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Becky Lynch| 90 Things You Didn’t Know About Becky Lynch

90 Things You Didn’t Know About Becky Lynch

Things You Didn’t Know About Becky Lynch

How well do you think you know about Becky Lynch? If you’re a wrestling fan, there’s no way you won’t like to know about Becky Lynch. Well, we’ll be providing you with some details which you still need to know about Becky Lynch in this very article. Becky Lynch, whose real name is Rebecca Quin is an Irish pro wrestler born on the 30th of January, 1987 in Limerick, Ireland, Having begun training as a professional wrestler in 2002; Becky had initially worked in Ireland, and was previously teaming up with his brother with the ring name “Rebecca Knox”. She now went further by working on the independent circuit which improved her career and made her popular across Europe and North America, particularly in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. She most notably competed in Elite Canadian Championship Wrestling and became the inaugural SuperGirls champion in June 2005. Now read further below to know about Becky Lynch.

Becky grew up in the Dublin suburb of Baldoyle, while her parents separated when she was one year old. There are other interesting things to know about Becky Lynch; so to say, she started watching professional wrestling from a young age with her brother, Richy, who later wrestled under the ring name Gonzo de Mondo. She was involved in horse riding, swimming, and basketball. However, she claimed to have failed P.E. in school. She attended university to study philosophy, history and politics but said she ‘really hated it’ and dropped out. She planned to return to college to study health and exercise studies. Prior to beginning to train as a wrestler, she stated that she had been ‘going down a bad path’ involving alcohol, but wrestling helped her give it up. Now let’s go further for some interesting package to know about Becky Lynch.

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Things You Didn’t Know About Becky Lynch

All You Need to Know About Becky Lynch

So therefore, we’ll be detailing you in bits on things you should know about Becky Lynch, prior to her personal life and her career.

Becky’s Personal Life and Early Background

  • Becky Lynch’s real name is Rebecca Quinn and she was born on January 30th, 1987.
  • She’s Irish and was born in Limerick, Ireland.
  •  Her parents separated while she was only a year old, and she grew up in Baldoyle, Dublin.
  • She was involved in horse riding, swimming, and basketball.
  • She started watching professional wrestling from a young age with her brother, Richy, who later wrestled under the ring name Gonzo de Mondo.
  • Quin attended university to study philosophy, history and politics, but dropped out because she hated it.
  • It was revealed that Becky Lynch was in a relationship with Seth Rollins (Colby Lopez), and they announced their engagement on 22nd of August 2019.
  • She announced on 11 May 2020 that she was pregnant and is expecting her first child, with Seth.
  •  Their wedding, originally planned for May, would take place at a later time due to the COVID-19 situation.

