67 Facts About Becky Lynch


Becky Lynch is signed to WWE under the ring name Becky Lynch where she performs on the Raw brand.


Becky Lynch made her first guest star role on Season 3 of Young Rock playing Cyndi Lauper, to high praise.


Becky Lynch returned in 2012 and signed a contract with WWE in 2013, assigned to the developmental territory at NXT.


In 2018, Becky Lynch transitioned to a more aggressive character starting at SummerSlam, when she attacked Charlotte Flair, presenting herself as an unfairly treated underdog and dubbing herself "The Man", resulting in a large increase in her popularity.


Becky Lynch lost the SmackDown title the following month but then set the record for the longest reign as Raw Women's Champion at 399 days until going on a hiatus due to pregnancy in May 2020.


Becky Lynch grew up in the Dublin suburb of Baldoyle.


Becky Lynch's parents separated when she was one year old.

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Becky Lynch started watching professional wrestling from a young age with her brother, Richy, who later wrestled under the ring name Gonzo de Mondo.


Becky Lynch was involved in horse riding, swimming, and basketball.


Becky Lynch planned to return to college to study health and exercise studies.


Becky Lynch began training there along with her brother in June 2002.


Becky Lynch teamed with her brother in mixed tag team matches during the early part of her career.


Becky Lynch trained at British professional wrestling promotion NWA UK Hammerlock.


Becky Lynch reappeared in Shimmer in 2011, managing Saraya and Britani Knight for four shows.


Becky Lynch made her televised in-ring debut on 26 June 2014 episode of NXT, defeating Summer Rae.


The next week, Becky Lynch teamed up with Bayley in a losing effort to the BFFs: Beautiful Fierce Females in a tag-team match.


Becky Lynch spent the next few months competing in non-title matches against Charlotte, losing three in a row.


At NXT TakeOver: Rival, Becky Lynch participated in a fatal four-way match for the NXT Women's Championship, which was won by Banks.


Becky Lynch faced Charlotte for the Divas Championship three days later on SmackDown and at the Royal Rumble pay-per-view event, but lost both matches after interference from Ric Flair.


At the event, Becky Lynch failed to win the newly created WWE Women's Championship.


At Survivor Series later that month, Becky Lynch made up part of Team SmackDown alongside Bliss, Carmella, Naomi and Natalya in a Survivor Series match in a losing effort to Team Raw.


Becky Lynch received her championship rematch on 17 January 2017 episode of SmackDown, in a steel cage match but lost after interference from another La Luchadora.


Shortly after, Becky Lynch competed at Money in the Bank, as part of the first women's money in the bank ladder match, which was won by Carmella.


At the event, Becky Lynch was the first competitor eliminated and her team was on the losing side.


In January 2018, at the Royal Rumble, Becky Lynch participated in the first women's Royal Rumble match, entering at number 2 and lasting over 30 minutes before being eliminated by Ruby Riott.

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Flair went on to win the title by pinning Becky Lynch, who was about to submit Carmella.


Two days later on SmackDown, Becky Lynch berated the crowd, claiming that they were not really supporting her the whole time, and that she was being denied opportunities which were always handed to Flair.


The feud between the two led to a title match at Hell in a Cell, in which Becky Lynch won the SmackDown Women's Championship for a second time.


Becky Lynch subsequently retained her title against Flair at both Super Show-Down and Evolution.


Around this time, Becky Lynch started using the nickname "The Man", claiming to be the top wrestler of the company, and was depicted as a face .


On 27 January 2019, at the Royal Rumble event, Becky Lynch failed to regain the title from Asuka.


Becky Lynch would go on to win with lastly eliminating Charlotte Flair.


At the event, in what was the first time women main evented a WrestleMania, Becky Lynch controversially pinned Rousey to win both titles.


Nonetheless, with the win, Becky Lynch gave Rousey her first WWE singles and pinfall loss and became a double champion and the only woman to hold both titles simultaneously.


Shortly after WrestleMania, Becky Lynch was placed in a feud with newcomer Lacey Evans, who was drafted to Raw during the Superstar Shake-up and who continuously attacked Becky Lynch after her promos.


