Valerie Loureda gained a lot of mainstream media attention when she signed with WWE in June 2022. Loureda retired from Bellator MMA as she always wanted to pursue her dream of becoming a pro wrestler. The Latina recently made her debut at an NXT 2.0 live event.

WWE recently held an NXT 2.0 live event in Cocoa, Florida. The former Bellator fighter appeared during the live event. Loureda cut a promo but didn’t wrestle during the event. For those not in the know, Loureda is training at the WWE Performance Center.

Loureda has 4-1 MMA record. She revealed she was inspired by former SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair to join WWE and is hoping to work with the Queen of WWE somewhere down the road. Loureda reported to the Performance Center earlier this month.

The superstar-in-training wants to represent Latin culture in WWE. Loureda is just 23 years of age and has a lot to accomplish in the future. She has already appeared at a WWE live event. It’s only a matter of time before she makes her WWE TV debut. Keep reading Thirsty for more.

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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab is a news writer at Ringside News. He has been an avid fan of professional wrestling since 2000. His earliest memories of pro wrestling involved The Rock taking on The McMahon-Helmsley faction in 2000. Outside of his writing responsibilities, Manik is a fan of fiction, thrillers, comics, manga and anime. He’s an occasional journalist and likes to spend his free time watching movies and reading stuff about politics, science, medicine, etc. Manik also enjoys jogs in the park and workouts in the gym.  Manik is also a big of rock bands including Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Metallica, Drowning Pool, Breaking Point, and Skillet. His current favorite wrestler is Kazuchika Okada and his favorite wrestler of all time is The Rock.

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