Originally published at WWE confirms six additions to the Performance Center
WWE has confirmed the latest recruits to the Performance Center with six names announced on Monday afternoon.
The following names have reported to the Performance Center in Florida:
Bobby Steveson – The older brother of 2020 Olympic gold medalist Gable Steveson and wrestled for the University of Minnesota at heavyweight. The Wrestling Observer Newsletter first reported that Steveson would be reporting to the Performance Center later in the year.
Ben Buchanan – He was a state high school wrestling champion in Alabama in 2019-20. His father was Bull Buchanan, who wrestled for the company two decades ago under various gimmicks including as a member of Right to Censor and later as B Squared alongside John Cena. He had been wrestling on the independent scene prior to joining WWE.
Brady Booker – He was a middle linebacker at the University of South Dakota and participated in archery. In High School, he was a four-time all-conference performer and was named the Defensive Player of the Year on two occasions. He found out about the Performance Center online and applied. He did an interview several months ago and had already begun training.
Jessica Woynilko – a 21-year old gymnast and bodybuilder and was part of the 2016 U.S. National team.
Joseph Fatu – Fatu is the younger brother of Jimmy & Jey Uso and son of Rikishi. He is 28 years old and has wrestled previously as Sefa Fatu with promotions including Future Stars of Wrestling, Arizona Wrestling Federation, and worked a show for Game Changer Wrestling last December.
Josh Dawkins – A trainee of D-Von Dudley and his uncle was former NBA star Darryl Dawkins. Jon Alba of Spectrum Sports did a feature on Dawkins last year.