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Article: Manager's Corner: Sunny
Valet/Wrestler: Tammy Lynn Sytch
Real Name: Tamara Lynn Sytch
Birthday: December 7, 1972
Hometown: Matawan, New Jersey
Marital Status: Married to Chris Candido
Height & Weight: 5'4" - 118 lbs.
Trained by: Brian Lee
Chris Candido
ECW
Debut: 1993
Previous Gimmicks: Tammy Spirit
Deborah Dahl
Tammy Lynn Fytch (SMW)
Tamara Murphy (WWF)
Sunny (WWF)
Finishing Move: Northern Lights suplex
Favorite Moves: Jawbreaker
Top Rope Crossbody
Notable Feuds: The Godwinns
The Smoking Gunns
The BodyDonnas
Lance Storm
Paisley & The Artist
Tammy Lynn Bytch

  • 1996 Slammy Award Winner for "Best Buns";
  • 1996 Slammy Award Winner for "Brains Behind the Brawn";
  • 1996 Pro Wrestling Illustrated's Manager of the Year;
  • Most Downloaded Personality on the Internet (Mid-90s);


  • Smoky Mountain Wrestling - Tammy Fytch:
  • 1993: Tammy Sytch debuted as Tammy Fytch in Jim Cornette's Smokey Mountain Wrestling in Kentucky..
  • ~~~When SMW didn't hire Fytch, she "threatened" to sue | To avoid legal action, Cornette brought her in..
  • ~~~~~~After several rejections, Tammy Fytch found Brian Lee to manage..
  • July 17, 1993: Brian Lee w/Tammy Fytch defeated Tracy Smothers for the SMW Heavyweight title..
  • 1994: Tammy Fytch then brought Chris Candido into her stable..
  • May 1994: Brian Lee & Chris Candido w/Tammy Fytch beat the RnR Express for the SMW Tag Team titles!
  • August 5, 1994--Smokey Mountain Wrestling: Night Of The Legends: The Rock & Roll Express beat Brian Lee & Chris Candido..
  • ~~~Ricky Gibson was handcuffed to Tammy Fytch during this tag team title match, which was won by the Rock'N'Roll Express..
  • August 8, 1994: Tammy Fytch fired Brian Lee for what she called a horrible performance representing her..
  • November 19, 1994: Chris Candido w/Tammy Fytch defeated Tracy Smothers in the finals of a Tournament..
  • ~~~As a result, Chris Candido captured the vacant NWA World Heavyweight title..

    World Wrestling Federation - The Bodydonnas (Skip & Sunny):
  • 1994: Tammy Sytch arrived in the WWF as special events reporter Tamara Murphy, but quickly changed and became SUNNY..
  • Sunny, and her partner Skip (Chris Candido) would come out in spandex outfits and brag about their fitness and insult the fans..


  • World Wrestling Federation - The Bodydonnas (Skip & Zip withSunny):
  • Sunny brought in a Skip-lookalike named "Zip" (aka Tom Prichard and they formed a tag team known as the BodyDonnas..
  • March 31, 1996 - Wrestlemania XII: The BodyDonnas (Skip & Zip w/Sunny) defeated The Godwinns to win the Tag Team titles!
  • ~~~During this feud Phineas Godwinn fell in love with Sunny, and of course she used this as a weapon against the Godwinns..
  • April 28, 1996 - In Your House 7: The BodyDonnas defeated The Godwinns to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • Sunny turned on The Bodydonnas, so they brought in a crossdresser version of Sunny who then named "Cloudy"..

    World Wrestling Federation - The Smoking Gunns:
  • May 26, 1996: The Smoking Gunns (Billy & Bart Gunn) defeated The Godwinns to win the Tag Team titles..
  • ~~~Sunny was at ringside and had given the impression she manage The Godwinns, but she ended up helping the Smoking Gunns!
  • Sunny embraced the gimmick and became a "cowgirl" wearing chaps, cowboy hats and other western apparell..
  • May 27, 1996 - RAW: The Smoking Gunns w/Sunny defeated The BodyDonnas..
  • Sunny got "slopped" (bucket of slop poured over head) by Phineas I. Godwinn on the "Superstars" program..
  • Sunny began favouring Billy Gunn, and this caused tension between he and Bart Gunn during their matches..
  • Sunny eventually fired the Smoking Gunns coincidentally right after they dropped the Tag Team titles..

