Yulisa Leon is set to make her on-screen debut in a tag team match on this week’s 205 Live. The newcomer will be teaming with Katrina Cortez as they take on Amari Miller & Valentina Feroz. She has made an on-screen appearance before alongside Tiffany Stratton [Jessica Woynilko] as they walked into the WWE Performance Center with Xyon Quinn on an episode of NXT.
Leon, whose real name is Jennifer Cantu Iglesias, is a powerlifter who has won three gold medals prior to signing with WWE at the 2019 Weightlifting World Cup. She was signed in April of this year along with current NXT stars Sarray and Persia Pirotta.
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Feroz has been victorious in two of her three matches on the purple brand, Miller has established herself as a Superstar to watch on both NXT 2.0 and 205 Live, Cortez has turned heads while battling the likes of B-Fab, Feroz, and Xia Li on each brand, and the debuting Leon is the first Mexican-born Superstar in WWE history and a powerlifter who won three gold medals at the 2019 Weightlifting World Cup before signing with NXT.
Over the past month or so, WWE has been highlighting several women on their 205 Live brand. Of those, Amari Miller and Katrina Cortez have officially been added to the roster per WWE.com. They are still represented on the NXT roster. 205 Live airs on Fridays on Peacock/WWE Network after SmackDown.
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