NXT Champ Lyra Valkyria Shares Training Insights



by NOMAN RASOOL

NXT Champ Lyra Valkyria Shares Training Insights
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Rising WWE NXT star Lyra Valkyria recently sat down with "Metro" to share the grueling yet gratifying journey that led her to clinch the NXT Women's Championship, a title she prised from the formidable Becky Lynch just last week.

Valkyria's tale of triumph is a testament to her unyielding spirit and passion for professional wrestling. The path to glory for Valkyria began in the rugged environs of a modest gym in Bray, County Wicklow, where she and a sparse group of hopefuls practiced their craft on mere mats instead of a ring.

"It was very hardcore," Valkyria recounted, painting a picture of her determined yet challenging beginnings. Juggling the demands of school and rigorous training sessions, she spent hours on Sundays honing her skills, a discipline that has evidently shaped her into the champion she is today.

Inspired by Lynch Valkyria

Source of inspiration came from none other than Becky Lynch herself, driving her to the same wrestling school that once nurtured "The Man," a school with origins tied to wrestling luminary Finn Balor.

Her dual dedication to academics and wrestling underscores Valkyria's commitment, as she poignantly stated, "I'm getting my college degree so I can give everything to this." Her dedication to the squared circle found its reward when Valkyria signed her first WWE contract in 2020 with the NXT UK brand.

In a move that has significantly impacted the NXT women's division, she transitioned to the United States at the end of 2022. Valkyria's ascent is a narrative of determination, and it serves as an inspiring chapter in the rich history of NXT.

Valkyria's relentless drive has made her a cornerstone of the NXT women's roster, and her story provides a beacon of hope to aspiring wrestlers. Her journey illustrates the power of perseverance and the rewards of hard work—a narrative that is sure to captivate WWE fans and aspiring athletes alike, as she continues to build her legacy within the WWE Universe.

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