    World Wrestling Federation - Farooq Asad:
  • After being turned down to manage Ahmed Johnson, Sunny brought in Farooq Asaad, and the two began feuding..
  • Sunny and Farooq eventually mutually split up and she became co-host of the WWF program called Livewire..
  • Sunny also debuted her own interview segment called "Under the Covers with Sunny"..

    Extreme Championship Wrestling:
  • February 1998: Sunny (still under WWF contract) resurfaced in Extreme Championship Wrestling to manage the Triple Threat..

    World Wrestling Federation - LOD 2000:
  • Sunny turned her attention to rejuvinating the Legion of Doom (renamed LOD 2000) in the World Wrestling Federation..
  • Wrestlemania XIV: Sunny returned to the WWF and managed the LOD 2000 (Hawk & Animal) who won a 15-team battle royal
  • Sunny eventually faded out of all storylines and became simple eye-candy for the WWF, modelling T-shirts and such..

    Extreme Championship Wrestling:
  • Heatwave 1998: Chris Candido w/Tammy Sytch defeated Lance Storm..
  • ~~~Tammy Sytch announced that she was as of right then and there officially employed by ECW!!
  • Lance Storm hired a valet of his own named Tammy Lynn Bytch (aka Dawn Marie) to feud with Candido & Sytch..
  • January 1999: Chris Candido & Tammy Sytch turned on Shane Douglas, and thus ended the Triple Threat faction..
  • Chris Candido & Tammy Sytch were eventually released from ECW for their personal "demons"..

    World Championship Wrestling:
  • Chris Candido & Tammy Sytch signed with World Championship Wrestling during its rebuilding (or sinking) stage..
  • April 16, 2000 - Spring Stampede: Chris Candido w/Tammy Sytch won a 6-WAY to capture the Cruiserweight title..
  • May 7, 2000 - Slamboree: Chris Candido w/Tammy Sytch defeated TAFKAPI to retain the Cruiserweight title..
  • April 24, 2000 - Nitro: Chris Candido & Tammy Sytch defeayed TAFKAPI & Paisley in a mixed tag match..
  • April 26, 2000 - Thunder: Paisley defeated Tammy Lynn Sytch in a catfight match..
  • May 15, 2000 - Nitro: Daphne & Crowbar defeated Chris Candido & Tammy Lynn Sytch..
  • Chris Candido & Tammy Sytch were fired from WCW after drug paraphanalia was found in a trash can in their dressing room..

    Xtreme Pro Wrestling:
  • January 29, 2000: Chris Candido & Tammy Sytch debuted in Rob Black's California-based XPW Wrestling..
  • February 26, 2000: Chris Candido w/Tammy Sytch defeated "The Real Deal" Damien Steele for the XPW title..

    Semi-retirement:
  • April 2002 - Tammy Sytch reportedly is set to release a pornographic video..
  • August 17, 2002 - USA Pro Wrestling: Low-Ki and Tammy Sytch had a confrontation backstage at the event..
  • ~~~The arguement was over Low Ki sitting in a seat Tammy said was hers..
  • ~~~As they argued, Chris Candido then got involved to attempt to defuse the situation..
  • ~~~Low Ki told Candido that he respected him but he needed to get Sytch in line..
  • February 2004: Tammy Sytch announced her retirement from wrestling for a career as a flight attendant, pending a test in Houston..
  • February 26, 2005--Frank Goodman's UXW: Mick Foley came out saying that there is no point waiting for June for an ECW reunion..
  • ~~~Mick Foley called out Axl Rotten, Chris Candido, Tammy Sytch, Balls Mahoney, Raven, Al Snow, Sandman & Justin Credible..
  • June 19, 2004--USA Pro Wrestling: Chris Candido w/Tammy Sytch beat Mike Tobin w/Tony Lo to win the USA Pro United States title..

    Rest In Peace Chris Candido:
  • April 28, 2005: In a shocking and unfortunate turn of events, Chris Candido died of a blood clot due to surgery complications..

