So thus far, we’ve seen the planting of new seeds and new dynamics… but whether those dynamics have clicked for the RAW women’s division is another. Either way, despite being a bit late, let’s see what developments happened on RAW this week!

First up, we see Bayley and Sasha catching up backstage… before they get interrupted by RAW Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair and eventually Nia Jax. A little backstage scuffle ensues, which ends with Nia shoving Charlotte!

Later in the night, we see a frustrated Bayley and Sasha demand a match against their attackers from Stephanie McMahon for next week, as Sasha is still not 100%. Not impressed with their tone, Stephanie reminds them who the ‘only Boss’ is here and sets up their match… but for tonight.

In quite a simple match up, between what seems like RAW’s only women superstars, Nia Jax gets a chance to shine. She picks off Sasha easily, knocking her off the apron to make her land on her injured leg. Meanwhile, she also squashes down Bayley and hits her with a leg drop for the win.

Alicia Fox is also seen backstage, testing Noam Dar‘s masculinity in a very interesting way.

Also one more nonsense Emmalina promo.

Thoughts: I’ll be frank and say today’s RAW division really reminds me of 2004. Yup, 2004 when Trish Stratus and Lita headed the Main Event of RAW… but Nidia, Jazz and Gail Kim were released and Molly Holly and Victoria were left trying to fill the empty spaces.

In this case, Charlotte and Sasha are Trish and Lita, while Nia and Bayley are Victoria and Molly. Knowing that the RAW division has several other women, as well as NXT Talent at its disposal is really the bitter cherry on top. Sure we know Charlotte is a heel magnet. Sure we know that Bayley and Sasha are the most over female talents to enter this business. Sure we know that Nia is the biggest looking woman we have had on the roster since Bull Nakano. However, it is so depressing that these current feuds are just not connecting.

Sasha and Charlotte have had some amazing opportunities, but all the other women have been left behind. That gap is now so evident.How can we take Nia seriously as a monster if she keeps getting beat? How can we take Sasha seriously if she’s taken several clean losses? How can we take Emmalina seriously if she has taken over 2 months to debut?!

Either way, the fact that today’s RAW division reminds me of the 2004 dark days of the “Diva Massacre” is a horribly negative sign. While storylines have been made, the predictability and poor quality have make the recent action a complete bore and the RAW division NEEDS something fresh to shake it up.

Do you like Stephanie and Sasha’s altercation? Do you think Nia should have attacked Charlotte? Are you still pinning your hopes on Emma? Let me know in the comments!

  • rusevcrush

    A little off topic, but have you guys seen Emmalina’s new theme and entrance? she has already use it in wwe tours https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LeNtP4si5_Q

    • juniorsault06

      Terrible

    • Femme Fatale Venus Fly

      This clearly has Summer Rae written all over it. Everything about it just does not fit Emma.

      • Geek God

        I was just about to say this word for word but you beat me to it, this has Summer Rae written all over it!

    • Gabriella Panajotova

      Doesn’t fit her at all. The whole gimmick doesn’t fit her to be honest. Summer Rae would’ve been perfect for this.

      • howie_ruhl

        For me, it’s more like the gimmick might be beneath her. Emma is gorgeous and she is sexy but her wrestling capacity is her biggest asset and for some reason this gimmick feels like it will waste that. I hope to be proven wrong.

        • Gabriella Panajotova

          I honestly agree. I just think WWE wanted to put her in this gimmick to see if she can make it work. Much like they did with Cody, putting him in all sorts of loser-type gimmicks but he always made it work. I see this not paying off at all just like with Cody.

        • glassjaw

          My concern is that Emma didn’t really need repackaged. Her work and character before injury was beginning to amount to something quite intriguing.

    • Don Prima

      How disappointing. I was hopeful they’d allow Emma to keep the Real Deal theme or at least re-remix it to sound more uh, sexy, I guess? It’s stupid things like this is why I stopped watching WWE years ago.

  • Rose-Quartz

    I laughed when you said Charlotte and Sasha are the trish stratus and Lita of the divison. How can you compare legend women hall of famers who built there career over the years and not in a few short times? Women who held the title in different occasions. Don’t get me wrong I have nothing against Charlotte and Sasha it’s just I grew up watching Trish and Lita and Charlotte and Sasha can’t hold a candle to them. That’s wrestling ability and chemistry emotionally physiology wise and promos segments.

    • glassjaw

      I think it’s a plausible comparison in terms of positioning. Including Charlotte and Sasha’s stint in NXT they’ve pretty much ascended in the same length of time both Trish and Lita did during their time in WWE. Charlotte’s on her way to becoming a mistress of heel promos like Trish and Sasha has on several occasions displayed the same level of popularity of Lita in her heyday.

      With all that said, they are all strikingly different from each other so I probably wouldn’t make any comparison beyond that.

      • “Sasha has on several occasions displayed the same level of popularity of Lita in her heyday.”

        I’m no Lita fan, and I love Sasha but you really need to never comment again, because that’s a big ass lie. In her heyday Lita was outpopping SCSA and The Rock in certain towns and no woman since her has done that. Lita, Sable and Chyna are on another level when it comes to popularity.

        • glassjaw

          Firstly, I’ll comment when and wherever I like.

          Secondly, I stand by my opinion. If it’s open to wide disagreement, then so be it!

          • You embarrasss yourself most of the times, especially when referencing to women of the past because it’s blatantly obvious you don’t have much knowledge and more than likely didn’t even watch back then. Just stop.

          • glassjaw

            I’ve been watching for well over ten years, sweetcheeks. Take your tired sass, cyber-bullying mentality back to whichever forum it is you monitor this website from if you don’t like my commentary. There’s a block button at the ready, feel free to use it anytime you like.

          • The BOSS Mark

            Rude.

        • LeBoss

          No woman will ever get pops like Lita ! NEVER !
          She had the crowd on her feet in every single arena, and ur right Lita got more of a pop than the top dogs at the time!
          It was super common to here “LITA LITA LITA” chants during a match.

        • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

          Sasha & Bayley are very popular and they have received standing ovations already that are so loud you can’t even hear. I have to agree with Sable, there’s no women that have ever been as popular as her. Sasha’s chants and crowd reactions when she first got there are basically the same Lita had, but better because she was alone, not with any hot team.

          • John Finnie

            When Sasha come out with scsa,Step hhh the Hardy’s & gets screams louder than any of the ME then come back
            Lita got men over SCSA

          • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

            I think you were overhyped by Lita, as a fan. No she wasn’t more over than men, she was as over as the men and not Steve Austin, Benoit or Kurt Angle who were top guys at the time.

          • John Finnie

            Go watch the beatdown she took the fans screamed for her & they needed her to get scsa heet
            Yeah I feel in love with wrestling when I say Lita but I knew she wasn’t the best& I knew she did herself no favors but her legacy speaks for itself hell Lita won a lot of wwe awards that went to Trish I.e Lita had the most votes then Torrie then Trish the votes were leaked for babe of the year & the diva of the decade also Lita had more votes because Trish was golden girl so I think there 6 short years made the biggest impact in female wrestling to this day ( I mean 2000_2006) chyna not included

          • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

            I have seen everything of Lita but I didn’t just watched her videos, I saw the whole show. You can’t compare her pops if you have only seen hers at the time. She was the most popular female, with Chyna (because she got the same pops), but Jericho, Triple H, Kurt Angle, The Rock were super bigger than Lita.

