Carmella’s Smackdown Sidekick Identified

Dec 12, 2020 - by James Walsh

The new flunky for Carmella on last night’s SmackDown was NXT Superstar Akeem Young. Per PWInsider, his real name is Sidney Bateman. Previously, he worked as a performer for Cirque du Soleil’s Luzia before signing with WWE earlier in January.

Bateman hails from St. Louis, Missouri and had a background in acrobatics before joining WWE. He tweeted the following on last night’s show:

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