Sara Weston, known as Sara Lee in WWE, has passed away with only 30 years old. This was confirmed by Wrestling News through its Twitter.
Sara Lee : Wrestler | Death | Cause of death
Sara Ann Weston was an American television personality and professional wrestler, best known for her time in the American promotion WWE between 2015 and 2016.
|Sara Ann Lee
|June 7, 1992
Hope Township, Michigan, U.S
|October 6, 2022 (aged 30)
In 2015, Lee was the female winner of the sixth season of the WWE competition Tough Enough, earning a one-year contract with WWE.
Sara Lee resided in Orlando, Florida. She married former WWE wrestler Wesley Blake on December 30, 2017. Their daughter Piper Weston was born on May 1, 2017.
Sara Lee wrestler
In June 2015, Lee was one of the thirteen finalists for the sixth season of the WWE competition Tough Enough.
After being at risk of elimination five times throughout the course of the competition, on August 25, Lee was chosen by fan vote as one of the winners, along with Josh Bredl, earning a $250,000 one-year contract with WWE. During the final, Lee adopted the ring name Hope, and lost a singles match to Alicia Fox.
In September, Lee was assigned to WWE’s developmental territory NXT, based at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, to begin training.
Returning to her real name, Lee made her first appearance for NXT at a live event on January 16, 2016, where she delivered a heel promo.
She made her in-ring debut at the January 30 live event during a six-Diva tag team match, which also involved fellow Tough Enough competitor Mandy Rose. On September 30, 2016, Lee was released from her WWE contract.
Sara Weston, better known to WWE fans as 2015 Tough Enough winner Sara Lee, is dead at 30 years old.
Her mother shared the tragic news on Facebook:
“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. We all need prayers especially Cory and her children.”
Sara posted the following picture on her Instagram account earlier this week, where she mentioned that she was finally feeling healthy enough to get back in the gym following a sinus infection.
Sara beat Mandy Rose in a fan vote to win WWE Tough Enough in 2015, but she was released by WWE in 2016 then Sara married Cory Weston (aka former WWE and NXT wrestler Wesley Blake) in December 2017 and they have three young children together.
Cause of death
Her cause of death is not publicly known at this time. A GoFundMe page for her funeral expenses has been set up here.
On behalf of everyone here at Cageside Seats, we offer our condolences to the family and friends of Sara Weston.