New WWE Talent ‘Class of 2024’ Announced

New WWE Talent ‘Class of 2024’ Announced WWE

During the June 11 episode of WWE NXT, fans got their first look at the elite athletes hoping to become future wrestling stars.

On a show that saw Cody Rhodes announce the battle royal to decide the number 1 contender for Trick Williams’ NXT Championship, the new WWE Next In Line intake was revealed.

Footage of the NIL athletes was shared by Wrestle Ops on Twitter and can be seen below this news story.

According to WrestleZone the WWE NIL Class of 2024 is made up of:

Jaiden Fields (Georgia, Softball)

Sirena Linton (Arkansas, Gymnastics)

Carlos Aviles (Ohio State University, Track & Field)

Jeremy Cody (Miami, Florida, Track & Field)

Darci Khan (Howard, Track & Field)

Abby Jacobs (South Alabama, Soccer)

Three of the six names were part of a cohort of fourteen recruited in December 2023, with the press release announcement stating that the program has “signed 60 college athletes” since its inception.

Fields was part of the 2023 cohort along with Jacobs, with Aviles having signed into the program in the 2021 group.

The WWE NIL program was announced in December 2021 and is described as providing ” a clear pathway from college athletics to WWE through collaborative partnerships with college athletes from diverse athletic backgrounds” according to the company recruitment page.

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1 month ago by Dave Adamson

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