Former NXT Women’s Champion Raquel Rodriguez has called on WWE to introduce a midcard title for women similar to the Intercontinental Championship.
While WWE can lay claim to having one of the strongest women’s divisions in pro wrestling across Raw and SmackDown, the company has only ever had one singles women’s title for each brand.
While the company did create the Women’s Tag Team Titles back in 2018, there is still a gap in the shape of a midcard title similar to the Intercontinental or United States Titles available to the male roster.
On October 6th, WWE’s closest rival, AEW, will see the first anniversary of their secondary women’s title, the TBS Championship which is currently held by Jade Cargill.
One star who would like WWE to follow suit is former NXT Women’s Champion and Women’s Tag Team Champion Raquel Rodriguez.
When the subject was raised during Rodriquez’s recent appearance on NBC Sports Boston, the star was all behind the idea, saying it would be a “huge leap forward” for the division.
“A hundred percent. I think that would be something so great for the women’s division, especially because we have so much diversity in the women’s division.
“We have women from all over the world, from all over the country, from different backgrounds, different ethnicities. I think having an Intercontinental Championship, having a North American Championship for the women would be something, you know, a huge leap forward for the women’s division and wrestling in general.
Raquel Rodriguez went on to claim that it is something that is not only a possibility but could well happen in the near future.
“I personally do feel like that is something that is possible and is something that could possibly be happening in the near future. So I’m looking forward to that and possibly making new history.”
H/T to Fightful for the above transcription.