Alisha Ceraso

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Alisha Ceraso
Ring name(s) Dani[1]
Billed height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)[1]
Born December 23, 1989 (24 years old)[1]
Fairfield, Connecticut[1]
Billed from Fairfield, Connecticut[1]
Trained by NXT staff

Alisha Ceraso (born December 23)[1] is an American fitness model and professional wrestler. She is currently signed to WWE. Ceraso previously competed in their developmental territory NXT Wrestling under the name Dani.

Early Career[edit]

Ceraso worked as a fitness model which she competed in her first fitness competition at the age of 20 years old in New York placing in the top five. On April 16, 2012 Ceraso competed in the WBFF Fitness Atlantic competition receiving her first pro card.[2]

World Wrestling Entertainment/WWE[edit]

NXT Wrestling (2012–2013)[edit]

In October 2012, Ceraso signed a developmental contract with WWE and was assigned to its developmental territory, NXT Wrestling (NXT).[3] Ceraso under the name Dani made her in-ring debut on the October 25 episode of NXT, where she defeated Anya, Audrey Marie, Charlotte, Emma, Sasha Banks, Paige, Summer Rae in a dark Halloween Battle Royal.[4] At a NXT live event on February 13, Dani teamed up with Sasha Banks in a winning effort defeating Audrey Marie and Charlotte in a tag team match. On the February 14, 2013 edition of NXT made her official debut in a backstage segment with Sasha Banks. Ceraso was released from her developmental contract on February 19, 2013.[5]

On February 21, 2013 it was reported that Ceraso was released as a performer from her developmental contract and would take a job at WWE's corporate headquarters.[6]

On May 6, 2013 Ceraso appeared during a segment on that night's edition of Monday Night Raw, when Paul Heyman and Brock Lesnar invaded WWE Headquarters. Ceraso was one of the two secretaries in Triple H's office.

Personal life[edit]

Ceraso went to Joel Barlow High School. Ceraso was paralyzed at the age of 16 after being involved in a car accident on December 2, 2005.[7]


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