Fuentes in April 2018
|Birth name||Dasha Kuret Gonzalez|
April 17, 1988|
|Alma mater||University of Central Florida|
|Professional wrestling career|
|Billed from||Orlando, Florida|
|Trained by||WWE Performance Center|
Dasha Kuret Gonzalez (born April 17, 1988) is an American fitness model, professional wrestler and ring announcer currently signed to WWE on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Dasha Fuentes. She currently appears as a backstage interviewer for SmackDown and 205 Live.
Early life and career
Kuret was born and raised in Orlando, Florida and later attended the University of Central Florida (UCF), where she studied microbiology and molecular biology, graduating in 2012. She worked at LA Fitness and at the beauty retail store Ulta Beauty. Gonzalez also competed in the Miss America organization, winning several titles including Miss UCF and Miss Volusia County. Gonzalez was active in swimming, diving, and gymnastics until a knee injury sustained in the summer of 2014 forced her to be sidelined.
Professional wrestling career
Dasha signed a contract with WWE in 2014 and was assigned to their developmental territory NXT in May, where she was given the ring name Dasha Fuentes. Fuentes debuted in a NXT live event in April 2015, teaming with Dana Brooke and Becky Lynch in a losing effort to Carmella, Alexa Bliss and Devin Taylor. In mid 2015, Fuentes began appearing as a backstage interviewer on NXT. Fuentes appeared at the NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable event on May 20, as part of Tyler Breeze's entrance.
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- "Dasha: Profile & Match Listing". The Internet Wrestling Database.
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- Johnson, Mike (May 20, 2015). "Former TNA Knockout appears on NXT show". Pro Wrestling Insider. Retrieved May 20, 2015.
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