WWE Stars UPSET With Ronda Rousey ALREADY?!

WWE Stars UPSET With Ronda Rousey ALREADY?!

Happy belated birthday to Ronda Rousey, who turned 31 yesterday! Which was also Rusev Day. I hope she got all the WrestleMania signs she asked for.

Possibly revealing when we’ll see Rousey in WWE next, Vince McMahon himself wished his latest signing well:

Ronda’s first WWE match will reportedly take place at the Grandest Sign of Them All in April, in a tag match against Triple H and Stephanie McMahon, after which the Wrestling Observer claim she’ll wrestle a part-time schedule similar to Brock Lesnar.

Ronda Rousey Backstage Heat Already?

Rousey’s WWE debut has been criticised by some fans for overshadowing Asuka winning the first ever women’s Royal Rumble, a sentiment which appears to be shared by several wrestlers – with Nia Jax tweeting:

…and Nikki Bella asking: 

Then, when asked about Ronda’s WWE debut on Busted Open Radio, Sasha Banks replied:

Natalya, who’s friends with Rousey in real-life, explained the situation to TV Insider:

“Was it the right way to debut her? Should she have debuted the next night on Raw or at WrestleMania? It’s hard to know what the answer is… I’ll tell you one thing, because I am in the women’s locker room. There is nothing but respect towards Ronda, no matter how anyone felt [about] how they debuted her.”

Nikki Bella, one of the original dissenting voices, backed this up when replying to fans on Twitter:


And when asked directly on Monday about her thoughts on Ronda’s debut:

Initially I thought the critical comments from the women’s locker room towards Rousey’s debut was building to a future storyline, because, you know: professional wrestling. But PWTorch claims their reactions against Rousey debuting at the Rumble are genuine, and not a work.


6 years ago by Oli Davis


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