WWE has signed MMA fighter, Nick “Blanka” Salchow to a contract. It is believed the middleweight has already reported to Orlando and is said to begin his training in January.
Salchow is 33 years old with a professional record of 6-1. His last fight was on July 13th. 2016 when he dropped a decision to Rex Harris. He finished 5 of his 7 opponents, earning 3 knockouts and 2 submissions.
Salchow was born in Brazil but fights out of Germany. He was one of several athletes who tried out at the Performance Center in June. Amongst others who were trying out for the company that day was former Impact Wrestling performer, Crazy Steve.