New international arrivals are set to join the NXT roster with three stars from Eastern Asia announced to be joining the WWE Performance Center.
WWE announced the signings of Feicheng Wang, Jie Yin, and Sean Tan on their website. The three competitors will join a host of fellow Asian recruits in the Performance Center including NXT and Tian Sha’s Xia Li and Boa.
A full statement from WWE introduced the new recruits and touted some of the success the trio have had in their respective homelands.
The statement read:
“A new group of recruits from Asia have reported for training at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Fla.”
“Feicheng Wang stands 6-foot-2 and weighs 242 pounds. The Chinese recruit was trained for the ring by former WWE PC coach Hartley Jackson and Japanese wrestler and mixed martial artist Alexander Otsuka.”
“Sean Tan comes to the Performance Center from Singapore, where he competed under the name Trexxus. The 25-year-old is a former Singapore Pro Wrestling Southeast Asia Champion.”
“Jie Yin is a Chinese athlete who brings experience in CrossFit to the PC. In addition to being a champion indoor rower, Yin placed second in the CrossFit China Open and competed in the Asia CrossFit Championship.”
For more information on the WWE Performance Center, and to apply for the opportunity to take part in the upcoming talent tryouts in Las Vegas, visit WWEPerformanceCenter.com.
The tryouts in Las Vegas are said to have been pencilled in for the week of SummerSlam. SummerSlam emanates this year from the Allegiant Stadium in Sin City, with WWE President Nick Khan recently sharing his reasons why it was important for WWE to head to the bright lights of Las Vegas.