We’re back (as promised/threatened) with more from the Becky Lynch media onslaught which is preceding TLC.
Before we dive into the main subject matter, let’s deal with the other Raw Superstar’s fans have been fantasy booking into showdowns with The Man... the #Facebreaker herself, Nia Jax. As Lynch told Uproxx in yet another new interview out this week:
“My interest is more in Ronda [Rousey] than it is in Nia… She sucker punched me, right? If you look at, let’s look at UFC right, there’s weight categories for a reason. Her taking a free shot at my face – she is a woman who by her own billing is 150 pounds heavier than me. That is like Derrick Lewis taking a free shot at Mighty Mouse. But still, I rolled to the ropes, I gathered myself, and I came back to own the entire Raw women’s locker room and own Ronda Rousey.
Ronda Rousey is the person that I have my sights set on. I’ve already made Nia tap out. I know I can beat her. She’s irrelevant to me. She’s warming herself on the fire that I built because people are only caring about Nia because of Becky Lynch. They wouldn’t care about her if it wasn’t for me.”
Damn, Bex. Tell us how your really feel! Which is what she told Edge & Christian (and Uproxx, who got a similar answer to the same question) about if she believes a Lynch vs. Rousey match can actually get the main event spot at next April’s WrestleMania 35:
“Absolutely [it can happen this year] and I will say it for this reason and it’s not about gender... It’s about who are the most popular and interesting Superstars that we have on the roster and right now, I can’t think of two people that have higher ratings and interest in them than myself and Ronda. So for that reason and that reason alone, we should be the main event and if anybody else can step up and drum up as much interest in the meantime, well then my goodness please - please - have at it, but that’s not gonna happen because that’s my spot and I’m not letting anybody else take it...
I’ve drummed up more interest than anybody else in recent memory - than anybody else, and it’s across the board. On TV, on social media, on backstage interviews, on whatever interviews, on the Edge & Christian podcast, I’ve been drumming up interest left, right and center... I think that there’s only one person that can step up to that plate. There’s only one person that’s ‘The Man’ and ‘The Man’ should be main eventing WrestleMania.
It has to be [the main event], and look, here’s the thing, you can be the chosen one all you like, right, but we are out there in front of thousands of people a night, millions of people on TV, and I think that they should be the people that choose who’s the main event of WrestleMania and that’s what they’ve done.”
That leaves the big question... who wins that main event match at MetLife Stadium? E & C got the scoop:
“My prediction is that I back up what I say like I have done the past few months and that I’m gonna walk out of there as the Women’s Champion, so if we look at the trajectory, I’ll probably be the double champ: champ champ. I’m gonna walk out there as the SmackDown Women’s Champion and the RAW Women’s Champion. I’m gonna carry the whole company on my back and just walk right out of there like a donkey.”
There you have it. Any questions?