WWE Rumors: Charlotte requests time off from the company

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There may have been a valid reason for Charlotte dropping the WWE Women’s Championship on Monday night

This past Monday night was one of the better editions of WWE RAW that we have seen in quite some time, and depending on who you ask, the highlight of the evening was Sasha Banks taking the WWE Women’s title from Charlotte.

While we knew that’s where this story was headed, some were confused that the switch happened on an edition of RAW as opposed to next month at SummerSlam, where everyone expected the moment to take place.

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But, there might be a reason for that. According to the latest edition of Wrestling Observer Radio (h/t WrestleZone), Charlotte has recently asked for some time off from the company, which would indeed explain why the switch happened so suddenly.

Of course, if this is indeed true, then it makes sense that they decided to slap the title on the wildly popular Banks. The moment wasn’t as big as it could have been had it taken place in Brooklyn next month, but it was memorable and special to watch nonetheless.

As for Charlotte, it’s not known why she potentially asked for time off from WWE, but we’ll have to see in the coming weeks just how long she will be off the television screen before she surely comes back to look to get her title back.

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