WWE superstar Rhea Ripley stated that Ronda Rousey’s top spot will be “snatched” by another star if she doesn’t return from her hiatus. Rousey hasn’t been seen in WWE TV ever since WrestleMania 35 almost a year ago when she lost her first ever wrestling match.
And if she’s leaving that big spot open for the next top talent then one of us is going to snatch it up. And it’s a cool way to open the door for new up and comers
The UFC Hall of Famer was defeated by Becky Lynch in the inaugural all-women’s WrestleMania main event match, which also included Charlotte Flair.
The Baddest Woman on the Planet lost the RAW Women’s Championship and has since taken an extended sabbatical to start a family with her husband Travis Browne.
WWE management has stated that the first ever UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion will return to the squared circle some day but there are no signs pointing to a comeback ahead of this year’s WrestleMania.
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Ripley claims she would love to have the MMA hero back in the roster but insists it is business as usual in the women’s locker room.
The NXT Women’s Champion added that if the 33-year-old fighter continues to leave her main-event spot open then someone else is going to fill in.
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Ripley told Express Sport: “Personally I love when she’s around and I want her to come back ASAP.
“But she’s got her own life to live and if she wants to come back she can but right now we’re fighting for our spot.
“And if she’s leaving that big spot open for the next top talent then one of us is going to snatch it up. And it’s a cool way to open the door for new up and comers.”
Ripley is set to compete at WrestleMania 36 against Rousey’s former rival Charlotte on April 5 at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.
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The Queen challenged the Australian superstar for the NXT Women’s Championship after winning this year’s Women’s Royal Rumble Match.
The 23-year-old grappler has come a long way from her NXT UK days after becoming the first ever NXT UK Women’s Champion.
Ripley watched last year’s WrestleMania from the press box and she is now likely to headline the Show of Shows with Charlotte.
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