          • John Finnie

            No doubt about it but we’re talking about Sasha never getting a whole arena with Sasha signs like Lita did & I watch wwf/wwe for along time I know all Lita’s faults but as she Chris Jericho scsa edge have said she got them over in certain segments when required or when the fans wouldn’t give them heat then Lita was called upon to help

          • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

            Well Sasha has received tons of ovations getting the whole arena to cheer for her, not only that, the whole arena to chant “We want Sasha” for weeks when she wasn’t featured.

          • John Finnie

            I know I know BUT Lita got it during 95%of her face run & Lita was getting chants during Men’s matches that she wasn’t involved in

          • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

            What you were you watching? After 02 she got regular pops, she wasn’t bigger than any of the top guys after her return. Don’t just watch her videos and pretend that was the whole show.

          • John Finnie

            I didn’t say after 02 her vs Victoria cage match (a first) listen to the chants & your right she wasn’t bigger but she was bigger than the mid guys, please we watched the same show you seen Lita through your eyesi seen them through mine if I’m deluded about Lita maybe you are about Sasha
            Good night

          • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

            Women are bigger than mid card guys today. Seeing Lita through my eyes or yours won’t change facts, unless you couldn’t hear clear we should listen to the same audio. Lita by that steel cage match was the most popular female but not by far from Trish. Not really bigger than middle up card or main event guys. She was never bigger than women like Sable.

          • John Finnie

            Sable had men wanting her
            Lita had men wanting her & females (like Bayley& Sasha & Becky Paige) be like her because she was innovative
            Trish never got as much as Lita unless it was in Canada but yes she did get huge ovations alot
            Trish had to get good in the ring before fans screamed for her
            Lita got took away from essios because she was the bigger star
            Ask the post golden era who influenced them either sable,Trish,Lita, most will say Lita out of those 3 Beth Mickie Maria velvet sky all because they say Lita change the blonde bimbo type
            I love Trish as much as Lita intact after 03 Trish Victoria jazz Molly Dawn Marie they were my fave till 04 when Lita got her Grove back
            So I’m definitely a fan of all woman

          • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

            You are trying to debate the reasons the girls were popular, even Lita had her bra & panties match. The fans would roar every time she took her shirt off in the middle of the match. She was very sexualized with her thong out and everything. Lita was the biggest star of The Hardyz, but once she separated herself from that, she was popular (not as those times) and was not much over than Trish who turned to be really popular too. The thing is, Sable had everyone turning on tv, she was more over than any men in the industry by her time and thanks to that, the women’s championship and division were back.
            We can go over all of their stories but one thing is real, Lita isn’t the most popular women in wrestling ever, now or then, she got her moment like many others. You should see an entire arena going crazy for Wendi Richter, Senssational Sherri, Sunny, Sable or Alundra Blayze. Tons of women have been very popular but this website and much of the fans focus too much on the attitude era. There was wrestling before and after that, also high ratings before and after that.

          • John Finnie

            That is the thing I’m not
            I was saying if the new girls are hof worthy then it isn’t going to be about there accomplishments

          • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

            It is because of their accomplishments and popularity and they are inspiring women to wrestle. You won’t see it now because they are still in the middle of they careers but you’ll see then.

          • John Finnie

            Exactly what’s been trying to say ….maybe I went a long winded way of explaining it but we are on the same page now…. friends?

          • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

            Before attitude era there wasn’t any bimbo blondes outside of Sunny so again, that poin is invalid.

          • Kat Love

            Wow I never knew that. That’s amazing! I wonder why Trish never got those pops like Lita, Sable and Chyna did?

          • John Finnie

            Trish was a sexy & the fans say that for the first few years by the times fans chanted for her she was learning on the job& fans appreciate that

          • Kat Love

            But she never got those pops though.

        • QueenSableBomb

          Yaaaas you’re so right. Lita, Sable and Chyna are hands down the most popular women the WWE ever had. I doubt we’ll ever see that again, because wrestling had a larger audience when they were wrestling.

    • I agree.

    • Windyhawaii

      She wasn’t saying that they were trish and lita, she was saying that they’re getting the opportunities trish and lita got while the others don’t. she’s comparing the two, not saying they’re the same

      • Rose-Quartz

        Trish and Lita never got these opportunities. They got to main event raw okay? They never got big stipulations matches ( not as I know of ) and not ones that are degrading either. Trish and Lita worked there asses of for months and years to put on great chemistry. Charlotte and Sasha has done that with little over 5 months or whenever Sasha challenged Charlotte for the women’s championship. It seemed rushed and played it when it should just come natural.

        • Windyhawaii

          Trish and lita were supposed to get a ladder match at mania but lita was injured. And I’m telling you that they weren’t calling trish and lita I’m not insulting you or anything, so next time be a normal human being and don’t act like a total ass to someone whose informing you of sometjing

    • ralfikh

      Atleast others women were include in those matches..

    • Kyle

      Preach!!!!! Yas yas yaaaas!!!

    • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

      I guess you have only seen Charlotte & Sasha’s runs with RAW. She’s been with WWE from 2012 but because she started late that year I’m just counting from 2013 moving foward. That means she’s been around 4 years in WWE, Charlotte debuted on NXT July 2013 so she’s 3.5 years in. Both of these ladies has been more than half of the years that Lita & Trish were in WWE. Trish started in 2000 to leave in 2006, She lasted a little more than 6 years. Lita came to WWE in year 2000 too and left in 2006, a little more than 6 years.
      If these girls became legends in a little more than 6 years, and these two already overcame Trish & Lita’s accomplishments (expect in championships numbers). What makes you think they aren’t in HOF status? I’m not a fan of theirs but facts are facts.

      • jcott3

        WWE owns NXT, but it’s their developmental territory, much like Memphis and Ohio Valley before them. Being there is not the same as being on the main roster.

        • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

          You can’t compare NXT to any other developmental territory WWE ever had. NXT acts more like its own brand and WWE acknowledge its history on the main roster. The show is far more accessible too. So it does count as their WWE career.

      • John Finnie

        History will tell , Trish & Lita’s legacy lives on 10 yrs after they retired the fans know both worked with crap to get the ME or Cage match because they deserved it the fans knew Wwe knew it
        Now the fans know that Charlotte & Sasha bitched to get those matches at first well deserved Not for long though the fans just see two woman getting it handed to them just to make History
        But if in 10 yrs time Charlotte & Sasha are still getting fans going mad over them after there away from the ring then sure they deserve the HOF spot But it won’t be because of their accomplishments if that was the case Melina will get in ( don’t hold your breath)

        • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

          Charlotte & Sasha deserved their opportunities, the two times they got the main event both times did better numbers than the guys. They barely got that PPV main event even when people were looking forward to see them. They have done history already and will continue to do so by the time they reach 6 years in WWE both women are going to be more solid than any other in history.