Simultaneously on SmackDown, Becky Lynch continued her feud with Flair over the SmackDown Women's Championship.


Later that night, Becky Lynch helped her real-life boyfriend Seth Rollins retain the WWE Universal Championship over Baron Corbin, after Corbin chose Evans as the special guest referee for their title match.


At SummerSlam, Becky Lynch was victorious in a submission match between the two.


At Survivor Series, Becky Lynch faced SmackDown Women's Champion Bayley and NXT Women's Champion Shayna Baszler in a non-title triple threat match to determine the superior women's champion.


Baszler emerged victorious by submitting Bayley while Becky Lynch was downed at ringside.


Becky Lynch then continued her feud with Asuka, which directed to a match for the Raw Women's Championship at the Royal Rumble on 26 January 2020, where Lynch retained to end the feud.


On 21 August 2021, following a 15-month hiatus, Becky Lynch made her return at SummerSlam with a heel character, defeating Bianca Belair in less than half a minute to win the SmackDown Women's Championship for the fourth time.


At Extreme Rules, Becky Lynch successfully retained her title following interference by a returning Sasha Banks.


At Survivor Series, Becky Lynch defeated SmackDown Women's Champion Charlotte Flair in a Champion vs Champion match.


On 31 January 2022 episode of Raw, Becky Lynch would confront Royal Rumble winner Ronda Rousey but was dropped by Rousey as she left the ring.

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Becky Lynch was successful in retaining her title, which would set up a title match with the winner of the Elimination Chamber number one contenders match, Bianca Belair, at WrestleMania 38.


At night one of the event, Becky Lynch lost her title to Bianca Belair, ending her reign at 162 days.


The next week, Becky Lynch defeated Asuka to get added to the match between her and Belair at Hell in a Cell, making it a triple threat match.


However, Becky Lynch was headed to the event after winning a last chance MITB qualifying six pack elimination match on the following episode of Raw.


At SummerSlam, Becky Lynch failed to regain the Raw Women's Championship from Belair, but embraced her after the match, turning face in the process.


Becky Lynch eliminated Kai and Sky before being eliminated by Bayley.


Becky Lynch uses both a Fujiwara armbar, called the "Dis-arm-her", and a Pumphandle side slam, called the "Manhandle Slam" as finishing maneuvers.


From 2018 to 2020, Becky Lynch used the nickname "The Man".


Becky Lynch is certainly one of the biggest stars in WWE history and her legacy is cemented.


Becky Lynch is one of the most popular and recognizable wrestlers of her generation.


Becky Lynch was the inaugural SmackDown Women's Champion and has the longest reign as Raw Women's Champion, holding the belt for 398 days.


Becky Lynch is the first WWE wrestler to have appeared on the cover of ESPN The Magazine, as well as the first-ever female wrestler to have been featured on the cover of a WWE 2K video game.


Becky Lynch holds the record for most main event matches at pay-per-view events in a single year for a female wrestler.


Becky Lynch was the first and only female performer in WWE history to have lead the company in merchandise sales.


Becky Lynch was written off WWE television for a few months in November 2017 to film The Marine 6: Close Quarters.


Becky Lynch is playable in seven WWE console games: WWE 2K17, WWE 2K18, WWE 2K19, WWE 2K20, WWE 2K Battlegrounds, WWE 2K22 and WWE 2K23.


Becky Lynch is a recurring guest on Xavier Woods' YouTube channel UpUpDownDown, where she goes by the nickname 'Soulless Senpai'.


In October 2019, Becky Lynch defeated Seth Rollins in a game of Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite to win Rollins' UpUpDownDown Championship.


Becky Lynch lost the title to Cesaro in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe a month later.


Becky Lynch graduated with a degree in acting from the Dublin Institute of Technology, and has attended Columbia College Chicago and the Gaiety School of Acting.

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Becky Lynch worked as a flight attendant with Aer Lingus for two and a half years.


Becky Lynch responded to the actions by asserting that she still liked and respected Ric Flair.