December 2020 WWE Performance Center trainees including Wes Lee, Lash Legend, Zachary Wentz, Alex Zayne, Kuroshio Tokyo Japan (黒潮TOKYOジャパン), and Russ Taylor

Pre-Pandemic Prospects: WWE Performance Center's December 2020 Trainee Class

The December 2020 class at the WWE Performance Center held a unique significance. It arrived just before the global pandemic and subsequent budget cuts significantly impacted the company’s recruitment. This group, consisting of five seasoned independent wrestlers and a standout basketball player with professional experience, marked a distinct moment in WWE’s talent acquisition strategy. This article delves into the careers of these individual trainees, exploring their trajectories since joining the WWE and their current status within the wrestling industry....

May 6, 2024 · 10 min · 2095 words · Jalen Wu