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  • Becky had initially worked in Ireland, and was previously teaming up with his brother with the ring name “Rebecca Knox”.
  • As a teenager, she began training in Fergal Devitt and Paul Tracey’s wrestling school in Ireland.
  • She also trained at British professional wrestling promotion NWA UK Hammerlock.
  • Rebecca Knox joined the Canadian promotion SuperGirls Wrestling, an all-female offshoot of Extreme Canadian Championship Wrestling (ECCW) in May 2005.
  •  Following her arrival at an ECCW show in Surrey, British Columbia, Knox fought with Miss Chevius and defeated her, but lost to her in Port Coquitlam a month later.
  •  The following night, Knox teamed with Calum Macbeth to defeat Miss Chevius and Tony Tisoy in a mixed tag team match in Vancouver.
  • On 24 June, Knox defeated Miss Chevius at an ECCW show in Surrey to become the inaugural SuperGirls Champion.
  • In late 2005, Knox participated in All Pro Wrestling (APW)’s ChickFight tournament in Hayward, California, where she defeated Morgan in the first round, but was eliminated by eventual winner Mariko Yoshida.
  • Knox then won an eighteen-person battle royal at an event in Tokyo, Japan.
  • Knox successfully defended her SuperGirls championship on several occasions before eventually losing it to Lisa Moretti in April 2006.
  • Knox began working for the all-female promotion Shimmer Women Athletes in early 2006.
  • In her debut match for the promotion, she defeated Allison Danger and established as a villain by faking an injury.
  • She began feuding with Daizee Haze, and lost the first match between them, but won the rematch of two-out-of-three falls.
  • In June 2006, Knox defeated Sweet Saraya to win the vacated World Queens of Chaos Championship at an event in Pouilly, France.
  • She held the championship for few months before dropping it to Saraya in September that same year.
  • Still in September 2006, while wrestling in Germany, Knox sustained a head injury, following which she claimed to have been “suffering from extremely painful headaches, loud buzzing in her left ear and vision as a result,” and was also diagnosed with possible damage to her eighth cranial nerve, and a 60-minute  Iron Woman match against Haze in Shimmer Volume 7 was cancelled as a result.
  • Following her injury, Quin took a six-year hiatus, wrestling only on three occasions for Irish promotion Fight Factory Pro Wrestling (FFPW) in 2008, 2012, and 2013.
  • She also reappeared in Shimmer in 2011, managing Saraya and Britani Knight for four shows.
  • In April 2013, she signed a two-year developmental deal with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and moved to Florida to report to their developmental territory NXT.
  • On 29 August, her new ring name was revealed as Becky Lynch.
  • Lynch made her televised in-ring debut on 26 June 2014 episode of NXT, defeating Summer Rae.
  • The next week, Lynch teamed up with Bayley in a losing effort to the BFFs: Beautiful Fierce Females (NXT Women’s Champion Charlotte and Sasha Banks) in a tag-team match.
  • Lynch spent the next few months competing in non-title matches against Charlotte, losing three in a row.
  • On 23 October episode of NXT, after being told to make herself relevant, Lynch aligned herself with Banks by attacking Bayley.
  • Known as Team B.A.E. (Best at Everything), the alliance started to disintegrate when Banks cost Lynch a match against Bayley in February 2015.
  • At NXT TakeOver: Rival, Lynch participated in a fatal four-way match for the NXT Women’s Championship, which was won by Banks.
  • In April, Lynch defeated Bayley and Charlotte in a triple threat match to earn a title match against Sasha.
  • She lost the match at NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable. During the match, she debuted a new look resembling Magic: The Gathering character Chandra Nalaar. The match received widespread critical acclaim, with praise going to both performers.
  • Lynch made her official main roster debut the on 13 July episode of Raw, as a fan favorite, along with Charlotte and Sasha Banks, after Stephanie McMahon called for a “revolution” in the WWE Divas division.
  • Lynch and Charlotte began allying with Paige, who was feuding with Team Bella (Alicia Fox and The Bella Twins), while Banks allied with Naomi and Tamina, leading to a brawl between the three teams.
  • Lynch made her in-ring debut on 20 July episode of Raw, teaming with Paige in a losing effort against Sasha Banks and Naomi.
  • She earned her first singles victory on 28 July episode of Main Event over Brie Bella. The three teams ultimately faced off at SummerSlam in a three-team elimination match, in which Lynch pinned Brie Bella to win the match for PCB.
  • Paige turned on her partners during Charlotte’s celebration, claiming that Charlotte was only there because of her father Ric Flair (since he was a former wrestler in WWE) and called Lynch the “least relevant” member of the group. Throughout October, Paige tried to reconcile with Lynch and Charlotteonly to attack them, officially disbanding Team PCB in the process.
  • On 2 November episode of Raw, Lynch was pinned by Paige in a fatal four-way to earn a title match for Charlotte’s Divas Championship. The following week on Raw, Lynch gained revenge by defeating Paige.
  •  Throughout February, Lynch began teaming with Banks against Naomi and Tamina. Their feud continued until Lynch and Banks came victorious in a tag team match at Fastlane.
  • Lynch failed to win the newly-created WWE Women’s Championship (which replaced the Diva’s Championship).
  • At Money in the Bank in June, Lynch teamed up with Natalya to face Dana Brooke and Charlotte in a losing effort. After their match, Natalya turned on Lynch and attacked her. The two began feuding for a month until Lynch lost to Natalya at Battleground.
  • After being the first woman drafted to the SmackDown brand during the 2016 WWE draft, Lynch defeated Natalya in her first match as part of the brand.
  • At SummerSlam, Lynch teamed up with Carmella and Naomi in a six–woman tag team match in a losing effort against Alexa Bliss, Natalya and Nikki Bella.
  • On 11 September, at Backlash, Lynch won a six-pack elimination challenge, last eliminating Carmella, to become the inaugural SmackDown Women’s Champion.
  • Her first title defence against Alexa Bliss was scheduled for No Mercy but due to Lynch suffering a legitimate injury, the match was postponed to 8 November episode of SmackDown, where Lynch retained.
  • At Survivor Series later that month, Lynch made up part of Team SmackDown alongside Bliss, Carmella, Naomi and Natalya in a losing effort to Team Raw.
  • in December, Lynch lost the SmackDown Women’s Championship to Bliss in a tables match, ending her reign at 84 days.
