In his 83 Weeks Podcast, Eric Bischoff commented on Ronda Rousey and her departure from WWE. Eric Bischoff is one of those who does not have such a high opinion of her, despite the fact that she gained great popularity during her tenure.
Bischoff emphasized that Rousey never had a special chemistry with the audience. “Eh, I think she’s….I don’t want to say [she’s] overrated, but I think in terms of the professional wrestling industry, she’s overrated.
Obviously very accomplished mixed martial artists, very accomplished in judo. Phenomenal athlete, but she never clicked for me in WWE despite a push from the gods. She got an amazing push, but there was something lacking with her, and she never clicked with me.
I don’t think she really clicked with the audience. Not long after she first arrived. I think the shine kind of wore off the star pretty quickly, and I never got the feeling that she was really serious about the industry”.
- Bischoff said, as quoted by pwmania.com!
Eric Bischoff: I just don’t think she’s as big a name as people sometimes think she is
Rousey has accomplished a lot in her career, but despite everything, some feel she hasn't shown much.
Bischoff believes Rousey is overrated. Besides, Eric doesn't seem particularly optimistic that Rousey will go in the right direction in the future. “I just don’t think she’s as big a name as people sometimes think she is,” Bischoff continued.
“I don’t think she’d matter to a buyer. I don’t think there’s going to be a media buyer out there or a programming buyer out there, or an executive that’s going, ‘Oh, wait a minute, you got Ronda Rousey. I wasn’t too sure about this deal, but now I really want to do it.’ I don’t see that”.
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