Vince McMahon is known to have severe criticism, but according to new SmackDown women’s champion Asuka, the WWE President was very pleased with TLC’s Main Event last Sunday, which saw the Japanese wrestler win the title against Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch in first TLC’s women’s match.
Indeed, interviewed by the sports daily Tokyo Sports, Asuka shared an emotional moment she lived with Vince McMahon after his match at TLC. Going backstage, Becky Lynch, Charlotte Flair, and Asuka were greeted with applause. Vince McMahon then hugged the champion and said, “It was good, congratulations, I’m really happy. ”
Also in this interview, speaking about her upcoming reign, Asuka said she came to WWE to improve the quality of women in the federation:
“The reason I came to WWE is to improve the quality of women. I want to make women more recognizable, that’s my mission.”