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When I see a career like Sasha has been having, all I can think of is..... does she have heat or something, because none of what we're seeing makes ANY sense. I feel like she has/had all the check marks the WWE would want, as a top female of a company. She's hot, she can wrestle, she sells to many different demographics, and she's perfect for the PC-PG era WWE. So what gives? Look at this timeline.

a) She debuts red hot. One of the most over debuts in quite sometime. They put her in a faction, TEAM BAD. Okay....that's fine. I think Tamina and Naomi suck, but that's fine. She can be the ROCK of team bad (like he was for NoD). But they did NOTHING with Team Bad. You see how they're doing stuff with Fashion Police....like that's the sort of vignettes/segments Team BAD should've had. But they did NOTHING!! I think wwe.com exclusive stuff and that's it. It's a shame because this was the time to let Heel Sasha shine. Show the world at what she does best.

b) They break up TEAM Bad, RANDOMLY. This was the first real big blow to her career. For no reason, other than 'because', Sasha turns face. Unceremoniously too might I add. They break up and she's in the triple threat match. Why not keep her heel AND part of TEAM Bad. This was rough because now she's asked to cut face promos, where it's one of those things she can't do well. She starts to say "I'm the boss" as her ONLY go to.

c) She loses at wrestlemania. Interesting. Not a big problem if you ask me, because they wanted her to chase a bit more, and they wanted to get more out of the charlotte character...that's fine. No issues there. From April-Summerslam, the idea should have been to get Sasha as over as possible as a character. Squash matches, small feuds... hell my idea was to have her join NEW DAY. I think putting her as the female of NEw DAy would've been amazing. Let the New Day cut the promos, she stands there looking confident, and everyone wins. But they don't do ANYTHING. Just a bunch of 'eh' face stuff. you can blame the lack of depth of the womens roster at the time, but it shuld not have mattered because all you wanted to do was get sasha's CHARACTER over.

d) She loses at Summerslam. Haha what? The WWE must've thought her momentum died (yeah because of WWE's lack of effort) so they said summerslam...nah. Ooooookay?

e) Now we begin to 6 month feud with Charlotte, filled with "historic" matches, and the belt switching hand a milllion times. I didn't mind that part of it, becuase it showed that the two of them were equall...but they KEPT having her lose on PPV. The Raw wins are great, but the PPV wins ALWAYS mean more. Especially when one of those matches was HiAC and...

f) SHE LOSES THE IRON MAN MATCH IN THE MOST EMBARSSING WAY POSSIBLE! Okay here we go. This is where all the crap is washed away and she wins the feud on top by winning the first iron man women match. Oh...she taps out with 3 seconds left, while looking right at the clock? haha so not only does she lose...she looks like a fucking moron. She loses and in really rare form...the HEEL wins the feud TOTALLY CLEAN. That's right. It's forever determined that Charlotte is better than Sasha. Ouch

g) Does she get her moentum back from that? Nope. The following 6 months is loss...loss...loss...loss...loss..and losss. She loses to Nia. She loses early at wrestlemania. And is now going toe to toe with Alicia Fox!? Her feuding with Fox is great, it kills time...but she's losing CLEAN to Alicia Fox!? dear lord.

So my question is...why is this happening? What is it about Sasha that the WWE doesnt' like...OR is there something she's done backstage to cause heat?

Now look, I realize that her promo skills aren't great...but, so what? If that's her big weakness, don't expose it, and let her other strengths shine through (charisma and wrestling skills).

The only possibility is that they're playing the long game here. They know they'll have her around for a long time, so they're saving all the good Sasha stuff for later?

It's really bizarre. If she gets serverely injured and they never get to utilize her potential....that would be a shame
 

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You didn't factor in injuries. She's been injured a few times on the main roster. I don't think she's getting "buried" or that she has heat. Bayley & Alexa are feuding over the title, hence why they are being focused on so much right now. If Sasha really had heat or they grew tired of her, she wouldn't be involved in a storyline with Alicia Fox, she would be sitting in catering with nothing to do.
 
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I mean you guys do realize she's only won TWO ppv matches in the past 14 months. A tag team win with Bayley and a Nia Jax rolll-up win. That's it. She wasn't even a survivor in survivor series. She wasn't even the final 2 at wrestlemania.

