WWE suspends Ronda Rousey for ‘attacking’ referee at SummerSlam – Nationwide | Globalnews.ca

WWE suspends Ronda Rousey for ‘attacking’ referee at SummerSlam - National | Globalnews.ca

2022-08-04 21:43:53

World Wrestling Leisure (WWE) has fined and indefinitely suspended wrestler Ronda Rousey after she “attacked” an official at WWE SummerSlam on Saturday.

Rousey, 35, misplaced the ladies’s title match to Liv Morgan in Nashville, Tenn.

In accordance with the WWE, Rousey took situation with referee Dan Engler’s alleged failure to note her opponent tapping out whereas he counted the pinfall.

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In response, Rousey grabbed the referee by his arm and hurled him over her shoulder and onto the ring’s ground, all of the whereas the group at Nissan Stadium went wild. She then used her legs to pin Engler down till one other official might separate the pair.

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On Monday, WWE launched a quick assertion informing followers of Rousey’s suspension and positive for “an undisclosed quantity.”

“Resulting from her suspension, Rousey won’t seem on this week’s Friday Night time SmackDown,” the corporate concluded.

The legitimacy of Rousey’s assault and subsequent suspension is unclear — usually, skilled wrestling performers will pre-plan an occasion that may lead to a suspension to take break day. It’s extensively identified and accepted that the WWE is scripted, and this “assault” greater than probably falls underneath that class.

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Rousey has overtly spoken in regards to the incident on social media, sustaining that the referee unfairly judged the match.

On Instagram, Rousey shared three images from the ladies’s title match and tagged WWE, writing, “Hey @wwe if you happen to guys might cease screwing me to place over your golden women at each main ppv that’d be greaaaaaat.”

The wrestling star additionally retweeted a put up from WWE tv host Greg Miller, through which Miller wrote that Morgan “gained the championship by benefiting from the scenario and retained it by being a dishonest coward.”

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This isn’t the primary time Rousey has been suspended by WWE.

In June 2018, Rousey was suspended for 30 days after she attacked wrestler Alexa Bliss together with two different WWE referees and Uncooked Normal Supervisor Kurt Angle.

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