“My Toes Hurt”: WrestleMania 40 Press Day Turns Painful for Charlotte Flair

Published 08/17/2023, 9:40 AM EDT

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The venue for the biggest wrestling extravaganza of the year has finally been announced. We are talking about the ‘Biggest Stage In Wrestling’ WrestleMania 40 which takes place on the 6th and 7th of April at the Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. Tickets for the event will be available online from Friday, 18th August at 10 a.m. ET.

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And as ticket sales are about to begin in just one day, WWE is leaving no stone unturned when it comes to on-ground promotions by sending its top star Charlotte Flair to address the press.

Charlotte Flair looked uber glam in her purple blazer and mini top for the press conference

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With just 8 months to go, WWE has already started preparing for pro wrestling’s biggest event of 2024, WrestleMania 40. As ticket sales begin tomorrow, WWE set up a press conference to give fans a lowdown on what’s in store for them courtesy of Charlotte Flair.

The press conference took place in New York and Flair was giving her fans updates every hour through her Instagram stories. She started off by showing her makeup session before the conference. Then the big reveal of the purple blazer and the mini top she wore along with pencil heel purple shoes. And in the story that followed, she was shown walking to the hotel with the caption “My toes hurt” and then finally into the press conference. She even gave fans a glimpse of the healthy lunch she had post the conference and that obviously followed by some ‘Bling Bag’ shopping.

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Fans got a sneak peek into Flair’s glamorous corporate look, which was very different compared to the gear she wears in the ring. Maybe a future gimmick of ‘SmackDown GM’ awaits her, in case Triple H is watching.

WWE also put out the poster for WrestleMania 40 on its official site and it has superstars Seth Rollins, Rhea Ripley, Asuka, Becky Lynch, and Bianca Belair to name a few. But 3 superstars on that poster have got fans speculating that there might be some Triple-Threat action.

The poster for the biggest event in pro wrestling also indicated some alluring possibilities.

Roman Reigns, Cody Rhodes, and Brock Lesnar are part of the official WrestleMania 40 poster implying a main event

At WrestleMania 39, Cody Rhodes lost to Roman Reigns while trying to win the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship. He even expressed his grief about the loss post the match on Instagram. Still, fans have been eagerly waiting for round 2 of that feud to take place.

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And maybe those prayers of the fans might finally be heard as the official poster of WrestleMania 40 has Cody Rhodes and Roman Reigns standing side by side. This might be a hint that Rhodes will finally get a chance to finish his story by winning the Championship.

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But there is also another Behemoth of a superstar in that poster and it’s none other than the menacing Brock Lesnar. Lesnar’s last match with Reigns was at Wrestlemania 38 where he lost his WWE Championship to Reigns. Both Rhodes and Lesnar will definitely be gunning for title glory if this thrilling main event sees the light of day, but only time will tell.

But what do you think of Charlotte Flair’s outfit for the press conference? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Christopher Lazarus

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Christopher Lazarus is a WWE writer at Essentially Sports with over 12 years of experience in radio, television and music streaming. After completing his Bachelors in Chemistry, he moved on to media for his love for the creative aspect. He has been an avid fan of WWF/WWE since the dawn of cable TV in India when main events like 'King Of The Ring' and 'Royal Rumble' were aired on Sundays through VHS cassettes.
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