ByJoshua Molina, writer at Creators.co
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She's one of the "Four Horsewomen," so why not?

Shayna Baszler is getting a tryout with the WWE.

Baszler is at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, trying to get a spot in NXT or on the main roster. She left the UFC more than a year ago, after she asked for her release, according to f4wonline.com. She wanted the ability to wrestle and do MMA simultaneously.

Baszler, along with MMA women's icon, Ronda Rousey, and friends Jessamyn Duke and Marina Shafir, formed the "Four Horsewomen" of MMA, a play on the NWA's wildly popular faction, "The Four Horsemen."

The Four Horsewomen (on the right), along with Stephanie McMahon (being interviewed. Photo courtesy www.twitter.com
The Four Horsewomen (on the right), along with Stephanie McMahon (being interviewed. Photo courtesy www.twitter.com

The original Four Horsemen consisted of Ric Flair, Arn Anderson and Ole Anderson and Tully Blanchard, but the faction was most popular after Barry Windham replaced Ole Anderson.

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Baszler is 15-10 as an MMA fighter. She lost her two UFC fights against Amanda Nunes and Bethe Correia.

She has flirted with professional wrestling for the past year, appearing and wrestling at independent shows.

With her MMA background, and perhaps acting as a conduit to Rousey, Baszler is likely to find success in the WWE.

Here's Baszler in a wrestling match on the Indy scene. She may go from wrestling in front of 100 people to 100,000.