Former WWE Star Admits They Miss Performing

2 months ago by Sanchez Taylor

Former WWE Star Admits They Miss Performing WWE

Former WWE star Summer Rae has admitted that she misses performing, opening up about her run with the company.

Rae signed with WWE in late 2011 and made her debut on the Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) developmental brand.

Following a run on the main roster, she was let go by the company in 2017. After her exit, Summer Rae wrestled a handful of matches on the independent scene.

Speaking on Busted Open Radio, Rae noted that she misses many aspects of wrestling, noting:

“I miss performing in general. I miss telling stories. That’s such a Dusty Rhodes thing to say. Getting, especially the women, getting a girl over and getting people over is so important.

“A lot of wrestlers, we love the moves and the wrestling, that’s really important once someone is over or once there is a storyline.

“I look at my career and I think a lot of people probably say, ‘You didn’t have those amazing matches or those moments,’ but I was in storylines where I feel like there was nothing better than having the crowd in my hands and having them like putty and being able to control grown men and women in their 40s and 50s and make them mad or happy.

“That’s what I miss. Through that, the byproduct would be having matches and taking bumps, and I miss that as well. I got in the ring last week to see what that was like.

“I miss the acting part. So many fans are so passionate and they can really hate you. If you have T n A, it’s hard for them to hate you. If you’re a girl and you really have heat, it’s amazing.

“I remember watching AJ and she was so good. She didn’t have matches for really two years with the boys, just being an amazing character and there was a lot I wanted to do in WWE that I didn’t get to do from that standpoint and there’s a lot of things I’ve done since WWE to better my craft. I miss it a lot, of course.”

Summer Rae returned to the ring for the 2022 women’s Royal Rumble match, which she was eliminated from in less than a minute.

You can read about the result of the 2023 women’s Royal Rumble right here.

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