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Calgary, Nov 5 (Canadian-Media): Natalie Neidhart (Natalya) was overwhelmed with emotion as she made the world history in Saudi Arabia by winning the wrestling match, media reports said.
Both Natalya and Evans were the first female wrestlers to perform in Saudi Arabia, known popularly as a conservative kingdom female lives are tightly controlled within its society.
"I was just overwhelmed with emotion because I knew that we were doing something that was part of a real change in the world. And It was incredible." said Natalie Neidhart.
Natalya said that the whole event was transcending when she saw the crowd crowd filled with families and young girls in the front row cheering.
Her rival was Macey Estrella-Kadlec (Lacey Evans) but at the end of the match both Natalya and Evans embraced each other tearfully as both women were given a standing ovation in a packed stadium.
Natalya, left, and Lacey Evans share an emotional embrace as the crowd in Saudi Arabia cheers. (Supplied/WWE)/Credit CBC News
Natalya's focus of the fight was not about winning the match or her rivalry with Evans. She had a bigger picture of change and respect in her mind.
"I couldn't stop crying the entire time," Neidhart said. "I was just overwhelmed with emotion because I knew that we were doing something that was part of a real change in the world. And It was incredible."
(Reporting by Asha Bajaj)