Over the weekend, a tweet from SmackDown Live creative head Brian James in which he further hinted at a match between Becky Lynch and James Ellsworth had the wrestling world ... atwitter.
Since then, the pair have been hogging up Twitter feeds across the land with incessant banter and retweets.
What are you saying here? I'm a turtle? A ninja ? A blurry picture? https://t.co/OPv1gHtROk— Becky Lynch (@BeckyLynchWWE) April 23, 2017
Perhaps this bout is exactly what Lynch needs after having been betrayed by so many former friends. It could be a self-realization of sorts—her own Dubliners moment.
Just saying I wouldn't have breakfast with you, or lunch, or Dinner, or wanna hang out with you, ever #Duh https://t.co/aN54ItVvJ7— James Ellsworth (@realellsworth) April 23, 2017
Is this, like, actually happening? At this rate, after all the teases, it’ll be hard for fans to keep their chins up if all this comes to naught. An even greater fear is what a possible “L” could do to Becky’s self-worth—surely she can only take so much before her jig of being a loveable, relatable babyface is up.
Trust me, @BeckyLynchWWE truly doesn't want to go one on one with the #MackDaddyOfSDLive https://t.co/zaOEE2xZYD— James Ellsworth (@realellsworth) April 24, 2017
Will Ellsworth back up his dismissive tweets? Will Lynch ominously warn Ellsworth—as she once did Alexa Bliss on Talking Smack—that she will “see you next Tuesday”? A Twitter user mocked up the above graphic advertising a steel cage match between Lynch and Ellsworth, and The Lasskicker responded in favor:
All for it! https://t.co/giCtrQWDhf— Becky Lynch (@BeckyLynchWWE) April 24, 2017
Find out tomorrow night on SmackDown Live, and stay glued to Cageside Seats for any more breaking developments in this ongoing news story.