Battle Arts Academy gets its first WWE signing.
Former WWE Intercontinental Champion and Battle Arts Academy owner Santino Marella announced that Alexsandar Jaksic has signed with WWE and will head to the Performance Center. Jaksic took part in the WWE tryout in Germany this past November. Here's what WWE wrote about him at the time:
23-year-old Aleksandar Jaksic of Munich, who wrestles under the name LX Ken. A former semiprofessional basketball player, Jaksic learned the ropes at Santino Marella’s Battle Arts Academy in Canada. He currently trains under former WCW Cruiserweight, TV and Tag Team champion Alex Wright.
You can view an interview Jaksic did while at the tryout in the video above.
Proud to announce @BattleArtsMMA’s 1st @WWE @WWENXT signing to the @WWEPC. Alexsandar Jaksic is a high level athlete w tremendous focus & passion. His physical attributes were impressive but his level of commitment was even more so. Get some sunglasses, the future looks bright! pic.twitter.com/JggiXRurax— Santino Marella (@milanmiracle) April 5, 2019
WWE is expected to announce the full list of Performance Center recruits later this month.