Rhea Ripley Talks Nikki ASH's Absence From Survivor Series, McIntyre On Big E, More | Fight Size

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- Speaking with Sportskeeda, Rhea Ripley opened up about her Tag Team Championship partner, Nikki ASH not being booked on Survivor Series, a move that she calls disrespectful.

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“To not have her on the team is a little bit disrespectful. To have one half of your tag team champions on the team and not the other half, it just seems a little silly to me. We obviously work well enough together to be the champions, so why not have Nikki on the team with us? I think we could really make some magic, and I’m just disappointed, I really am,” she said.

- Speaking with TV Insider, Drew McIntyre commented on Big E as WWE Champion. Drew also noted that he believes SmackDown does feel different than Raw.

Drew McIntyre on Big E - He has done a great job. Everyone who has been in that position knows it comes with a lot of responsibility. You don’t have a lot of free time. You see it’s an absolute honor. He is someone who is very smart and has maximized his opportunity. He deserves to be WWE champion. They made the right call, 100 percent. Getting the chance to work with him was awesome as well. I knew I could help show the world what he can do in a big-time championship match. I stepped up, and he stepped up, and I’m very proud of it.

Drew McIntyre on SmackDown being different than Raw - It does, which is interesting. Things move quicker. Maybe because it’s not a three-hour show. When I was on segment one of Raw and then on the last segment of the night I knew I could do my segment and have some downtime to get ready and do my routine. On SmackDown, I’ve learned you have to change pretty freakin’ quick because it goes quick. For me, moving to SmackDown is moving to where it all began 14 years ago for Drew McIntyre.

I have a chance to do it right given my history on the show where things didn’t go right the first time around. Everyone may say to me that I’m going to wrestle Roman Reigns and that Roman is the match. But I keep reminding them to look where Roman is at right now. He has all the momentum in the world. Drew McIntyre needs to build his momentum and make that match as big as possible, which is why I like the open challenge so much because I get to go out there and reintroduce myself again. I’m re-proving myself. I’m happy to do that. I’m a patient man with over 20 years of experience. I not only want to show what I can do but what my opponent can do.

- WWE has confirmed that the match between Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura and United States Champion Damian Priest at Survivor Series will take place on the Kickoff show.

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- Kevin Owens recently spoke with RN Pro Wrestling and opened up about not caring for celebrities' involvement in wrestling.

I'm not much into the celebrities, whether they're British or American, or Canadian, or whatever. I think if I'm on the show, I'd love to wrestle somebody of note that, that that, you know, that I can have a great match with. But I think, you know, I really think that's the core of it doesn't really matter who's here, in terms of celebrities, or what's on stage.

- Xavier Woods recently told Inside The Ropes prior to Survivor Series that he has not gotten a chance to check out any of WWE 2K22 yet in a hands-on capacity, but he is hopeful for the MyGM mode.

- Ric Flair opens up about why he believes Sasha Banks and Charlotte Flair are the best.

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