Sasha Banks returned to in-ring action this past weekend since suffering a concussion at a live event on May 15.
The WWE fan favorite picked up a concussion when referee Darrick Moore accidently kneed the female superstar in the head during a match. Banks was going for a pin when the referee was distracted by Lana on the ring apron. Upon turning around, that's when the collision occurred as Banks had moved from her original position.
It turned out to be a serious concussion as The Boss was out for a couple of weeks, but now she has returned to the squared circle, many fans expect her to be in the Women's Championship picture by SummerSlam later this year. However, if the recent Vince McMahon rumors are anything to go by, this might not be the end of the setbacks for Banks.
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According to The Wrestling Observer Newsletter - via Wrestling Inc - not only has he been comparing Banks to former WWE superstar Daniel Bryan because of her injury proneness, but he also believes Banks can only wrestle a certain way as well, all out.
Their report said: "While the injury was a fluke and not Sasha's fault, it may look bad for her to WWE officials as Vince McMahon has said on multiple occasions that he believes Sasha knows only one speed - all out."
While Banks might be injury prone depending on how you look at it, this isn't something Mr. McMahon should be concerned about because so many superstars have picked up injuries over the past year as well, including stars like John Cena, Seth Rollins, former Divas Champion Nikki Bella, and so many more. It's a common problem in the WWE right now.
With her being arguably the biggest fan favorite in the Women's division, WWE needs to capitalize on this popularity and book Banks in the Women's Championship picture as soon as possible, hopefully by SummerSlam later this year. She has great talent and deserves to have a title reign sooner rather than later.
WWE shouldn't be paranoid about her injuries, otherwise they'll miss out on so many opportunities that can help grow the Women's divison. Sasha has what it takes to lead the division and a likely match against Charlotte at SummerSlam could help take women to new heights in the company. It's a chance that can't be missed.
You only have to look at the Triple Threat from WrestleMania 32 between Banks, Charlotte, and Becky Lynch to see the potential another clash at SummerSlam could have. Not only that but her performances from NXT are highly rated by fans as well, including the 30-minute Iron Women match against Bayley at NXT TakeOver: Respect.
WWE would be idiots to keep Banks out of the spotlight in the Women's division as there is a strong chance she could be the superstar that takes women's wrestling in the company to the next level.
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