WWE confirms participants of the Accessibility tests
WWE continues to expand horizons. A couple of months ago the company announced that they would carry their first access tests out in Latin America in Santiago de Chile, coinciding with the understanding of the live WWE event in Chile, which will occur next Wednesday, December 5th.
The company has managed to gather almost 50 talents from all Latin America for these access tests (tryouts), with participants from Chile, Costa Rica, Brazil, Peru, Mexico, Argentina, Ecuador, and Puerto Rico. One of the profiles are many wrestlers with experience in different martial arts, such as jiu-jitsu, taekwondo, judo, Muay Thai, boxing, amateur wrestling, etc..
During the three days of the evaluations participants will have the supervision of Matt Bloom, head coach of the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, along with coaches Robbie Brookside and Sara Stock.
In addition, they have been accompanied by the talents of NXT Adrian Jaoude, Cezar Bononi, Taynara Conti, Raul Mendoza and the NXT referee, Eddie Orengo.
Among the participants, WWE highlights the following titles:
— Tayane Porfirio de Araújo: multiple world champion of Brazilian jiu-jitsu. At 23, he has won Brazilian championships, Pan-American, European and the world.
— Ricky Marvin: Recognized independent name of Mexico that has worked all around the world. With 38 years of age and 23 years of experience, Marvin stands out in in Pro-Wrestling NOAH in Japan and Mexico because of his stages in CMLL and AAA.
— Manuel Alejandro Sáez: Chilean fighter of 31 years, participated in the 2016 variant of this Cruiserweight Classic fighting Gran Metalik in the first round. Sáez supervises the Chilean promotion 5 Luchas Clandestino.
— Ariki Toa: Chilean Talent of 30 years, which has worked in promotions like XNL (Xplosión Nacional de Lucha Libre) with 11 years of experience.
— Patricia María Fontes Santos: Brazilian competitor, converted from a dancer to an expert in capoeira. The champion from 2015 to 2017 in the group of 51.5 kilos in the No-Gi World Championship of Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
— Stephanie Bauer: 25 years old gift from Chile, but who was trained in Mexico. He has engaged in companies like Chilanga Mask XNL and more recently and has knowledge in taekwondo.
— Dragon Bane: Young Mexican ability of 19 years, winner King of the Air in IWRG. He has also recently participated in companies such as AAA or Impact Wrestling, gaining recognition.
— Sahara: the competitor of the 2018 variant of the Mae Young Classic. Coming from Santiago de Chile, the masked fighter faced Tegan Nox from the first round of the tournament of the women.
— Diego Valdes: better known as Alex Hero in promotions such as 5 Luchas Clandestino, XNL or CNL (National Wrestling Championship). At 26 he has a youthful career, starting his training and debuting at 2013.
— Keyra: Mexican 23 years old wrestler, was the female winner of The Crash, in addition to appearing in other Mexican promotions such as AAA.
— Pedro Sánchez: talent trained in boxing who has also stood out for his ability in the road workout, participating in contests in his native Chile and even in Kazakhstan.
These evaluations in Santiago represent another step in the quest for global talent for WWE. The organization has completed other access tests in areas like Cologne, Germany or at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, last April. To this, we have to add the tests to be carried out in Mumbai, India, in March 2019.