During a recent podcast interview with Chris Jericho, Sasha Banks confessed that she was frustrated in NXT because performers such as Summer Rae and Paige were being called up to the main roster before she was. Sasha stated that a lot of that frustration was squashed whenever management started putting some more focus on the female performers in the developmental brand.
August 12, 2015
If there is one good thing about AJ Lee retiring from WWE, it's that her departure opens up the door for another female performer. A roster spot and salary slot have been open. A diva on the main roster right now has a chance at filling that void, but that is highly unlikely. More than likely, the company is going to look at the developmental divas in NXT. Charlotte is first in line, but the company is also high on Sasha Banks and Bayley.
April 4, 2015
WWE did a live event in Toronto this weekend, and they brought along Sasha Banks, who happens to be the women's champion down in NXT. The reason for that is because management wanted to get a better gauge of her abilities to see how far along she is from being promoted to the main roster. The evaluations are a bit different when the performer is working in front of a huge audience as opposed to working in front of a developmental crowd.
March 2, 2015