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Fans Upset Over WWE’s Fabulous Moolah Memorial Battle Royal, Mainstream Media Attention, Petitions

As famous, WWE introduced on Monday that the first-ever Fabulous Moolah Memorial Battle Royal will happen at WrestleMania 34 with feminine Superstars from WWE NXT, RAW and SmackDown competing, doubtless for a trophy. The match is known as after WWE Corridor of Famer and NWA Corridor of Famer The Fabulous Moolah, a four-time WWE Girls’s Champion and a five-time NWA Girls’s Champion. Her final WWE match got here on September 15th, 2003 as she defeated Victoria on RAW, a match that she was promised for her 80th birthday, making her grow to be the primary octogenarian to wrestle in a WWE ring. She made a number of extra non-wrestling appearances for WWE through the years earlier than passing away on the age of 84 in 2007.

There was vital backlash amongst followers on social media since WWE made the announcement on Monday evening.

Moolah has been accused through the years of basically being a pimp to youthful ladies’s wrestlers again throughout her prime, benefiting from them and screwing others out of labor and pushes, amongst different allegations. The tales on Moolah from from shoot interviews with ladies’s wrestling stars similar to Luna Vachon, Wendi Richter, Leilani Kai and others, plus different trade speak. You may learn a “Wrestler’s True Colours” Reddit thread on Moolah at this link, which particulars a few of the claims made about Moolah earlier than and after her dying, a few of which have been denied by Moolah.

WWE Announcement On The First Fabulous Moolah Memorial Battle Royal, Superstars React, Video Preview

Forbes has picked up on the backlash at this link and followers have launched a Change.org petition to have the title of the battle royal modified at this link. The petition has three,165 signatures and counting as of this writing. There’s additionally a petition to have the match canceled at this link. That petition has three,231 signatures and counting as of this writing. These Change.org petitions by no means power any precise modifications in WWE however they’re value mentioning.

As seen beneath, followers have responded to numerous tweets from feminine Superstars concerning Moolah and the match, together with tweets from Stephanie McMahon and WWE NXT Girls’s Champion Ember Moon. Liv Morgan had made a tweet on the match however it seems she deleted it as a result of suggestions from followers.

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