WWE announces names for Performance Center tryouts
Thirty-two athletes, with backgrounds spanning the NFL, NCAA wrestling, mixed martial arts and other sports, reported to the WWE Performance Center today for a tryout.
Among the prospects invited to this camp are:
•Blaize Cabell, a University of Northern Iowa heavyweight grappler and three-time NCAA tournament qualifier;
•Junior Aumavae, a 311-pound nose tackle formerly signed with the New York Jets and Dallas Cowboys;
•Paul Cheng, a former first-round draft pick of the Canadian Football League-turned-MMA fighter;
•Demitrius Bronson, a running back formerly signed with the Miami Dolphins and Seattle Seahawks;
•Nathan Redwing, a 290-pound independent wrestler who played football at Peru State College;
•Arkady Unterleidner, an NPC bikini competitor who has trained under Brian Kendrick;
•Brian Waymire, a 6-foot-9 former Division I swimmer who attended the 2013 NFL combine;
•Yaseen Mudassar, a 300-pound, two-time All-American wrestler, who competes in the independent circuit as “Yaseen (The Persian) Machine”; and
•Ashley Urbanski, an independent wrestler who was a 2015 Tough Enough finalist featured on last year’s WWE Network competition special.