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Persia Pirotta is an Australian female professional wrestler previously signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on the NXT brand.

Career

Early career (2017-2020)

Debuting under the ring name FaceBrooke, had her first match during an April 9, 2017 Pro Wrestling Australia live event, teaming with SnapChad against Adam Hoffman & Charli Evans. She spent her rookie year working primarily on the Australian wrestling scene for promotions including Newcastle Pro Wrestling, Rock And Roll Wrestling and New Horizon Pro Wrestling. Between 2018 and 2019, Facebrooke wrestled internationally for the American women's wrestling promotions SHIMMER Women Athletes and RISE Wrestling. She made a televised debut on April 4, 2019 in IndependentWrestling.tv where she wrestled as Steph De Lander teaming with Caveman Ugg & Unsocial Jordan against Bel Pierce, Jack Bonza & Mick Moretti. She made her second consecutive television appearance on April 5, 2019 in the New Jersey-based Black Label Pro promotion at the BLP Adventures In Wrestling pay-per-view competing in a battle royal under the ring name Steph De Lander. From 2019 to 2021, she continued wrestling in the Australian promotions under her Steph De Lander ring name. Between 2019 and 2021, Steph De Lander became a Women's Champion in Venom Pro Wrestling, Melbourne City Wrestling and Newcastle Pro Wrestling.

World Wrestling Entertainment

NXT (2021-2022)

It was reported on March 14, 2021, Steph De Lander was one of two Australian wrestlers signed by WWE. Under the ring name Persia Pirotta, she made her NXT debut as the close friend of Indi Hartwell who had come all the way from Australia for Hartwell's wedding with Dexter Lumis. On the October 12 episode of NXT, Persia teamed with Hartwell in a tag match against Amari Miller & Sarray. On October 26 during the NXT: Halloween Havoc television special, Pirotta and Hartwell teamed again to compete in a Triple Threat Scareway To Hell Ladder match against Toxic Attraction (Gigi Dolin & Jacy Jayne) and the reigning NXT Women's Tag Team Champions Io Shirai & Zoey Stark. She won her first victory in WWE on the November 16 episode of NXT, defeating Gabby Stephens & Jenny Levy in a two-on-one handicap match. Her final television match of the year was made on the November 30 episode of NXT during which she teamed with Indi Hartwell in a tag match against Valentina Feroz & Yulisa Leon.

Pirotta returned on the January 11, 2022 episode of NXT, during which she teamed with Indi Hartwell & Wendy Choo in a tag match against Amari Miller, Kacy Catanzaro & Kayden Carter.

In wrestling

  • Nicknames
    • "Social Media Darling"

Championships and accomplishments

  • Venom Pro Wrestling
    • VPW Women's Championship (1 time)

External links

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