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Will Sasha Banks & Naomi Return For The WWE Women's Tag Tournament?
 And now, with last night's announcement of the tournament to crown new WWE Women's Tag Team Champions, fans have been wondering if this is setting the stage for the return of two of the company's notable recent castaways: Sasha Banks and Naomi. With the WWE Women's Tag Team title tournament beginning Monday, will that bring the return[...]
Schrödinger's CM Punk Does and Doesn't Relinquish AEW Championship
CM Punk had some harsh words for Michael Cole and anyone else in WWE willing to disparage talent like Sasha Banks and Naomi for standing up for themselves In an interview with the Absolute Geek podcast, as transcribed by Wrestling Inc., Punk unleashed on WWE for hypocritical treatment in bashing wrestlers who walk out on[...]
Sasha Banks & Naomi Reportedly Removed From Internal WWE Roster
The drama surrounding kinda-sorta former WWE Superstars Sasha Banks and Naomi just added another chapter  As I'm sure you will recall, during the day of an episode of Raw on May 16 Banks and Naomi, the Women's Tag Team Champions at the time, dropped their title belts on the desk of the now-embattled Head of Talent Relations John[...]
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UPDATE 6/16/2022 12:25 am ET: Scott Ross Sapp of Fightful.com tweets: "We've been unable to confirm the Sasha Banks news as of yet She's on the roster page, WWE reps haven't confirmed, talent relations hasn't issued anything to talent, and no internal memos have gone out yet We'll keep digging to get an answer If[...]
WWE Suspends Their Women's Tag Team Champions "Indefinitely"
The talk of the wrestling world this week has been the backstage events that transpired at this past Monday's WWE Raw, where the Women's Tag Team Champions Sasha Banks and Naomi disagreed with plans for that night's main event they were to be featured in and the plans going forward and as such, handed over their title belts[...]
WWE SmackDown Recap 5/20: Who Are The Undisputed Tag Champions?
Butch up next on #SmackDown! pic.twitter.com/DeqKLYwjuZ — WWE (@WWE) May 21, 2022 Xavier Woods vs Butch An ok match that Butch is dominating, but Woods rolls him up with the Backwoods Inside Cradle for the pinfall. Winner: Xavier Woods After, as Woods is celebrating on the stage, he's assaulted by Sheamus, Ridge Holland, and Butch. We then get a backstage interview with Woods,[...]
Sasha Banks and Naomi Walked out on WWE Raw Main Event
Over the next few days, you are going to hear a lot of bad takes about how Sasha Banks and Naomi failed the fans and failed in their duties by choosing to walk out rather than participate in the booking of a WWE Raw main event they disagreed with These takes will come from fans[...]
Sasha Banks and Naomi Walked out on WWE Raw Main Event
Instantly creating a story more interesting than anything that's aired on WWE TV in years, Sasha Banks reportedly had a creative dispute with WWE and walked out ahead of the main event of WWE Raw, taking tag team partner Naomi with her The Women's Tag Team Champions were set to compete in a six-pack challenge[...]
WWE SmackDown Recap 5/13: Was It A Killer Friday The 13th Episode?
 Ouch! Sasha Banks & Naomi vs Natalya & Shayna Baszler – Women's Tag Team Championship Sasha Banks & Naomi vs Natalya & Shayna Baszler for the Women's Tag Team titles on SmackDown, courtesy of WWE. A decent enough match here, I'm just personally tired of seeing this group face each other week after week[...]
WWE SmackDown Recap 3/25:
 Also similar is the ending filled with shenanigans, as Angel hides under the ring and grabs Ricochet's foot, leading to him being counted out. Winner By Count-Out: Humberto Next, we go to a backstage interview with Sami Zayn, who takes joy in thinking of what he'll do to Johnny Knoxville at WrestleMania in their Anything Goes Match. We then go to[...]
