Roxanne Perez: Shawn Michaels Told Me, 'We're Throwing You In The Deep End'

Before signing with WWE at the beginning of 2022, Roxanne Perez had already found success as Rok-C in Ring of Honor and the Independent scene.

Perez made her WWE TV debut on the April 15 episode of NXT Level Up and was on NXT TV the following week.

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Speaking on the Mark Moses Show, Perez reflected on how quickly everything came together for her TV debut.

"That was crazy because they actually told me the day before, 'Hey, you're going to debut for NXT Level Up.' 'Oh my God, alright.' I did my debut, and then the next week, they called and were like, 'You're making your NXT TV debut tonight. You have a promo, you have a backstage, you have a match.' 'Okay.' I remember Shawn Michaels told me, 'We're throwing you in the deep end, let's see if you sink or swim.' 'Alright,' and I swam," she said.

When asked about her relationship with Michaels, Perez said, "He's amazing. He's given me so much confidence to just go out there and know that they can trust me with anything they throw at me. I can go out there and have a good match for you, I can do a promo, I can do a live promo. He's given me so much confidence with that. It's surreal to be working with him. I used to re-watch the DX documentary when I was 12, over and over again. To be working with him and Triple H is now working with the main roster again, it's wild."

Perez noted that when she got signed to WWE, her mom was excited to meet Michaels. Perez is coming off a victory over Cora Jade at NXT Halloween Havoc.

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