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On the finale of Wrestling/{{WWENXT}} season 2 it was announced that the next season would comprise entirely of rookie divas, the first season of NXT to do so. The show was broadcast on Creator/{{Syfy}} for five weeks but when Smackdown was moved to the network, the rest of the season was broadcast on WWE.com. This season saw a new element introduced to the competition theme with winning the rookie challenges earning immunity from elimination. The season arguably veered into SoBadItsGood territory with incredibly outrageous challenges for the rookie divas (including musical chairs and a sumo wrestling contest) and one of the worst matches in Wrestling/{{WWE}} history. However the season had its fans and the ''Diva Dirt'' website actively supported the show for its focus on women's wrestling. Like the other seasons, it ran for 13 weeks but uniquely featured only two rookies in the finale (the previous seasons had shown three rookies surviving to the final episode).

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On the finale of Wrestling/{{WWENXT}} Wrestling/{{WWE NXT}} season 2 it was announced that the next season would comprise entirely of rookie divas, the first season of NXT to do so. The show was broadcast on Creator/{{Syfy}} for five weeks but when Smackdown [[Wrestling/WWESmackDown SmackDown]] was moved to the network, the rest of the season was broadcast on WWE.com. This season saw a new element introduced to the competition theme with winning the rookie challenges earning immunity from elimination. The season arguably veered into SoBadItsGood territory with incredibly outrageous challenges for the rookie divas (including musical chairs and a sumo wrestling contest) and one of the worst matches in Wrestling/{{WWE}} history. However the season had its fans and the ''Diva Dirt'' ''Website/DivaDirt'' website actively supported the show for its focus on women's wrestling. Like the other seasons, it ran for 13 weeks but uniquely featured only two rookies in the finale (the previous seasons had shown three rookies surviving to the final episode).



* [[Wrestling/{{Naomi}} Naomi Night]] - SassyBlackWoman who lasted to the finale but came second. Mentored by Kelly Kelly.
* Jamie Keyes - The ring announcer from season 2 and the first diva to be eliminated. Mentored by the Bella Twins.
* Wrestling/{{Aksana}} - A Lithuanian power lifter who was remarkably similar to current diva Maryse. During her time on the show she was involved in an angle with her pro Goldust revolving around her having immigration problems. She was also featured prominently in the feud between Goldust and Ted [=DiBiase=].
* [[Wrestling/KarleePerez Maxine]] - the only full blown heel on the show who liked to brag that she belonged on top. She had a bit of a mini-feud with Hornswoggle. Mentored by Alicia Fox.
* Aloisia - originally meant to be mentored by Vickie Guerrero and was considered one of the favourites since she was a 6 foot 9 AmazonianBeauty. However she was removed from the competition before it aired after erotic photos of her were found online.
* Wrestling/{{Kaitlyn}} - Aloisia's replacement, also mentored by Vickie Guerrero. She was noticeably the least experienced of the rookies, her first match even being on NXT. She started off as a heel but was involved in a LoveTriangle with Vickie and Dolph Ziggler effectively turning her face. She was the eventual winner of the contest.

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* [[Wrestling/{{Naomi}} Naomi Night]] - SassyBlackWoman who lasted to the finale but came second. Mentored by Kelly Kelly.
Wrestling/KellyKelly.
* Jamie Keyes - The ring announcer from season 2 and the first diva to be eliminated. Mentored by the Bella Twins.
Wrestling/BellaTwins.
* Wrestling/{{Aksana}} - A Lithuanian power lifter who was remarkably similar to current diva Maryse. During her time on the show she was involved in an angle with her pro Goldust Wrestling/{{Goldust}} revolving around her having immigration problems. She was also featured prominently in the feud between Goldust and Ted [=DiBiase=].
Wrestling/{{Ted DiBiase|Jr}}.
* [[Wrestling/KarleePerez Maxine]] - the only full blown heel on the show who liked to brag that she belonged on top. She had a bit of a mini-feud with Hornswoggle. Wrestling/{{Hornswoggle}}. Mentored by Alicia Fox.
Wrestling/AliciaFox.
* Aloisia - originally meant to be mentored by Vickie Guerrero Wrestling/VickieGuerrero and was considered one of the favourites since she was a 6 foot 9 AmazonianBeauty. However she was removed from the competition before it aired after erotic photos of her were found online.
* Wrestling/{{Kaitlyn}} - Aloisia's replacement, also mentored by Vickie Guerrero. She was noticeably the least experienced of the rookies, her first match even being on NXT. She started off as a heel {{heel}} but was involved in a LoveTriangle with Vickie and Dolph Ziggler Wrestling/DolphZiggler effectively turning her face. She was the eventual winner of the contest.



