Sasha Banks vs. Alexa Bliss First-Ever Women’s Match in Abu Dhabi 2017
This match marked the first time female wrestlers competed in a match—not only in the capital city of United Arab Emirates —but in the entire country.
This is one of the most significant moments Sasha has taken part in as a WWE superstar. It will have a lasting cultural impact in Abu Dhabi, and on the women in the Middle East.
Alexa Bliss defended her RAW Women’s Championship against Banks, with the crowd chanting, “This is Hope! This is Hope!” Everyone involved was was heavy with emotion. It’s also important to note that both ladies had to wear special ring gear as to not show any skin. To adhere to local customs.
Sasha Banks is the entrant no. 1 in the first women’s Royal Rumble 2018
Sasha entered first and lasted 54:46 in the first-ever Women’s Royal Rumble match, making her the first Iron Woman. Natalya followed in her footsteps this year, lasting 56 minutes.
This is when we knew the Women’s Revolution was on and popping. The ladies finally got to participate in the historic WWE match. 30 women took part in 2108 and the first to enter the ring was “The Boss” Sasha Banks.
It is also important to note, that it was the main event of Royal Rumble last year. Most of the WWE universe would agree that it outdid the men’s match, as well.