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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.

Based on 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 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 quick assertion informing followers of Rousey’s suspension and fantastic for “an undisclosed quantity.”

“Because of 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 are unclear — oftentimes, skilled wrestling performers will pre-plan an occasion that can lead to a suspension to take day without work.

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Rousey has, nevertheless, overtly 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 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, by which Miller wrote that Morgan “gained 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 Common Supervisor Kurt Angle.

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