Exclusive! Former NXT Diva Anya on Her WWE Release: “I Wish I Had Known” It Was Coming

WWE parted ways with two talented prospects last month and at least one of them was completely blindsided by her release.

6’1″ Russian kickboxer Anya — real name Anna Bogomazova — was released alongside Audrey Marie and she tells Diva Dirt exclusively she didn’t see it coming.

In her first post-WWE chat, to be released this week, she tells Diva Dirt’s Jake: “I wish I had known [it was coming]. I always asked my coaches what to work on but they always told me I was doing well. Honestly, I wish I had an idea that it might come but I didn’t.”

The former NXT star was recuperating from a broken arm at the time of her release and adds that she has already set on her sights a return to the ring — or the MMA cage — when she’s better.

She said: “For now, I need to take a break until I heal but I’m always open to opportunities and to do MMA or wrestling.”

In the detailed interview, Anya also opens up about her injury, that promo featuring her, Summer Rae and Paige as a female version of The Shield, and just how she got her start with WWE.

Stay tuned for the full audio interview this week only on Diva Dirt!

Follow Anya on Twitter: @RussianBruiser.


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