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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

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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

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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...

Guam Olympic wrestler hoping to make it to NXT after tryout

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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

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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...

Nick Dinsmore joins WWE Performance Center as trainer

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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...

WWE officially opens the Performance Center in Orlando

WWE Performance Center

The 26,000 square feet WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, was officially opened today after an investment of $3.5 million by the company to strengthen their developmental system. Tons of WWE Superstars, Divas, and developmental talent, along with WWE officials, press, and politicians from the area were present for the grand opening. The...

WWE Performance Center to open on July 11

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Jim Ross wrote in his latest blog that the WWE Performance Center will be officially opening on Thursday, July 11, which also happens to be the next NXT tapings at Full Sail University. A grand opening for the media and invited guests will be held on the day and will not be open to the public. “The Performance Center begins a new era in the...