WWE Signs Two New Developmental Divas

The WWE has added two new developmental Divas to their ranks.

Much like Aksana and Divas Champion Kaitlyn, both are from the professional bodybuilding world and compete in major bikini contests.

Christina Vargas (left) is 28 years old. A former three-year Track and Field captain in high school, Vargas started training at the age of 19 and began competing in 2007. Vargas won her IFBB Pro status at the Junior Nationals in 2009. She has competed in the IFBB as both a Figure and Bikini contestant and is one of the few to make the successful transition from Figure to Bikini contests. She won the 2011 Houston Pro Bikini, which qualified her for the Olympia. Christina has been featured in the likes of Muscle & Fitness, Muscular Development and Ironman Magazines. Vargas also dabbles as a R&B singer.

Alexis “Lexi” Kaufman (right) is 21 years old and from Columbus, Ohio. Kaufman became a competitive gymnast at the age of 4 and transitioned into high-school cheerleading later in life. After winning a national title in individual all-star cheerleading, she was featured on the cover of American Cheerleading Magazine as their cheerleader of the month in September 2008. She began training in 2010 and achieved IFBB Pro status at the 2011 North Americans. Lexi is a Bikini contest competitor who recently placed 14th at the Arnold Classic. Like Vargas, Kaufman also has had exposure in bodybuilding magazines. She can also be seen in supplement ads for FINAFLEX.

Lexi has already reported to NXT and did some ring announcing at one of their live events two weeks ago.

To learn more about Christina, check her out on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

You can also follow Lexi on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

What do you think of these new signings?

  • Liam Holden

    holy abs Batman

  • Spike7000

    They’ve been signed for a while. Kaufman is already getting praise for her workrate. Even Paige called her ‘tank’.

    This makes a 16 count of female talents in developmental. I wonder if any more female talent got signed in the reported 20 something people who got signed recently. I assume Vargas will be reporting with Rachelle St. Claire, Rebecca Knox, and Sarah Backman to NXT this summer.

    • Liam Holden

      16 developmental Divas?? That doesn’t seem right.

      Paige, Emma, Sasha Banks, Summer, Bayley, Sarah, Rebecca, Rachelle, Jo Jo, other chick from Total Divas, Christina, Lexi, Kendall Skye, Charlotte…who are the other two??

  • Nostalgia

    I’m ready to see how everything goes with all this new talent

  • Ace Of Base

    Maybe one of them will be the next McCool, plus charisma hopefully. Lol jk. They look good.

    • therightone

      The Thought of the next McCool makes me suicidal.

  • http://youtube.com/kristalmelinafan kristalmelinafan

    Well that explains Audrey Marie and the other girl getting released. Well great replacements in the look factor, but hope they learn fast and efficiency so we can have them on the Main Roster like Summer.

  • SherriShepherdWWE

    both very hot girls and definetly have that diva look,

    as far as Lexi, i am most excited to see her work, from all the stuff online and from NXT talent on twitter (Paige, Sara Del Rey, and some male talent), praising her work and training, makes me even more excited to see her debut

    and Christina, i really havent heard very much about her, but hopefully she will do good and everything

    also was just wondering any word on Rachelle St Clair, or is she gonna be like a Jemma Palmer just never show up and then three years later we find out she was released and never made it to FCW, only for a couple of training sessions lol

    • Spike7000

      It was already confirmed by the independent promotion that St. Claire was part of that she was signed plus the fact that she had a shoulder injury since last year, I assume the wait is same situation like Emma. She’ll likely report this summer

    • http://twitter.com/#!/JillianHallTNA TNAknockoutJillianHall

      yeah! Lexi got my attention too! :)

  • divaindemise

    I like Christina’s look a lot.

  • MsXxxdiva247

    I can’t wait to see what they can do, when ready.

  • Pat

    So whatever happened to that huge group of models that trained with Sara Del Ray? I was hoping a couple of the other women in that group got signed. Wishful thinking I guess…

    • iLUVValets

      I think that was mainly for the casting for Total Divas seeing as Eva Marie and Jojo were the only ones chosen from that signing. Cheap ass diva search if you ask me

    • Raekon

      They wanted to fill up the divas Show with Girls from that Group but ended up only signing 2.
      Because of that they had to fill up spots with Girls from the main roster.

