If you think you have what it takes to be a WWE superstar, here's some good news.
WWE has opened up a new website to recruit potential talent for developmental territories. The initiative, known as WWE Recruit, has criteria for prospects to assess if they have the tenacity to become a part of the biggest pro wrestling promotion in the world today.
For those who are curious, here's the checklist the site provides:
Athletic - Willing and able to engage in intense, physically demanding activities on a daily basis. WWE is a highly athletic style of performance that requires individuals be in excellent physical condition. All prospective Talent are required to pass a rigorous medical evaluation prior to joining WWE.
Charismatic - Do you have "IT?" Do you stand out in a crowd? Do you have a special or magnetic charm or appeal?
Determined - A strong conviction to succeed coupled with physical and mental strength. Gaining knowledge of WWE's in-ring product requires the constant application of lessons taught both in and out of the ring. WWE is looking for individuals who are consistently willing go the extra mile.
Coachable - The ability to listen and learn. Successful superstars are good listeners, open-minded and adaptable.'
Professional - Be held to a high standard of conduct at all times. As public figures, WWE Superstars are subject to the same scrutiny as other sports figures or celebrities and, as such, are expected to act accordingly both in and outside the ring. All prospective superstars are required to pass extensive background, nudity and criminal searches prior to joining WWE.
If any of you Cagesiders are looking to break into "the biz," this news coupled with ROH reopening their wrestling academy can provide a few more outlets in addition to the multitude of wrestling schools around the world.
In wrestling, opening doors for new talent is always a good thing. Let's hope WWE uses this site enough to get some fresh faces to mold and build into superstars of tomorrow.