Shayna Baszler has a bone to pick with Liv Morgan and, by extension, her fans.
At WWE SummerSlam, Morgan defeated Ronda Rousey to retain the SmackDown Women's Championship. In the controversial conclusion of the match. Rousey's shoulders were pinned to the mat while she made Morgan tap out to an arm-bar. The referee counted the pin and missed Morgan's submission.
During an appearance on WWE's The Bump, Baszler discussed this outcome and noted that Morgan, like everybody else, knows she tapped out. The Queen of Spades criticized the way fans are supporting the champion's questionable victory. She made it clear that she always intends to leave matches without any room for questions or uncertainty. As for Morgan's fans who side with her, Baszler stated that they don't know anything about wrestling.
“The slow-mo was played. She tapped before the third count dropped. You can, ‘Oh, the ref’s decision is final’, sure. But the fact of the matter remains, she knows she tapped. We all can see in slow-motion that she tapped. The fact that she has a fandom that’s claiming that I’m the one’s wrong about that? That’s your hero? That’s how you want your hero to be, to skate by on a technicality and not be legit? Nah, not for me and not my nieces. They’re gonna look at someone like me, who leaves no question. You will tap, or you will take a nap, or your bones will snap. There’s no question. That’s a champion. Her fans clearly, she has the group of the WWE Universe that know nothing about wrestling. So that’s the only excuse I see," she said.
On the August 5 episode of WWE SmackDown, Baszler earned the right to challenge Morgan for her title by winning a Gauntlet Match, and they'll face off at WWE Clash at the Castle. Ahead of the bout, the former NXT Women's Champion vowed to rip Morgan's limbs off. You can check out her comments by clicking here.
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