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Seth Rollins is totally cool with the Raw women’s title match headlining WrestleMania 35

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Seth Rollins won the Royal Rumble this year. In the past, that would have meant going on to the main event of WrestleMania 35 and challenging Brock Lesnar for the Universal championship. While the latter half of that statement is still true, the former half is not.

That’s because Becky Lynch also won the Royal Rumble this year, and the game has changed. She will wrestle both Charlotte Flair and Ronda Rousey for the Raw women’s championship and, as WWE announced just recently, they will be the main event of WrestleMania 35 on Sun., April 7, 2019, at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

But while Rollins grew up dreaming about winning the Rumble and headlining WrestleMania, he’s being as great as you would hope he would be about the women’s match overtaking him.

As he told Sporting News:

“You’d be lying if you said that you didn’t care about wanting to headline WrestleMania. That’s the pinnacle. Guys have lost their minds about being in that spot over the years. This is all you’ve ever dreamed of in your entire life and everything you ever wanted to do and you’ve dedicated yourself to it. All you want is to headline WrestleMania and to be the main event. Those women are no different. Charlotte, obviously, has the history. Becky has been at it for 15 years now.

There is so much passion and hard work and love for the industry in that Triple Threat match. Those girls are in that spot not just by themselves, but years and years of women being marginalized in our industry and having to push through and fight through things. I’ll never know what that experience is like. They’re getting to represent future generations and past generations of females who are capable, amazing and talented. They finally get to showcase that to the entire world. I’m super proud of all three of those girls and I’m really looking forward to sitting back with the Universal title on my shoulder and watching the main event.”

That’s just about the best response you could hope for, right?

The reality is the women’s match has more interest and features bigger stars and therefore it should go on last. It’s a big deal that they are, of course, because it’s the first time ever, but the world we want to get to is one in which it’s not that big of a deal. It’s simply the right move for business. This is the next step in that, and it’s good to see the Seth Rollins’ of the world on board with it in such a meaningful way.