SmackDown Recap 1/28: All That's Left Now Is The Royal Rumble
 They're all joined then by the returning Sasha Banks, who has been sidelined with an injury for weeks  Banks announces her entry in the Rumble match and slaps Flair  All of them start brawling then and we've got a donnybrook to open the show, which eventually sees Banks standing tall. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NHwh7poIFYVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is[...]
Sasha Banks Stars In College Football Championship Game Opening
WWE star Sasha Banks is currently sidelined with a foot injury for the next few weeks, but that doesn't mean fans won't be seeing her on their TVs tonight  The SmackDown superstar will be the lead in the opening video segment for the College Football National Championship Game tonight on ESPN  The football game, which will see the[...]
Sasha Banks Injured: The SmackDown Star Will Miss 6-8 Weeks
WWE just released some breaking news that one of their top SmackDown stars, multi-time Women's Champion Sasha Banks, has suffered a foot injury and will be out for the next six to eight weeks  This isn't surprising after her match with her longtime rival, SmackDown Women's Champion Charlotte Flair last Sunday night at a WWE Live event in Fayetteville, North[...]
Did Sasha Banks Get Injured At A WWE House Show Last Night?
 And yet, if video from a house show last night is any indication, they might be dealing with an injury to another of their top stars, this time in the form of SmackDown star Sasha Banks. Former Women's Champion Sasha Banks appeared to injure her leg in a match at a house show last night, courtesy of WWE. Sasha[...]
SmackDown Preview 11/19: Sasha Banks Seeks Revenge Against Shotzi
19, 2021 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5EViDezyEs) We now head backstage, where Shotzi and Sasha Banks are staring each other down and Sony Deville gets between them  Shotzi names all of Banks' faults as a person (she's not wrong either) and Banks responds with an egotistical rant (see above for the video)[...]
SmackDown Preview 11/19: Sasha Banks Seeks Revenge Against Shotzi
 Sasha Banks returned on SmackDown last week for the first time since being attacked by Shotzi (looks like the Blackheart portion of her name has been dropped now)  Since the attack, we've seen an all-new vicious attitude out of Shotzi and Banks is looking to put her in her place tonight. Sasha Banks vs Shotzi tonight on SmackDown,[...]
SmackDown Recap For 10/29-
 She brags about being great and the best and all the things you can imagine she often says about herself in real life to cause an incident like what happened last week to occur. She's cut-off by Sasha Banks, who gives her a reality check and says Flair isn't great and she instead holds the other women[...]
The Mandalorian offers new character portraits (Image: Disney+)
One of the most pleasant surprises of The Mandalorian was Mercedes Varnado (aka WWE's Sasha Banks), who played the right hand woman for Bo-Katan Kryze (Katee Sackhoff) The multiple-time women's champion spoke to Bleacher Report while promoting her appearance for WWE's Crown Jewel about how her wrestling skills in the ring translated well to her[...]
Is There A Big Return Coming On Smackdown Tonight?
 And now it looks like tonight's episode of Smackdown will be no different, as Mike Johnson of PWInsider is reporting that former NXT, Raw, and Smackdown Women's Champion Sasha Banks will be returning to the ring tonight on Fox. A big star is reportedly returning on Smackdown tonight, courtesy of WWE. The return of Sasha Banks will surely boost an already facelifted Smackdown Women's roster,[...]
Nia Jax will challenge Sasha Banks for the Smackdown Women's Championship next week.
Nia Jax will challenge Sasha Banks for the WWE Women's Championship Also, Edge will face Jey Uso for the chance to be guest enforcer in the WWE Universal Championship match at WWE Fastlane between Roman Reigns and Jey Uso. Nia Jax will challenge Sasha Banks for the Smackdown Women's Championship next week. Banks teamed up with Bianca[...]
Bianca Belair makes her way to the ring on WWE Smackdown before choosing Sasha Banks as her opponent at WrestleMania.
