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Piper Niven Has Strong Respect For Bayley, But Is Intent On Taking Her WWE Women’s Title

Piper Niven is more than ready for her match against Bayley at WWE’s Clash at the Castle, and despite her respect for the current WWE Women’s Champion, she knows she has to beat her.

Speaking to PWInsider, Niven opened up about her upcoming title match. While she has strong respect for Bayley, Niven knows that she, as a fellow performer, has to step in the ring with the mindset of coming out on top.

“I have a huge amount of respect for Bayley,” said Niven. “Think she is incredibly talented, I think she brings out the best in her opponents. I really think that is that’s something that should be respected, not just as a fan, but as a fellow performer.”

“You really admire the people that work like that, and another performer like that comes to mind, Shawn Michaels. So I really do have a lot of respect for her, but with that in mind, I’ll try and keep that respect in mind when I’m drilling her head into the mat and taking her belt off her.”

Piper Niven’s upcoming clash with Bayley will not only mark a major title opportunity for her, but also a homecoming, as Niven emanates from about 20 miles southwest of Glasgow, Scotland. For Bayley, Clash at the Castle will mark her third televised title defense since claiming the WWE Women’s Championship at WrestleMania 40.

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