* TheRunnerUpTakesItAll: {{Downplayed|Trope}}. The final three contestants all became Women's Champion, but runner up Naomi and ''2nd runner up'' AJ had more success (and title wins) than the winner Kaitlyn.

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* TheRunnerUpTakesItAll: {{Downplayed|Trope}}. The final three contestants all became Women's Champion, but runner up Naomi and ''2nd 2nd runner up'' up AJ had more success (and and title wins) wins than the winner Kaitlyn.



* TakeThat: In Maxine's second match she applied a chinlock (read: a move that everyone does) and CM Punk referred to it as "vintage Maxine" as a TakeThat to Michael Cole's catch phrase.

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* TakeThat: In Maxine's second match she applied a chinlock (read: a move that everyone does) and CM Punk Wrestling/CMPunk referred to it as "vintage Maxine" as a TakeThat to Michael Cole's Wrestling/MichaelCole's catch phrase.



* WHAMLine: Naomi did a shoot on the penultimate episode and said "Kaitlyn can't wrestle".

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* WHAMLine: WhamLine: Naomi did a shoot on the penultimate episode and said "Kaitlyn can't wrestle".


* RunningGag: CMPunk as commentator deliberately got the girls' names wrong with Maxine as "Francine", Jamie as "Janice" and Naomi as "Nadine".

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* RunningGag: CMPunk Wrestling/CMPunk as commentator deliberately got the girls' names wrong with Maxine as "Francine", Jamie as "Janice" and Naomi as "Nadine".



* TakeThat: In Maxine's second match she applied a chinlock (read: a move that everyone does) and CMPunk referred to it as "vintage Maxine" as a TakeThat to Michael Cole's catch phrase.

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* TakeThat: In Maxine's second match she applied a chinlock (read: a move that everyone does) and CMPunk CM Punk referred to it as "vintage Maxine" as a TakeThat to Michael Cole's catch phrase.


* TheRunnerUpTakesItAll: Runner up Naomi and the ''2nd runner up'' AJ had more success than the winner Kaitlyn.

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* TheRunnerUpTakesItAll: Runner {{Downplayed|Trope}}. The final three contestants all became Women's Champion, but runner up Naomi and the ''2nd runner up'' AJ had more success (and title wins) than the winner Kaitlyn.


* TheRunnerUpTakesItAll: DoubleSubverted as while runner up Naomi, aside from a guest appearance in [=NXT=] Season 4, hasn't appeared on WWE TV, the ''2nd runner up'' AJ, who has recently appeared on ''Smackdown'' and seems to have had more success than the winner Kaitlyn.
** Naomi has since turned up alongside Cameron (from ''Wrestling/WWEToughEnough'') as one of Brodus Clay's Funkasaurus hype-girls. She's subsequently debuted on the main roster as a wrestler in her own right rather than a valet or manager and found quite a bit of success, most recently winning the ''Smackdown'' Women's Championship in 2017 (although she was almost immediately forced to forfeit it due to injury).

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* TheRunnerUpTakesItAll: DoubleSubverted as while runner Runner up Naomi, aside from a guest appearance in [=NXT=] Season 4, hasn't appeared on WWE TV, Naomi and the ''2nd runner up'' AJ, who has recently appeared on ''Smackdown'' and seems to have AJ had more success than the winner Kaitlyn.
** Naomi has since turned up alongside Cameron (from ''Wrestling/WWEToughEnough'') as one of Brodus Clay's Funkasaurus hype-girls. She's subsequently debuted on the main roster as a wrestler in her own right rather than a valet or manager and found quite a bit of success, most recently winning the ''Smackdown'' Women's Championship in 2017 (although she was almost immediately forced to forfeit it due to injury).
Kaitlyn.



