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Candice LeRae, War Machine officially sign with WWE


Following the announcement of Ricochet officially reporting to the Performance Center, WWE has also confirmed that Candice LeRae and War Machine (Raymond Rowe & Hanson) have signed with the company.

LeRae's final independent wrestling appearance will be against Joey Ryan, her longtime tag team partner, for Bar Wrestling on Thursday. Rowe will make his last appearance for AIW on Friday, and Hanson said farewell at Chaotic Wrestling this past week. War Machine had their last match for Ring of Honor in December and made their final appearance for New Japan Pro Wrestling at New Year's Dash.

LeRae is one of two Mae Young Classic participants who are joining the Performance Center in this class, with Kavita Devi also reporting to Orlando.

Below is a list of other names who are part of this month's Performance Center class:

  • Rinku Singh (one of the winners of India's "Million Dollar Arm" reality series who went on to pitch in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization)
  • Shadia Bseiso (the first Arab woman to sign with WWE)
  • Nasser Alruwayeh (WWE's first Kuwaiti signee)
  • Kacy Catanzaro (a gymnast who had success on "American Ninja Warrior")
  • Nicolai Salchow (a former MMA fighter)
  • Saurav Gurjar (who has a background in acting and kickboxing in India)