The WWE has provided a storyline injury update on Sasha Banks after she was viciously assaulted by Bayley on this past Friday’s edition of SmackDown.
The WWE has released an official statement following the events of this past Friday’s SmackDown.
“The Boss seemingly sustained a knee injury after crashing into the ring post during the WWE Women’s Tag Team Title Match, then being on the receiving end of Shayna Baszler’s relentless offense. But the worst was yet to come for Banks. After she refused medical attention, Banks was brutally attacked by her partner and best friend, Bayley, who culminating the assault by wrapping a steel chair around Banks’ neck and jumping off the second rope to stomp on it. Banks was taken from the WWE ThunderDome in an ambulance. WWE.com can confirm that Banks was taken to a local medical facility and is being evaluated.” WWE said in an official statement.
Banks teamed up with Bayley against Shayna Baszler and Nia Jax in an attempt to recapture the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championships. During the match, Banks seemed to have injured her knee. Baszler and Jax would eventually pick up the win.
Following the match, Banks was unable to stand due to her injured knee. Bayley would then viciously assault her in one of the most shocking betrayals in WWE history.