  • DJ8946

    Lexi is gonna be the next K2. But hopefully more talented & she’s definitely prettier. She seems nice too. We’Ve tweeted back & forth on Twitter. Christina idk anything about her. She gives me early Victoria vibes. Like at the beginning of Victoria/Trish’s feud.

    • https://twitter.com/jayjayholler MIPIJILLIAN

      Just what I was about to type regarding K2 But prettier and hopefully better in ring!

  • vdcvt

    I think both of these Divas are gorgeous. Can’t wait to see them in the ring, especially Lexi as SHERRISHEPARDWWE said, she’s gotten praise for her work already

  • http://au.groups.yahoo.com/group/WWE_Divas/ art

    Christina’s implants look hard lol but both are good looking but i wonder why they hired a 28 year old to start training that’s abit old to start in wwe….alexis sounds like shes going to be good…

    • http://worldelitewrestle.proboards.com FOREVER FLAWLESS!

      Lol, 28 is not too old to start training. Melina was 27 when she entered OVW and Michelle McCool was in the Diva Search around age 26 and entered Deep South around 27. She’s actually in the right age, because most Divas go for about 6-7 years and leave around age 33/34.

      • AndieMcPhee

        Melina was twenty four I think.

    • Liam Holden

      Yeah 28 does seem a bit old, only a few divas have been signed that are around that age – Aksana (28) Victoria (29) Ivory and Jackie (36) Kharma (34)

      • http://au.groups.yahoo.com/group/WWE_Divas/ art

        Today’s divas tend to be young/look young which is the exception i think….

      • http://www.yahoo.com Gameman305

        Don’t Forget Layla (35)

  • dsan

    Holy muscles. I want Christina’s abs and muscles. I went through her timeline and she retweets a few WWE related things. I don’t know if she started getting into when she was hired or if she’s been a fan. I went to February. (she doesn’t tweet much so I wasn’t hardcore looking though her timeline)
    I was too lazy to look through Lexi’s pages, but her instagram has a picture with a hashtag “bornthisway” so I love her. She also seems to be excited to be in training.
    I’ll give them both a chance.

  • k2evecrew

    I like Lexi she’s defiantly got the diva look

  • Spike7000

    It’s annoying people are already calling Kaufman a “queen” and that she’s going to “slay” the women’s division all because of her looks

    • dsan

      Same. Remember Aloisa and Rosie Lottalove?

    • Essex Boy

      Spike I don’t think it’s just because of her looks.. She’s received good praise on the wrestling department from her NXT peers.

      • Liam Holden

        Yeah she’s already working NXT shows so she must have picked up on it very quickly

    • K2Evefan

      I think you envy pretty blonde women. No one has praised her for her looks her peers at nxt have praised her for her work ethic and how quickly she is picking up the training. I swear anytime the is a “generic” beauty diva involved you get so butthurt and talk about “they are only getting this because of their looks”

  • https://twitter.com/MortSansMaryse MortSansMaryse

    WWE doesn’t stop repeating their own ‘contract and release habit’. But as of now, I really hope that those two divas won’t be released. I think they have their own characteristics. I mean not like the other normal divas, which are like… Audrey Marie (I don’t try to bite her), that Russian similar with Winter diva… Maybe if they train and work harder than ever, they will be another new Mickie or Melina or Trish! Yea

  • pumped up kicks

    Ehhh they look like Kelly Kelly and Candice Michelle ripoffs! I really do hope they are serious about the business and want to succeed as wrestlers instead of eye candy

    • Essex Boy

      First of all Candice (As much as I love her) ain’t got abs like Christina, you seen that body? Google that ish.

      I personally think (from looking at Lexi’s pics on google) that she’s far prettier than K2. And the girl is receiving a lot of praise in development for her wrestling, and that’s coming from Paige and SDR.

      • https://twitter.com/MortSansMaryse MortSansMaryse

        Why do you think that Lexi newbie is ‘far’ prettier than Kelly? I think Kelly was the most beautiful girl WWE had ever had. And that’s why Maxim magazine listed her name on their Hot 100 women list.

