The trio have all been given new names, too. Henceforth, Priscilla Kelly will be known as Gigi Dolin, Lacey Ryan will be known as Zoey Stark and Elayna Black will be known as Cora Jade.
#WWENXT is proud to announce the signings of:
— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) January 20, 2021
For those unfamiliar with the talents, all three women have been very prominent names on the independent scene for several years.
Priscilla Kelly wrestled at the Mae Young Classic, losing to Deonna Purrazzo in the first round and has also wrestled on AEW Dynamite against Britt Baker, as well as appearing at All Out. Elayna Black has been a mainstay of GCW, and has also wrestled on AEW Dark. Lacey Ryan has plied her trade in OVW and Mission Pro, among others.
WWE also confirmed the brackets for the first-ever Women’s Dusty Classic, with all three women confirmed to compete.
Candice LeRae and Indi Hartwell will take on both Gigi Dolin and Cora Jade, while Zoey Stark teams with Marina Shafir to take on Shotzi Blackheart and Ember Moon. Meanwhile, Kacy Catanzaro and Kayden Carter will face Mercedes Martinez and Toni Storm. Aliyah and Jessi Kamea take on Dakota Kai and Raquel Gonzalez in the final encounter. You can see the brackets below.
— WWE’s The Bump (@WWETheBump) January 20, 2021