Some fans point out serious issues with a women's battle royal named after Fabulous Moolah.
Last night, WWE announced the Fabulous Moolah Memorial Battle Royal which is named after the woman they said was their first and longest reigning champion. Concerns from fans were apparent immediately as they replied to the WWE tweet and tweets from wrestler.
Moolah has been accused by former trainees and wrestlers of heinous crimes while she was a promoter. She has been accused of using her female talent as sexual currency to further her own business and in some cases she allegedly drugged her victims so they could be raped.
When WWE tweeted the announcement of the battle royal, fans responded with the following.
NXT Champion Ember Moon tweeted about the battle royal because NXT wrestlers will be eligible for it. Fans reacted to her tweet as well.
Smackdown wrestlers Carmella and Natalya also received negative messages when they tweeted about the match.
If fans wish to find more details on the accusations against Moolah, Fightful's Sean Ross Sapp tweeted out the following reddit thread last night and there are other resources around the internet.