Raudonienė began her career as a bodybuilder at the age of 16, where she began her training. At the age of 17, she was the youngest participant in the 1999 IFBB Arnold Classic Contest. During her time as a bodybuilder, she won three medals in Bodybuilding Amateur World Championships (2 silver, 1 bronze).
Raudonienė signed with WWE and was assigned to their developmental system, Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), debuting in October 2009. She became the Queen of FCW and won the FCW Divas Championship, and was the first wrestler to hold both titles simultaneously. In September 2010, she competed in the third season of WWE NXT, placing fourth. She made her debut on the main roster in August 2011, being attracted to SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long. n June 12, 2014, WWE announced that Aksana had been released from her contract, along with ten other talents. Her last match aired on the June 13 episode of SmackDown, where she lost to Alicia Fox.