Sara Lee
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The professional wrestling industry mourns the death of WWE Tough Enough season six winner Sara Lee. The report of her passing away was first noted via Facebook posts by her family. It was noted that the promising talent died on October 5 at the age of 30.

Sara Lee, married to former WWE Superstar Westin Blake (formerly known as Wesley Blake), leaves behind three children: a daughter, Piper, 5, a son, Brady, 3, and another son, just born last summer. No reason for the death was reported and the family has also requested privacy in their mourning.

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Her mother wrote in an official statement while announcing her daughter’s departure, “It is with heavy hearts we wanted to share that our Sara Weston has gone to be with Jesus. We are all in shock and arrangements are not complete. We ask that you respectfully let our family mourn.”

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Sara Lee only wrestled for WWE in 2016

As noted above, fans voted Sara Lee, the winner of Tough Enough sixth season in 2015 alongside the men’s division winner Josh Bredl. Lee emerged as the winner toppling future WWE Superstars like Velveteen Dream, Mandy Rose, Chelsea Green, Raquel Rodriguez, and Sonya Deville to win the season. This was also the final season of WWE Tough Enough.

After signing a contract with the WWE, Sara Lee wrestled at NXT live events throughout Florida during her brief time with the company in 2016. She picked up a few random tag team wins while she secured only one singles win in WWE against the current SmackDown Women’s Champion Liv Morgan.

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Down the line, WWE released Sara Lee from the contract in late 2016 and she had not wrestled since then. She resumed training at the Team Vision Dojo in Florida in 2017 but never again she got signed to another promotion to move further her wrestling career.

Several former and current WWE Superstars have commented on the tragic news. AEW star Saraya fka Paige was a judge of the sixth season of Tough Enough and she sent love to Sara’s family by posting photos of the two together. WWE’s Braun Strowman and Lee’s husband Westin Blake also took to Twitter to express their mourning. A GoFund campaign was also started to help her family in this tough time.

Arindam Pal

A WWE writer passionate about the sports.