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Daphanie LaShaunn: WWE's Trailblazing Referee

Daphanie LaShaunn fka known as Aja Smith made history by becoming the first Black female referee to work a WrestleMania match. She also held the 24/7 title for a very brief time.

Recently she was featured in the WWE 2K24 Video Game.

LaShaunn started as a wrestler in 2013 and began her career at WWE in 2020. She became a ref and go her start at NXT.

You can now see her on the main roaster breaking up fights, coming correct with the 3 counts and breaking barriers.

Check out our interview with Daphanie before she become a WWE referee.

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