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WWE girls’s tag-team champions Sasha Banks and Naomi walked out in the course of “Monday Night time Uncooked” earlier than their scheduled major occasion match on Monday, the corporate stated in a press release.
WWE stated Banks, whose actual title is Mercedes Varnado, and Naomi, whose actual title Trinity Fatu, walked into the workplace of WWE head of expertise relations John Laurinaitis and positioned a suitcase on his desk with their championships in it and walked out.
“They claimed they weren’t revered sufficient as tag staff champions. And despite the fact that they’d eight hours to rehearse and assemble their match, they claimed they had been uncomfortable within the ring with two of their opponents despite the fact that they’d had matches with these people previously with no consequence,” WWE stated. “‘Monday Night time Uncooked’ is a scripted dwell TV present, whose characters are anticipated to carry out the necessities of their contract.
“We remorse we had been unable to ship, as marketed, tonight’s major occasion.”
It wasn’t clear who their opponents had been going to be. The duo is the one girls’s tag-team champions on the WWE roster.
Banks and Naomi gained the tag-team championship at WrestleMania Night time 2 over Carmella and Queen Zelina. It’s their first win as a tag staff and the third for Banks and first for Naomi individually.