Triple H took to Facebook today to announce the official signing of seven new NXT Superstars! WWE fans will be familiar with some of these names as a few have been featured on WWE programming in the past. The list of new talents are as follows:
“The King of Bros.” Matt Riddle – Riddle was a blockbuster signee announced at Takeover: Brooklyn IV back in August. His history consists of a successful career in MMA, more specifically, UFC’s Welterweight Division. Riddle made his NXT debut at an untelevised Live event in September, where he defeated Fabian Aichner.
Mia Yim – Yim has been featured in both the 2017 and 2018 Mae Young Classic. She advanced to the 2nd round of the 2017 edition and quarterfinals on the 2018 edition. Triple H immediately offered Yim a contract following the crowd erupting in “Please Sign Mia” chants from the WWE Universe. Yim will be making her NXT TV debut on next Wednesday’s episode on the WWE Network.
Chelsea Green – Green trained through Lance Storm’s Storm Wrestling Academy out of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Green first appeared on WWE programming during the 2015 Tough Enough season. Prior to learning to grapple in the ring, Green excelled in soccer, volleyball, basketball, and track.
Humberto Carrillo – Carrillo is a third-generation luchador from Monterrey, Mexico. Carrillo may be best known to wrestling fans as Ultimo Ninja. He hails from the famed Garza dynasty, which featured the late Hector Garza from both WCW and WWF from the late 1990’s. Carrillo made his debut on NXT TV in September facing Jaxson Ryker.
Luis Martinez – Martinez was trained in Paulsboro, NJ at the famed Monster Factory, where he wrestled under the name Punishment Martinez. Martinez also grappled in Ring of Honor and won the Survival of the Fittest Tournament in 2017. He has also faced off against NXT’s War Raiders in the past.
Daniel Vidot – Vidot arrives in NXT out of Queensland, Australia. While in Australia, Vidot played professional rugby as a wing for the Brisbane Broncos, Gold Coast Titans, Canberra Raiders, and St. George Illawarra Dragons. Vidot has also competed in English Super League play.
Jordan Omogbehin – One of the largest NXT recruits in history, Jordan towers over the others at an astounding 7 feet, 3 inches. He originated from Lagos, Nigeria until he played basketball for the University of South Florida and Morgan State University.