Valerie Loureda Says Charlotte Flair Is What Drew Her To WWE

Valerie Loureda was drawn in by The Queen.

Recently, it was officially announced that Bellator MMA fighter Valerie Loureda had signed with WWE. While she will not be heading to the main roster directly as Ronda Rousey did, Valerie Loureda is excited to get her start in NXT. The WWE Performance Center system has helped many individuals become well versed in between the ropes including Charlotte Flair, who Valerie Loureda credits as the person who drew her into WWE when she attended WrestleMania.

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“Yeah, Charlotte Flair is what did it for me. My last fight was in November and in my mind, I was still fighting. Then, I went to WrestleMania — have you guys ever been? It's just another level. You go in there and you leave different. That's what changed my mind and I just prayed for this opportunity and it came through,” Valerie said while speaking with Sam Roberts.

In recent months, Charlotte and Valerie have been exchanging direct messages. Learn more about Loureda's signing here.

In a separate interview with TMZ, Valerie Lourdea named Ronda Rousey as her dream opponent. Read more here.

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