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Interview with former ‘WWE Tough Enough’ competitor, MMA fighter Daria on Channel Guide

WWE diva hopeful Daria Berenato, an MMA fighter, reached the Final 13 of the “WWE Tough Enough” competition. The participants are featured 8 p.m. Tuesdays on USA Network from the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Full Sail University Studios in Winter Park and other parts of Central Florida.
WWE diva hopeful Daria Berenato, an MMA fighter, reached the Final 13 of the “WWE Tough Enough” competition. The participants are featured 8 p.m. Tuesdays on USA Network from the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Full Sail University Studios in Winter Park and other parts of Central Florida. Photo Courtesy WWE

Pro wrestling writer Scott Fishman recently caught up with MMA fighter turned WWE diva hopeful Daria Berenato about her elimination Tuesday, July 7 from “WWE Tough Enough” on USA Network.

The 21-year-old may have been cut from the reality show competition, but she remains driven in her pursuit of a contract with the sports entertainment juggernaut.

Berenato’s MMA background includes training at American Top Team in (South Florida) Coconut Creek. The ‘Jersey Devil’ looks to hone her skills in pro wrestling and fuse MMA into her style.

During the interview, she discusses appearing on worldwide television, support from the LGBT community and becoming a WWE fan through television personality Maria Menounos.

Originally from New Jersey, Berenato, who lives in Los Angeles, is active in MMA fighting and currently co-hosts the YouTube show “UFC AfterBuzz.”

Check out the interview at:

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- Follow Berenato on Twitter @ToughDaria

- Follow me on Twitter @smFISHMAN

- Watch “WWE Tough Enough” 8 p.m. ET Tuesdays on USA Network.

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