Royal Rumble winner Bianca Belair chose Sasha Banks as her opponent during WWE Smackdown on Friday Banks will put her Smackdown Women's Championship on the line against Belair in April… assuming Sasha manages to hold onto the belt until then. Bianca Belair makes her way to the ring on WWE Smackdown before choosing Sasha Banks as[...]
The Mandalorian offers new character portraits (Image: Disney+)
In a conversation with The Wrap, WWE Chief Brand Officer and occasional personality Stephanie McMahon talked about how Varnado's appearance as Koska Reeves on the popular Star Wars series helped her inside the ring as Sasha Banks as the current SmackDown Women's Champion. Mercedes Varnado in Lucasfilm's THE MANDALORIAN, season two, exclusively on Disney+ © 2020[...]
The Mandalorian - Chapter 16: The Rescue is an Epic Last Stand
All Rights Reserved. The episode begins with Mando/Din (Pedro Pascal) and Boba Fett (Temuera Morrison) looking for additional help where they find Bo-Katan (Katee Sackhoff) and one of her associates Koska (Mercedes Varnado aka Sasha Banks) Naturally, they hit it off right away with the latter showing Boba what a tornado DDT off a table looks[...]
The Mandalorian offers new character portraits (Image: Disney+)
If you're like us, you left the Bryce Dallas Howard-directed "Chapter 11: The Heiress" episode of Disney+'s The Mandalorian wanting to see more of Katee Sackhoff's Bo-Katan Kryze and Simon Kassianides' Axe Woves- but it's Mercedes Varnado's (aka Sasha Banks) performance as Koska Reeves that really impressed us and has us hoping that we'll see more[...]
The Mandalorian offers new character portraits (Image: Disney+)
If you're up-to-date on Disney+'s The Mandalorian, that means you've already checked out the Bryce Dallas Howard-directed "Chapter 11: The Heiress," which formerly introduced new Mandalorians into the mythology (Katee Sackhoff's Bo-Katan Kryze, Mercedes Varnado aka Sasha Banks' Koska Reeves, and Simon Kassianides' Axe Woves)- three new characters who we already wouldn't mind seeing in their[...]
The Mandalorian: Chapter 11 The Heiress – Another Star Wars Classic
The two others are Koska Reeves (Mercedes Varnado aka WWE's Sasha Banks) and Axe Woves (Simon Kassianides). The Child and the Mandalorian (Pedro Pascal) in Lucasfilm's THE MANDALORIAN, season two, exclusively on Disney+ © 2020 Lucasfilm Ltd & ™ All Rights Reserved. They have an initial culture clash since the trio comfortably takes off their helmets, but[...]
Sasha Banks cuts a promo on Bayley on WWE Friday Night Smackdown.
It looks like WWE is hotshotting the Sasha Banks vs Bayley match Revealed on Friday Night Smackdown tonight, Sasha will challenge Bayley for the Smackdown Women's Championship on next week's episode of the show That show also features the first part of the WWE draft, so it could be that WWE is hoping more people[...]
WWE Clash of the Champions key art (Image: WWE)
But at least the PPV won't have to go off the air ten minutes early. After the match, Sasha Banks comes out of nowhere and hits Bayley with a chair This was likely the way the match would have ended if Nikki Cross was there, so I guess it doesn't matter how they got here[...]
Trish Stratus appears on WWE podcast The Bump to talk about a potential match with Sasha Banks
WWE Hall-of-Famer Trish Stratus appeared on WWE's The Bump podcast this week and teased a huge match between herself and Sasha Banks Could we be looking at the first match of a card for a potential Evolution 2 PPV event? Trish Stratus appears on WWE podcast The Bump to talk about a potential match with Sasha[...]
This is the first screencap of Sasha Banks in The Mandalorian Season 2 trailer. This is the first time we see Sasha in the trailer so it is obviously the best screencap.
The trailer features our first glimpse of WWE star Sasha Banks in the show, which is a treat for both WWE marks and Star Wars marks alike A lot of websites have written whole articles about a single screencap of Banks in the trailer but personally, we feel that's kind of cheap and a shameless[...]