Alisha Ceraso (December 23, 1989) is an American former fitness competitor, model and professional wrestler. She first signed to World Wrestling Entertainment's NXT show working under the ring name of Dani during her first year with the company. In 2013, Ceraso moved to working backstage as a staff member.
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.
World Wrestling Entertainment
NXT Wrestling (2012–2013)
In October 2012, Ceraso signed a developmental contract with WWE and was assigned to its developmental territory, NXT Wrestling (NXT). 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. 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.
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.
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.
She was released in August 2014.
Independent circuit (2014-Present)
On December 2, 2005, when Ceraso was 16, she was involved in a car accident that killed her best friend, riding with her and left Ceraso paralyzed. She suffered a broken jaw and ribs and describes her time in recovery involving having to learn to walk again.