Regarding Aksana's WWE departure, The Wrestling Observer reports that she had been a favorite of Kevin Dunn's, but no longer was and didn't have much support backstage.
With more Divas being called up from NXT soon, most notably Charlotte and Sasha Banks, they made the decision to cut her. It's said that Rosa Mendes was saved when Total Divas producers wanted her on the show.
Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter
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