Former Women’s Champ and current WWE Diva Beth Phoenix posted the following on her Twitter account: "It saddens me to see the historic Women’s Title moved into retirement, but I am so grateful to have had the honor of holding it. My sights remain on the Unified Diva’s Championship."
Former WWE Diva and also a former Women’s Champ Mickie James posted the following on her Twitter account: "The retirement of the Women’s Championship breaks my heart. The nostalgia and the legacy built off the backs of every woman who paved the way for women like me… Who gave it credibility… Honor… Prestige… & Truth! For every woman who’s carried the championship through the generations… Who know the power & history you feel in holding it high above your head.. That can never be replaced by anything in my mind… In my heart… I am truly honored and forever grateful to be among the women who have graced its presence… Thank you…"