  • May 2, 2005: Among those in attendance at the wakes for Chris Candido included Tom Prichard, Balls Mahoney, Mick Foley, Shane Douglas, Jimmy Shoulders, Johnny Ova, George Napolitano, Amy Lee, Ken Sweeney, Johnny Diamond, Donnie Buci, Tommy Cairo, Tommy Dreamer, Al Snow, Simon Diamond, Mike O'Brien, Allison Danger, Devon Storm, Electra and Justin Credible..

  • May 3, 2005: Among those in attendance at the funeral for Chris Candido included Dixie Carter, Jeff Jarrett, Terry Funk, Howard Finkel, Jeremy Borash, Bob Ryder, Scott D'Amore, Shane Douglas, Billy Gunn, Sonny Siaki, C.M. Punk, Rob Feinstein, Steven DeAngelis, Sandman, Sabu, Terry Taylor and many of the names listed above.

  • ~~Tammy Sytch was described as very strong and smiling most of the time, giving winks and hugs to those who were said.
  • ~~It was reported as a nice touching service with one of the NWA Tag Team title belts draped over the casket during the mass.
  • ~~TNA offered the belt if the family wanted to bury Candido with it due to his love for wrestling..
  • May 7, 2005: Tammy Sytch made her first appearance at a wrestling event since the passing of her husband at a WEW show..
  • ~~~WEW (Women's Extreme Wrestling) -- Sytch managed indy worker Talia while wearing Candido's ring jacket in Philadelphia..
  • ~~~She also came out and gave a brief speech at the beginning of the show following a 10 bell salute in Candido's honor..
  • May 8, 2005: Tammy Lynn Sytch was hospitalized after what was being described as a minor nervous breakdown..
  • June 4, 2005--NWS - ECW Style Show: Johnny Candido (w/Tammy Sytch) defeated Balls Mahoney (w/Francine)..
  • June 10, 2005 - Hardcore Homecoming: Johnny Grunge, Gary Wolfe & Tammy Sytch participated in a tribute to wrestlers who died..
  • ~~~RIP: Louie Spicolli, Road Warrior Hawk, Rocco Rock, Big Dick Dudley, Pitbull #2, Eddie Gilbert and Chris Candido..
  • ~~~They also played the "Back In Black" song in honor of Chris Candido when Tammy Sytch made her appearance..
  • ~~~Danny Doring & Roadkill came out next and got into a brawl with Johnny Grunge & Gary Wolfe in the ring..
  • ~~~Tammy Sytch ran backstage and brought out 911, who chokeslammed Danny Doring and Roadkill to hell!
  • ~~~Roadkill was then placed on a table and Johnny Grunge delivered a top rope splash through the table!!!
  • July 7, 2005--National Wrestling Superstars: King Kong Bundy & Equalizer w/Tammy Sytch beat Kevin Knight & Justin Cage..
  • July 30, 2005--NWA Cyberspace: Lacey defeated Cindy Rogers with Tammy Sytch referee..
  • September 10, 2005--Jersey All Pro Wrestling: Jackie Gayda beat Alicia by DQ with Sunny as ref and April Hunter doing a run-in..
  • October 29, 2005--Pro Wrestling Unplugged: Sumie Sakai defeated Luscious Lily with Tammy Sytch as referee..
  • November 19, 2005--NWA Cyberspace: All Money is Legal w/Tammy Sytch defeated The Solution w/John Shane..
  • ~~~After the match: Tammy Sytch (managed by Rhino) defeated John Shane (Rhino gored Tammy Sytch after the match)..
  • January 21, 2006--NWA Cyberspace: Rodney Mack defeated Kip James (managed by Tammy Sytch)..
  • February 18, 2006--Jersey All Pro Wrestling: Mercedes Martinez defeated Talia w/April Hunter with Tammy Sytch as referee..
  • March 26, 2006--NWA Cyberspace: Rhino defeated Sabu (managed by Tammy Sytch) and gored Tammy after the match.
  • May 21, 2006--NWA Cyberspace: Rhino defeated Kip James (As stipulated, Tammy Sytch must now leave NWA Cyberspace)..
  • June 3, 2006--National Wrestling Superstars: Lex Luger w/Tammy Sytch defeated Johnny Candido w/Dawn Marie..
  • October 7, 2006--WCWA: Tito Santana w/Tammy Sytch vs Greg "The Hammer" Valentine ended in a Double Countout..