Tag - WWE Performance Center

WWE opening up the Performance Center to fans for one day

WWE Performance Center

WWE is opening the doors of the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, to a limited number of fans for one day only on Monday, September 28. Marketed as The WWE Performance Center: All Access, the experience will include breakfast and lunch with NXT Superstars and Divas, Q&A and orientation with NXT coaching staff, Q&A and autograph...

Linda McMahon visits the WWE Performance Center

Linda McMahon

Former WWE CEO and Senate candidate for the Republican party Linda McMahon visited the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, yesterday, her first trip to the state-of-the-art facility. “So cool to see WWE’s newest innovation, training the next generation of Divas and Superstars,” McMahon wrote on Twitter, adding several photos of...

WWE Performance Center turns two!

WWE Performance Center

Today is the two year anniversary of the opening of the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, which is perhaps one of the most important – along with the WWE Network – launches in the past decade for the company. The brainchild of WWE’s Triple H, the Performance Center is the state of the art training and medical facility for...

Two athletes from India sign WWE developmental deals

WWE Performance Center

Triple H announced on Twitter that the company has signed two Indian wrestlers to a developmental deal and they have already reported to the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. The two are Lovepreet Sangha and Satinder Ved Pal, who now join other fellow International wrestlers in the newest class at the state-of-the-art Performance...

11 new athletes join the WWE Performance Center

WWE Performance Center

WWE has added 11 new recruits as part of a new International class at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. These 11 Superstars and Divas in the making hail from seven different countries and have already started training. The new class includes Cassie McIntosh and Jessica McKay from Sydney, Australia; Nhooph Al-Areebi from Toronto...

Matt Bloom appointed interim head trainer at WWE Performance Center

Matt Bloom

Bill DeMott’s resignation as head trainer over at the WWE Performance Center was picked up by The Washington Post yesterday, so far the only mainstream media website to have covered it. While nothing new came out from the Post’s report, so far they were the only ones who managed to get a statement from WWE over the whole ordeal. “We accepted...

Guam Olympic wrestler hoping to make it to NXT after tryout

WWE Performance Center

Guam’s Pacific Daily News newspaper is carrying a story about Olympic wrestler Jeff Cobb attending a tryout at the WWE Performance Center earlier this month. The three day tryout was held between September 4 and 6 and those who attended will wait four to six weeks to see what the future holds for them. Cobb said that WWE coaches “killed...

Hulk Hogan poses for photo with WWE Performance Center staff

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan posed for a photograph with the WWE Performance Center staff and trainers in Orlando, Florida, this week, and TMZ.COM managed to obtain the photo. Hogan is seen in full wrestling gear centered between the staff and trainers including Bill DeMott, Dusty Rhodes, Norman Smiley, Terry Taylor and others. The WWE Hall of Famer will be...

Mickie James at WWE Performance Center as guest trainer

Mickie James

Former WWE Divas and TNA Knockout champion Mickie James was in Orlando, Florida, today at the WWE Performance Center helping out as a guest trainer. James left TNA Wrestling in September of this year with her last match for the company being against ODB on Impact, losing the Knockouts title before leaving for good after the two sides failed to...

WWE signs bodybuilder and fitness model Ashley Sebera

Ashley Sebera

WWE has signed bodybuilder and fitness model Ashley Sebera, a blond bombshell who has started training at the WWE Performance Center this week. “Here it is Day 1 of my new career. in love and can’t wait for more,” the Ohio native wrote on her Twitter account along with a “Property of WWE Performance Center” t-shirt and her...

Former NFL star Shawne Merriman at the WWE Performance Center

WWE Performance Center

Former NFL player Shawne Merriman – who played for the San Diego Chargers and the Buffalo Bills – is training at the WWE Performance Center according to FoxSports.com’s Yardbarker website. Merriman started this week and even posted a photo of his Facebook all bruised up from just running the ropes. The 29 year old retired from...

Nick Dinsmore joins WWE Performance Center as trainer

WWE Performance Center

PWInsider.com is reporting that Nick Dinsmore, better known as former WWE Superstar Eugene, will be returning to the company as a trainer down at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. Dinsmore wrestled for WWE between 2004 and 2007 and was introduced as the nephew of RAW General Manager Eric Bischoff. He had his WrestleMania...

General Manager for WWE Performance Center appointed

WWE Performance Center

WWE announced today that it has appointed David Bailey as General Manager of the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. Bailey, who previously served as General Manager of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Blue Unit at Feld Entertainment, will report directly to WWE’s Senior Vice President of Talent Relations and Development, Jane...