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Ronda Rousey on New WWE Regime: ‘Everyone is Better Than Vince McMahon’

Ronda Rousey on New WWE Regime: ‘Everyone is Better Than Vince McMahon’

With Vince McMahon gone from WWE, Ronda Rousey believes the company can only improve.

Shakiel Mahjouri of CBS Sports recently interviewed Rousey and asked her if she thinks the new WWE regime can make the company a better place for wrestlers than it was under McMahon. Rousey indicated that she enjoyed working for Paul “Triple H” Levesque and hopes the women’s division gets a more equal share of WWE television time with him in charge of the creative side.

“Well, I think everybody is better than Vince McMahon. The only place you can go is up (laughs),” Rousey said. “I really like Triple H and working with him. And honestly, I haven’t watched it, but I saw something from (Natalya) where they said they had a card with as many women as men recently. And that’s exactly what I would like to see, the women being represented equally with not only matches on the card, but time on the show. I don’t think they have anywhere else to go but up. And I’m really, really happy for all the women that are still here and thriving under the new regime.”

McMahon resigned from WWE and its parent company TKO Group Holdings in January following a lawsuit filed against him by former WWE employee Janel Grant. McMahon, WWE and John Laurinaitis are named as defendants in the lawsuit. McMahon is accused of physical and emotional abuse, sexual abuse and sex trafficking.

The lawsuit has been suspended for six months at the request of the Justice Department as it conducts an investigation into McMahon.

Rousey has been away from WWE since SummerSlam 2023. In previous interviews, Rousey has said she doubts she will ever return and that she would only do so if things “drastically” change in the way WWE is run.

Rousey is currently focused on building her career as an author, releasing her first graphic novel and working on the screenplay for a Netflix film about her life.

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