3 Filipino wrestlers try out for WWE

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Posted at Jul 17 2019 06:01 PM

Filipino wrestler Vernice Crystal Gabriel wrangles a tire. WWE.com

Three Filipino professional wrestlers are hoping to get into the WWE by joining the promotion's tryout in China.

According to Philippine Wrestling Revolution, Vernice Crystal Gabriel, Jake de Leon and Ken Warren showed their wares in WWE's talent tryout in Shanghai. 

The Pinoy wrestlers were among the 40 athletes who participated in the camp, which was the second WWE tryout since 2016.

Some 40 athletes from China and Southeast Asia are hoping to impress WWE talent scouts this week as officials hold a tryout in Shanghai, the second-ever camp that WWE has hosted in China.

The participants hailed from the Philippines, mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand, according to WWE.com

WWE performance head coach Matt Bloom officiated the camp together with fellow coaches Robbie Brookside, Serena Deeb and Johnny Moss. 

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