Booker T backtracks on saying WWE signed former ROH champion

WWE Hall of Famer Booker T has given a statement on his earlier remarks regarding WWE signing Rok-C.

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By Blesson Daniel | Feb 19, 2022 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

As previously stated, Booker T spoke on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani this week and confirmed that WWE had signed Rok-C, his former protégé who won the first ROH Women’s World Championship in September.

There was a push inside WWE to sign Rok-C after she wowed executives during a tryout camp in December and then again at a recent WWE Performance Center audition.

Last week, it was rumored that WWE had offered Rok-C a contract, and this week, Booker announced that she had signed.

On Friday night, Booker resorted to Twitter to deliver a correction.

Booker T wrote, “There’s an article going around saying I confirmed Rok-C signed a contract to WWE, I misspoke on that… but they better sign her dammit.”

Booker T on Rok-C

It seems that Booker was ordered to recant his earlier comment since WWE has yet to formally announce the next class of recruits, who are expected to report to the WWE Performance Center in a few weeks, although this has not been verified.

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For those who missed it, Booker spoke with Helwani about AEW signing A.Q.A (aka WWE’s Zayda Ramier) and then stated that WWE had signed Rok-C.

“One of my girls just debuted on AEW Dynamite with Jade Cargill, her name’s AQA. They just signed her to a contract, it’s really, really cool,” Booker T told Helwani.

“One of my girls, Rok-C, WWE just signed her. She was my youngest champion in Reality of Wrestling. Started with me in fantasy camp. She was 13 years old — her dream was to be the Reality of Wrestling Champion. You know, I got guys out there floating around all over the world right now.

“That’s my passion — literally that’s my passion, just working with young guys from an in-ring perspective, from a mental perspective, from just a life perspective. I don’t know why, but it gives me purpose.”

There has been no news on what prompted Booker’s reversal.