Last month, Ronda Rousey successfully retained the SmackDown Women’s Championship by defeating Shotzi at Survivor Series PLE. However, the match did not go according to plan. At one point during the bout, Rousey botched the apron DDT spot, which received a huge backlash from fans.
During her YouTube gaming stream “The Baddest Stream On The Planet”, Ronda Rousey reacted to fan criticism of her match against Shotzi at Survivor Series. Rousey stated that it was the first time that she did the apron DDT spot.
So let me explain what happened. I actually pitched that spot [DDT spot] because I loved that she [Shotzi] does that but we couldn’t practice it in my ring because the ropes were too loose, and then we couldn’t practice it when we got to the arena because there was these big cages so, everybody was like — I’ve taken DDTs before but I’ve never helped anybody over the floor so they were like, ‘Okay, you gotta have your hand here on her leg, another hand on her hip and you’re gonna guide her over’ and everyone was so focused on, ‘Gotta guide her over. Guide her to the floor’ that it was literally all that was on my mind when it happened and so when I was like, guide her and when she was down, I was like, oh f**k. Just go to where you’re supposed to go.
So, yeah, I f**ked it up because I was so concerned with keeping somebody safe and a lot of times when you see me do something the first time, it’s the first time I ever did it. It’s the first time I ever did it, I was really concerned with keeping Shotzi safe and I made it look bad and you know what? I’m sorry, okay. F**king shoot me. Apparently, I deserve to be fired or burned. It reminds me of Monty Python and the Holy Grail when they were like, ‘Burn her!’… There weren’t calls to fire anybody when Madcap Moss and Big E were spiked on their heads and they were like, burn her anyway! I’m so sorry that I was so concerned with keeping someone safe that I made the bump look bad.H/T Post Wrestling
Rousey also noted that Finn Balor vs. AJ Styles match took additional six minutes and as of result their match was cut short.
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