Marina Shafir Teams With Nikki Cross In Debut At NXT Largo

Cameras were rolling for Marina Shafir's in-ring debut. 

Earlier this week, former MMA fighters and members of Ronda Rousey's four horsewomen Jessamyn Duke and Marina Shafir tweeted that they both would be wrestling at Thursday's NXT Live Event in Largo, Florida. 

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But when the event came and went, Shafir was the only one to make a debut and won in tag team match where she teamed with Nikki Cross. 

After the match, one of her opponent's Rhea Ripley was featured in this video saying Shafir "popped" her ear drum. 

There were reports that a cameraman came out for Shafir's match and then filmed her picking up her son ringside and going back to the locker room with him. After the match, Shafir shared these photos and a tweet thanking the crowd at Minnreg Hall.


About last night.. what a first! Thanks again #NxtLargo! A first of many --

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Fightful Wrestling will be reporting on Shafir's movement through the WWE developmental system and will report on Duke's eventual in-ring debut. 

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