WWE confirm the signing of English rugby player
Luke Menzies, of Batley, West Yorkshire, England, comes to the WWE PC from the world of professional rugby.
Standing 6-foot and weighing 260 pounds, Menzies played pro rugby for a decade, including for the Hull Kingston Rovers and Salford Red Devils, before setting his sights on the ring.
Trained by British wrestling legend Marty Jones, the powerhouse has competed on the United Kingdom independent scene since 2016, and in November of that year, he attended a WWE tryout in Glasgow.
— Performance Center (@WWEPerformCtr) July 17, 2018
WWE recently launched a website specific to the Performance Center, tailored to athletes who are interested in pursuing a career in sports-entertainment and containing information about the WWE recruitment process.
It also provides a detailed look at what day-to-day life is like for NXT superstars and members of the WWE PC roster.
The online hub includes step-by-step instructions on how to apply for a tryout, as well as access to the official application form and can be accessed by visiting WWEPerformanceCenter.com.