Former WWE wrestler from Hope, Michigan dies aged 30

A former WWE wrestler from Hope Township, Michigan has died suddenly at the age of 30.

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WWE tough enough

WWE had a reality series called Tough Enough. It was a professional wrestling training camp where participants were vying for a WWE contract. Each season, two winners have been selected.

WWE YouTube Channel

WWE YouTube Channel

Sara Lee won the Tough Enough contest in 2015 and landed a $250,000 1-year wrestling contract with WWE.

Lee has worked with current WWE wrestlers at camp for coaching, training and guidance on how to be successful in professional wrestling.

Sara married WWE’s Wesley Blake

Sara Lee spent a year with WWE and was released in 2016. During this time, Sara met WWE wrestler Wesley Blake, born Cory James Weston during a training session at the WWE Performance Center.

Instagram/@Saraann_Lee

Instagram/@Saraann_Lee

The two hit it off instantly and got married soon after in December 2017. Since then, the couple have lived in San Antonio, Texas, where they had three children together.

Sara Lee’s time in Michigan

WWE YouTube Channel

WWE YouTube Channel

Sara grew up in Hope Township, Michigan. She graduated from Meridian High School in Sanford in 2010. She was a member of the track team and was a competitive weightlifter.

The death of Sara Lee

Instagram/@Saraann_Lee

Instagram/@Saraann_Lee

Sara’s mother, Terri Lee, shared a mother’s worst nightmare on Facebook:

Terri Lee’s Facebook Page

Terri Lee’s Facebook Page

Sara Lee’s cause of death has yet to be announced. Just two days before her death, she complained of a sinus infection.

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Scott Dudleson/Getty Images

WWE wrestler Bull James has set up a GoFundMe page to help the family plan his funeral. So far, $72,203 has been raised for a goal of $20,000.

Instagram/@Saraann_Lee

Instagram/@Saraann_Lee

A beautiful family photo shows how heartbreaking this tragedy is.

Rest in peace Sarah Lee.

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