Want to Be a WWE Superstar? WWE Announces Its First Talent Tryout After the Pandemic

Published 06/14/2021, 11:50 AM EDT


WWE is the biggest wrestling promotion in the world. Pro wrestlers and athletes from across the globe dream of making it big under the bright lights of WWE. While many prospects give it a shot, only the most talented and promising become a WWE Superstar.

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WWE looking out for future stars with tryouts during SummerSlam weekend

WWE recently announced they will hold a multi-day tryout in Las Vegas during SummerSlam weekend. This will mark the first time WWE is conducting tryouts in a location outside of the Performance Center.

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Triple H, WWE’s EVP of Global Strategy and Development said, “Talent is the lifeblood of our industry and these tryouts coupled with SummerSlam, one of our premier events, will help us discover world-class athletes that will serve as the next wave of WWE Superstars.

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Talent tryouts are a major part of WWE’s star-building process. Over the years, several superstars, with absolutely no prior experience in pro wrestling have learnt the art at the PC. In fact, some of NXT and WWE’s top stars today such as Xia Li, Boa, AJ Francis, King Corbin are all by-products of the Performance Center.

The Performance Center is a world-class facility. Selected athletes at the tryouts will get a chance to train at the Performance Center. The best part about the PC is it’s a state of the art facility with the best coaches and personnel one can find.

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Matt Bloom fka Albert, A-Train and Tensai serves as the Head Trainer. And, legendary independent women’s wrestler, Sara Amato serves as the Assistant Head Coach. However, Bloom and Amato aren’t the only ones responsible for making trainees into superstars.

Plus, other coaches at the Performance Center include Norman Smiley, Scotty 2 Hotty, Steve Corino, Robbie Brookside, etc. to name a few. Any athlete that makes it to the PC has a lifelong opportunity to learn from the best in the business.


Are you interested in pursuing your dream of becoming a WWE Superstar? Then visit the Performance Center Official Website to register.

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Ishan Chavan is a WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. Being a Journalism graduate, Ishan has over six years of experience in the Media Production Industry, having worked with Viacom 18's streaming platform, Voot. A wrestling fan since childhood, Ishan's favorite wrestlers are Daniel Bryan, AJ Styles, and Chris Jericho as he feels these three have the perfect blend of wrestling and promo skills, especially Jericho.

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