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Bellator MMA fighter Valerie Laureda signs multi-year WWE contract

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Female Bellator MMA prospect Valerie Laureda is now a former Bellator MMA fighter as she announced Wednesday that she has signed a multi-year WWE contract.

The soon-to-be 24-year-old reveals the news On Ariel Helwani’s MMA Hour, According to her, she is now the first Cuban-American woman to sign with the company.

He said the deal initially happened while his agent Abe Kawa was working with WWE on AJ Ferrari’s NIL deal last year. His name came into the mix and he was invited to WrestleMania – his first WWE event.

She wanted the opportunity and realized that WWE is where she wanted to go, losing weight and doing lighter training for her May tryouts following her appearance at April’s tryouts during WrestleMania week in Dallas. She said she’s only been to Orlando once, but when she hit her first bump, she knew this career was one we wanted to move to.

He signed his deal on Monday and according to ESPN, It will start from 19th July, She didn’t know if she would be able to keep her name, but if that changes she would like to keep Laureda or some part of her Cuban heritage in her ring name.

It will be a full time endeavor as she said she is now done with WWE. However, Scott Coker of Bellator MMA said she would remain under contract.

“She will continue to be an active and contract fighter with Bellator, and we look forward to welcoming her back to the cage in the near future. We take great pride in allowing our athletes to test themselves in additional areas such as boxing and pro wrestling. feel,” Coker told ESPN.

If this is the end of her MMA career, Laureda ends up with a 4-1 record. He last fought in November 2021. Despite just five fights, Instagram is a major social media outlet with over 908,000 followers.

She hopes he’s a babyface because that’s who she is at heart. His goal is to make it to NXT TV by the end of the year and to the main roster within a year.

Laureda said that she is a big fan of Charlotte Flair and Ronda Rousey and Flair asked to congratulate them.

She said that she spoke to Page OneGent about her wrestling training and that she is doing great. When asked if he had spoken with AEW, he said he was not interested in doing so and pointed to WWE’s potential at big events and their global presence.

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