored gems along the sides.
Casual, urban-chic stylings [X][X][X][X][X][X]. She also has a fondness for wearing the most obnoxiously-dazzling jewelry imaginable. Chunky watches, stacked bracelets, and multiple studs adorning her pierced ears just do something for her soul.
#ChampionTingz - As one of ten champions in EAW, Milli sees herself as a standard bearer. She wants to be remembered not just for winning the Specialists Championship, but for being one of the best Elitists to ever hold it. She has big ambitions for herself with the title. She wants to represent it to the fullest and add prestige to it in any way that she can. Main events, memorable matches, whatever - Milli is willing to do everything she can to be seen as an important title holder.
#AceTingz - As she once said in a promo, "EAW is Milli Banks, and Milli Banks is EAW". She will always be thankful that she was afforded a second chance in life due to this promotion, and her way of showing off to express that gratitude is to become a name synonymous with it. Or, at least, one of the first names that come to mind when someone thinks of EAW.
#RecordBreakerTingz - As someone who sought to make history when she initially had her first title match three months into her run, Milli wants to set the pace by becoming the longest-reigning Specialists Champion of all time. Andrea Valentine and Brody Sparks share the record, having been able to hold the belt for 190 days. In order for Milli to get the job done, she will need to remain champion after House of Glass. (>1 month left)
TENDENCY TO CHEAT:
Only as retaliation.
July 8th, 2022 for the season 16 premiere of Dynasty.
FAVORITE MATCH TYPES:
Elimination-style matches; I Quit; Iron Man; Ladder.
LEAST FAVORITE MATCH TYPES:
Milli is fast-paced and agile, though not necessarily reckless. It's hard to keep her down on the mat, but that would be an Elitist's best bet seeing as how she'll be flying through the air. Additionally, her gymnastics background has lent itself to her superb conditioning and creative offense. Her never-say-die mentality has also allowed her to push through even the toughest matches. She has steadily become one of the most resilient Elitists on the roster due to her nigh-uncanny perseverance.
Despite her seemingly natural aptitude for the ring, she is still inexperienced. There are bound to be glaring oversights on her part, even though she is eager to learn and develop. Being more of a nimble and lithe competitor, she also isn’t impactful when it comes to the strength department. And while Miss Milli has no qualms trying to get inside the head of certain Elitists, she isn't exempt from fighting with emotions from time to time.
WRESTLING STYLE AND ANALYSIS:
Milli is noteworthy for her dazzling display of cat-like agility, ariel attacks, high-octane offense, and speed. She can catch people off guard with unique and innovative counters and offensive maneuvers. She is quite the show-woman as well. She will dance, quote songs and rap lyrics, taunt opponents when need be, and will always try to one-up them. When going up against a more established name, she'll be desperate at times, eager to prove her worth against them.
Sasha Banks; Kylie Rae; PAC; Chris Jericho (younger years); Lady Frost; Sol Ruca, Tiffany Straton; AZM; Starlight Kid.
⁃ Arm Drag-Transitioned Armbar
⁃ Arm Drag-Transitioned Double Arm Stretch
⁃ Arm-Wrench Pele Kick
⁃ Back Handspring Roundhouse Kick
⁃ 'Bank Roll' - Insult To Injury
⁃ Bulldog Variations
⁃ Calf Kick
⁃ 'Comet Crusher' - Fisherman's Neckbreaker
⁃ Corkscrew Falling Stunner; often a counter from being lifted up
⁃ Diving Hurricanrana
⁃ Double Knee Facebreaker
⁃ Dropkick, followed by a kip-up
⁃ European Uppercut
⁃ Evasion Variants (Bridge, Cartwheel, Matrix, etc.)
