Kayla Harrison has made a name for herself and there are several promotions interested in her including WWE, according to her manager, Ali Abdelaziz.
Harrison won the 2010 World Judo Championships, gold medals at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics before getting into MMA. Harrison won the 2021 PFL women’s lightweight playoffs. She previously made an appearance on AEW programming alongside Dan Lambert and fellow members of American Top Team.
While speaking with TMZ Sports, Abdelaziz stated that WWE is interested in bringing her in, but she is not entertaining the offer because she’s focused on her MMA career.
“Everybody’s trying to sign Kayla, even Walmart tries to sign Kayla. The WWE [has] been calling too but we’re interested in real fighting.”
When asked whether WWE has been trying to bring her in, he responded with “yes.” Regarding if she’s entertaining the offer, he said no “because she’s focused on fighting right now.”
Harrison has stated in the past that her AEW appearance was a one-time thing and she’s not interested in going back. You can watch the entire interview by clicking on the player below (quotes can be found around the 1:12 mark):
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