When the Times of India hit her up to ask who might be winning the first ever women’s Royal Rumble, Charlotte had a list of names to run through as legitimate possibilities, because there are multiple strong candidates for the position. She may not who will win but she did at least offer a take on who she doesn’t want to win:
“There are so many; actually, it is a tough question. I would say from RAW brand, Bayley is a fighter. Anyone who has followed her career would know she never gives up and she is the lovable underdog. From SmackDown, I would have to go with my best friend Becky Lynch, but personally I don’t want to face her at WrestleMania. She has shown that whenever she is knocked down, she gets right up. There are a lot of women in the division who are capable of winning. Sasha could win, Asuka could 100 percent win that.”
Lynch hasn’t officially declared for the match on Jan. 28 in Philadelphia just yet but it’s a foregone conclusion she’ll be in. A victory, considering she’s on SmackDown Live, where Charlotte is champion, would set up a match between the two for that title at WrestleMania 34.
This here is a great way for Charlotte to put her over while also leading a discussion on the decision the powers that be in WWE have to make. Becky may actually be a solid option as the winner of the first ever women’s Royal Rumble, but would Charlotte vs. Lynch be a top draw at the biggest show of the year?
What would be?
A certain former MMA star, perhaps?