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WWE hosting tryouts for college athletes during SummerSlam week

More than 50 men and women will descend upon Nashville for the three-day tryout.
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As was the case during WrestleMania week in Dallas, WWE will hold another multi-day tryout as part of this month's SummerSlam week in Nashville, Tennessee.

The event will feature both current and recent college graduates, and will take place over three days, starting Wednesday, July 27th at the 60,000 square-foot Wildhorse Saloon. The venue is a "live music and event venue and staple of downtown."

Former WWE Champion Big E will be attending the tryouts along with Paul "Triple H" Levesque and senior VP of global talent strategy and development James Kimball.

For the final day on Friday, fans can buy a general admission ticket to watch the proceedings.

From the company's release:

"WWE will host more than 50 male and female participants with collegiate athletic backgrounds across football, basketball, track and field, wrestling, volleyball, gymnastics, cheer and dance. Athletes will partake in performance evaluations, individual and group promo evaluations, in-ring technical sessions and sit-down interviews as part of the tryout process. The invite-only event features several athletes who attended 2022 NFL Rookie Mini Camps."

The WrestleMania week tryout saw more than 20 participants get signed for developmental deals at Orlando's Performance Center. One of those who attended and was signed was former Bellator MMA fighter Valerie Loureda.