* SecondPlaceIsForLosers: Naomi was the final rookie from the show to join the roster regularly and is still the only one who hasn't wrestled on TV yet. Later averted after she debuted on the main roster and went on to have a successful career.


** Naomi has since turned up alongside Cameron (from ToughEnough) as one of Brodus Clay's Funkasaurus hype-girls. She's subsequently debuted on the main roster as a wrestler in her own right rather than a valet or manager and found quite a bit of success, most recently winning the ''Smackdown'' Women's Championship in 2017 (although she was almost immediately forced to forfeit it due to injury).

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** Naomi has since turned up alongside Cameron (from ToughEnough) ''Wrestling/WWEToughEnough'') as one of Brodus Clay's Funkasaurus hype-girls. She's subsequently debuted on the main roster as a wrestler in her own right rather than a valet or manager and found quite a bit of success, most recently winning the ''Smackdown'' Women's Championship in 2017 (although she was almost immediately forced to forfeit it due to injury).


** Naomi has since turned up alongside Cameron (from ToughEnough) as one of Brodus Clay's Funkasaurus hype-girls. She's subsequently debuted on the main roster and found quite a bit of success, winning the ''Smackdown'' Women's Championship in 2017 (although she was almost immediately forced to forfeit it due to injury).

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** Naomi has since turned up alongside Cameron (from ToughEnough) as one of Brodus Clay's Funkasaurus hype-girls. She's subsequently debuted on the main roster as a wrestler in her own right rather than a valet or manager and found quite a bit of success, most recently winning the ''Smackdown'' Women's Championship in 2017 (although she was almost immediately forced to forfeit it due to injury).



* SecondPlaceIsForLosers: Naomi was the final rookie from the show to join the roster regularly and is still the only one who hasn't wrestled on TV yet.

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* SecondPlaceIsForLosers: Naomi was the final rookie from the show to join the roster regularly and is still the only one who hasn't wrestled on TV yet. Later averted after she debuted on the main roster and went on to have a successful career.


** Naomi has since turned up alongside Cameron(from ToughEnough) as one of Brodus Clay's Funkasaurus hype-girls.

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** Naomi has since turned up alongside Cameron(from Cameron (from ToughEnough) as one of Brodus Clay's Funkasaurus hype-girls.hype-girls. She's subsequently debuted on the main roster and found quite a bit of success, winning the ''Smackdown'' Women's Championship in 2017 (although she was almost immediately forced to forfeit it due to injury).


* Naomi Night - SassyBlackWoman who lasted to the finale but came second. Mentored by Kelly Kelly.

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* [[Wrestling/{{Naomi}} Naomi Night Night]] - SassyBlackWoman who lasted to the finale but came second. Mentored by Kelly Kelly.



* Maxine - the only full blown heel on the show who liked to brag that she belonged on top. She had a bit of a mini-feud with Hornswoggle. Mentored by Alicia Fox.

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* Maxine [[Wrestling/KarleePerez Maxine]] - the only full blown heel on the show who liked to brag that she belonged on top. She had a bit of a mini-feud with Hornswoggle. Mentored by Alicia Fox.



* Kaitlyn - Aloisia's replacement, also mentored by Vickie Guerrero. She was noticeably the least experienced of the rookies, her first match even being on NXT. She started off as a heel but was involved in a LoveTriangle with Vickie and Dolph Ziggler effectively turning her face. She was the eventual winner of the contest.

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* Kaitlyn Wrestling/{{Kaitlyn}} - Aloisia's replacement, also mentored by Vickie Guerrero. She was noticeably the least experienced of the rookies, her first match even being on NXT. She started off as a heel but was involved in a LoveTriangle with Vickie and Dolph Ziggler effectively turning her face. She was the eventual winner of the contest.


