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Sasha Banks Explains Why She Left WWE In 2022

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Below are a couple of top WWE & AEW news stories of the day, involving Sasha Banks and SmackDown.

• Mercedes Mone fka Sasha Banks will have his first match in All Elite Wrestling this Sunday at the AEW Double Or Nothing 2024 PPV, where she’ll face Willow Nightingale for the TBS Women’s Championship.

During an interview with The Ringer, Mone said the following about her CEO character:

“They haven’t really got to see the CEO. They know who Sasha Banks is, but the CEO, Mercedes Mone, is something they’ve never seen before, and I’m ready to show them. I’m the greatest women’s wrestler of all time, 100 percent.”

Also during this interview, Mercedes said the following about leaving WWE in 2022:

“I don’t like being handcuffed. The only place to grow is with change, and I needed that change.”

WATCH: Sasha Banks’ Major Wardrobe Malfunction:

• Below is the updated card for WWE King & Queen of the Ring after SmackDown in Saudi Arabia:

Undisputed WWE Championship Match: Cody Rhodes (c) vs. United States Champion Logan Paul

Women’s World Championship Match: Becky Lynch (c) vs. Liv Morgan

Triple Threat Match For The Intercontinental Championship: Sami Zayn (c) vs. Chad Gable vs. Bronson Reed

Finals Of The King Of The Ring Tournament: Gunther vs. Randy Orton

Finals Of The Queen Of The Ring Tournament: Lyra Valkyria vs. Nia Jax

WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship Match: Bianca Belair & Jade Cargill (c) vs. Candice LeRae & Indi Hartwell [Pre-Show]

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