Former WWE Superstar Lana Sends a Message to Liv Morgan Ahead of Her Money in the Bank Match

Published 07/18/2021, 8:26 AM EDT
LOS ANGELES, CA – AUGUST 17: WWE Diva Lana AKA C.J. Perry shows her support for the “Mobile Mammogram Truck” managed by Komen of LA County and Watts Healthcare on August 17, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)


Fans are well aware of the friendships between former WWE superstar CJ “Lana” Perry and other superstars. Ahead of Money in the Bank PPV, the Ravishing Russian sends a positive message to one of her friends in the company.

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The Money in the Bank ladder match this year features eight women, four from each brand. The contenders are Alexa Bliss, Asuka, Naomi, Nikki Cross A.S.H, Zelina Vega, Liv Morgan, Natalya and, Tamina.

Originally, Carmella was in the match. However, she challenged SmackDown Women’s Champion Bianca Belair last Friday after the previous number one contender Bayley got injured.

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Lana has a wonderful friendship with almost all of these women. However, her words went out to the former member of the Riott Squad, Liv Morgan.

Morgan posted a throwback picture early on Sunday, captioned, “July 16th, 2019 July 16th, 2021 Never give up.” Lana retweeted the photo and said, “Never Give Up. Passionately chase the big dreams. Proud of you.”

After proving herself again and again with repeated victories on SmackDown, Liv Morgan was still not a part of the MITB ladder match. After Carmella got to face Bianca, Morgan came out on SmackDown and confronted WWE Official Sonya Deville.

Then Sonya gave Carmella’s spot to Liv, and finally, the latter was eligible for the match. Later on, WWE announced Tamina as SmackDown and Money in the Bank women’s ladder match’s final contender.

Watch this story: WWE Superstars Who Took the Longest to Cash-in Money in the Bank Contract

Apart from Lana, WWE Universe supported a tearful Liv Morgan on SmackDown last Friday

During a commercial break on SmackDown last Friday, Megan Morant interviewed Liv Morgan. The segment did not air at first but WWE later added it as a “network exclusive” on YouTube.

The Show was WWE SmackDown’s first live show in 70 weeks. A tearful Morgan hit back at the haters that she hard worked to get where she was and it was not luck.

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“I have worked and fought week after week to prove that I’m ready, willing and quite capable of winning that Money in the Bank briefcase,” Morgan said while holding back her tears.

“I think it’s time that I finally get what I deserve. And trust me Megan, luck has absolutely nothing to do with it,” said Morgan amidst a huge “You Deserve It” chant. “This weekend, the WWE Universe is finally and fully going to Watch Me,” Morgan concluded.

Do you think Liv Morgan will be able to win her first accolade in WWE on Sunday? Let us know in the comments below.

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Angana Roy

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Angana Roy is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports, having published more than 800 professional wrestling articles. She is currently pursuing higher studies in English language and literature from the University of Calcutta and has over three years of experience in journalism. As a life-long fan of the sports entertainment brand of pro-wrestling, her work consists of live coverage of weekly shows, PPVs, speculating the future course of storylines and everything in between.

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