Video: Watch Bellator veteran Valerie Loureda’s debut as Lola Vice on NXT Level Up

“Welcome to Vice City baby!”

Bellator veteran Valerie Loureda is now known as Lola Vice inside the WWE universe.

Loureda, 24, fought all five of her professional MMA bouts under the Bellator banner, winning four. In June, Loureda announced her full-time move to the world of pro wrestling and has quickly worked her way up.

She can now be found competing on NXT sporting pink and blue ring gear, and executing a number of moves that lean into her background as a true martial artist. In her first match against Dani Palmer, Vice displayed a few flashy spinning kicks and slams, while mixing in a few primal yells and perhaps a new catchphrase. Both women were making their debut, but it would be Palmer who got the rollup pin for the victory.

The highlights of the match, which was taped on Tuesday and aired Friday on Peacock, were posted to WWE’s official YouTube channel, which you can watch above.

What do you think of Loureda’s skills inside the ring? Will Lola Vice become a star in WWE?

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