Over the past couple of days, WWE held auditions for the upcoming season of “Tough Enough.” Those whose videos garnered them an invitation to the WWE Performance Center attempted to make the show’s final cast. Through the course of two days, WWE made various cuts, trimming the field down to its 13 finalists.
Below are the 13 finalists, which consists of seven men and six women.
Alexadner Frekey: Hailing in Dallas, this 6’5″ Russian has appeared on NBC’s “The Blacklist,” and once “caused an earthquake” in a Planet Fitness commercial.
Amanda Saccomanno: Out of Yorktown Heights, New York, this 5’4” woman packs a punch. She is an athletic powerhouse who maintains an incredible physique through dance, yoga, and CrossFit.
Daria Berenato: From Los Angeles, Daria is a MMA fighter, who currently serves as a co-host for the “UFC AfterBuzz” show on Youtube.
Dianna Dahlgren: The Spokane, Washington native is a model and spokesperson for Monster Energy, and has appeared in a number of magazines.
Gabi Castrovinci: Born in Brazil, Gabi is a professional athlete for World Beauty Fitness & Fashion.
Giorgia Piscina: Coming in all the way from Australia, she too, like Gabi, competes for WBFF.
Hank Avery Jr.: Currently a pool manager, this resident of Macon, Georgia, was once the face of his college football team, the Mercer Bears.
Joshua Bredl: Nicknamed “The Yeti,” Josh was once signed by the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League.
Mada Abdelhamid: Living in LA, Mada is a personal trainer for a number of actors, including Jason Momoa, who portrayed Khal Drogo in “Game of Thrones.”
Patrick Clark, Jr.: Only 19 years old, Patrick currently wrestles for the Mid Atlantic Wrestling Association.
Sara Lee: From Michigan, she is a power lift competitor, training six days a week.
Tanner Saraceno: Out of Boiling Springs, South Carolina, Tanner is a tattooed MMA fighter with a plethora of wrestling experience.
Zamariah “ZZ” Loupe: The youngest competitor at age 18 wrestles alligators back home in Louisiana, and currently plays on the Nicholls University football team.
To read more about the 13 “Tough Enough” competitors, and see their faces, check out WWE’s announcement of the cast.