Ariel Helwani didn’t like Ronda Rousey in WWE

Ronda Rousey as WWE Raw Champion

Ariel Helwani shares her take on Ronda Rousey’s career as WWE Superstar from 2018 to 2019 (via Pro Wrestling 4 Life). Taking advantage of her UFC legend, celebrity status, “Rowdy” quickly established herself as one of the top fighters and was Raw Champion for 231 days.

Ariel Helwani thinks of Ronda Rousey in WWE

Here’s one thing that really bothers me. I don’t like it when people play professional wrestling. In fact, she was not a fan of Ronda Rousey, the professional wrestler. I think she was playing professional wrestler.

“I was walking down the ramp almost acting like the celebrity who is only there to appear at WrestleMania, waving and smiling. I feel like her whole character, everything about her, was out of place.. It felt like she was playing professional wrestler. “

Ronda Rousey attacks the WWE Universe

The journalist also spoke of American Top Team appearances on AEW; let’s remember that recently Jorge Masvidal replied his knee to Ben Askren against Chris Jericho.


«It also happens to me when I see all those MMA guys in Dan Lambert’s group on AEWI would like to instruct you and tell you: ‘Don’t play at being professional wrestlers. Act like yourself. Act like you’re at an MMA event. ‘

Jorge Masvidal attacks Chris Jericho in AEW Dynamite
Jorge Masvidal attacks Chris Jericho in AEW Dynamite

And mention Kayla Harrison as a fighter who could be very successful in professional wrestling.

“I think the one who can be a big star in wrestling is Kayla Harrison. I think Kayla Harrison may be more successful in professional wrestling than Ronda Rousey. He is a two-time Olympic gold medalist in judo. She is there in AEW with Dan Lambert, and she is immensely talented. “

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