Sasha Banks Talks About WWE Randomly Dropping Storylines


As noted, WWE Superstar Sasha Banks recently appeared as a guest on The Sam Roberts Wrestling Podcast for an in-depth interview. Below are some additional highlights from the appearance.

On main differences in working in NXT and on the WWE main roster: “I think that’s what’s different about NXT too. We kind of always knew where we were going, so it helped me prepare and think of ahead of time, like, ‘how can I make this better?’. But when I go to RAW, it’s legit, like, ‘I have no clue what I’m doing.’ I don’t even know what to prepare for. I’m just, like, handed something or told something. And I was like, ‘okay, I have one hour to get ready. Oh, okay. Alright. Let’s just do it!’ So, honestly, I wish we had the opportunity to know what we’re doing in the next three months. If we’re going with a storyline, I would like to know, ‘yeah, we’re going with you and Alexa [Bliss] and this is where we want to take it and where we want to go’ instead of just being, ‘oh, maybe you’ll have a tag match. Maybe you’ll have a promo. Maybe you’ll have this random match that doesn’t make any sense or whatever. Who knows? Or maybe you’ll just sit in catering. Who knows?'”

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On WWE randomly dropping storylines on the main roster: “I think that’s with all of our [WWE] Superstars. None of them know what’s going on. When you see Monday Night RAW, we’re all surprised. Sometimes we’re even confused [about]where we’re going. And sometimes, maybe they don’t even follow through with a storyline, which kind of sucks sometimes.”

On if she is in favor of an all-women brand in WWE: “I feel like we wouldn’t be all used if we were all just on one show, so I don’t know. And, like, there [are]two champions, so that’s really awesome.”

On the NXT women’s division not taking off like she had hoped and her interest in facing Asuka: “I feel like the women’s division down there hasn’t really [taken]off the way that I would have liked it [to]have, like it should have been. And I would love to face Asuka. I mean, I don’t understand why she’s the longest reigning champion because I’m not down there. But they have so many incredible women down there and I just wish they were used more. That’s what I have to say about that.”

Check out the complete episode of The Sam Roberts Wrestling Podcast featuring the Sasha Banks interview at