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An Emotional Sasha Banks Reacts To Making WWE History In Abu Dhabi; Fans Chant ‘This Is Hope’ (Video)

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WWE has released the following video on-line featuring an emotional Sasha Banks reacting to getting to compete in the first ever WWE women’s match in the UAE. Banks squared off against WWE RAW Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss.

In the video they note that several fans in attendance were chanting, “This Is Hope” in reaction to the bout:

An emotional @SashaBanksWWE talks about making history tonight at #WWEAbuDhabi. pic.twitter.com/xFxmD2jbrf

— WWE (@WWE) December 7, 2017

Related: Triple H Crashes The Shield’s Party In Abu Dhabi; Vows To Capture Reigns’ IC Title Tomorrow Night (Video)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 18: Sasha Banks arrives for WWE RAW at 02 Brooklyn Bowl on April 18, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 18: Sasha Banks arrives for WWE RAW at 02 Brooklyn Bowl on April 18, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/Mike Marsland/WireImage)

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 18: Sasha Banks arrives for WWE RAW at 02 Brooklyn Bowl on April 18, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 03: WWE's Sasha Banks on Day 2 of Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia 2016 held at Pennsylvania Convention Center on June 3, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/WireImage)

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 03: WWE's Sasha Banks on Day 2 of Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia 2016 held at Pennsylvania Convention Center on June 3, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/WireImage)

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 03: WWE's Sasha Banks on Day 2 of Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia 2016 held at Pennsylvania Convention Center on June 3, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/WireImage)

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 03: WWE's Sasha Banks on Day 2 of Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia 2016 held at Pennsylvania Convention Center on June 3, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/WireImage)

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 03: WWE's Sasha Banks on Day 2 of Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia 2016 held at Pennsylvania Convention Center on June 3, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/WireImage)

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 03: WWE's Sasha Banks on Day 2 of Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia 2016 held at Pennsylvania Convention Center on June 3, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/WireImage)