        • missawesomeness

          yeah but don’t forget Stacy, she has been in maxim for years kellys only been in twice
          and torrie’s beautiful as well, and sable

        • missawesomeness

          oh and of course kelly’s nothing with out her hair extentions and her makeup
          i saw her picture with out make up.her face is red all over and has un-even skin tone and has some acne scars
          her hair doesn’t have the usual shine it looks rather dirty

          and we can’t forget her fucked up teeth
          so i wouldn’t call her the prettiest girl in the WWE

        • K2Evefan

          @MortSansMaryse I co sign that.

          @missawesomeness stop quoting the bella twins pleasw!! Acne scars can be hidden in a photoshoot because of the editing but no amount of makeup covers acne scars if they were there you would see them on close ups when she is on a red carpet and while she was on tv. Please stop claiming you have seen this picture of barbie without makeup. Post the link or sit down!

        • k2evecrew

          There’s always a hater in the bunch , kelly isn’t the first diva to wear a ton of makeup and weave and won’t be the last. I’ve seen a couple divas without makeup that looked atrocious so don’t sit here and say kelly is the only one that needs it

  • Lancerboi1986

    Imagine if the WWE signed women who already knew how to wrestle…

    • hado

      Imagine, they have been doing so. Maybe you need to open up your eyes.

      • Lancerboi1986

        Maybe you need to stop living in denial.

        • K2Evefan

          Do you want most recent names like paige, emma, sasha banks, and bayley (thats four of the like 5 girls on nxt) or do you want current divas names like natalya and aj? Or maybe you want past names like ivory, jazz, victoria, gail kim, mickie james, kharma, and beth phoenix?

  • shameronstar

    Lexi is going to be popular because ever generation you have that hot loveable blond. Christina looks like her could be quite the vixen kind of in the same mold as Amy Weber/Damn Marie/Maxine!

    • notorious

      exactly my thOughts. I like them. They will be stars.

  • johnny

    Christina Vargas I’ve seen on magazine covers and I think had her own youtube channel for little while Lexi I know nothing about I can’t wait to see sarah backman.

    • shameronstar

      I think Sarah Backman is stronger than Beth Phoenix:O

      • johnny

        Maybe its kind of hard to tell just by looking at her she looks about the same size kaitlyn maybe a little bit bigger.

  • RichyWilson

    That’s the way wwe, Forget about all the up and coming female wrestlers working there butt off in indy promotions. Lets just hire people with no experience… And they wonder why the divas division sucks these days…

    • kio3j2

      We both know that the WWE first focuses on looks and then wrestling ability. I would have thought you’d come to accept that since its been that way for years.

  • http://www.diva-dirt.com candice7000

    They both look hot. I’ d love to see what they bring. Lexi gives me a Torrie Wilson/ K2 type. Which wwe needs. Christina I can see her as a bad ass heel.

  • charovnica

    Lexi is a gorgeous girl,I follow her on twitter and I’m so jealous of her looks :D If she picks up wrestling quick she’ll be a star

  • Essex Boy

    Like Shameromstar said, every generation has a hot blond. Also like others have stated, Lexi is receiving good reports on the wrestling from SDR of all people. I really look forward to seeing her.

    Christina looks bad arse for sure, I hope she transitions well to wrestling also. I know they don’t come from a wrestling background, but at least they are involved with something to do with fitness and muscle, which is a good start imo rather than advancing or just modelling back grounds. P.s not hating on the models or dancers.

    • Essex Boy

      Dancing* not advancing, auto spell fail.

  • http://worldelitewrestle.proboards.com FOREVER FLAWLESS!

    It makes me uncomfortable that WWE has all of this diva talent right now, because more than half of the crop will not make it, and that sucks. I most likely see Bayley, Kendall Skye, and sadly enough Sasha Banks not making it. Bayley is definitely not going to make it because she can’t even get her own niche…she’ll be kept around as a jobber for a while, and Sasha also seems to lack a personalitiy / defining characteristic and she was really boring during her feud with Audrey Marie….. and with stronger, more dominate looking, females coming in, she better find a unique voice soon.

    So far as these girls, I hope Christina comes in as a heel, because she just has that look to her – she could even play the Victoria to Summer’s “Madison Rayne” if she happens to become the first NXT Women’s Champ, but just more prominently. I think Lexi could be a cute little babyface.