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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 response to the WWE, Rousey took concern 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 flooring, 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 quick assertion informing followers of Rousey’s suspension and superb for “an undisclosed quantity.”

“As a result of her suspension, Rousey won’t seem on this week’s Friday Evening 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 can end in a suspension to take day off. 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 concerning the incident on social media, sustaining that the referee unfairly judged the match.

On Instagram, Rousey shared three photographs from the ladies’s title match and tagged WWE, writing, “Hey @wwe should 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 publish from WWE tv host Greg Miller, wherein Miller wrote that Morgan “received the championship by profiting from 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 Basic Supervisor Kurt Angle.

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