Lola Vice
Born
Valerie Loureda

(1998-07-19) July 19, 1998 (age 25)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Ring name(s)Lola Vice[1]
Valerie Loureda
Billed height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)[1]
Billed weight128 lb (58 kg)[1]
Billed fromMiami, Florida
Trained byWWE Performance Center
Sara Amato[1]
DebutNovember 12, 2022[1]
Martial arts career
Other namesMaster
Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Weight125 lb (57 kg)
DivisionFlyweight
TeamAmerican Top Team
Years active2019–2021
Mixed martial arts record
Total5
Wins4
By knockout2
By decision2
Losses1
By decision1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Valerie Loureda (born July 19, 1998) is an American professional wrestler and mixed martial artist. She is currently signed to WWE under the ring name Lola Vice, where she performs on the NXT brand. As a mixed martial artist, she competed in the women's flyweight division of Bellator MMA.

Early life

Loureda was born in Miami, Florida on July 19, 1998. She is of Cuban descent.[2]

Mixed martial arts career

Making her MMA debut, Loureda faced Colby Fletcher on February 16, 2019, at Bellator 216.[3] She won the fight by technical knockout.[4]

Loureda faced Larkyn Dasch on June 14, 2019, at Bellator 222.[5] She won the bout via unanimous decision.[6]

Loureda next faced Tara Graff on August 7, 2020, at Bellator 243.[7] She won the fight via technical knockout.[8]

Loureda was scheduled to face Hannah Guy at Bellator 258 on May 7, 2021, but was moved to Bellator 259 on May 21.[9] She lost the bout via unanimous decision.[10]

Loureda faced Taylor Turner on November 12, 2021, at Bellator 271, winning the bout by split decision.[11]

Professional wrestling career

WWE (2022–present)

In March 2022, Loureda attended a three-day-long WWE tryout during WrestleMania 38 weekend. By August, she was signed by WWE and reported to the WWE Performance Center.[12][13] She made her in-ring debut at an NXT live event on November 12.[14][15] On December 6, Loureda announced that her new ring name would be Lola Vice.[16]

Vice made her on-screen debut on the January 27, 2023, episode of NXT Level Up, losing to Dani Palmer.[17][18] She first teamed up with Elektra Lopez on the April 14 episode of NXT Level Up, losing to Katana Chance and Kayden Carter.[19] On the June 13 episode of NXT, Vice officially allied herself with Lopez, establishing herself as a heel.[20][21]

On the September 12 episode of NXT, it was announced that Vice would take part in the fourth edition of the NXT Women's Breakout Tournament, which began on the October 3 episode of NXT.[22][23] She defeated Dani Palmer in the first round and Karmen Petrovic in the semifinals, the latter which was held on Night 1 of Halloween Havoc on October 24 and advanced to the final on Night 2 of NXT Halloween Havoc on October 31.[24][25] Vice defeated Kelani Jordan in the finals to win the tournament, earning a contract for an NXT Women's Championship match at any time of her choosing.[26] On the January 16, 2024 edition of NXT, Vice turned face for the first time in her career and ended her association with Lopez when she eliminated her from a No.1 contenders battle royal and the two then fought to the back. On the January 23 episode of NXT, Vice cemented her face turn when Lopez confronted her during a Supernova Sessions segment and proceeded to attack her, thus setting up a match for the following week.[27]

Mixed martial arts record

Professional record breakdown
5 matches 4 wins 1 loss
By knockout 2 0
By decision 2 1
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 4–1 Taylor Turner Decision (split) Bellator 271 November 12, 2021 3 5:00 Hollywood, Florida, United States
Loss 3–1 Hannah Guy Decision (unanimous) Bellator 259 May 21, 2021 3 5:00 Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
Win 3–0 Tara Graff KO (punches) Bellator 243 August 7, 2020 2 5:00 Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
Win 2–0 Larkyn Dasch Decision (unanimous) Bellator 222 June 14, 2019 3 5:00 New York, New York, United States
Win 1–0 Colby Fletcher TKO (punches) Bellator 216 February 16, 2019 1 2:55 Uncasville, Connecticut, United States

Championships and accomplishments

References

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