SHADIA BSEISO

Hindustan Times (Gurgaon) - - World -

Jor­da­nian mar­tial arts ath­lete be­comes the first Arab woman to sign with US en­ter­tain­ment com­pany World Wrestling En­ter­tain­ment (WWE) The 31-year-old started off in 2014 as a pro­fes­sional jiu-jitsu ath­lete. Since then, she has par­tic­i­pated in sev­eral jiu-jitsu com­pe­ti­tions, and cur­rently holds a blue belt with three stripes. Bseiso sees her role at WWE as the per­fect op­por­tu­nity to marry her love for mar­tial arts with her tal­ent for TV pre­sent­ing

2 Bseiso has just started an in­tense train­ing pro­gramme at WWE’s Per­for­mance Cen­ter in Or­lando, Florida. She be­lieves it could take up to two years for her to en­ter the ring, CNN re­ported

3 In an in­ter­view to Los An­ge­les Times, she said: “I don’t know wrestling yet, but I’m go­ing to be as good as I can be... I’m in this to head­line Wrestle­ma­nia. I want it all.”

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