On Monday night the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions walked out of Monday Night Raw, and now everyone is waiting to see what will happen next. There’s been a lot of talk about why Sasha Banks and Naomi walked out with contract issues being one of the possible factors.
On the latest episode of The Ringer’s The Masked Man Show with Kaz, former WWE writer Kazeem Famuyide noted that both Superstars are in negotiations for contract renewals, and that their contracts may be expiring in the next two months.
“I did hear that their contracts … they were in negotiations for renewals. I don’t know how soon it is, but I think Sasha and Naomi’s contracts were set to expire within the next two months already … What happens if their contracts just run out while they’re doing this? I don’t know. There’s so much unspoken, there’s so much unknown with this situation that I don’t want to be that person who’s just irresponsible, just spewing things recklessly like people tend to do … I’m just saying what I know, and you do with that information what you will.”
This claim lines up with a recent report from the Wrestling Observer Newsletter which noted that Naomi has been in negotiations for a new contract with World Wrestling Entertainment.
At this point WWE has yet to make an announcement regarding what will happen with the Women’s Tag Team Championship belts and neither Sasha Banks or Naomi are expected to be at SmackDown tonight. Stay tuned for more updates as they become available.
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