The WWE has made history by signing its first female MMA prospect, Valerie Loureda. The WWE signed the Bellator MMA

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prospect to a contract and made history in the process. Loureda becomes the first woman of Cuban-American descent

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to sign with the company and potentially even compete in the ring with other women superstars like Sasha Banks, Naomi,

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Charlotte Flair, and Becky Lynch. Former Bellator MMA bantamweight fighter Valerie Loureda has been signed to a

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WWE contract. WWE made a surprising move Monday afternoon when it announced that former Bellator MMA champion Valerie

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Loureda had been signed to a contract and would be wrestling under its NXT brand. The news of Loureda's signing comes just

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days after current WWE superstar Shayna Baszler posted an Instagram story suggesting that another female MMA fighter,

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UFC star Cris Cyborg, was in talks with WWE. So far, Cyborg is still fighting under her UFC contract and has said she plans on

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fulfilling it before taking on any other opportunities in combat sports or entertainment. As for Loureda, she may not have

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much experience but she'll bring name recognition from her time spent with Bellator. Before entering the world of mixed martial

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arts, Loureda competed as a wrestler at Miami Dade College where she won back-to-back national championships.

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