Summer Rae on people's expectations to be a part of the 2023 Women's Rumble
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Summer Rae is the person many expected to be a part of the 2023 Women's Rumble. One training caused many such reactions. However, it turned out that those rumors were far from the truth. “So funny, Tenille (Emma) texted me from the Royal Rumble practice this last week and she goes, ‘I walked in and everyone –’ she goes, ‘Half the roster thought you were in the Rumble,’ and I was like, ‘What do you mean?’ And she was like, ‘Everyone thought you were fabing them and you’re in the Rumble because you were training with Nattie,’ like two weeks ago and I was like, ‘If I was in the Rumble, I wouldn’t post that I’m training with Nattie.
I’d make it a secret.’ Isn’t that funny? Actually, like Dana (Brooke) and all those people…”-she said, as quoted by pwmania.com
Summer Rae on her finish during the 2022 Royal Rumble
She also revealed why she didn't use a finisher during the 2022 Royal Rumble.
WWE executives had other ideas at that moment. There are some things that she thinks could have been different, but everything turned out great. Rae is a great character and a wrestler from whom we can only expect the best.
"I didn’t use the ‘Summer Crush’ in 2022 women’s Royal Rumble) because they (WWE) told people they didn’t want everyone coming in and just hitting a bunch of moves.
They didn’t want everyone coming in running a comeback because it gets a little monotonous… And Nattie and I had our feud so it was just nice to just get in there with her so, it was a cute little spot. Nattie could have slapped me a little quicker.
There was like this weird lag time. But, it was good and Nattie had like 45 minutes of match to remember so…”