          • John Finnie

            As I said history will tell it’s the fans demands & the fans keeping the legacy alive after they retire that will determine if they go in unless your names flair then it’s a given

          • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

            Their legacy will continue to live, after all the matches on NXT, RAW and PPV’s is no question, just like Paige, AJ, McCool & others already left a mark. Is already done…

          • John Finnie

            Paige destroyed her legacy ATM McCool no one wants her in the hof because of her push which people think was backstage politics, AJ well for a woman who lived dreamed & slept in cars because of the love of wrestling threw it all away all because she got the biggest male whor3 to marry her well she destroyed her legacy as alot of fans feel
            I tell you what in 10 yrs I hope your right & they’re in the hof but they may not

          • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

            I’m sorry but clearly you are here to bash anyone and that is good for you. Doesn’t mean that you are right but is your opinion. If you think the first Divas Champion, the first one to ever grab the Women’s and Diva’s championship and the one who unified both belts isn’t going to the HOF, you are blind. Michelle was really talented as a wrestler and that two year run between her heel turn and her departure was memorable. AJ Lee got to be on the shows main storylines and is very memorable herself for her character and her championship run, she was really over until she left. They might have to wait more than 10 years but they will get it there are legendary women yet to get their HOF ring like Bull Nakano, Bertha Faye, Velvet McIntyre, Ivory, Sable or people that are gone like Chyna, Sherri Martel, Luna Vachon.

          • John Finnie

            Excuse you I don’t bash I just look at every possible situation for each woman I love female wrestlers all of them I just don’t think some deserve to be overexposed & underexposed (Emma Naomi Natalya Tamina) who were there at its worst period & yet they get no reward !!! That’s called unfair

            As I said if they are like Bull,Ivory,Luna,velvet, then they will get in that was my point from the beginning

          • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

            Excuse who? I’m not the one saying all bad things about them, that is you, read yourself before you come at me for just stating my opinion over yours. Every era has their own top superstar, Alundra Blayze was the top dog during early 90’s and very very popular, the division was all around her until she left for WCW. Is very common that the wrestling company will take their most marketable wrestler and make money of it. Don’t hate the players, hate the game.

          • John Finnie

            Show me where I bad mouthed them?? I said if in 10 yrs yada yada they are still popular then they will deserve to be in the hof not because of what they have done in a few years in the company like you suggested!!! go read them over like I have & not once did I come for you or your favorite

          • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

            John do you see each years HOF or you only follow women’s wrestling? Most people inducted are not popular today, Wendi Ritchers, Alundra Blayze or Sunny don’t get any mentions today but they got their HOF rings because of the impact they made during their time. See how your statement doesn’t make much sense?

          • John Finnie

            I watch the woman at the hof I have ass watch the rest I get what your saying
            I was just saying no one is guaranteed a spot how good they were

          • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

            Well you don’t get a spot if Triple H doesn’t like you but Sasha, Charlotte, Bayley & Becky are his pets.

          • John Finnie

            Intact if got velvet Mctyre on FB & she has said alot that Lita changed the game in 2000 for the fans as females started watching to see her kick the guys butt

          • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

            John, that happened too with Sable, Chyna, Luna Vachon & Jacqueline. They all got to beat up guys during their wrestling careers between WCW and WWF/E. Velvet McIntyre was a game changer during her time, but wrestling has changed a lot from her times, Wendi Richters was another game changer at ther time, so it was Alundra Blayze, Bull Nakano, Bertha Faye, and during the early 90’s we got tons of high flying women from Japan. Even more, before Blayze, there was the Jumping Angel Bombs and were high flyers. They wrestled more beautiful than Lita ever did. Now, there is no high-flying female wrestler as popular as Lita.
            The only reason Lita became a game changer is becasue of her sex appeal.

          • John Finnie

            If you say sex appeal got Lita over then that’s your opinion as Amy expressed her popularity was because she was so different from the sexy divas
            Let’s agree that Lita had IT & that’s unexplainable

          • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

            Lita was different because at 00’s women’s wrestling was very damaged with the puppies but again, she was different in her era, not the first to ever do high flying moves or to wrestle. It had to do more with her looks, character. She just represent that punk look that was popular at early 00’s. I don’t know why I keep debating it with you. At the end of the day, even when she wasn’t the first high flyer, the first women to wrestle in a cage match or whatever people like to mention about her, I did enjoyed her work a lot. She is one of my favorite women’s wrestlers of all time and I believe she did so much as a heel and face in wrestling that I shouldn’t keep debating about her.

          • C Mack

            Isn’t Sherri already in?

          • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

            Yes, my mistake. Sensational Sherri was inducted in 2006.

    • Crazy. #RIPMae

      Agreed. Their matches may be better than Trish and Lita but matches aren’t the only thing that’ll make them Trish and Lita. It’s the segments, the storylines and the chemistry in these things. Charlotte and Sasha have no chemistry in segments, their segments are cringeworthy and try hard. Their storyline is not even personal, it’s about making history.

    • Sunny’s Therapist

      in 2004 most of the roster was cut to make room for the “divas”, so Trish and Lita were the only two people anyone was interested in seeing, so the entire division revolved around them, like how now the division is pretty empty and revolves around Sasha and Charlotte.

  • conan_kun

    Now when I seeing Bayley and Sasha on Raw made me thinks that were they the same women who fought against each other in awesome matches at NXT Takeover Brooklyn and Respect in 2015, they’re potentially to feud with each other after Bayley wins the title, but they’re looked weak and worthless for being dressed down by Steph easily without fired back. Especially Sasha, her NXT BO$$ character is completely diminished. By the way, Steph is the worst thing on Raw, she keep hogging spotlight, hurting the product and making everyone look weak as usual. She should be off TV forever.

  • #Hooligan

    Just waiting for Sasha to turn heel on Bayley already, that would be something finally interesting to see on the Raw women’s division. Overall, there’s nothing exciting at the moment.

    • juniorsault06

      Tbh I just don’t want it to happen I want something new, fresh

  • glassjaw

    Well… okay. I thought the match was ambling along fine until the out-of-nowhere finish. One would imagine this is food for Nia being inserted into the title match between Charlotte and Bayley – or yet more nonsensical booking from creative. The latter seems more likely, since Charlotte and Nia wrestled as though no friction had been teased in their backstage bit earlier. Frankly the only tangible thing I got from RAW was during the perfunctory segment of Stephanie McMahon running down female talent: y’know, Sasha showing some edge when she snarled right back at her. Overall, it’s an eh from me.

  • Femme Fatale Venus Fly
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      • Crazy. #RIPMae

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    • Crazy. #RIPMae

      hey queen you should chat on our discussion post!

  • I think it was a nice episode of RAW considering how it usually is. Nia finally didn’t look like a joke, and made herself appear as a threat to all three women. When she hoisted Charlotte up, it reminded me of when Beth stepped up to Melina in 2007 letting her know there were no alliances going into the Summerslam battle royal. Nia is now a wild card in the division going forward, and I think the best way to culminate this entire thing would be an elimination fatal four way at Mania. My only criticism is them letting Alicia waste away in the cruiserweight division when she can easily mix it up with the top girls as she possesses all the abilites to do so.

    • Crazy. #RIPMae

      Alicia needs a feud with Emmalina leading up to Mania. Alicia vs Emmalina would be great if given time.

  • And let’s not compare Bayley to the upper midcarders of the Golden Era knowing damn well she has a shovel and has made a fool out of several women despite trying to portray herself as an underdog. She has been booked extremely strong for someone we’re supposed to feel sorry for.

    • Windyhawaii

      RAW doesn’t care about making sense it just Pounces on whose popular and leaves the ones who aren’t in the dark from what I’ve seen

    • Rose-Quartz

      Bayley sucks at wrestling and her gimmick is childish. She can put on good matches because her who ever she’s wrestling holds the match down. Her character is pathetic because if she’s such an underdog why has she defeating Nia Jax. When she did it in NXT it was very high profiled and seemed like a struggle that’s why she defeated her with a submission move. But with a little distraction for Sasha banks and a Bayley to belly which is the absolutely worst move ever she was pinned? She’s no underdog in my opinion and Nia Jax is no monster. They need to look at Awesome Kong vs Gail Kim or Beth Phoenix vs Mickie James or Beth in her second run when she came back. Nia Jax should have been dominanting.

