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WWE has announced the signing of seven new recruits from China, including the signing of a female martial arts trained athlete by the name of Zhao Xia.
Zhao, along with the other recruited talents, were all discovered earlier this year during a four-day tryout held in Shanghai and will begin training at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, in January 2017.
A brief bio profile for Zhoa reads as follows:
- Zhao Xia (5-foot-4, 136 pounds) has trained in martial arts and is the co-founder of her own fitness studio. Zhao has multiple first-place finishes in various martial arts and fitness competitions, including the Second World Traditional Chinese Wushu Championship, Nike Challenge Competition and First China Throw Down: Battle on the Bund.
In a press release, WWE Executive Vice President, Talent, Live Events & Creative, Paul “Triple H” Levesque stated the following:
“WWE is dedicated to finding the most talented athletes and entertainers from around the world. The seven athletes identified at WWE’s first-ever tryout in China will be given the opportunity to train at the WWE Performance Center, in the hopes of becoming the next big WWE Superstar, while also helping to inspire future WWE Superstars and continue the global success of WWE.”
For more information on these recruited talents, visit WWE.com.
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