Earlier in the week, it was revealed that Nikki Bella had been named the top female performer by Pro Wrestling Illustrated. Well, the other girls backstage are using that as a source of motivation now. Paige, Sasha Banks, Becky Lynch and Charlotte are now on the main stage, so they know that they have a much better chance at topping the list. PWI factors in on screen accomplishments as a criteria.
November 8, 2015
During a live event over the weekend, the Bella Twins worked a tag team match against Naomi and Tamina Snuka. Towards the end of the match, Brie Bella appeared to have injured her shoulder, as the referee did the X symbol that normally signifies the medical team backstage that someone needs help. Some, however, are under the belief is that it is solely a story line, as Paige made the save on Nikki Bella as she was being double teamed.
May 16, 2015
Rumor has it that the Bella Twins have been pushing hard to get their own spin off show. They want to do so because it would provide their friends and family an opportunity to gain more exposure on television. WWE is hesitant because they fear that Total Divas would not be much of a draw with Nikki Bella and Brie Bella, as they are viewed the stars of the show. There is also said to be some backstage heat towards the sisters from the other divas for this.
April 19, 2015
On Monday Night Raw, Nikki Bella and Brie Bella were sitting at ringside. They were doing commentary during the divas battle royal. Out of al the girls in the ring, Nikki mentioned that she would much prefer to wrestle Rosa Mendes. Rumor has it that she has some backstage heat on her, so that might have been something that WWE ordered Nikki to say through the headphones. Rosa was recently dropped from Total Divas because of the heat.
April 13, 2015
Earlier in the day, Tamina Snuka was spotted in Austin, the site of Monday Night Raw. She is scheduled to be backstage, which means that her return to television might take place tonight. For those that are not aware, she has been sidelined for much of the past year because of a torn ACL injury. No word yet on how WWE is planning to utilize her, but there is a chance she might be held out because Nikki Bella is working with Naomi at the moment.
April 6, 2015
Monday Night Raw is being held in New Jersey tonight, and a very familiar face is backstage at the moment. AJ Lee is scheduled to make her return to WWE this week. The belief is that she will end up teaming up with Paige at Wrestlemania to take on Nikki Bella and Brie Bella. Unless plans are changed during the day, the program should be started on television tonight. AJ recently made headlines by bashing Stephanie McMahon and the company.
March 2, 2015
On Monday Night Raw, WWE went with a bit of a publicity stunt while promoting their top divas feud. A backstage segment showed that Nikki Bella and Brie Bella had stolen wrestling gear from the Pale Princess, who happened to have been in the shower. The commentator teased that she might come out naked for her match. She ended wrestling in an outfit that was borrowed from a Rose Bud. That caused "Naked Paige" to become a trend on Twitter.
February 16, 2015
Those that watched the latest episode of Smackdown saw Nikki Bella and Brie Bella taunting and attacking Paige in a backstage segment. WWE did that because they were setting up a divas championship match between Nikki and the Pale Princess at Fast Lane. This is more than likely a filler match, as management is said to be leaning towards having Nikki heading into Wrestlemania with the championship in tow.
January 31, 2015