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WWE Superstar Damian Priest signs with Paradigm (Exclusive)

WWE Superstar Damian Priest signs with Paradigm (Exclusive)

After his victory at WrestleMania 40, WWE superstar Damian Priest signed with Paradigm to represent in all areas. diverse I learned exclusively.

Paradigm will build his business across books, acting, marketing, non-script and more. Priest, born Luis Berrios (Martinez), recently won the WWE World Heavyweight Championship during Night 2 of WrestleMania 40 by cashing in his Money in the Bank contract against Drew McIntyre, who had just won the championship from Seth Rollins.

The priest was born in New York but grew up in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico until he was eleven years old. There he developed his interest in professional wrestling and martial arts. He began his career on the independent circuit, including Sting in Ring of Honor.

He joined NXT, WWE's developmental brand, in 2018 under the name Damian Priest. During his time there, he won the NXT North American Championship before moving to the WWE main roster in 2021.

He made his debut at the 2021 Royal Rumble and went on to win a tag team match with world-famous musician Bad Bunny at WrestleMania 37 later that same year. Also that year, he defeated Sheamus to win the United States Championship at SummerSlam.

In 2022, Priest became part of Doomsday, a villainous stable initially started by Adam “Edge” Copeland. Priest is now the leader of the group, which also includes WWE Women's World Champion Rhea Ripley as well as Finn Balor, Dominik Mysterio and JD McDonagh. He and Balor have been undisputed tag team champions twice so far.

Priest then went on to fight Bad Bunny at WWE Backlash in 2023, which took place in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The match received widespread acclaim and was WWE's highest-grossing event of all time in Puerto Rico. Not long afterward, Priest won the 2023 Money in the Bank ladder match, and subsequently crowned himself Señor Money in the Bank, leading him to the current championship.

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