WWE. The 23-year-old MMA fighter was absolutely delighted and shared the news with her fans on Twitter. Along with two snaps of her holding the Money in the Bank briefcase, Loureda wrote: “I am honoured to become the first Cuban American woman in history to sign with the WWE.“I come from a family of immigrants, now it’s my time to represent our Latin culture, I was destined for this.
Thank you for this opportunity @WWE @WWENXT I will make you proud. AZUCAR! #305”. The process was overseen by executives James Kimball and WWE legend Triple H, real name Paul Levesque.This is another move by WWE to continue its push to bring elite athletes into its developmental pipeline.
Vince McMahon and co have recruited a plethora of wrestlers from the independent circuit, signing athletes who can be moulded from scratch into the nuances of the wrestling business.
The promotion also enjoys bringing in stars from other combat sports to influence a crossover appeal, Olympic champion Kurt Angle being a prime example, and Loureda seems to be next on that list.READ MORE: Stephanie McMahon named interim WWE CEO after Vince McMahon's alleged misconductAccording to the New York Post, the process began when her manager, Abraham Kawa, was negotiating an NIL (name, image and likeness) deal between WWE and NCAA champion wrestler A.J.Read more on dailystar.co.uk