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WWE suspends Ronda Rousey for ‘attacking’ referee at SummerSlam – Nationwide

WWE suspends Ronda Rousey for ‘attacking’ referee at SummerSlam – Nationwide

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 subject 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 gang at Nissan Stadium went wild. She then used her legs to pin Engler down till one other official may separate the pair.

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

“On account of her suspension, Rousey is not going to seem on this week’s Friday Evening SmackDown,” the corporate concluded.

The legitimacy of Rousey’s assault and subsequent suspension are unclear — oftentimes, skilled wrestling performers will pre-plan an occasion that may lead to a suspension to take break day.

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

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

The wrestling star additionally retweeted a submit from WWE tv host Greg Miller, during which Miller wrote that Morgan “received the championship by making the most of the state of affairs 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 Common Supervisor Kurt Angle.

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