For almost a year, we've been told that there is a real revolution taking place in woman's Wrestling and it's happening right now in WWE.
At first look, with wrestlers such as Bayley, Paige, Becky Lynch and Sasha Banks, it is hard to argue with that sentiment. With a second look, however, that statement begins to unravel as false.
One of the main criticisms that WWE has faced regarding their woman's division over the last few years is the "looks over skill" mentality that Vince McMahon is known for. Wrestlers such as Eva Marie are clear proof that this mentality still exists in WWE.
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Total Divas has acted as even more proof of this mentality since the show's original conception.
The overdue release of Cameron left some fans with high hopes that WWE would get rid of the most untalented wrestlers in order to allow room for more talented ones to come in and take their place. This failed to be the case as Cameron was the only female casualty.
Cameron's release was to be expected with many wondering how she had made it this long making mistakes such as pinning Naomi on her stomach before realising her mistake a good few seconds after.
Although WWE has now retired the term "Divas Division", due to production and the money spent, the name Total Divas will still be kept. The word "Diva" has seemingly become a dirty word in WWE with people using it to question the ability of stars like Eva Marie and Summer Rae.
Without Total Divas, the question remains on whether the likes of Eva and Summer would still be signed to WWE contracts. Specifically, Eva, she is pretty much a main character on the show often getting quite a bit of air time. She hasn't been used on the main roster since Wrestlemania 32 and Summer Rae also hasn't played a big part.
She hasn't been used on the main roster since WrestleMania 32, however, and Summer Rae also hasn't played a big part.
Their placement on Total Divas is most likely one of the sole reasons in which they've managed to hang on to their WWE contracts. For the main roster, however, this is a complete step back for the Woman's revolution.
WWE desperately needs to move away from the looks over talent philosophy and with shows like Total Divas, it seems that won't be happening anytime soon.
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