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By Paul Jordan on 2018-02-09 18:09:00

WWE released the following list of athletes taking part in this week's WWE Performance Center tryouts, which began yesterday:

*Austin White, aka Austin Theory, a 20-year-old independent wrestling standout who has wrestled for EVOLVE Wrestling and currently holds the Full Impact Pro Heavyweight Title.  A pro bodybuilder as well, White placed first in the 2015 NPC Georgia Teen Men category at age 17.

*Former UFC fighter and Ultimate Fighter finalist Matt Van Buren. 

*Kailey Dawn Farmer, a 5-foot-10 wrestler who competes on the independent scene as Kamilla Kaine.

*24-year-old Stacey Ervin Jr., a decorated gymnast from Michigan. Standing 5-foot-8 and weighing 180 pounds, Ervin was a member of the 2013 NCAA Championship University of Michigan men’s gymnastics squad, and he has medaled in in numerous competitions.

*6-foot-3, 227-pound Kaliq Elliott, who comes to the camp with a background in MMA and extensive training in Brazilian jiu-jitsu

*Susan Cashdollar, a fitness model and stuntwoman who played in the football organization now known as the Legends Football League

*Monique Jacqueline Williams-Jenkins, who wrestles on the indies as MJ Jenkins.

*6-foot-4, 355-pound strongman David Vieru. He played football at Oregon State and has six years of amateur wrestling experience.

*Juan “The Kraken” Adams, a 6-foot-5, 283-pound collegiate wrestler-turned-MMA fighter who holds a 3-0 pro fight record and is 4-0 in amateur competition.

*25-year-old Brianna Rae Sparrey aka SHIMMER star Kylie Rae.  The reigning Diamonds Champion for Booker T’s Reality of Wrestling.

*Kailey Dawn Farmer, a former football and softball player who competes on the independent scene as Kamilla Kaine.

*22-year-old Tal Bar-On, a 6-foot-4, 245-pounder from Petah Tikva, Israel, who has competed under the Israeli Wrestling League banner

*MMA veteran Derrick “Caveman” Mehmen, a 6-foot-4, 255 pounder who has fought in Strikeforce, Bellator and the World Series of Fighting. A two-time junior college All-American wrestler, Mehman has 29 pro fights under his belt and was awarded the KO Punch of the Year in 2013.

*Dominic “The Dominator” Boulanger, from Longueuil, Quebec. Boulanger played semi-pro baseball and hockey in Canada before training for the ring under Quebec wrestling stalwart Dru Onyx.

*23-year-old Elias Evan Markopoulos from Massachusetts. A young veteran of 10 years, he is the current Chaotic Wrestling Heavyweight Champion.

*Nicolette Burton, a 6-foot-tall bodybuilder who was an NPC Women’s Physique and Figure competitor.

*2014 Miss Saskatchewan Amanda Ruller. Ruller played running back in the Legends Football League for the Los Angeles Temptation and is the in-stadium gameday host for the Canadian Football League’s Saskatchewan Roughriders.

*David Vieru, who played football at Oregon State.

*Magician and wrestler Evan Cloyd aka Jarek 1:20. 

*Cody Croslin, aka California independent wrestler Tyler Bateman.

*Powerlifter and fitness model Aline Elkin, of Netanya, Israel, a four-time Miss Bikini Israel.

*Independent wrestler Laszlo Fogarasi, who co-founded the first wrestling promotion in Hungary.

*Texas independent wrestling star Ryan Greeness aka Moonshine Mantell and “The Raging Bull” Maverick. 

*25-year-old Summer Hilliard, an event emcee from North Carolina who has a background in performing arts.

*6-foot-3, 250-pound Kevin Kesar aka Kevin Kross of Lucha Underground, FSW and House of Hardcore fame.

*20-year-old Maria Nicole Spiro, aka Maria Manic.

*Rob Kimball, aka Rob Ryzin.

*23-year-old Hyowon Roscoe Lihinag-Tam, originally from Yaoundé, Cameroon in Africa. The 6-foot-2, 215-pounder played football and rugby in college.

*28-year-old Michael Lilly, an MMA fighter who holds a purple belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and has 15 years of amateur wrestling experience

*Dylan Bostic, a 26-year old who has wrestled for organizations throughout the Midwest, California and Canada, and competes regularly in Ohio Valley Wrestling

*Kaliq Elliott with an background in MMA and Brazilian jiu-jitsu to the WWE PC tryout.

*Aaron Machbitz, a former first baseman for the South Dakota State University baseball team aka independent wrestler Jaxon Stone.

*Rebecca McMonagle, a 5-foot-10 gymnast-turned-wrestler from the United Kingdom.

*28-year-old independent wrestler Brittany Quintana, who has more than 20 years of dance and choreography experience

*6-foot-5, 275-pound Dallas Rogan, a bodybuilder from Colorado who also played college football

*21-year-old Alexia Nicole Romano of Ontario, who competes under the nickname “Bubblegum Princess" in Canada and the United States.

*Susan Cashdollar - Stuntwoman and fitness model.

*Daniel Sikes aka Mid-western independent wrestler Marc Houston.

*U.S. Air Force veteran Nickolaus Barnes of Utah. A bodybuilder and former bobsled/skeleton competitor, Barnes first trained for sports-entertainment in England.

*Nathaniel Wright, a U.S. Marine Corp veteran and personal trainer from Ohio

*Indie wrestling veteran Brian Balch aka FTW promoter and longtime NYC stalwart independent star Earl Cooter.

WWE released the following videos:

Building strong arms with Rhea Ripley: WWE Performance Center Workouts, Feb. 9, 2018

Join Maria Kanellis for her 3D ultrasound: Maria's Pregancy Vlog

Tony Nese and Drew Gulak exchange "gifts" before their match on 205 Live: Exclusive, Feb. 9, ,2018


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