Ric Flair Renames WWE SmackDown in Response to Sasha Banks’ Comments

Published 10/06/2021, 7:45 AM EDT


Sasha Banks has been on roll ever since she returned to WWE at Extreme Rules. The Boss took out both Bianca Belair and Becky Lynch to mark her return.

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Now, The Man will face both Belair and Banks at the same time in WWE Crown Jewels 2021. But before that, both former and current WWE SmackDown Women’s Champions have been drafted to the red brand, i.e. Raw.

From the booked Triple Threat match at Crown Jewels, only Sasha Banks in retained by SmackDown. In a recent tweet by The Boss, she declared that the blue brand was the superior brand in WWE.

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The debate about the roster depth in both Raw and SmackDown has been a focal point of debate for many fans for a long time. Charlotte Flair came out and voiced her opinion via an emoji in response to Sasha Banks’ recent tweet on the matter.

Chiefly, the Nature Boy, Ric Flair could help but shout out his famed catchphrase and it seems like he has the concept of rebranding SmackDown on his mind.

If a legend such a Ric Flair thinks the blue brand is better, there must be some truth about it. Whether SmackDown is the better brand or not is a debate, we will leave for the fans. In the meantime, everyone is still processing the 2021 Draft Picks.

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Sasha Banks in a Triple Threat Match at WWE Crown Jewels

The race for the WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship has been a real rollercoaster. Let us take a stroll down memory lane. First, Becky Lynch stunned the world with her return at SummerSlam this year.

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As if her return wasn’t shocking enough, The Man squashed ‘The EST of WWE‘ to win the Championship. Needless to say, the title change received a lot of backlash from the fans.

Next, Becky wasn’t willing to give Belair her rematch for weeks. And when she finally did, something even more unexpected happened. Sasha Banks attacked Belair out of nowhere and then proceeded to do the same with Becky.

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WWE finally booked a triple threat match between all three women at Crown Jewel. It will be interesting to see which superstar will be left standing at the end of the night with her title held high.

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Aditya Pran Mahanta

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Aditya Pran Mahanta is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports, who is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Arts degree from Amity University, Noida. Being a sports fanatic, he has played state-level badminton in his younger years but his love for WWE overtook all other passions. Being a decade-long wrestling fan, he relishes the older wrestlers and wishes that the newer generation had the same Edge.

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