Career Highlights January 4, 2008–SmackDown!: Lena Yada debuted as a backstage reporter interviewing Matt Striker & Big Daddy V.. January 8, 2008–ECW: Lena Yada hosted a “Diva Dance Off” between Kelly Kelly & Layla El and declared herself the winner! January 22, 2008–ECW on Sci-Fi: Kelly Kelly beat Layla El and Lena Yada in a Best Body Contest hosted by Jonathan Coachman. January 29, 2008–ECW on Sci-Fi: Victoria defeated Kelly Kelly — (Layla & Lena bullied Kelly after the match).. February 12, 2008–ECW on Sci-Fi: Kelly Kelly defeated Layla El w/Lena Yada. February 26, 2008–ECW on Sci-Fi: Lena Yada tried to interview John Morrison & The Miz but they were too busy arguing.. April 15, 2008–ECW on Sci Fi: Tazz hosted a Diva Dance-off with Kelly (winner!), Layla El, Eve Torres, Lena Yada & Maryse.. May 27, 2008–ECW on Sci Fi: Lena Yada interviewed Colin Delaney, who said he hoped Armando Estrada gets drafted.. June 16, 2008–RAW: Maria Kanellis won a Summer-Time Beach Bikini Blowout contest hosted by Charlie Haas.. ~~~Participants: Maria Kanellis, Eve Torres, Jillian Hall, Layla El, Lena Yada, Mayrse Ouellet, and Melina Perez Summer 2008: Lena Yada began training for active pro-wrestling with UPW (Ultimate Pro Wrestling) in California. November 3, 2008–RAW: Beth Phoenix‘s Team defeated Mickie James‘ Team in a HUGE 16-DIVA Tag Team Match.. ~~~Beth-Jillian-Katie-Maryse- Natalya-Victoria-Layla-Lena beat Mickie-Candice-Kelly-Michelle-Brie-Eve-Tiffany- Mae Young November 10, 2008: Lena Yada was released from her World Wrestling Entertainment contract..