At the SummerSlam event in Nashville Saturday, Rousey, 35, lost the women’s title match to Liv Morgan and appeared to take issue with referee Dan Engler’s apparent failure to notice Morgan, 28, tapping out in the immediate aftermath of the match, according to the WWE.
Rousey grabbed the referee by the arm and flipped him over her shoulder and on to the ring’s floor, where she pinned him down until another official arrived in the ring to break the tussle up, video of the incident 显示.
“Rousey’s going to be fined, or perhaps worse,” a WWE broadcaster speculated immediately as the incident played out in front of the crowd at Nissan Stadium.
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周二, the WWE released an official statement noting that Rousey “has been fined an undisclosed amount and will be suspended.”
“An irate Rousey attacked the official after her SmackDown Women’s Title Match, claiming he missed Liv Morgan tapping out to the Armbar while he counted the pinfall,” the company wrote in their statement.
As a result of Rousey’s suspension, the WWE said in its statement that she will not appear on Friday Night SmackDown this coming week.
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星期一, Rousey posted a series of photos from her match against Morgan to Instagram and called out the WWE within the post’s caption.
“嘿 @wwe if you guys could stop screwing me to put over your golden girls at every major ppv that’d be greaaaaaat,” Rousey wrote.
In response to the decision that Rousey took issue with, she also retweeted a 推特帖子 from WWE television host Greg Miller in the immediate aftermath of SummerSlam in which Miller accused Morgan of having “won the championship by taking advantage of the situation and retained it by being a cheating coward.”
This is not the first time the WWE has suspended Rousey for attacking an official.
六月 2018, the company suspended Rousey from Monday Night RAW 为了 30 days in a storyline in which she attacked wrestler Alexa Bliss, Raw general manager and retired wrestler Kurt Angle as well as multiple referees, 根据 WWE 当时.
Rousey, who competed in judo at the 2008 夏季奥运会 and worked as a professional mixed martial arts fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the 2010s, 欢迎女儿 La’akea Makalapuaokalanipō (aka Pō) with husband Travis Browne in September 2021.
Rousey and Browne, who is also an MMA fighter, 拿到 married in Browne’s native Hawaii in August 2017.