Today WWE officially announced the new class of 19 recruits who have begun training at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, including five Tough Enough competitors – Mada, Daria, Patrick Clark, ZZ, and Amanda.
The announcement of the Tough Enough contestants came over the past few weeks however WWE never acknowledged it publicly. Amanda was listed as the newest WWE Diva in a press release issued by E! to promote the new season of Total Divas.
Joining these five are Christopher Atkins from Melbourne, Australia; Cezar Bononi from Sao Paulo, Brazil; Gabriel Ealy from Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Uriel Ealy, from Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Christopher Girard from Boston, Massachusetts; Dallas Harper from Canton, Ohio; Adrian Jaoude from Beirut, Lebanon; Daniel Matha from Erie, Pennsylvania; Eddie Orengo from Newark, New Jersey; Adrienne Reese from Dallas, Texas; Gzim Selmani from Huizen, Netherlands, and Richard Swann from Baltimore, Maryland.
The two Tough Enough winners, Josh and Sara were also part of this group of 19 individuals.
There are currently 57 men and women training at the WWE Performance Center, a number which is now gone up to 76 with the new class which started last month.