On the finale of Wrestling/{{WWENXT}} season 2 it was announced that the next season would comprise entirely of rookie divas, the first season of NXT to do so. The show was broadcast on [[Creator/SciFiChannel SyFy]] for five weeks but when Smackdown was moved to the network, the rest of the season was broadcast on WWE.com. This season saw a new element introduced to the competition theme with winning the rookie challenges earning immunity from elimination. The season arguably veered into SoBadItsGood territory with incredibly outrageous challenges for the rookie divas (including musical chairs and a sumo wrestling contest) and one of the worst matches in Wrestling/{{WWE}} history. However the season had its fans and the ''Diva Dirt'' website actively supported the show for its focus on women's wrestling. Like the other seasons, it ran for 13 weeks but uniquely featured only two rookies in the finale (the previous seasons had shown three rookies surviving to the final episode).

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On the finale of Wrestling/{{WWENXT}} season 2 it was announced that the next season would comprise entirely of rookie divas, the first season of NXT to do so. The show was broadcast on [[Creator/SciFiChannel SyFy]] Creator/{{Syfy}} for five weeks but when Smackdown was moved to the network, the rest of the season was broadcast on WWE.com. This season saw a new element introduced to the competition theme with winning the rookie challenges earning immunity from elimination. The season arguably veered into SoBadItsGood territory with incredibly outrageous challenges for the rookie divas (including musical chairs and a sumo wrestling contest) and one of the worst matches in Wrestling/{{WWE}} history. However the season had its fans and the ''Diva Dirt'' website actively supported the show for its focus on women's wrestling. Like the other seasons, it ran for 13 weeks but uniquely featured only two rookies in the finale (the previous seasons had shown three rookies surviving to the final episode).


On the finale of WWE NXT season 2 it was announced that the next season would comprise entirely of rookie divas, the first season of NXT to do so. The show was broadcast on Sy-fy for five weeks but when Smackdown was moved to the network, the rest of the season was broadcast on WWE.com. This season saw a new element introduced to the competition theme with winning the rookie challenges earning immunity from elimination. The season arguably veered into SoBadItsGood territory with incredibly outrageous challenges for the rookie divas (including musical chairs and a sumo wrestling contest) and one of the worst matches in WWE history. However the season had its fans and the ''Diva Dirt'' website actively supported the show for its focus on women's wrestling. Like the other seasons, it ran for 13 weeks but uniquely featured only two rookies in the finale (the previous seasons had shown three rookies surviving to the final episode).

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On the finale of WWE NXT Wrestling/{{WWENXT}} season 2 it was announced that the next season would comprise entirely of rookie divas, the first season of NXT to do so. The show was broadcast on Sy-fy [[Creator/SciFiChannel SyFy]] for five weeks but when Smackdown was moved to the network, the rest of the season was broadcast on WWE.com. This season saw a new element introduced to the competition theme with winning the rookie challenges earning immunity from elimination. The season arguably veered into SoBadItsGood territory with incredibly outrageous challenges for the rookie divas (including musical chairs and a sumo wrestling contest) and one of the worst matches in WWE Wrestling/{{WWE}} history. However the season had its fans and the ''Diva Dirt'' website actively supported the show for its focus on women's wrestling. Like the other seasons, it ran for 13 weeks but uniquely featured only two rookies in the finale (the previous seasons had shown three rookies surviving to the final episode).

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On the finale of WWE NXT season 2 it was announced that the next season would comprise entirely of rookie divas, the first season of NXT to do so. The show was broadcast on Sy-fy for five weeks but when Smackdown was moved to the network, the rest of the season was broadcast on WWE.com. This season saw a new element introduced to the competition theme with winning the rookie challenges earning immunity from elimination. The season arguably veered into SoBadItsGood territory with incredibly outrageous challenges for the rookie divas (including musical chairs and a sumo wrestling contest) and one of the worst matches in WWE history. However the season had its fans and the ''Diva Dirt'' website actively supported the show for its focus on women's wrestling. Like the other seasons, it ran for 13 weeks but uniquely featured only two rookies in the finale (the previous seasons had shown three rookies surviving to the final episode).

