Bayley formally welcomed Asuka to Harm CTRL on WWE SmackDown final week. The position mannequin gave the Empress of Tomorrow her faction’s T-shirt only a week earlier than they go to battle towards Workforce Bianca Belair on the 2023 WWE Survivor Sequence.
It is price noting that the present incarnation of Harm CTRL may be very totally different from what Bayley initially had in thoughts. The previous SmackDown Girls’s Champion beforehand instructed BT Sport throughout an interview that she initially needed Peyton Royce and Tegan Nox within the group.
“Peyton Royce was somebody I actually needed to have in there. Tegan Nox was somebody I needed there. For lots of people, it modified over time, and as folks left the corporate and issues like that, however Dakota was at all times one of many OGs that I at all times envisioned on this group. [H/T: Wrestling News]
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For many who do not know, Peyton Royce was one half of The IIconics in WWE. She was final seen on the March 22, 2021 episode of RAW the place she misplaced to Asuka. This turned out to be her remaining match as she and a number of other different WWE abilities, together with tag crew associate Billie Kay, had been launched from their contracts.
Did Bayley have one other identify for Harm CTRL?
Harm CTRL, like each different faction earlier than it, has endured numerous rolls. The group obtained some backlash over its identify when it first debuted at SummerSlam 2022. Bayley instructed Ariel Helwani that she had pitched a special identify for her faction than WWE.
“My first authentic, I needed it to be known as ‘The Now’. For me it was I do not care what championships I received prior to now, I do not care what occurs subsequent, like these women right here and what we’ll do, the current is all that issues. The Now was my first thought, however there is a present known as The Now or one thing like that. You recognize, it is simply authorized stuff.” [H/T: Wrestling News]
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It stays to be seen if Harm CTRL will prevail towards Workforce Bianca Belair at WWE Survivor Sequence: WarGames 2023.