Former UFC champ Ronda Rousey had recently suffered a betrayal at the hands of her own friend Shayna Baszler. The Queen of Spades attacked Ronda Rousey at Money in the Bank 2023 which also resulted in losing the Tag Team Championships.
On the latest edition of WWE Raw, The former Raw Women’s Champion called out Baszler and demanded an explanation for her actions at MITB 2023. Shayna Baszler responded and confronted Rousey on Monday Night Raw.
Shayna Baszler vs Ronda Rousey feud
The feud between Ronda Rousey & Shayna Baszler is not just a typical rivalry as Rousey & Baszler were not just friends in WWE. Both the superstars had shared a familiar journey as both are former UFC superstars. Ronda Rousey mainly gained popularity from her UFC or MMA carrier. Ronda Rousey & Baszler were also called part of the 4 horsewomen in MMA.
Baszler debuted in WWE before The Baddest Women on the Planet and also had an incredible run in NXT. On the other hand, Rousey directly had a main roster run where she holds Championship and also received major victories so far.
Rousey’s quick rise in the wrestling promotion seems to be the primary reason behind their feud.
Why did Shayna Baszler betray Ronda Rousey at MITB?
On the fallout edition after MITB 2023, Ronda Rousey called out The Queen of Spades and demanded an explanation for her betrayal. After that, Baszler confronted Rousey and started trolling her for her poor mic skills & botches.
Further Baszler gave a brief explanation and the reason behind her actions at Money in the Bank 2023. She stated that Baszler is the reason behind Rousey’s coming to Stamford-based promotion and because of this she owes an apology to everyone.
She also described how she loves this business and has done a lot of hard work to get to this position in the company. But Ronda Rousey had a fast-track run in WWE as she already competed in major matches at WrestleMania. She went as far as to claim that Ronda Rousey had ruined her wrestling carrier.
Women wrestled for just 2 minutes of last Friday’s 2 hour show. You may be satiated living off the crumbs we’re thrown but I’m not.
Btw I was there last night in good old Champaign, Illinois watching you get your ass beat – where your defending champs at? https://t.co/TbgEvD3pUy
— Ronda Rousey (@RondaRousey) February 26, 2023
After this Rousey started attacking Baszler which ended up in a beatdown of Rousey as The Queen of Spades connected with a knee to the face and quickly escaped the ring. By seeing the current progression of their feud it seems like the former friends are going to wrestle in a squad circle at the Biggest Party of the Summer.
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