Roxanne Perez Reflects On NXT Women's Title Win, Notes That It Didn't Feel Real In The Moment

Roxanne Perez discusses her shocking NXT Women's Title victory.

After only being with the company for nine months, Roxanne Perez shocked the world on the December 13 edition of WWE NXT when she took down Mandy Rose to win the NXT Women's Championship. Prior to Perez's win, Rose had held the belt for over 400 days.

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Perez appeared on the latest episode of WWE's After The Bell podcast and gave some more insight into her historic win.

“Well I’m sure as everyone saw, as soon as that bell rang, I just burst into tears and they were real tears. I think just like all of the trials and tribulations, everything that I went through since I was thirteen years old to get to this moment just started replaying in my head and I was like wow. All of those moments, even the super bad moments, they were worth it because in that moment, winning the NXT Championship…just becoming a WWE Champion, that was my biggest dream since I was ten years old. The fact that it happened, the fact that it was real… it didn’t feel real in the moment. There were just so many emotions that came out of me that night."

Perez made similar comments on WWE's YouTube channel on the night of her victory.

On the December 20 episode of WWE NXT, Perez was interviewed by her trainer and current NXT commentator, Booker T. To see Fightful's full report of that show, click here.

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