Banks and Naomi infamously walked out before an episode of Monday Night Raw in May after not being happy with the creative direction the company were taking with them and their titles.
They were subsequently stripped of the tag team belts, suspended by WWE and all their merchandise removed from WWE’s online shop. There were also reports both were set to be released from the company.
However, following Vince McMahon’s retirement and Triple H taking over the reigns there has been moves to reconcile with the pair.
So much so, that according to Dave Meltzer on Sunday Night’s Main Event, all parties have now agreed to a return and it’s only a matter of time before that Banks and Naomi are back in WWE, via WrestleTalk.
“Last week, which is the last I checked, the contract hadn’t been signed but they were all expecting that it was happening. They were all on the same page. I was basically told it’s as good as done but they haven’t signed so it could fall through.“
They may have already signed by now but a week ago, (I was told) they’re back. It could be tomorrow, it could be in a couple of weeks. It’s whatever day they want. They are probably pacing things. You don’t want to show all your cards in week 1 (after Triple H taking over). You want to have something big to talk about every week for the next couple of weeks. An agreement in principle was reached over a week ago.
In their absence WWE have this week started a tournament for their Women’s Tag Team Championships, involving eight different teams – including the NXT tandem of Nikkita Lyons and Zoe Stark.
Fans are now speculating that Sasha and Naomi’s reintroduction into WWE could be at the culmination of the tournament, where they’d ready to stake their claim as the ‘real’ tag team champions.
Transcription via WrestlingNews.co.
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