      • SamoanSquad

        I disagree on Bayley being a bad wrestler because she can wrestle.To say that Sasha is the reason why bayleys matches at takeover Brooklyn and respect was good is a ridiculous statement.

        And her character IMO is not pathetic either she’s playing a fan girl when you go to concert what do you see little girls do?.Their loud,Happy and just full of energy why do you think so many little girls love her so much because they can relate to her.At least bayley has a character that makes sense can’t say the same to half these other women on the roster.

        • wwepassion

          Her character makes no sense, she doesn’t do anything fangirl over wrestling. She is just childish and a horrible underdog. Her wrestling is decent at best, I cringe watching her TBH. She is one of those people who needs someone great to help her have a 5 star match. She is overrated and now people are seeing that no offense

          • SamoanSquad

            Your not offending me you have every right to say what you want.But she does act like a fan girl at times when she gets the opportunity to do so.Go back and watch her time when she was with the new day and how she was so excited and marked out and started playing with them that’s what fan girls do.And of course bayley is a bit childish because her target audience is little girls that’s why so many little girls like her.

            I agree with everyone else that her booking is bad and she should not be beating everyone the way she has.But despite all that I still think the Bayley character is good for what it is.

          • wwepassion

            She’s honestly not a fangirl, we’ve heard fans of the business like Aj and Sasha expressing fangirl like attitudes but they aren’t fangirl characters just like Bayley isn’t. Bayley is 4th in merch so her character doesn’t go over well with majority which is understandable. I don’t see her current character getting working for her in the long run. She honestly can’t keep this up if she’s slowly failing in her first year. Maybe turning her heel for once will help her.

          • SamoanSquad

            Honestly I don’t think turning her heel is gonna do her any favors.We need more babyfaces on raw.IMO Bayley is fine her character is fine she gets good reactions(Not as good as Sasha but it’s better than nothing).Its the booking people have a problem with but overall there’s nothing wrong with Bayley as a character.

            I get it she doesn’t favor you or many other people here but her character targets little girls and they love her.So of course not many people will understand her.

          • wwepassion

            They understand her they just aren’t into her, she’s suppose to be an underdog and she’s not. Her character isn’t as over as it was in NXT. People need to realize that the main roster fans are much different from NXT marks. You have to walk on fire in order to get these fans 100% behind you. You have to earn their respect for the long run. One day they like you the next they don’t give a crap. For example I and many others expected the horse women to be the favorites and change everything, yet here we are today watching SD outshine them and are now the favorites. I say that to say nothing stays the same one you debut on the MR and Bayley is an example.

          • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

            He wrestling is decent? She’s actually the best story teller in the ring and that is very important, her matches with Sasha were good but she solidified herself in her matches with Asuka & Nia Jax (who was very green at the time). I will never understand why people like to rate wrestler’s ability based on booking. If the booking of the match is bad, it wouldn’t do any favors to anyone on the ring not matter the talent. I have seen Bayley doing tons of great matches and connect with fans so guys stop competing or saying who is good and who is not. Most of all girls if not all of them are good enough to pull good matches and shows.

          • wwepassion

            Bayley is decent, she is not a great story teller. What exactly does she do to tell a story? Do terrible underdog speech? Or her hand waves during the match? Don’t get mad because more people are seeing how lack of she is. She is overrated and is now being exposed in the big leagues. Also don’t you dare try to blame bookings for the wrestling part lol. She needs someone great to wrestle with to be able to have fantastic matches. Sorry.

          • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

            You are so wrong in many ways, WWE books the match endings and much of it. (If they want things to go in a exact way) Bayley is really good telling a story while in a match, not only with promos but you won’t notice it because you like the flash but not the psychology of the match and today most wrestlers lack of it. Bayley is one of the girst that makes more sense in the mic instead of repeating catch phrases all the time or saying the same promo week after week.
            You only have exceptional matches with people you have good chemistry with, I believe Natalya, Bayley & Sasha have chemistry with most of the women while the others have a special someone. For example, none of Charlotte’s matches are fantastic unless is Sasha or Natalya.

          • wwepassion

            Bayley is awful on the mic and everything about her is cringe worthy. Sorry but her character is already slowly failing.

          • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

            I agree it is but not because of the character, is the booking what is bad.

          • wwepassion

            Both are bad

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        • Winter

          Bayley is not a bad wrestler but I am of those who think Sasha was the main reason of her brilliants matchs in nxt, after that I never saw another good match of Bayley.

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      • John Finnie

        Ramona should have been given the Beth treatment after her first return from injury& more training

    • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

      I don’t feel her as an underdog and I don’t think RAW is booking her like that on purpose, just like Daniel Bryan wasn’t an underdog at all. Sasha & Charlotte’s NXT history have been widely acknowledged by WWE on the main roster and the same thing happened to Bayley. So that means Bayley have already defeated Nia without any distractions previously. Nia have more clean wins on Bayley than otherwise. She’s a baby face but no longer a underdog, the faster we recongnize it, the less we fight with the booking.

  • Windyhawaii

    Not worth watching at all. I feel bad for the women on this brand, I say that with all my sincerity. And it seems like Liv is going to RAW, so sorry In advance for her causes she’ll just be jobbing to the ever unbeatable 3HW. Alicia is at least getting something even tho it kind of sucks major ass.

  • Stef’

    Emmalina has been announced at the beginning of Octobre, which would make 3 months and a half if she miraculously debuts on Monday, and not 2 months.

  • ralfikh

    They need to turn Dana face and attack Charlotte for all the disrespect she gave Dana in the past.. Make them feud.. Atleast its new and unpredictable.. Dana could be Allie(TNA) in this feuds.. This could help Dana the least get to grasp a title storyline.. Which she never got in her wwe careers right..If it was me.. I would atleast let evry single women have a taste for a Title Match cz we’ll never know what other women capablelity if we never gave them the chance to show it..

    • Cameron’s Beatdown

      I think the Dana turning ship has sailed, all the tension has subsided and they didn’t pull the trigger when the timing was appropriate.

      • ralfikh

        Right.. They wasted prob gonna be a fresh feud..
        Juz like AJ/Tamina in the past.. I really wanted Tamina to turn on AJ but guess what wwe juz cant make it happen.. Really sad.. They really need to utelised others women so we as a fan will b exited

  • #Hooligan

    Also, me to wwe creative about Emmalina
    https://media.giphy.com/media/JzOyy8vKMCwvK/giphy.gif

    • glassjaw

      I wonder what’s behind the delay, though? I read reports that she’s been working house shows as a special guest referee.

      • DJ

        Prolly due to lack of active face to feud with. Don’t think creative’s troll game is THIS strong for Emmalina’s delayed debut trolling the shit out of everyone for 3 months straight.

        • glassjaw

          I was just hoping she hadn’t suffered a minor injury that had set her back!

          I’m really growing impatient to see her resurface though.

          • DJ

            hear, hear.

  • Bryskers

    The good thing Raw accomplished this week is the stories they layed groundwork for potential feuds for the new year. Nia vs Sasha, Bayley vs Charlotte, Bayley vs Sasha, Sasha vs Stephanie, Bayley vs Stephanie, Nia vs Charlotte, and even though it wasn’t THAT exciting, it’s still important to have these episodes dedicated to building futur feuds ahead.

