SmackDown Women’s Champion Liv Morgan has addressed the negative fan reception to her title defence against Ronda Rousey at SummerSlam.
The fans were behind Liv Morgan when she pinned Rousey for the gold after cashing in her Money in the Bank contract at the Money in the Bank premium live event.
WWE audiences began to sour on Morgan following her title retention at SummerSlam. The final moments of the match were controversial, with Morgan scoring a pinfall victory over Rousey while the former UFC star had the current champion trapped in an armbar.
Despite being presented as a babyface, Morgan received boos and jeers of ‘you tapped out’ from crowds following the July 30 event.
Speaking with Gorilla Position, Morgan admitted that she wasn’t surprised by this change in reaction, noting: