Ronda Rousey is in some hassle with WWE, no less than in the case of her storyline. WWE just lately introduced that the previous Uncooked and SmackDown Girls’s Champion has been suspended from the corporate. She has additionally been fined an undisclosed quantity, and this comes after she attacked referee Dan Engler at SummerSlam. Rousey misplaced to Liv Morgan at SummerSlam and was complaining that Morgan tapped out earlier than being pinned. WWE mentioned that Rousey is not going to seem on WWE SmackDown this week.
The query is how lengthy will Rousey be off WWE TV? Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer Radio mentioned that Rousey will seem at Conflict on the Fort on Sept. 3. “She’s booked on the Cardiff present,” Meltzer mentioned, per Wrestling Inc. “So she’s going to be unsuspended no less than earlier than [that]. I do not understand how lengthy, but it surely’s not going to be a month, to place it that means, as a result of she’s obtained to be again for the PPV present.”
Rousey was battling Morgan for the SmackDown Girls’s Championship. The previous UFC star received the title at WrestleMania Backlash in Might however misplaced the title to Morgan at Cash within the Financial institution in July. Rousey returned to WWE in January after being away for almost three years. And when she spoke to Daniel Cormier on The DC Test-In concerning the fan’s response to her return, Rousey mentioned she was shocked.
“I used to be anticipating that! I got here out with my guard up, and I feel I did not get to get pleasure from that second, as a result of…that is what I obtained on the way in which out,” Rousey mentioned, per Cageside Seats. “I blocked them out and I did not allow them to in. And I simply went in and did my job and obtained out, and I feel I type of missed out on actually having fun with that second as a result of I used to be anticipating the worst in individuals. And that is how the WWE Universe will get you.”
Rousey additionally mentioned she was presupposed to return as a heel however acquired a constructive response when she appeared on the Royal Rumble. “Vince [McMahon] was like, nicely they popped for her actual huge, so she’s babyface now,” she mentioned. “So I recorded a heel interview afterwards, and everybody was like, what the hell? The following Monday I am like, okay I am coming in as a heel, they usually’re like, no…it’s essential smile. You must cease being a b—.”