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Truth Behind WWE Star Tiffany Stratton Making Team USA Gymnastics

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After a shiny end to the WWE WrestleMania 40, the WWE NXT champion Tiffany Stratton has already groundbreaking strides for the upcoming main event. In her conversation with “MuscleManMalcolm”, the 24-year-old professional wrestler confessed her most favored bout and that dream of facing off against Charlotte Flair in WrestleMania 41 next year will materialize, hopefully.

Being a Minnesota resident, Tiffany Stratton’s ambition is to craft her grand WrestleMania story in front of her home crowd. But with the question of ambition, the new WWE SmackDown prospect will be quite distinct. Her emergence in the sporting world did not come with flaunting knuckles. Rather, Tiffany Stratton’s first choice had been donning a leotard. Furthermore, her identity was unique as well. Here’s a look back at those anecdotes that made Jessica Woynilko, Tiffany Stratton. 

The gymnastics days of Jessica Woynilko divulged

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Tiffany Stratton, aka Jessica Woynilko, came into prominence through her trampoline schedules in 2016. In the Colorado Springs Elite Challenge, the St. Catherine University alum amped up her performance to claim the fourth position. Later, in the same year, she leveled up her performance to earn the 7th position in the USA Gymnastics Championships. Overshadowing other gymnasts, Tiffany Stratton found her double mini trampoline prowess getting extrapolated when she switched careers as a wrestler. In 2016, the same prowess earned her some notable achievements. 

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The first feat was the runner-up position in the 2016 Winter Classic in the Open category in a double mini-trampoline schedule. Later in the US Gymnastics Championships, the teenage gymnast usurped the third position, laying siege of her talent on the mats. Later, Tiffany Stratton continued her Double Mini success endeavor on the national platform. There she earned her bronze medal after facing a defeat from the phenomenal gymnastic force Kristie Lowell. However, her performances in 2017 were kind of wayward, a small setback in her blossoming career in gymnastics. 

Tiffany Stratton, in her sole appearance in the Canada Cup at Genesis Centre, ended her journey in 10th position in the double mini trampoline event. Her total score remained 99, way less than the topper, Paige Howard. That was her last national representation as well. In the Winter Classic that year, the American gymnast grabbed the 7th position in the same event. While the trampoline event couldn’t propel her fate in the 2017 Elite Challenge, earning her a similar rank. Since then, Tiffany’s gymnastic spree has dwindled. Meanwhile, after the pandemic, she landed on the perimeter of the glitzy world of WWE. 

The story Tiffany Stratton holds in WWE

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In 2021, Tiffany joined the WWE Performance Center to be a professional wrestler. Along similar lines, she earned her ring name, Tiffany Stratton. Later, while in a fierce fight, the Minnesota native faced a head injury. That kept her away from the ring for several months. However, upon returning, Tiffany Stratton etched her name in the WWE NXT history in 2023. Her victory against Lyra Valkyria earned her the first NXT champion medallion in her career. The biggest break in her wrestling career came in 2023 when she entered the WWE SmackDown. But in between all these, she once mentioned her conversion. 

In one of the WWE interviews, Tiffany acknowledged her father’s role in providing the necessary support to become a gymnast. “I dominated every competition”, she claimed there. But being a ‘Solo Star’ always inspired her to seize the reins of decision making on her own. That might be Tiffany Stratton’s reason to change her profession. 

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