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MASSIVE WWE Superstar LEAVING the company following SummerSlam

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The wrestling world is still buzzing from the aftermath of WWE’s SummerSlam event. One of the most significant revelations to emerge is the departure of a massive WWE superstar, Ronda Rousey.

Leading up to SummerSlam, there were whispers and speculations about Rousey’s future with the company. Now, it’s confirmed that she has indeed wrapped up her time with WWE, at least for the foreseeable future.

Ronda Rousey’s exit from WWE wasn’t abrupt. There were numerous reports suggesting that she was contemplating wrapping up her stint shortly after SummerSlam. However, the exact timeline remained shrouded in mystery.

It’s now clear that her match at SummerSlam was a farewell, according to Dave Meltzer on Wrestling Observer Radio, at least for the time being. The way she exited the ring, putting Shayna Baszler over by allowing herself to be choked out, was a testament to her professionalism and respect for the wrestling business.

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The “Hard Out” Date in Rousey’s WWE Contract

Delving deeper into the specifics, it’s understood that Ronda had a “hard out” date in her contract. This essentially means there was a predetermined date for her departure, which might explain the rush in some of her storylines.

The storyline involving Baszler, for instance, had to be expedited after multiple delays due to injuries. SummerSlam was the culmination, the grand finale of this narrative.

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