Ronda Rousey is no longer the SmackDown Women’s Champion after a shocking twist at Money In The Bank!
It had been said that no female Money In The Bank winner had ever failed to successfully cash-in their contract, and so it proved once again.
In the opening match of the night, Liv Morgan climbed high above Becky Lynch, Asuka, Lacey Evans, Alexa Bliss, Shotzi and Raquel Rodriguez. But little did fans know at the time, as Morgan sat on top of the ladder in tears, the best was yet to come.
Elsewhere on the show, Ronda Rousey defended her SmackDown Women’s Championship against her heated rival Natalya. The bout turned into a battle of the submissions, with Rousey almost forcing Natalya to tap out in the Sharpshooter, but in the end it was an Arm Bar that got the job done.
Not that Rousey emerged unscathed, a Sharpshooter had taken a toll on her knee, and as her music rang around the arena, Liv Morgan saw her opportunity.
Morgan sprinted to the ring, roared on by the capacity crowd, but the dream almost turned into a nightmare. Rousey caught the popular star in an Ankle Lock and it appeared that there was no escape. However, this would be Morgan’s night as she reversed the champion into a pin to win her first championship in WWE.
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The result was greeted by a monster cheer, and “You deserve it!” chants from those in attendance. Even the most cynical of wrestling fans would be hard-pressed to disagree.