    The match was fine.

  • Lucas

    It took this long to write this shitty short redux? seriously? ugh, 3 lines for the match? I would get it if it was posted the day after, but it took 2 days for that. get your shit together DD

    • Cathy Kelley.

      Screaming

  • Nadia

    Stephanie disrespecting the hell out of Sasha and Sasha looking like she was about to throw hands, “hurt” knee and all was the only interesting thing tbh.
    https://media.giphy.com/media/p27jU1Mtg13l6/giphy.gif

    • Gabriella Panajotova

      Agreed. I was thinking “Finally! Someone who doesn’t fold before Stephanie “I hog the spotlight” McMahon” :D

      • Nadia

        I think something with Stephanie and Sasha would be interesting for Mania. Let Charlotte/Bayley stand on their own without Sasha and have Stephanie/Sasha be short, fun secondary storyline where Sasha is trying to help Seth take down the authority because we all know Triple H isn’t really in charge its Stephanie.

    • GailKimStan

      Steph vs Sasha seems like the most insteresting thing they could do right now, definetly better than the recycled Danyel Bryan storyline they want to do with Bayley

      • As long as t doesn’t end the way the Stephanie/Brie “feud” ended, I’m all for it.

      • Geek God

        Boss vs Boss is definitely the way to go for Wrestlemania, they both have been running around saying they’re the Boss, and when Sasha won her 1st Women’s Championship she said “there’s only ONE Boss in the WWE, & that’s me!” Which gave shade to Stephanie, Vince, & Shane who were all feuding on Raw at that time

        • glassjaw

          I’m fine with Stephanie antagonising the women for heat but a wrestling match isn’t something I’d like to see as it’s unlikely she’d put one of them over. In my opinion at least!

        • Nadia

          BOSS vs BO$$ really is an easy tagline.

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          • Geek God

            Yes what site?

          • Crazy. #RIPMae

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    • Winter

      It would be a great feud only if Sasha wins, that put her even more over. But after that it will be very difficult turn Sasha heel. Unless most of the fans I’m ok with Sasha face, she is a great heel but her popularity is very strong and I think she finally feels comfortable as a face .

      • Crazy. #RIPMae

        Steph winning over Sasha would be a good way to turn her heel. She can say enough is enough and join the dark side again.

        • Winter

          Sasha needs to win a feud, and I dont want Stephanie buried another woman in WWE, someone has to shut her up and Sasha is the perfect person for that.

          • Crazy. #RIPMae

            It’ll definitely be hard for Sasha to turn heel after a feud with Steph. A feud is one thing but winning? I’d rather them do Bayley vs Stephanie then because Bayley will never go heel due to her character.

          • Winter

            I dont know how Sasha is going to turn heel, it’s hard. There are only two babyfaces on Raw and leave Bayley as the only babyface is a great mistake. Sasha will never be booed, the fans wants cheer for her and at the same time want her to turn heel, it’s weird.

          • Crazy. #RIPMae

            Maybe she can be a tweener who hates heels and faces and just want to get the job done as a boss.

          • Winter

            Yeah Sasha is the perfect tweener but Raw needs more women babyfaces so for now i’m ok with Sasha face.

          • Crazy. #RIPMae

            But for that to happen she has to turn on Bayley.

  • Dysfunctional

    A Sasha heel turn could be interesting for sure,but the raw womens division is lacking in babyfaces.I actually found interesting the whole dynamic between the 4 women .

    • wwepassion

      Liv Morgan? She is way too green. Rushing is one of the flaws WWE always had so she needs to stay put.

    • Crazy. #RIPMae

      hey omg

  • Super Mateo

    I hate to say it…but this Raw was pretty awful. Well, maybe not ALL of it, but the majority.

    The backstage brawl was fine. It set up later events and gave Sasha and Bayley a reason to want to defeat the heels. No problem there.

    But then they went to Stephanie. Makes sense so far, but it had two big issues. First, I was already sick of Stephanie hogging screen time and taking over stories. Second, Stephanie did nothing to promote them or give us any reason to want to watch them. That segment did nothing for anybody. Bayley now looks like somebody that really shouldn’t be on Raw, like a black sheep that is just there to irritate everyone. Sasha looks weaker for not fighting back. Stephanie continues to get more X-Pac Heat. Nobody wins.

    As for the match itself, what are you doing, Raw? Charlotte shouldn’t have been in it. They burned out the Charlotte/Sasha matchup to the point where they had to cut off the rivalry, and had to add story bits to make sure they don’t meet again, but then they put them two fighting again as part of a tag match? No. Just no. We’ve seen enough of them, WWE. Time to move on. Although, Raw did sort of move on, to Charlotte vs. Bayley, who have a championship match on the next PPV. Why were they in the ring together now? No, no, no. You don’t give away your big matchup like this. You can have Charlotte involved, but it would have been better to replace her in the match with either Dana or Emmalina.

    Raw needs to get it together. Stephanie is currently the biggest problem to fix, but it probably won’t happen until she successfully takes Raw down with her.

  • Lucius #PYM

    I really have nothing to say about Raw that I havent been saying for the past several weeks. it’s clear WWE doesn’t care what their fans want to see.

  • Same old stuff. Dana is MIA again, no Emmalina in sight, Nia is again booked as a monster after eating a loss, Charlotte and Nia showed no tension in the match despite their interaction backstage, and Bayley was the one pinned when Sasha could’ve been that person since she’s “injured”.

    But that probably means Nia might insert herself into the title match, which makes me question why she lost last week. Could’ve done without Nia beig pinned.

  • Randall

    2005 was the year when the women division was a mess and the year that most of the talent was released!

  • Jaded

    Sasha taken many clean losses?
    Asides from her occasional pay per view loss to Charlotte who she has pinned a zillion and one times, I can’t recall any Sasha loss..if am correct Sasha has never been pinned by any other female except Charlotte and that has been four like four times against Sasha’s 30 to 40.
    Nia jax keeps losing?
    Nia was tapped to Becky and was pinned after a distraction from Sasha by bayley which amounts to about 2 loses since she debuted like 6months or so ago….. Frankly I don’t know the show you guys are watching but at least keep it real, other people are watching as well.

    • Greg Lee

      Sasha couldn’t even take a clean loss here on Raw when she had a built-in excuse with her “injury”.

    • Well, if you count Survivor Series, Sasha did get pinned by Natalya; but I see your point.

      • Nadia

        She was the top baby face. Just look at the way Becky has been losing to Alexa. No clean losses. Sasha shouldn’t take clean losses and the way she ended up losing to Charlotte was damaging. She got eliminated early at SS, Lost in a ridiculous way at Roadblock, got punked out by Nia after and she didn’t take the pin in the tag match because of it. She gets pinned by Nia or Charlotte in the tag match than its overkill. She is losing when they finally have Sasha vs Nia anyway.

        • Lucius #PYM

          where’s the suspense if you know she’s losing against Nia? You killed your own argument.

          • Nadia

            No I didn’t. Its called a build and misdirect by WWE. Most people believe that Sasha is going to find a way to beat Nia because that is what a baby face does. Slays the “monster” but is not going to be Sasha. Especially is she is going to be turning heel.

