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Maxxine Dupri Recalls Reaction To Getting Match With Rhea Ripley, Says It Was Pivotal For Her

March 1, 2024 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
WWE Raw Rhea Ripley vs Maxxine Dupri Image Credit: WWE

Maxxine Dupri faced Rhea Ripley in the ring in December, and she recently recalled her shocked reaction to learning about the match. Dupri fell to Ripley in a short match, but one she feels was pivotal to her career as she said during an interview with Ring The Belle. You can see some highlights below, per Fightful:

On her reaction to finding out she would face Ripley: “It was insane. I was just telling someone when I got the text that I had that match, I was waiting for the just kidding text. Like, there’s no way. Me? So it was terrifying that I was going to throw up. However, it was such a pleasure to get to work with someone who is so talented, has such an incredible presence.”

On the match itself: “I definitely jumped straight into the deep end, not fully prepared. However, I think that that match will always be a pivotal match in my career because that’s where it shifted, where I was like, okay, I have to change my training and I have to change what I’m doing. So that way I can have a better chance against her in the future. So I think that that was like a really pivotal moment for me and a turning point in my career.”