Alongside names such as Ayesha Ray, Jessica James, Lei’D Tapa, Miranda, Marti Belle, Santana Garrett, Renee Michelle, Mercedes Martinez, Shayna Baszler, Nicole Savoy, Kay Lee Ray, and Barbi Hayden that we revealed being in Florida to undergo medical testing for WWE’s Mae Young Classic. Another name we can reveal undergoing medical testing to possibly be apart of the tournament is Canadian Nicole Matthews.
Matthews, 30, a Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada native appeared as an enhancement talent on November 30th, 2016 on NXT TV taking on Asuka while the promotion was in Canada. Matthews is a two time SHIMMER Tag Team Champion with her partner Portia Perez who were known as The Canadian NINJAS before Portia Perez retired from in ring competition.
In October of 2014 Nicole won the SHIMMER Championship against Madison Eagles, holding the title for 357 days before ultimately losing it to Madison Eagles.In her home promotion of ECCW she is a 2 time ECCW World Champion, a 2 time ECCW Tag Champion, and a 4 time ECCW Women’s Champion.
She took part in a WWE tryout at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida back in February of this year.