At NXT Lakeland in Florida over the weekend, Taynara took on Jessi Kamea.
Prior to the match the Brazilian Black Belt was introduced by her new manager – Malcolm Bevins.
It is rare for a female superstar to have a male manager so this could develop into something good for Taynara. She has been frequently featured on NXT since the brand debuted on the USA Network. She was defeated by both Dakota Kai and Tegan Nox upon their returns.
For those who may not be familiar with Bivens he is known for his time with EVOLVE, Ring of Honor, and other indie promotions. He debuted in NXT earlier this year as manager to Babatunde.
There is no word yet on if this partnership between him and Taynara will continue on a weekly television appearance. A good sign of that occurring is that she did pick up the victory against Kamea with Bevins at her side.
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