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11/17/2015, 03:01 PM

My thoughts on Ronda Rousey's loss, Paige & Charlotte closing Raw

By Trish Stratus / @trishstratuscom
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A lot of you have been asking my thoughts on Ronda Rousey – they haven't changed... she's still the best fighter in the world, she's still a trailblazer, she's still a game changer for not only female athletes of the ring, but for all female athletes, and she still will become champion again by coming back fiercer, stronger, hungrier, wiser #andStill

I'm just enjoying the fact that we are having conversations about women who are killing it in male dominated sports. And, to see it cross over to the squared circle like it did last night was incredibly smart timing on WWE's part. A big congrats to Paige and Charlotte for earning their spot in the main event. A well-deserved accomplishment that they both proved to be ready for.

Next, it's time for us to see ladies on the current roster get a main event spot on a PPV card – it's clear they're ready, and so are we. Besides, putting their top athletes into the main event spot is what WWE does, gender shouldn't be a factor.

Here's to more kick-assery in and out of the ring, and to more ladies fighting to show we deserve the same respect, recognition and opportunities as our male counterparts in the same industry. Lord knows we fight/work just as hard for it!


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