Charlotte and Paige will etch another chapter in their ever-evolving rivalry when they again clash with Charlotte’s Divas Championship on the line this Sunday at WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs.
Following several memorable encounters, including a hard-hitting affair at Survivor Series that Paige alleges ended in controversy, the two will re-engage at WWE TLC, now with the personal animosity between the two at its peak. Paige has pulled no punches since asserting herself as Charlotte’s top challenger, making slanderous attacks against Charlotte’s entire family, including her WWE Hall of Fame father, Ric Flair. On the flip side, Charlotte enters this title rematch with a new demeanor that has been impossible for the WWE Universe to ignore.
Seemingly embracing more of her father’s “Dirtiest Player in the Game” mentality as of late, the Divas Champion has been unabashed in going the extra mile to pick up victories in the ring. She has also outwardly displayed more confidence, especially in relation to her thoughts on The Diva of Tomorrow.
And the ill will came to a head on “Miz TV” during the Dec. 7 edition of Raw. After Charlotte claimed she would defeat Paige in a dominating performance at WWE TLC, Paige once again played her mind games, slapping not Charlotte, but rather her 16-time World Champion father, inciting a visceral reaction from the Divas Champion. Charlotte scored a few strikes on The Diva of Tomorrow, but Paige scurried from the ring with a sly smile, knowing she had gained a tactical advantage heading into Sunday.
Will Paige’s forays to get into Charlotte’s head pay dividends on Sunday, or will Charlotte’s new demeanor — coupled with The Nature Boy’s presence at ringside — equal a successful title defense for the heiress to the Flair throne?
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