      • Divalicious

        but it took Alexa and Natalya double teaming her even then

    • Crazy. #RIPMae

      Hey gal

  • Cameron’s Beatdown

    Alicia Fox is my saving grace right now, I think she’s doing wonders as a valet in the cruiser weight division, getting involved and showing off more of her crazy persona. The backstage segment where Cedric dumps her had me dyyying!

    • Shan

      Wait, what? He dumped her???? Now I have to go find it!

      • Cameron’s Beatdown

        Ahhhh sorry for the spoilers, it’s on WWE.com and I think it’s on YouTube. Basically she flips out and says “nobody dumps me!” So I think she’s gonna cause some hell for him.

        • Shan

          I watched it. I laughed so hard tears were in my eyes.

          • Cameron’s Beatdown

            Right?! People are saying how bad of acting it is but that’s what makes it so good and fun, Alicia is just crazy and spunky and funny

    • OJ Von Erich
      • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

        I think this is what she needed, to showcase more of that character and being a valet is helping her with that. Even when is hard to cheer or boo her because I don’t know if she’s face or heel anymore.

  • Quick question… What’s the point of RAW being THREE HOURS if they’re not going to put any effort into the storylines??

    • Gabriella Panajotova

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  • SamoanSquad

    I’m sorry but how hard is it for Emma to debut in a singles match against a local in ring competitor? .Then she can feud with Dana since that was her former tag partner I mean how hard is that?.

    This is why I wanted Mickie to come to raw because Raw needs more women I understand everyone and their momma loves Smackdown but we can’t keep Raw hanging they need more women.

    I do agree with the writer the women’s division does feel like the late 2004 with Jazz,Gail and Nidia released leaving a big gap(Summer,Emma and Paige) to fill.It just goes to show you it takes a village to carry a women’s division not just two people no matter how popular they are.

    • Crazy. #RIPMae

      Raw doesn’t need more women though. They have Summer Rae, Tamina, Dana, Paige and Emmalina that’s not being used. One is injured right now but the others are cleared. Alicia is in a manager role and Lana is a valet for Rusev. Lana should wrestle soon so she could be apart of the division. That’s literally 11 women on the Raw roster.

  • glassjaw
  • Shan

    I refuse to comment on the two woman show that seems to be the RAW Women’s Division.

    That said. Alicia is awesome every time they give her an actual storyline that involves her showing personality. This Cedric/Alicia/Noam thing has me cackling every time I see them. Hands down the most interesting thing involving a RAW female superstar lately. I adore Noam and Alicia though. This storyline needs to go on for a while longer.

  • Kyle

    Lita and Trish couldn’t even be in the same room with out having visible tension, stare down or immediately attack. The level of calmness between Sasha and Charolette in their backstage segments puts their feud in a lower category. I thought they were supposed to hate each other.

  • Divalicious

    Stephanie is really an egomaniac
    she wants to be the strongest female character but she doesn’t even wrestle
    Sick of her tearing down the girls even when she ain’t feuding with them

    • OJ Von Erich

      But she’s the company’s heel boss, that’s her role, she does it to the men on a weekly basis.

      • Divalicious

        she’s not that good of a heel if the face don’t get pay off after being bullied in the end

        • OJ Von Erich

          It’s been this way since before the millennium, be it Vince, Steph or Bischoff, the heel boss always belittles & overrules the fan favohrites.

  • Divalicious

    this was an okay RAW I guess not good by not the worst they’ve had
    it’s good they let Nia pin Bayley to redeem herself i guess but she still shouldn’t have got pinned last week
    poor Emmalina they ruined her revamp before it even debuted, and people wonder why the other girls aren’t as popular as the Horsewomen and Nikki, they aren’t even given a fighting chance

  • DJ

    A decent showing for the women of the red brand. Nothing to write home about, though it did laid the groundwork for future feuds such as Bayley/Sasha, Sasha/Stephanie, and even Charlotte/Nia while also advancing the Hugger’s beef with the Queen.

    I do have to say, I appreciate the edge Sasha displayed in her face off with her own “boss” lady after creative nearly flushed down her popularity down the drain in the aftermath of her storied rivalry with Flair. Steph boosting her ego talking down to everyone does nothing when she never(if it does, it’s as likely to happen as seeing Emmalina FINALLY show herself at Raw’s ramp!) gets any sort of comeuppance from the heroes we’re supposed to root for.

    • glassjaw

      Re: your last paragraph. I love Charlotte’s facials. It’s one of the shining things she inherited from her old man.

  • DJ

    One more thing: Charlotte’s witch-like laugh while patting Nia on the shoulder with such self-assurance, as if so confident with herself she had Jax wrap around her finger, only to realized Jax doesn’t give a flying fuck about her when she was hilariously shoved to the nearby wall made me chuckle.

  • We can’t compare these ladies with the dark days divas product, because all are alumni of NXT and Sara Amato. Even tho, the feuds right now don’t click at all, the same thing over and over again. Really I’m getting bored and fustrated of EMMAlina’s debut, why are wwe making us waiting for so long? Also, where is Dana?

  • Miguel Orona Rodríguez

    Alex I hate to correct you but after Bull Nakano there was Bertha Faye, Aja Kong and Kharma, so Nia is the biggest since those two. Honestly Nia fails to deliver like them but her character is very different too, she’s the most girly of them all. I have to agree with the rest, RAW feels empty when it comes to women, they will use the same four female wrestlers for ages, the storylines are stupid and the fact that both storylines are already crashing together makes no sense. A 3 hour show doesn’t seem to know how to book 2 different storylines, they still book them in one segment of the night. All I can say is that Nia looked beautiful as ever, I find her face really pretty. The rest…BORING.

  • brock

    All you do every week is bitch and Complain, The Raw Women’s Division is just fine, You’re like all the fans for years who wanted the Women Treated like the guys and When They finally invested in long Women’s Feud between Sasha and Charlotte you bitched, and Now we got 2 Women’s feud on Raw and You still bitch just shut up already, Sasha vs Stephanie should happen at Wrestlemania and after Bayley Wins The Title
    And Then Sasha Turns on her and We finally get Heel Sasha vs Bayley for The Title Thats a lot of fans are waiting for

    • wwepassion

      First of all we wanted WOMEN treated like the men not just Sasha and Charlotte. They did not even have a good feud, they just put on great matches. The most important thing in WWE are storylines, those 2 were all flash no substance.

      • brock

        Please Child Sasha vs Charlotte was a good Feud You Care to much about storylines, If To Wrestlers put on good Matches i could careless lest about The Storyline

        • wwepassion

          That’s the problem right there. No storyline no one will care in the long run which is what happened with these 2.

    • No that’s not what we asked. Having two women be treated like the guys =/= Not the division being treated like that as a whole.

      What most fans want is equal opportunities for everyone and while some would like Bayley vs Sasha repeat on the MR, most want Alicia to get that push but unfortunately, it’s important to repeat old stuff.

      • brock

        please Alicia Fox she has been around forever and She has plenty of Chances plus she is terrible, You act like everyone who watches Raw watches NXT, Sasha vs Bayley was 2 years ago Now, And Heel Sasha vs Bayley was 2 good not to Do on The Main Roster

        • I stopped after you said Alicia is terrible. Clearly you have no idea what you’re talking about and clearly don’t understand what the fans want.

          • brock

            I have been Watching Wrestling for 27 years I know Talent when I see it, and Compared to Sasha, Charlotte, and Bayley, Alica Fox doesn’t belong in The Same ring with them, Alicia has been around for a long Time now she has had her time in The spotlight, Its Time To let The Young generation of Women Shine

          • You’re ridiculous. She can’t have time if she didn’t do anything during it. You saying she needs to START putting others over as if she hasn’t been doing it for 6 YEARS now. You really don’t know anything.

