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Photos - The Deonna Purrazzo Story - Deonna Purrazzo

Deonna Purrazzo (born June 10, 1994) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE, where she performs on their developmental territory NXT.

Photos - The Deonna Purrazzo Story - Deonna Purrazzo

Purrazzo has appeared for various American independent promotions, as well as Impact Wrestling and Ring of Honor.

Photos - The Deonna Purrazzo Story - Deonna Purrazzo

Born in Livingston, New Jersey, Purrazzo grew up in Jefferson Township, New Jersey and attended Jefferson Township High School.

Photos - The Deonna Purrazzo Story - Deonna Purrazzo

Purrazzo started training at the now defunct D2W Pro Wrestling Academy in December 2012 after she spotted an advertisement for it.

Photos - The Deonna Purrazzo Story - Deonna Purrazzo

She made her in-ring debut in 2013.

Photos - The Deonna Purrazzo Story - Deonna Purrazzo

Purrazzo left D2W in 2014, alongside trainer Damian Adams both continued training at Team Adams Training facility in Northern New Jersey.

Photos - The Deonna Purrazzo Story - Deonna Purrazzo

She has attended extra training sessions alongside Rip Rogers at Ohio Valley Wrestling in Louisville, Kentucky.

Photos - The Deonna Purrazzo Story - Deonna Purrazzo

Purrazzo describes her style as “very meticulous and very methodical”, looking for her Fujiwara Armbar submission hold, being called “the Fujiwara armbar specialist”.

Photos - The Deonna Purrazzo Story - Deonna Purrazzo

She is also nicknamed “The Virtuosa”, a nickname she choose since she was looking for a word which means “someone who excels at something” but “more feminine”.

Photos - The Deonna Purrazzo Story - Deonna Purrazzo

In 2014, Purrazzo started working as extra talent for WWE appearing in several skits with former talent Adam Rose as a “Rosebud”.

Photos - The Deonna Purrazzo Story - Deonna Purrazzo

She appeared on the November 11, 2015, episode of NXT where she was defeated by Nia Jax.

Photos - The Deonna Purrazzo Story - Deonna Purrazzo

On the November 19 episode of NXT, Purrazzo lost to Asuka. On the January 13, 2016, episode of NXT, she participated in a battle royal to determine the number one contender for the NXT Women’s Championship.

Photos - The Deonna Purrazzo Story - Deonna Purrazzo

She kept appearing throughout 2016, losing to the likes of Asuka, Emma, Nia Jax  and Bayley.

Photos - The Deonna Purrazzo Story - Deonna Purrazzo

On May 31, 2018, it was reported that Purrazzo had signed a contract with WWE. On the same week, WWE announced that Purrazzo will be competing in the second Mae Young Classic.

 

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