“It’s the biggest thing you can do in wrestling” – Sasha Banks on headlining WrestleMania – Diva Dirt


In a latest interview on the Simply Girls’s Sports activities podcast, former SmackDown Girls’s Champion, Sasha Banks spoke about undertaking her childhood dream, to most important occasion WrestleMania.

At WrestleMania 37, Sasha Banks and Bianca Belair made historical past. The match was monumental because it was the primary time two black ladies had been the principle occasion for a ladies’s championship.

It was clear that the event meant so much to each wrestlers at first of the match. Each Banks and Belair took time to savour the second earlier than the bell rang.

Regardless of shedding the match and her title to Belair, cameras caught Banks smiling with pleasure from the magic that simply occured.

Right here’s what “The Boss” needed to say about discovering out, her response and what it meant to headline WrestleMania;

“The entire month was such an anxiousness factor. We had no thought who was going to most important occasion WrestleMania. The 12 months earlier than, I used to be telling my greatest buddy Bayley, ‘I’m going to most important occasion WrestleMania 37.’ It was all the time my dream to most important occasion WrestleMania and I used to be simply placing it on the market to the universe and striving and dealing in the direction of it. The month earlier than WrestleMania, I actually thought, I heard rumblings it was going to be the blokes and I used to be like, ‘What can I do?’ All I can do is be me and carry on doing my work and present Vince that ‘if I’m not the principle occasion, I don’t know what most important occasion you’re going to have.’

Legit, the Wednesday earlier than WrestleMania, I discovered we had been the principle occasion. I used to be so nervous and was asking, ‘Did you examine the cardboard, did anybody let you know?’ ‘You’re not the principle occasion.’ ‘Nobody informed me that.’ I used to be going to go to rehearsals and if I discovered, all I might do is perhaps ask Vince. I went to rehearsals and TJ Wilson informed me that I used to be the principle occasion and I immediately began crying. It was so overwhelming and it was loopy. It’s the most important factor you are able to do in wrestling and my heroes haven’t gotten to do what I’ve finished. Not solely that, simply being a lady and an African-American lady, we’re checking off so many issues. The largest factor I obtained to examine off was totally undertaking every part I had written down as a child. I’m on trip proper now, nonetheless soaking that in.”

Credit score: WWE

Banks is absent from WWE programming in the intervening time as she takes a well-deserved trip. However when she returns, she’s going to most definitely be seeking to get her title again.

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