Bayley made her long-awaited return from harm at SummerSlam this previous weekend and confronted Raw Women’s Champion Bianca Belair alongside Dakota Kai and Io Shirai, now going by Io Sky. Details about “The Role Model’s” new group have since made their means on-line, together with how Kai wound up again within the firm regardless of being launched earlier this yr, Shirai’s title change and the potential title for the group.
We’ll begin with that final bit. Bayley tweeted a photograph alongside Kai and Sky on Sunday alongside the caption, “CONTROL,” indicating that is the title of the faction. She additionally tweeted out tune lyrics to the Janet Jackson tune, “Control” to additional get the purpose throughout.
— Bayley (@itsBayleyWWE) July 31, 2022
Kai was launched again in late April after alerting WWE that she did not plan on renewing her contract. According to Fightful Select, Kai was one of many individuals Triple H listed as a excessive precedence to deliver again into the corporate as soon as he took over as WWE’s Head of Creative. Multiple corporations apparently wished to signal her, together with AEW, however these negotiations apparently by no means progressed.
As for Sky, reviews of her seeking to return to Japan with out signing a brand new contract not too long ago popped up which she tried to shoot down. The call-up signifies she has signed a brand new cope with the promotion and marks her first onscreen look since NXT Stand & Deliver throughout WrestleMania 38 weekend. It’s unclear as of now what led to the title change. WWE Shop has since posted new merchandise for all three girls.
Fightful Select additionally famous that the group was an concept that had been beforehand pitched below the Vince McMahon regime however was shot down on the time — “We’ve heard that the stable was actually pitched quite a while ago — before Dakota’s release — and Vince McMahon rejected it. There were other versions pitched that included Raquel and Kay Lee Ray before they got called up and repackaged, respectively.”
What do you assume the longer term holds for the brand new faction? Could their introduction result in the return of the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championships whereas Bayley chases Belair’s Raw Women’s Championship? Let us know your ideas down within the feedback!