⁃ Feint Diving Moonsault into a Standing Moonsault
⁃ Floatover DDT
⁃ Floatover Snap Suplex
⁃ Flying Mayonara
⁃ Guillotine Choke
⁃ Hammerlock Russian Legsweep
⁃ Hook Kick
⁃ Kimura Lock
⁃ Missile Dropkick
⁃ Northern Lights Suplex, usually followed with a bridging pin
⁃ Octopus Stretch
⁃ Rolling Fireman's Carry, followed up with a Middle Rope Moonsault
⁃ Running Facebuster
⁃ Slingblade followed up with a Basement Dropkick
⁃ Step-Up Leg Drop
⁃ STO Backbreaker into a Neckbreaker
⁃ Sunset Flip Powerbomb
⁃ Suicide Dive
⁃ Tilt-A-Whirl Arm Drag
⁃ Tope con Hilo
⁃ Triangle Chokehold
⁃ Triangle Hurricanrana
⁃ Wheelbarrow DDT
⁃ Wheelbarrow Victory Roll into a Double Foot Stomp
⁃ Victory Roll Jackknife
1. No Fake Bills Here - Running Single Leg High Knee.
2. Diamond Dust - 619 Cutter.
3. Money Moves - Bitchmaker (Ripcord Slap) → Jumping Knee Strike → Poisoned Frankensteiner.
4. Foreclosure - Springboard Backflip Inverted DDT.
5. You Are Not Him/Her/Them - Utilizes a well-known signature move from an Elitist that her opponent(s) has either gone on record to say they admired, were influenced by, or was trained by them. Will shout out the phrase too before hitting the move.
1. Bankrupt - Salida Del Sol. Can be done from the top rope.
2. Milli-On-Air - Corkscrew Shooting Star Press.
3. New Body - Kairopractor.
4. New York Hospitality - Spinal Tap.
UF. Wells Fargo - Bank Statement.
★ Specialists Championship (1x, current): Won at Grand Rampage 2023. (159+ days; four defenses)
★ Most Valuable Elitist
★ Rising Star of the Week
★ Beef of the Week
★ Promoer of the Week
#342, #362, #372
★ Champion of the Week
#365, #372, #382
★ EAW Year-End Awards (2022)
Female Promoer of the Year (nominated)
Rookie of the Year (nominated)
- Following Pain for Pride, Milli has conflicting feelings about Serenity Valdez. A woman who cost her so much, yet there’s a part of her that feels sorry for her… and a part of her that wishes things never went down the way they did. The two are forever tied, even with them being apart.
- Milli has a scar on her right arm after being stabbed during the Karma’s End match at Pain for Pride.
- Milli cares about her perception as a champion, so much so it borders on being obsessive. This is likely due to the fact that she could’ve been a champion far earlier in her career and feels pressured to “catch up” on all the time that was missed out on.
- She will risk her own well-being to prove that she is the best.
- As hinted at throughout her career, Milli enjoys anime and video games. She is a big fan of the Persona, Shin Megami Tensei, and Dragon Age series. As for weeb shit, she loves Jojo's Bizarre Adventures. Her pet dog is named after Josuke Higashikata.
- Close friends with Holly Arrow and Harper Lee. Will sometimes shout them out in promos.
- Milli's family is of Jamaican and Indo-Carribean descent, so she will bust out the Jamaican patois at times. She also implements New York slang and common sayings when she talks.
- Milli is bisexual with a lean for females and female-identifying individuals.
- Throughout her tenure, Milli has endeared the EAW Universe with her Milli-isms - a collection of nicknames she has bestowed onto other Elitists. Currently, the list goes as follows: Seren-ren (Serenity Valdez), Sisi (Sierra Bradford), Mimi, Mei-Mei and Mew-Mew (Mei Sasaki), Madi-Poo (Madison Kaline), Ruru (Ruler), Woso (Joso), and Cam-Cam (Cameron Ella Ava).
- A surefire way of getting underneath her skin is by bringing up her past.
- She is a Barb. Do what you will with that information.
- Common catchphrases include "Chile...", "Period!", "I am HER!" and "A Supernova is meant to shine".
- Money and stars are her general motifs.