Dwayne Johnson’s XFL Might Just Produce WWE’s Next Big Main Event Star

Published Dec 19, 2023 | 1:14 PM EST

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WWE recently held its final tryout of the year for finding new talent. Promising individuals from several sporting arenas appeared for the trials, including Dwayne Johnson‘s XFL. One 25-year-old WWE aspirant clearly stood out from other candidates. 

A social media post gave a rundown of several sportspersons who came for the tryouts, highlighting the footballer. Moreover, while he plays in the football league Dwayne Johnson, has also played in the NFL.

The tweet on X highlighting the XFL player said, “Teton Saltes. NFL Player. XFL Renegades. USFL graduated.” Teton Saltes appeared at the NXT performance center. The football player is six feet and five inches tall and weighs a massive 300 pounds. 


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Saltes currently plays for the Arlington Renegades in Dwayne Johnson’s league. He can very easily become the next WWE star, given his physicality and his football background.

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Sheron Singh


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