Bayley didn’t get a match at WrestleMania 37, but she did get a running bit where she was disrespected by the hosts, the announcers, and various members of the 2020 & 2021 WWE Hall of Fame classes.
It started on April 10’s Night One, and it continued tonight. First, Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff blew her off to go look at Easy E’s boat. Titus O’Neil just left her hanging. And two of those dudes were dressed like pirates at the time!
DING, DONG. HELLO, @itsBayleyWWE! ️#WrestleMania @TitusONeilWWE @EBischoff @HulkHogan pic.twitter.com/Z8E6AYD5Ix— WWE WrestleMania (@WrestleMania) April 12, 2021
Later, she interrupted hosts Titus & Hulk (now with 99% less ruffles) on stage after the Raw Women’s title match. This figured to be where the angle would pay off, and despite all evidence to the contrary, many of the fans in Raymond James Stadium and around the world were convinced this would be the return of Becky Lynch.
It was not.
The spot went to 2020 Hall of Famers Brie & Nikki Bella. The Twins took a couple verbal shots from the Role Model - that they “looked like Elmo” and that John Cena wasn’t here tonight - then Nik blasted Bayley with the Bella Hammer, and they both rolled her down the ramp.
DING DONG! Meet The @BellaTwins, @itsBayleyWWE!— WWE (@WWE) April 12, 2021
Stream #WrestleMania on @PeacockTV ▶️ https://t.co/MlZAhw4x3O pic.twitter.com/UEkJux9Dfi
Opinions will vary on whether Bayley deserved better, or if two nights worth of segments count as a WrestleMania spot. Nikki & Brie are likewise fairly polarizing (fwiw, the crowd didn’t cheer them for this, according to people tweeting from Raymond James).
But we can all agree we never needed to see Hogan do the Bella dance, right?
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