The pros and rookies for this season were:

* Wrestling/AJLee - A combination of HollywoodNerd and GenkiGirl who was one of the better in-ring workers. Mentored by Primo.
* Naomi Night - SassyBlackWoman who lasted to the finale but came second. Mentored by Kelly Kelly.
* Jamie Keyes - The ring announcer from season 2 and the first diva to be eliminated. Mentored by the Bella Twins.
* Wrestling/{{Aksana}} - A Lithuanian power lifter who was remarkably similar to current diva Maryse. During her time on the show she was involved in an angle with her pro Goldust revolving around her having immigration problems. She was also featured prominently in the feud between Goldust and Ted [=DiBiase=].
* Maxine - the only full blown heel on the show who liked to brag that she belonged on top. She had a bit of a mini-feud with Hornswoggle. Mentored by Alicia Fox.
* Aloisia - originally meant to be mentored by Vickie Guerrero and was considered one of the favourites since she was a 6 foot 9 AmazonianBeauty. However she was removed from the competition before it aired after erotic photos of her were found online.
* Kaitlyn - Aloisia's replacement, also mentored by Vickie Guerrero. She was noticeably the least experienced of the rookies, her first match even being on NXT. She started off as a heel but was involved in a LoveTriangle with Vickie and Dolph Ziggler effectively turning her face. She was the eventual winner of the contest.

!!This show provides examples of:

* AmazonianBeauty: Jamie, Aksana and Kaitlyn, the more muscular of the rookies (all former fitness models) were still heavily featured as sexy and attractive despite not having the conventional "WWE look".
* ArmourPiercingSlap: Aksana to Goldust (see CitizenshipMarriage below).
* AscendedExtra: Jamie Keyes who had served as ring announcer on season 2 was an actual contestant this time.
* BareYourMidriff: All the divas' wrestling attires except for Kaitlyn.
* CatchPhrase: Maxine and Aksana had their own:
** Maxine: "My name is Maxine and the only place for me is on top."
** Aksana: "WWE Universe, let me entertainment you."
* CitizenshipMarriage: Aksana was having (kayfabe) problems with her green card so she and Goldust got married on the show to solve the problem.
* CombatStilettos: Aksana in one episode, wrestling in a devil costume.
* TheDitz: Aksana.
* FunnyForeigner: Aksana again.
* HalloweenEpisode: They had a costume contest with AJ dressing as a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, Kaitlyn dressing as Vickie, Aksana as a devil, Maxine as an ice queen and Naomi as...well a giant foam hand.
* HeelFaceRevolvingDoor: Nikki Bella was turned heel about seven weeks into the season and remained a heel for the rest of the season but was still kept as a face on Raw.
* IronicInversion: Kaitlyn winning instead of Naomi
* MistreatmentInducedBetrayal: How Kaitlyn turned on Vickie.
* MusclesAreMeaningless: Aksana, Kaitlyn and Jamie were all more muscular than the other three but it didn't really play a big part in how they were booked.
* NerdsAreSexy: AJ again
* TheRunnerUpTakesItAll: DoubleSubverted as while runner up Naomi, aside from a guest appearance in [=NXT=] Season 4, hasn't appeared on WWE TV, the ''2nd runner up'' AJ, who has recently appeared on ''Smackdown'' and seems to have had more success than the winner Kaitlyn.
** Naomi has since turned up alongside Cameron(from ToughEnough) as one of Brodus Clay's Funkasaurus hype-girls.
* RunningGag: CMPunk as commentator deliberately got the girls' names wrong with Maxine as "Francine", Jamie as "Janice" and Naomi as "Nadine".
* SecondPlaceIsForLosers: Naomi was the final rookie from the show to join the roster regularly and is still the only one who hasn't wrestled on TV yet.
* SensualSpandex: Aksana's devil costume.
* TakeThat: In Maxine's second match she applied a chinlock (read: a move that everyone does) and CMPunk referred to it as "vintage Maxine" as a TakeThat to Michael Cole's catch phrase.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Three of each on the show. Tomboys were Kaitlyn, AJ and Jamie while girly girls were Naomi, Maxine and Aksana.
* WaifFu: AJ and Naomi, the two smallest girls relied on high flying hit and run moves against the bigger girls.
* WHAMLine: Naomi did a shoot on the penultimate episode and said "Kaitlyn can't wrestle".
* WorkedShoot: Naomi's little rant on Michael Cole came off as this.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Naomi loved to dye her bangs various different colours.
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