Rhea Ripley: Bianca Belair And I Want To Be The Next Steve Austin And The Rock

Rhea Ripley wants to make history with Bianca Belair.

Ripley and Belair have history dating back to their time in NXT and they were the final two women in the 2021 Royal Rumble, which was won by Belair. The two were scheduled to face at WWE Money in the Bank, but an injury to Rhea caused the bout to be canceled.

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Speaking to Joseph Staszewski of the New York Post, Ripley discussed her injury and feud with Belair.

"As upsetting as it was, I think it was a blessing in disguise. Bianca and I, it’s something that shouldn’t be rushed and we don’t want to rush it. Where that sort of felt like it’s gonna happen and that would be the end of it. We want our names to be etched in history. We want to leave our legacy where we can be in the ring together and make magic," she said. "Bianca and I are perfect rivals pretty much. We’ve talked about it in NXT before. We’ve talked about it here at Raw before. We pretty much want to be the next Stone Cold and The Rock. We want to have the storylines. We want to go out there and we want to steal the show."

Ripley was out of action from June to October.

Touching on her injury, Rhea said, "A lot of it was the injury. I hadn’t been cleared for the longest time. I think I got cleared properly and fully the week before my NXT match (on Oct. 18). Apart from that, I pretty much wasn’t cleared that whole time (four months). After that there pretty much hasn’t been an opportunity for me to wrestle because I have been there with The Judgment Day and sort of their muscle. I help them out if they need me. I’m “the problem” as the OC would say. I feel like my wrestling career is just starting up again."

Ripley is set to compete in the Women's WarGames match at WWE Survivor Series. She won the advantage for her time on Monday's WWE Raw when she defeated Asuka.

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