To prepare fans for the divas match at Extreme Rules, WWE has been utilizing Nikki Bella and Brie Bella as baby faces on television. However, as of right now, management is not committed to doing a full fledged face turn. The reason for that is because they still want Paige to receive her shot at the title when she gets back from filming a movie with Miz. The goal is for her to be the one to remove the belt from Nikki. Naomi is considered a filler for now.
April 25, 2015
Since Paige might not be available because she is filming a movie and Naomi just did a heel turn, WWE is looking into the possibility of Nikki Bella working as a baby face when she defends the belt against the latter at Extreme Rules on Sunday night. They even tested out the audience reaction at a live event during the tour of Europe last week. The face turn might not necessarily be a full time thing, however, as management likes the Bella Twins as is.
April 20, 2015
As some of you may already know, Paige is taking some time off from WWE to film a movie. Since they are still figuring out the filming schedule, the front office decided to write her out off of television. They left open the possibility of her making a return at Extreme Rules to challenge Nikki Bella for the Divas Championship. Reports have now surfaced that Naomi might be required as a replacement because of the filming schedule being changed.
April 20, 2015
Before AJ Lee stunned the professional wrestling world by announcing her early retirement from WWE, there were plans in place for her to turn do a heel turn and challenge Paige, who is still being scheduled to capture the Divas Championship from Nikki Bella at Extreme Rules. The creative department had to quickly find alternative plans. Since they already wrote the story, they simply decided to replace AJ with Naomi.
April 15, 2015
Based on their kayfabe article online, WWE has effectively written Paige off of television. The reason for doing this is because she needs to miss some time to film her part in an upcoming movie. There has been no word about how long she is expected to be gone, but the belief is that she will be back in time to work her title match against Nikki Bella at Extreme Rules. She will only miss episodes of Monday Night Raw.
April 14, 2015
As many of you already know, Kane announced last week that there would be a divas battle royal to determine a top contender for Nikki Bella and the Divas Championship. WWE has now announced the ten females who will be competing in the match. Alicia Fox, Brie Bella, Cameron, Emma, Naomi, Natalya, Paige, Rosa Mendes and Summer Rae will all be fighting to see who gets the coveted title shot at Extreme Rules.
April 12, 2015