Aleah James Exits' WWE

Reflecting on James' impactful yet brief WWE stint.

by Atia Mukhtar
Aleah James Exits' WWE

WWE's "NXT UK" has recently experienced a significant shake-up in its roster, with Aleah James, a prominent wrestler, confirming her departure from the franchise. The revelation comes on the heels of Wrestling Observer Newsletter's report that several "NXT UK" talent did not make the transition to Orlando, Florida.

While James was left out, her boyfriend Noam Dar, the charismatic leader of The Meta-Four stable, alongside other stars like Tyler Bate, Ilja Dragunov, Blair Davenport, and JD McDonagh, found their way to the Orlando setup.

Aleah James' Eventful WWE Journey

Aleah James showcased her final match for WWE on the March 2, 2022, episode of "NXT UK," marking a victorious bout against Stevie Turner. Making her mark in November 2020, James' WWE tenure may have been brief, but it was eventful.

Fans will recall her memorable matches against formidable opponents like Isla Dawn, Lyra Valkyria, and Jinny, who had to step away from the ring earlier this year due to persistent injuries. Before her stint with WWE, the talented 24-year-old athlete made waves in other renowned promotions such as RevPro, Pro-Wrestling: EVE, and Wrestling Resurgence.

Her undeniable prowess and commitment in the squared circle have been evident throughout her career. August 2022 witnessed WWE wrapping up the "NXT UK" brand, soon unveiling plans for its successor, "NXT Europe," poised to launch later this year.

Paul "Triple H" Levesque, WWE's Chief Creative Officer, in a post-Money in the Bank press conference in July, addressed the transition, attributing some delays to the pivotal WWE-UFC merger. Aleah James is not the sole talent to exit in this rebranding transition.

Other notable "NXT UK" departures include Flash Morgan Webster, now an asset to Impact Wrestling, Amale, Trent Seven, Dani Luna, who also joined Impact Wrestling, Xia Brookside, Sam Gradwell, Wild Boar, and Jack Starz. The wrestling landscape continues to evolve, with fans eagerly waiting to see where these stars will shine next.