Bayley says she hoped WWE would hold Sasha Banks rivalry going to WrestleMania 37


In 2020, the union after which cut up of Sasha Banks and Bayley was the strongest story in WWE.

The pair have been the closest of buddies earlier than turning bitter rivals afterward within the yr and that led to a showdown at Hell in a Cell.

Sasha Banks and Bayley were WWE’s MVPs for much of 2020

Sasha Banks and Bayley have been WWE’s MVPs for a lot of 2020

Banks would win that contest and finish Bayley’s historic reign as SmackDown Ladies’s champion.

Given how nice the story was, many had hoped that, maybe, WWE would lastly give Bayley and Banks the WrestleMania platform they’d lengthy deserved.

As a substitute, Banks will defend the SmackDown Ladies’s title she gained from Bayley towards Bianca Belair and Bayley has no plans or story for WM37 at the moment.

talkSPORT had the possibility to speak to Bayley throughout WrestleMania week and she or he advised us that she had hoped the story with Banks was going to the Present of Exhibits.

“Yeah, I believed it was going to hold on a bit bit extra,” Bayley mentioned of her story with Banks. 

Sasha Banks finally wins the SmackDown Women’s title from Bayley

Sasha Banks lastly wins the SmackDown Ladies’s title from Bayley

“However I’m very, very pleased with that Hell in a Cell match. It was a lot enjoyable and so glad I received to do this. 

“However I do want it was a bit extra and I do want we might have gone on to WrestleMania as a result of I believe that’s the place my coronary heart was. I used to be ready for that.”

The Hell in a Cell match they did have was an immediate basic. The stress they needed to ship a basic was extraordinarily excessive, too, given their earlier work collectively.

Did Bayley really feel that and the way completely happy have been they with the match?

Bayley and Sasha Banks have always had magic chemistry

Bayley and Sasha Banks have at all times had magic chemistry

“We felt fairly good about it. I did really feel stress. Each time now we have a match these days, I really feel stress as a result of at any time when now we have matches, everybody fortunately enjoys the matches so yeah, there’s at all times the additional added stress once I’m wrestling Sasha.

“I believe a bit little bit of the stress got here from it being her third Hell in a Cell match and it was my first. So I needed it to not simply dwell as much as her previous matches, however exceed them and for that to be her favorite one and the followers favorite one. 

“So I used to be very in my head making an attempt to think about distinctive issues. With no crowd, it’s so laborious with out followers there. I believe it might have been one million instances higher if we had a dwell viewers. 

“However I believe that simply made me try to work a bit bit tougher as a result of you must try to get the story throughout even greater.”

Bayley hoped the Sasha Banks story might go to WrestleMania

Bayley hoped the Sasha Banks story would possibly go to WrestleMania

Backstage, the match was unanimously properly acquired and that features from Vince McMahon.

“To be sincere, I don’t actually bear in mind the backstage [laughs]. I bear in mind TJ [WIlson], who was our producer, he was very, very completely happy. He’s at all times so happy with us. 

“And lots of the ladies who have been there within the locker room have been very supportive so it was good.

Only one of the Four Horsewomen are in action at this WrestleMania 37, and that’s Sasha Banks


Solely one of many 4 Horsewomen are in motion at this WrestleMania 37, and that’s Sasha Banks

“Vince says a number of issues,” Bayley begins. “We at all times go as much as him after any match or section and he was very pleased with that one. 

“So I don’t actually bear in mind specifics however he was completely happy. He higher have been, we beat one another mindless! [laughs].

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