          • brock

            You’re The One That doesn’t know anything Cause Alicia Won The Divas Title, She isn’t talented enough of Wrestler to compete With Sasha, Charlotte, And Bayley

        • Crazy. #RIPMae

          Alicia is not terrible. Once again, she’s better than Bayley. Being terrible isn’t a problem for Bayley is it? So by that logic, why is it suddenly a problem for Alicia Fox?

          • brock

            Please Child, Sasha, Charlotte and Bayley can wrestle circles around Alicia

          • Crazy. #RIPMae

            I could see where you’re coming from with Sasha and Charlotte but Bayley? Have you seen her matches vs Charlotte and others? Literally her only amazing match was against Sasha. And that’s sad considering she’s had the chance to showcase her skills on numerous occasions while Alicia hasn’t.

  • wwepassion

    Raw is awful.

  • Francisco Baguer

    This is Wrestlemania 30 Women Edition. Stephanie is HHH, Bayley is Daniel Bryan, Sasha is CM Punk, & Charlotte is Randy Orton. Its such a rehash that its all too predictable. If they really want top that lazy, they might as well have Bayley beat Stephanie in the opening match of Mania & then win the title that same night if they really want be uncreative.

  • OJ Von Erich
  • OJ Von Erich

    Although, I must admit, I was happy to see Nia Jax booked as a lone ranger, it was about time she showed Charlotte that she has no allegiance.

  • TabbyK

    Why do they insist on combining these two feuds? I know they want to highlight Sasha and Bayleys on screen relationship but they could’ve done this during Sasha vs Charlotte. I normally wouldn’t mind but Charlotte and Sasha have been involved in a 7 month long program with each other. They need to be separated so that their next feud won’t be met with apathy.

  • OJ Von Erich

    I don’t understand all the Stephanie heat on here, it’s a formula that’s been in place since before Women/Divas were even on the map.

    We’ve always had an antagonist in power, be it Steph, Vince or Bischoff, they are the ultimate BOSS & have “level bosses” do there bidding AKA Corporate Kane, Seth Rollins or someone else, Steph doesn’t need to have a match & lose to Sasha or Bayley, she’s supposed to have the constant upper hand.

    She belittles the men on a weekly basis, so I don’t see how it hurts the women when they have an interaction with Steph once in a blue moon.

    • TabbyK

      The problem is, with Vince and Bischoff they almost always got their comeuppance, while Stephanie rarely does, if ever. Stephanie belittling men does nothing for them either, it’s just her asserting her dominance and nothing more. Which is great for her but her segments don’t really do anything for the majority of the people she works with because they’re never allowed to really challenge her authority.

      • OJ Von Erich

        While I see your point, unless she physically inserts herself or has someone “screw” Sasha or Bayley over, I don’t see any point in her getting a comeuppance so to speak, as it would just dimisnish her character.

        The comeuppance being the face will eventually overcome the odds & win.

        • Gabriella Panajotova

          Most people just assume this will be yet another Brie vs Stephanie situation. And until proven otherwise I won’t really oppose this assumption. The last time Stephanie put someone truly over was Ronda.

          • glassjaw

            Ronda being a possible exception to the rule because of her celebrity status.

    • OJ Von Erich

      It’s basically the opposite of Daniel Bryan giving Becky all these chances against Alexa Bliss, him being the protagonist as opposed to Steph’s antagonist.

    • Gabriella Panajotova

      The problem I personally have is that she’s not getting her comeuppans. Every bad guy does, hell…Vince and Bischoff went through hell and elevated the people they feuded with. Stephanie always comes on top and it does nothing for the other guy/girl.

    • glassjaw

      It hurts the women more because the men, at the very least, don’t have to lose a wrestling match to a non-wrestler. Stephanie’s a well acted antagonist, sure, but for me at this stage I’d rather see her handpick a woman to do her bidding and have her involved that way.

      • ThePeaceVibe.

        Agreed! The best part of her earlier career was due to Tori and DX doing her dirty work for her to keep the title on her. As soon as she had to lift a finger she lost it. I would love for them to have Paige or Nia do her bidding only to turn on her eventually.

        • glassjaw

          I think a really novel way to bring back Paige would be to have Stephanie select her to be in her administration to “correct the error of her ways”. Paige could play along as the stoic brat trying to make amends before eventually questioning Stephanie’s authority and fighting for her independence on the roster.

  • TheBoss

    Bayley practices brujeria.

    • Crazy. #RIPMae

      hey gal!

  • YonceLuvsDivas

    The face off between Sasha and Stephanie gave me chills. I’d love to see the of them feud. Just think of the segments, pipe bombs and the awesome blow off match. We all know Steph still has what it takes to carry a match.

    • Gabriella Panajotova

      She never carried a match per se, but she is not in a horrible physical shape so she can pull of another match.

    • Lucius #PYM

      I wouldn’t see Sasha and Stephanie working. Sasha only knows how to go all out in matches or she isn’t very good.

      • YonceLuvsDivas

        I was thinking that honestly. That match would kind of be awkward.

      • Wrestling.fan.from.France

        Watch her match with Becky then…

  • A One of a Kind Collectible

    The fact no one is even talking about Emmalina anymore, proves WWE has missed the boat. Nobody cares and it’s gonna flop

    • Cathy Kelley.

      Sadly.

    • ThePeaceVibe.

      Unfortunately… I had hope for a while, but they are dragging it out way too long and it’s just going to sabotage her. Then she will get the blame for not getting over I’m sure.

  • Cathy Kelley.

    I don’t want to be over Emmalina, but at this point it’s the only option left. Will she even debut after Royal Rumble? Been saying she will debut after a big PPV since HIAC and I’m still waiting..

  • B J

    Where is Emma!?

  • A bit off-topic (but not really), but I think that if Nia had a theme like THIS along with a gimmick that matched, she’d be a lot more believable as a “monster heel.”

    • Kira_cx

      Yes, cause her current theme isn’t cutting it for me. I like it and all but it doesn’t fit her IMO.

    • OJ Von Erich

      Sound’s like a cross between Karma’s theme & the song at the end of a SAW movie.

      • I’ll meet you halfway in regard to the SAW reference, but I don’t hear Kharma’s theme in this at all. I think this is actually a bit darker than Kharma’s theme.

    • ThePeaceVibe.

      I can’t stand her theme tbh. A darker change like this would definitely help me find her more believable as well.

  • 3???????

    Raw is so damn boring ????

  • QueenSableBomb

    RAW is 3 hours and still a damn mess…my goodness

  • Winter

    This is what happens when you leave Charlotte as a champion for too long, she is a very good wrestler but has been in the main focus for too long. With Sasha as champion her feud with Nia for the tittle will be much more interesting, even with a heel Emmalina. We need other combinations and Bayley for me is not a champion material on the main roster, her gimmick is stupid, i can not take her seriously. I’m ok with a Sasha/Stephanie fued only if Sasha wins the feud, her gimmicks are too similars and that is good to build a great story. It will be difficult build another feud at the level of Sasha vs Charlotte, both seem to be at an unreachable level and is hard for Bayley introduce himself in the mix.

