The women of Total Divas have been busy this week shooting scenes for the upcoming season. Newlywed Lana and Renee Young are in the Caribbean, while Natalya and Nikki Bella are training with UFC fighter and SHIMMER wrestler Shayna Baszler at The Jungle MMA training facility in Orlando, FL.
Nikki also stopped by the WWE Performance Center for a session with NXT star Billie Kay.
— Nikki & Brie (@BellaTwins) August 4, 2016
Back in January, Nikki told E! Online that she’ll no longer be performing the Rack Attack finisher, as it contributed to the deterioration of her neck. With Nikki training for her return after neck surgery earlier this year, don’t be surprised to see her incorporate jiujitsu submission holds into her offensive arsenal.
“For now the ‘Rack Attack’ will be officially retired. I’ve been told by doctors to never do that again so we do feel that because my injury is in such a unique place in my spine we do feel that it could’ve come the ‘Rack Attack’ so the girls in the future better watch out for my killer forearm because I might not be hitting them with the ‘Rack Attack’ but I’ll definitely be hitting them with that forearm.”
There’s no set date for Nikki to return to WWE television, but she started training at the WWE Performance Center last week.
Season 6 of Total Divas premiers the fall. The cast will include the Bella Twins, Eva Marie, Naomi, Natalya, Paige as well as series newcomers Lana, Renee Young, and Maryse.