Sasha Banks On Equality, Nearly Comes To Tears On-Air After Given An Eddie Guerrero Gift

To help promote Roadblock: End of the Line, WWE Raw Women's Champion Sasha Banks visited with Mark Madden. Here are some of the highlights:

Breaking new ground for women:

"Right now this whole women's evolution has just taken over, Charlotte and I have legit made history, from Hell in a Cell to main eventing a Raw PPV to main eventing Raw three times in a row. It's absolutely insane...This is it, the end of the line for Charlotte and I, there's no rematch clause, whoever wins is going to go down as the great women's wrestler, I think, of all-time."

Fans now being more critical of women's matches:

I feel that we're equal, soon, we're not going to be like, 'Hey, that was a great women's match' it's gonna be, 'That's a great match,' period. We are just as equal as the men, as you can see, every single week, we're main eventing, just like the guys."

Mark Madden then told a story when he was a WCW Commentator and worked with Eddie Guerrero. Mark said he talked with Eddie about his tag team partner, Art Barr (Los Gringos Locos) and one night Eddie wore a Los Gringos Locos shirt to the ring, threw it to Mark, and pounded his heart. Mark had always kept the shirt and wanted to give it to Sasha Banks. Here was Sasha's response, while keeping her emotions in check on-air:

"Oh my God! Yes. Wow. I'm not going to cry on-air, but oh, wow. That means absolutely everything to me, thank you so much. Oh my gosh..."

Sasha later posted a picture of the shirt on her Instagram:

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A photo posted by Sasha Banks (@sashabankswwe) on

Sasha Banks also talked about the Four Horsewomen, physicality of matches, and the "Diva" era. You can hear the full interview (free iHeart Radio sign-up is needed) by clicking here.

If you use any of the quotes in this article, please credit Mark Madden, Super Genius with an H/T to Wrestling Inc. for the transcription.

Sources: Mark Madden, Super Genius


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