You guys are downplaying her 'poor booking' a bit too much here. .
 

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Why is it everytime someone isn't in the title picture, people act like they're being buried or some shit?

She went 50/50 but eventually lost to a chosen one in a massive feud, then she's taken a back seat to Bayley for the time being. Oh no! Her career is over!

Seriously, how many times has she actually been pinned clean? To Charlotte. She lost to Nia while having a hurt leg, then beat her when it was 100%, she lost to Alicia in a nothing match, then she beat her right back with ease.

I mean don't get me wrong the women's division in general is just one big wasted opportunity, but Sasha isn't special in that regard.
 

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Sasha still had great matches in NXT and I know she's still talented, but she's definitely suffered from WWE's main roster curse like a lot of people who were awesome before debuting.

I think Bayley has been the bigger disappointment between the two so far, but it's clear that there's other women who are coming up and thriving like Alexa and are taking the spotlight from Sasha. Charlotte appears to be the clear favorite (and I can't fault WWE management for seeing her that way, because she's incredibly athletic).

I'd say Sasha is in trouble, but I wouldn't count her out just yet. When people like Asuka and the next generation from NXT come up and Sasha's still just kinda sorta there, then yeah, she probably doesn't have much time left as a major women's star then.
 

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Why is it everytime someone isn't in the title picture, people act like they're being buried or some shit?

She went 50/50 but eventually lost to a chosen one in a massive feud, then she's taken a back seat to Bayley for the time being. Oh no! Her career is over!

Seriously, how many times has she actually been pinned clean? To Charlotte. She lost to Nia while having a hurt leg, then beat her when it was 100%, she lost to Alicia in a nothing match, then she beat her right back with ease.

I mean don't get me wrong the women's division in general is just one big wasted opportunity, but Sasha isn't special in that regard.
never once did i use the word buried. I'm saying, the way she's been used is surprising, and has the potential to become "Ambrose'd". The more she's treated like NOT a big deal (Which is the way she's been used in the past year or so), the more people are going to think of her as that.

The 50/50 booking is irrelevant to a face...it's who WINS the feud and who comes out on top at the end. ANd that was Charlotte. And since then, the WWE hasn't done anything to show you they think of her as a big deal (which to me, is really surprising).

You're right... the womens division is filled with missed potential, but Sasha's is the most drastic in my opinion.
 

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Apparently she has heat (bro) with Alexa so they're being kept away from each other for the most part because if they were in a match together they couldn't possibly have a wrestling match. It'd turn into a real cat fight because they have vaginas.
 

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I think WWE is racist against Sasha
And I think you actually hate Becky and all of your bullshit trolling is just a pathetic attempt to make her fans look ridiculous.


Now, on the topic of Sasha, there's no way I can deny that she has fell victim to some delays. The major one obviously being that the company went with Charlotte as their top woman and now she's having to wait again while they continue to build Alexa. I'm sure it's been frustrating as hell for her.

Here's the thing, though. She's like a walking trump card that they can pull at any time they want. She's got the match resume and the company hasn't forgotten that. She also has the heel character and they haven't forgotten that either.

In conclusion.....Sasha is one Alexa face turn away from being right back on top. I feel that the plans were for her to turn on Bayley and Bayley flopped. Now Alexa is being built for an eventual face turn and that when it will happen. Then there's the fact that Charlotte is 6 years older than both of them. The day will come when it's Alexa and Sasha as the two top women.
 

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never once did i use the word buried. I'm saying, the way she's been used is surprising, and has the potential to become "Ambrose'd". The more she's treated like NOT a big deal (Which is the way she's been used in the past year or so), the more people are going to think of her as that.

The 50/50 booking is irrelevant to a face...it's who WINS the feud and who comes out on top at the end. ANd that was Charlotte. And since then, the WWE hasn't done anything to show you they think of her as a big deal (which to me, is really surprising).

You're right... the womens division is filled with missed potential, but Sasha's is the most drastic in my opinion.
They only know how to treat someone as a big deal if they're in the title scene, that's why. Look at Bayley last year, feuding with Dana Brooke and Alicia Fox, doing nothing, there is no midcard, it's either the "main event" or lower card.

If we get to the point where she's doing the Becky Lynch, Sami Zayn Role aka losing to everyone clean and not getting her wins back, then I'll start worrying.
 
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