New WWE Fitness Center to Bring 100 Jobs to Orlando
April 18, 2013 | WMFE - The WWE plans to open a new fitness and rehabilitation center this summer in Orlando for training up-and-coming wrestling stars. The venture, announced today, involves a partnership with Full Sail University and is expected to create 100 jobs.
[Image: Wrestling star Paul Levesque, or Triple H]
The center will serve as headquarters for WWE's next generation – or NXT – wrestlers. Plans include seven wrestling rings complete with stage lighting.
Governor Rick Scott said the venture also involves a partnership with Full Sail University
"The partnership includes taping episodes of the WWE's NXT series in the Full Sail Live venue, giving Full Sail students unprecedented access to work behind-the-scenes with WWE's production crew."
Scott and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined wrestling star Paul Levesque – or Triple H – for the announcement. It was a festive event with a half-dozen NXT wrestlers present like Xavier Woods and Corey Graves.
The WWE – previously known as the World Wrestling Federation – is based in Connecticut.