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Sasha Banks And Bayley Delve Into History For Storyline Inspiration

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Sasha Banks has opened up about the inspiration for her rivalry with former best friend, Bayley. According to the star, both women delved into history for the foundations of their war.

Speaking with Digital Spy, the WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion revealed that the pair based their rivalry on Trish Stratus vs. Mickie James in 2006, one of the most famous women’s rivalries in wrestling history.

Explaining what they took from the classic feud, Banks revealed that it wasn’t the storyline in general – where James stalked Stratus, becoming more and more infatuated – but how the tale was structure over the span of a year:

For now though, the star who recently made her debut in The Mandalorian is on top of WWE’s mountain and looks to assert herself as on the greatest female stars in the history of the industry.

Credit for the interview: Digital Spy

h/t for the transcription: Fightful