Alongside names such as Ayesha Ray, Jessica James, Lei’D Tapa, Miranda, Marti Belle and Barbi Hayden that we revealed being in Florida to undergo medical testing for WWE’s Mae Young Classic. Two other names that are in Florida undergoing medical testing are Santana Garrett and Renee Michelle.
Santana Garrett, a former TNA Knockout received a tryout in WWE’s developmental territory NXT on the September 13, 2013 tapings which aired on tape delay on October 9, where she faced Charlotte accompanied by Bayley in a losing effort. She also appeared on NXT TV in 2016 losing to Asuka, Emma, and Billie Kay. Santana made appearances for IMPACT during their tapings of Impact Wrestling, by first competing against Rosemary and again at Knockouts Knockdown 2017 defeating Brandi Rhodes.
Renee Michelle was born in Washington D.C. and raised in South Beach Miami, Florida. She has a diverse ethnic background as she is Cuban, Native American, Italian, Black, Irish, Spaniard, French and German. She was found by WWF/WCW superstar Gillberg, also known as Duane Gill at a TNA event and convinced her to get involved and join pro wrestling. Renee made her first wrestling debuted March 29, 2013 at Big Time Wrestling. She wrestled along side with The Patriot and John Rambo and defeated Jessie Kaye and Pretty Ugly. Renee Michelle is the very first MCW Woman’s Champion in company history winning a tournament on October 3, 2014 in Waldorf, MD defeating Amber Rodriguez. She had been seen on RAW, Smackdown and 2014 Slammy Awards as Adam Rose’s Rosebud on numerous occasions as well as unofficial tryout matches with WWE. She recieved an official WWE tryout in Orlando back in February of this year.