  • John Finnie

    First off Sasha & Bayley are Not the biggest female talent ever, Second Kharma was as big as bull & was as talented unlike Nia,
    The promo was just that a mediocre promo
    Steph,Bayley,Sasha, what Steph will get no comeuppance so pointless
    The match was OK seen 100000 times but with Dana instead of Nia

  • Db

    All I’m gonna say is it’s embarrassing as hell that y’all in the comments are attacking the shit out of Charlotte, Sasha, Bayley and Nia calling them bad wrestlers and overrated when we all know full well its bad booking that is ruining the RAW womens division. Charlotte, Sasha and Bayley are miles ahead of most of the women on SD but because SD have great booking y’all go crazy for them. Smh.

  • Nikolas Dombkowski

    I don’t understand Nia’s gimmick…I think they need to make her a tweener and kinda give her a Rosie Lottalove gimmick minus the lack of clothes. It would make her theme song make more sense if she was trying to promote a different body image for a WWE woman.

  • Seraphina Rosenhart

    So many issues here. Charlotte and Bayley have no chemistry together. They both have chemistry with Sasha in the ring, but not with each other. Sasha has been booked as really weak and so has Nia recently. Raw’s creative team needs to learn from Smackdown. Every single woman on the Raw roster is being booked wrong.

  • Jo9834

    Raw is boring and that is so sad to say considering three of the WWE’s best and most over female competitors of all time are on the brand.

    Charlotte having a stranglehold on the title has taken any buzz away from the division at all, she is GREAT don’t get me wrong, but to win a title four times in one year is excessive.

    Sasha puts on great matches, but her promo ability seems to have peaked as a face. She has done nothing since debuting on Raw to prove she is actually ‘The Boss’. Why is she not chasing Steph’s position or feuding with the Authority?. Or managing a stable of wrestlers where she is the main attraction…

    Bayley…Was gold, and then they gave her these ridiculous half hearted wins. She hasn’t had a GREAT match since debuting, and no one wants to see a rehash of Sasha vs Bayley or Charlotte, its been over done.

    Nia…The worst booked monster of ALL TIME, she has all this size, she doesn’t even need a tag team partner. After all of her squash matches upon debut she should have targeted Charlotte right away.

  • Kara Stevens

    I agree, I don’t like the way there booking Nia. She’s suppose to be that beast but, they make her look too weak. And, I can’t stand Bayley period. Sasha and, Charlotte are pretty much everything about Raw. I do like Nia and, wish they’d use her right.

    • Lucius #PYM

      No, Nia shouldn’t be protected. She’s not that good. They need to quit protecting everyone. Nia’s as soft as Tamina.

  • TheG.O.A.T

    Raw just needs to hire a whole new creative team. The women are too talented and worked too damn hard try o get this trash booking.

  • Mark

    I was slayed by this episode of Raw. ABSOLUTELY slayed. It reminded me of the Ruthless Aggression era. Fierce/amazing backstage segment and it was the PERFECT set-up for an awesome match! I’m excited to see what happens next.

    I was seriously expecting Bayley VS Dana Brooke with Charlotte at ringside or on commentary to be honest… And Nia Jax VS some local competitor with Sasha coming out to the rampway to stare at Nia in the ring. Something predictable and stupid.

    But this was AWESOME. I am so excited!

    • Crazy. #RIPMae
    • wwepassion

      You have low standards no offense

      • Mark

        Yeah right. We just saw two feuds get more exciting and be elevated at once. No more “on commentary” bullshit or staredown shit.

        • wwepassion

          Exciting? It was cringeworthy. You have low standards

          • Mark

            Coming from the one who thought the SD matches are good. LOL. Done!

          • wwepassion

            You must have me confused with all the other people you fight with. I’ve always said Sasha and Charlotte have better matches while SD has the better most important things which are storylines, all women used WELL and their matches aren’t bad so your comment is just petty because you’re a raw mark

          • Mark

            nope. you dissed the Raw matches and said SD was better many times. Take responsibility for what you say.

          • wwepassion

            Nope don’t tell me what I said that’s just petty. Raw matches are crap except when it’s big title matches. Don’t ever put words in my mouth. Again you are confused with someone else since you fight with damn near everyone.

          • Mark

            Yep sure. The person who said the Raw women were being booked so bad and the SD women were being booked better, then a week later said that Sasha was being booked better then the SD girls. LOLZ. K!

          • wwepassion

            Why are you telling me what others said? I don’t care

          • Mark

            You said it.

          • wwepassion

            I told to stop telling me what others said, I’m not concerned about them

          • Mark

            You’re the biggest liar on Diva-Dirt. You take no responsibility for what you say… Atleast I stick to my beliefs and opinions. You don’t have any opinions. You just say stuff to try and seem right and then it backfires on you when people realize you don’t know what you’re talking about! lol. NEXT.

          • wwepassion

            Stop telling me what others say it’s petty

          • Mark

            Stay in denial!!

          • wwepassion

            You’re too petty

          • Mark

            Petty… Maybe. But honest. Can’t say the same for you. Keep backtracking and lying tho. xoxox

          • wwepassion

            You honest? HAHA

  • Crazy. #RIPMae

    I heard that they’re trying to do Sasha vs Bayley vs Nia vs Charlotte at Mania.

    • conan_kun

      I rather want Emma than Nia

      • Crazy. #RIPMae

        Me too but it’s taking Emmalina 3 years to debut.

  • Crazy. #RIPMae

    Bayley is agg. I refuse to let this be our next face of the women’s division.

  • Wrestling.fan.from.France

    First of Alicia Fox’s storyline is absolutely terrible and horribly performed as well. Alicia is adding nothing to Cedric’s career really, we don’t know if she is a face or a heel and her terrible acting really ruined things.

    Her break-up with him by the way was one of the worst acting performance in a long time. WWE has to realize that her “crazy” persona has run it course and that she herself isn’t capable of making it work in the long-term like others may have did. Make her a fierce heel manager if you want but not some multi-faced woman who can is struggling playing her role and neither some smiley face girlfriend which feels forced with her.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=XZC8Cct61Rk

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  • Wrestling.fan.from.France

    About both female feuds, I thought it was totally satisfying. Look at the comment section, some complaints made are very illogical and not really consistent. One exemple being saying that Nia is the worst monster ever tonight when clearly, she’s been booked the strongest out of all the girls here and looked dominant.

    Anyway, the backstage segments are what I loved the most. See, it’s just as good as 2h long promos from Charlotte which I love but can tend to be tirying. It was effective, the two top faces being attacked by the big “bullies” of the divisions. It advance both feuds pretty well and it allowed to set up a match latter on.

    About Steph, I understand what some people are saying about the fact that she doesn’t loose that much but honestly, it feels fresh to see her interacting with women because she doesn’t really do it and it creates potential feud for the future. See I love how Sasha and Bayley’s character are different as face, that edge from Sasha here was just everything. Honestly, I never thought of it but a feud with Stephanie writes itself. “Stephanie McMahon vs Sasha Banks : BOSS vs BO$$”, could be so great and that little interaction they had showed so much potential here. Considering Sasha’s popularity, the reactions for this would be huge.

    The match was solid, it worked for what it was even tho I think the result of it was as good as it was bad. Nia looking dominant was good but Bayley loosing was a little bit of a low point.

    Overall, decent showing here, it did what it needed and that was good enough.

  • limfox

    Raw wack but I still faithfully watch (for the ladies only) ?

  • Rainee Toneme

    RAW needs new writers. RAW needs a new champ. End of story.