Tag - WWE Performance Center

Steve Corino to join the WWE Performance Center coaching team

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Jason Powell of ProWrestling.Net is reporting that Steve Corino will be leaving Ring of Honor next month to prepare to become a full-time coach at the WWE Performance Center starting in January 2017. Corino recently was at the Performance Center as a guest trainer, spending a week there and called the state-of-the-art facility as “wrestling...

Almost 40 athletes in new WWE Performance Center tryout

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Nearly 40 athletes, evenly split between men and women, are attending the latest WWE tryout camp inside the Performance Center in Orlando, Florida this week. There are 19 men, 19 women, and one female referee in this group, the largest number of female prospects to ever attend a WWE tryout. “The fact that this is the most women ever at a single...

WWE signs 7 Chinese individuals to developmental deals

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In conjunction with their Saturday live event in Shanghai, China, WWE announced that it has signed seven Chinese individuals to developmental deals. Six males and one female make up the list. Those signed are Big Boa (6’4”, 220lbs), a purple belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and the 2016 Brazilian jiu-jitsu China Open Gi/No-Gi champion; Gu Guangming...

Scotty 2 Hotty joins WWE Performance Center as full-time coach

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PWInsider.com is reporting that Scott Garland, better known to wrestling fans as Scotty 2 Hotty, has been hired as a full-time coach at the WWE Performance Center and will be training the up-and-coming WWE Superstars as well as helping out with NXT. Garland had a 10-year career with the WWE starting in 1997 and his career took off when he teamed...

Shawn Michaels joins coaching team at WWE Performance Center

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Jason Solomon from the Sound Off podcast is reporting that WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels has moved to Orlando, Florida, and is now teaching a class at the WWE Performance Center. HBK took his family with him so this does not seem to be a temporary thing and he is now leading a class that Terry Taylor was in charge of before. Different coaches...

WWE Performance Center: All Access tour set for September 12

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The NXTTickets.com website is advertising another WWE Performance Center: All Access tour for Monday, September 12 with a price of $1,499 per person. Those who are willing to pay that sum will get a fantastic tour inside the WWE state-of-the-art training facility that includes a light breakfast and lunch with NXT Superstars, Q&A and...

Bin Wang becomes first Chinese developmental talent for WWE

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As part of the historic announcement in China, WWE also announced that it has signed Bin Wang to a developmental deal, giving him the opportunity to train to become the first-ever Chinese Superstar in WWE history. The 22 year old Wang is 6’3” and weighs 220lbs and comes from Anhui. He has been training for the past two years in Japan at Inoki...

WWE running tryout camp in China

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WWE is currently holding its first tryout camp in China, headed up by WWE Performance Center coaches. Triple H, the brain behind NXT and the WWE Performance Center, joined the festivities as well, flying in from England following the Download Festival in the weekend. NXT head coach Matt Bloom is running the camp along with Robbie Brookside and...

Open day at the WWE Performance Center on July 25

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Once again WWE is having an open day at the WWE Performance Center on July 25 with tickets going for $1,499 each. The expensive tour does have some very cool things attached to it but only a limited number of fans can enjoy it…and probably afford it. The day starts with a breakfast with NXT Superstars and then lunch with both meals included. The...

10 new recruits begin training at WWE Performance Center

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WWE today announced a new class of 10 recruits that have begun training at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. The new class will join a group of 69 men and women training at the facility. “With support from our world-class coaching staff at the WWE Performance Center these men and women will have the chance to hone their skills and...

Another WWE Performance Center: All Access tour set for January

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WWE will be holding another Performance Center All Access behind-the-scenes tour in January following a successful outing in September. For $1,499 per person, fans who purchase a ticket will be able to share breakfast and lunch with NXT Superstars and Divas, participate in a Q&A and orientation session with coaches, help produce, manage, and...

19 new recruits join the WWE Performance Center

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Today WWE officially announced the new class of 19 recruits who have begun training at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, including five Tough Enough competitors – Mada, Daria, Patrick Clark, ZZ, and Amanda. The announcement of the Tough Enough contestants came over the past few weeks however WWE never acknowledged it publicly...