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WWE News: WWE issues a statement on Ronda Rousey vs Stephanie McMahon feud ahead of Monday Night RAW

What more do these fierce rivals have in store for each other?

SENIOR ANALYST
News 14 Apr 2018, 01:48 IST
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Ronda Rousey and Stephanie McMahon are involved in one of RAW's top feuds of the 2018 calendar year
Ronda Rousey and Stephanie McMahon are involved in one of RAW's top feuds of the 2018 calendar year

What’s the story?

The WWE has put forth an official statement, addressing the continuation of the feud between Ronda Rousey and Stephanie McMahon.

Accordingly, WWE seems to be teasing possible repercussions, after Rousey attacked McMahon on this week’s episode of Monday Night RAW.

In case you didn’t know…

Rowdy Ronda Rousey teamed up with Kurt Angle, and the team of Olympic medalists went on to defeat Stephanie McMahon and Triple H, in their Mixed Tag Team Match at WrestleMania 34.

The following night, on the post-WrestleMania RAW, Stephanie attempted to befriend Rousey. However, the Rowdy one chose to put the WWE boss in an armbar, once again leaving Stephanie reeling on the mat.

The heart of the matter

The upcoming episode of RAW will feature Ronda Rousey, as the WWE continues to emphasize that Rousey could face the consequences of attacking Stephanie McMahon on RAW.

Fans can read a few excerpts of the statement put forth by the WWE regarding the same below—

“After an impressive WrestleMania debut, "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey teamed with Kurt Angle to defeat Stephanie McMahon & Triple H, doing some serious damage to the Raw Commissioner's left arm in the process.

When Stephanie attempted to "befriend" Ronda and put the WWE "machine" behind The Baddest Woman on the Planet, Rousey saw through the façade and went to work on Stephanie's arm once again, further damaging the injured limb. The McMahons aren't known for taking disrespect lightly, so what awaits Ronda when she enters Raw on Monday?”

What’s next?

The vast majority of professional wrestling experts believe that Ronda Rousey and Stephanie McMahon, are likely to continue their rivalry in the weeks to come on RAW.

As of this time, it’s unclear as to which full-time female WWE Superstar Rousey is set to feud with next. However, her program with McMahon seems to be the WWE’s plan for now.

Author’s take

Honestly speaking, WWE seems to have hit promotional gold with Ronda Rousey.

Seldom does a celebrity transition to the world of professional wrestling, and garner such great reactions and establish an undeniable connection with the fans, as Rousey seems to have done.

It’ll indeed be interesting to see how WWE utilizes Rousey’s star-power to further the promotion’s blossoming Women’s Division. 

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