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Seini Draughn (née Tonga, born 27 November 1982) is a Tongan Professional Wrestler working under the name Lei'D Tapa. She debuted in 2011 in the Carolinas independent scene, winning the AIWF Women's Title along the way. She took part in TNA's GutCheck Challenge for a chance to get on the roster, which she won. TNA assigned her to the developmental program at OVW, where she would feud with the Blossom Twins, Taeler Hendrix and Lovely Lylah. She is a former 3x OVW Women's Champion.

"Lei'D Tropa":

  • Alternate Company Equivalent: While Tapa wasn't nearly as successful on her brand, she was matched up against Awesome Kong during the GFW vs TNA 'feud'.
    • Given that they are both female second-generation wrestlers of Polynesian descent, she inevitably drew comparisons to WWE's Tamina Snuka, especially due to how her serving as Gail Kim's bodyguard resembled Tamina filling that same role for A.J. Lee.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: You'd think Tapa would be grateful when Eddie Diamond's girlfriend Epiphany came to put a stop to Eddie's pursuit of Tapa. Instead, she insulted both of them, invoking Epiphany's ire...after she was done with Diamond anyway.
  • Unnecessary Roughness: She got DQ'd for shoving the referee down while she was squashing Ray Lynn in OVW.
  • Wild Hair: As opposed to the usual Polynesian afro
  • Wild Tongan: Though she does wear shoes plus her Gutcheck video was at the very least coherent and non threatening.
    • Afa does not count her or her uncle as part of the Samoan Dynasty though.
  • Wrestling Monster: Described this way by OVW's announcers.
  • Xtreme Kool Letterz: Presumably a Tongan rendering of an English phrase. Punctuation shakers aren't as noticeable with Tongan words...