WWE News: WWE Signs Rock’s Cousin, William Regal Visits Alex Wright's Wrestling School
Posted by Larry Csonka on 05.26.2014
More details on Savelina "Lina" Fanene signing with WWE…
- While the WWE was in Germany last week, William Regal visited former WCW star Alex Wright's Hall of NEW training school. Wright recently worked at the WWE Performance Center as a guest trainer.
- As previously reported, WWE has signed Savelina "Lina" Fanene to a developmental deal. According to The Wrestling Observer (via wrestlezone.com) Fanene's grandfather and The Rock's great grandmother were brother and sister. She was a star basketball player from California, and Rock's mother (Ata Johnson) suggested that she try pro wrestling after watching WrestleMania 28 live. Fanene wasn't initially interested in the business, but started looking into wrestling schools in California. She had the tryout with WWE and the company saw enough to give her a chance and sign her to a developmental deal.