Someday after they reported to the Efficiency Heart, WWE confirmed the total checklist of names within the largest signing class within the firm’s historical past. The lineup options plenty of wrestlers that had beforehand been confirmed, together with Impression Wrestling’s Taya Valkyrie and LA Knight, Rick Steiner’s son Bronson Rechsteiner, Brock Lesnar lookalike Parker Boudreaux and GCW’s Christian Hubble (Blake Christian).
Take a look at the total checklist of signings beneath, in addition to a little bit of details about every:
- Bronson Rechsteiner — son of WCW/WWE legend Rick Steiner and nephew of Scott Steiner. Was briefly signed to the Baltimore Ravens final yr earlier than transitioning to wrestling
- Taya Valkryie (actual identify Kira Magnin-Forster) — Initially broke out in america in Lucha Underground, grew to become the longest reigning Knockouts Champion in Impression Wrestling historical past
- Parker Boudreaux — former lineman on the College of Central Florida. His resemblance to Lesnar has even caught the eye of Paul Heyman.
- LA Knight (Shaun Ricker) — fka Eli Drake, former Impression World Champion and NWA World Tag Staff Champion. Knight debuted through a promo through the TakeOver: Vengeance Day kickoff present
- AQA (Angela Arnold) — skilled beneath Booker T, a standout in each Actuality of Wrestling and Shimmer
- Anthony Henry — highly-touted former star from EVOLVE
- Harlem Bravado (Probability Barrow) — veteran indy wrestler, competed in EVOLVE, WWN, TNA and Ring of Honor
- Zoey Stark (Theresa Serrano) — Has already made her NXT debut, and is booked to face Io Shirai in a non-title match on this week’s NXT.
- Christian Casanova (Christian Brigham) — Six years of expertise, based mostly out of the Northeast
- Gigi Dolin (Priscilla Kelly) — well-known indy star, debuted for NXT as a part of the Girls’s Dusty Cup
- Cora Jade (Brianna Coda) — Jade was Dolin’s tag companion within the event and was just lately squashed by Xia Li on NXT TV.
- Blake Christian (Christian Hubble) — rising star in GCW and Professional Wrestling Guerrilla
- Karissa Rivera — beforehand wrestled on each Uncooked and NXT, labored as an additional pretending to be Bobby Lashley’s ex-wife through the notorious Lashley/Lana angle
- Drew Kasper — Two-time collegiate All-American novice wrestler
- Matrick Belton — performed soccer on the Universtiy of Carolina, skilled for wrestling in CZW
- Camron Clay — indy wrestler, beforehand labored as Camron Branae
- Joe Ariola — highschool wrestling nationwide champion
- Taylor Grado — former EVOLVE and SHINE wrestler
— WWE (@WWE) February 24, 2021
Triple H hinted at a couple of of the signings throughout a current media convention name, including that he is extremely excited for a number of the expertise that may quickly be on WWE programming.
I am extremely excited with Parker Boudreaux coming in,” he stated. “Bronson Rechsteiner. We have now lots of people coming within the door. Simply as I’m about individuals who have been right here for some time like Rik Bugez and lots of people which can be on the door, however COVID has slowed it down. They’re proper there. After I say the long run is vivid, that’s what I am speaking about. The flexibility for the people who find themselves on deck to blow up into progress and be the subsequent star and megastar. Sure, they should be given the chance and platform, however so much is the performer.”