This week’s episode of WWE NXT had some interesting takeaways, one of which was a new ring name for a familiar face.
After weeks of appearances alongside Andrade “Cien” Almas, former TNA Knockout Thea Trinidad will officially be known as Zelina Vega in WWE NXT.
In this video posted on WWE’s Twitter account from tonight’s episode of WWE NXT, she is referred to as Zelina Vega by WWE.
— WWE (@WWE) July 27, 2017
Almas responded to the above tweet by referring to her by name.
I forgot that you had character ZELINA!!! 👏🏼👊🏼 https://t.co/MibdhY8q70
— Andrade Cien Almas (@AndradeCienWWE) July 27, 2017
On recent episodes of WWE NXT, Vega has been having heated arguments with Andrade “Cien” Almas. Spoilers from the latest set of shows confirmed that she is now the valet for Almas as she accompanied him to the ring in a match against No Way Jose.
Trinidad is best known for her work in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), where she performed under the ring name Rosita. She has also worked for various independent promotions under her real name. She had been on WWE’s radar for years, but the company decided to offer her a talent contract after she was cast as AJ Lee in the upcoming WWE Studios film on Paige and her family, Fighting with My Family.