  •  She later received her championship rematch on 17 January 2017 episode of SmackDown, in a steel cage match but lost after interference from another La Luchadora (known as James). This led to a match between Lynch and James at Elimination Chamber in February, which Lynch won.
  • Lynch participated in a six-pack challenge for the title at WrestleMania 33 in April, which was ultimately won by Naomi.
  • In May, Lynch aligned with Naomi and Charlotte Flair against The Welcoming Committee (Natalya, Carmella and Tamina). The two teams faced off in a six-woman tag team match at Backlash, where the Welcoming Committee was victorious when Lynch submitted to Natalya’s sharpshooter.
  • Shortly after, 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.
  • In October, Lynch won a fatal five-way match against Flair, Naomi, Tamina and Carmella to become the Team SmackDown’s captain for Survivor Series. At the event, Lynch was the first competitor eliminated and her team was on the losing side.
  • In January 2018, at the Royal Rumble, 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.
  • A few months later, Lynch also participated in the WrestleMania Women’s Battle Royal at WrestleMania 34 but was eliminated from the match by James.
  • In May, she qualified for the women’s Money in the Bank ladder match, which was ultimately won by Bliss.
  • Following the 2018 Money in the Bank event, Lynch began a winning streak, defeating different competitors such as Billie Kay, Sonya Deville, Peyton Royce, Mandy Rose, and SmackDown Women’s Champion Carmella in a non-title match. The wins earned Lynch a title match at SummerSlam, with Charlotte Flair being added to the match as well after she also defeated Carmella in a non-title match.
  • The feud between the two led to a title match at Hell in a Cell, in which Lynch won the SmackDown Women’s Championship for a second time.
  •  Lynch subsequently retained her title against Flair at both Super Show-Sown and Evolution. Around this time, Lynch started using the nickname “The Man”, claiming to be the top wrestler of the company.
  • Lynch led an invasion of the RAW roster on 12 November episode of Raw, where she suffered a legit concussion and broken nose following a punch from Nia Jax. Due to the injury, Lynch was pulled from the match with Rousey and named Flair as her replacement on the following night’s episode of SmackDown.
  •  After her return, Lynch defended her title at TLC in December 2018 against both Flair and Asuka in a Tables, Ladders and Chairs match, in which Asuka won the title after Rousey interfered and pushed both Lynch and Flair off a ladder, ending her second reign at 91 days.
  • On 27 January 2019, at the Royal Rumble event, Lynch failed to regain the title from Asuka.
  • Later that night, she participated in the women’s Royal Rumble match, replacing an injured Lana, who was the 28th entrant. Lynch would go on to win with lastly eliminating Charlotte Flair.
  • The following night on Raw, Lynch continued her feud with Ronda Rousey, choosing to face Rousey for the Raw Women’s Championship at WrestleMania 35.
  • As part of a storyline in which she refused to seek medical attention on her knee and attacked Stephanie McMahon and Triple H, Vince McMahon suspended Lynch in February for 60 days and replaced her with Charlotte Flair as Rousey’s WrestleMania opponent.
  • Due to pleadings from Rousey, Lynch was reinstated by Stephanie, and at the Fastlane event in 2019, she defeated Flair via disqualification after Rousey purposely attacked Lynch to give her the win; due to the stipulation of the match, Lynch was added back into the title match at WrestleMania to make it a triple-threat match for the Raw Women’s Championship.
  • At the event, in what was the first time women main event at WrestleMania, Lynch controversially pinned Rousey to win both titles. The commentary and production team commented that Rousey’s shoulders were not down for the three-count and many fans and media were left wondering if this was a legitimate botched finish. Nonetheless, with the win, Lynch gave Rousey her first WWE singles and pinfall loss and became a double champion and the only woman to hold both titles simultaneously.
  • With both titles, she was allowed to appear on both the Raw and SmackDown brands and got another nickname, “Becky Two Belts”.
  • Shortly after WrestleMania, Lynch was placed in a feud with newcomer Lacey Evans, who was drafted to Raw during the Superstar Shake-up and who continuously attacked Lynch after her promos.
  • Simultaneously on SmackDown, Lynch continued her feud with Flair over the SmackDown Women’s Championship.
  • In May 2019, at Money in the Bank, Lynch retained the Raw Women’s Championship over Evans but lost the SmackDown Women’s Championship to Charlotte Flair in the following match due to interference by Evans.
  • After she lost the SmackDown Women’s Championship, Lynch became an exclusive member of the RAW brand and continued her feud with Evans.
  • In mid-June, Lynch successfully retained her title over Evans at the Stomping Grounds pay-per-view. Later that night, 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.
  • The two feuds between the two pairs came to an end at the Extreme Rules event in July 2019, after Lynch and Rollins retained both of their titles in a winners take all mixed tag team match.
  • In August, Lynch started a short feud with Natalya. At SummerSlam, Lynch was victorious in a submission match between the two.
  • Upon her return in mid-August, Sasha Banks attacked Lynch and reignited their feud from 2015. At Clash of Champions on 15 September 2019, Lynch retained her title after inadvertently hitting the referee with a chair, causing a disqualification loss.
  • The feud eventually led to a Hell in a Cell match on 6 October at the pay-per-view. Lynch once again was victorious.
  • At Survivors Series in 2019, 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 Lynch was downed at ringside. Following the match, Lynch attacked Baszler and put her through an announce table.
  • On 26 November, Lynch surpassed Ronda Rousey as the longest-reigning Raw Women’s Champion.
  • Following Survivor Series, Lynch allied herself with Charlotte in a rivalry with Women’s Tag Team Champions The Kabuki Warriors (Asuka and Kairi Sane), leading to a Tables, Ladders and Chairs match for the championship between the two teams being arranged for TLC in December, 2019, which The Kabuki Warriors won.
  • She 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.
  • In February, Lynch feuded with Shayna Baszler, who won an Elimination Chamber match to challenge Lynch for the championship at WrestleMania 36.
  • At the event on April 4, Lynch defeated Baszler to retain the title, with her title reign surpassing the one-year mark shortly after.
  • Following the event, Lynch ceased participating in physical confrontations, often relying on promos to advance her storylines.
  • On the May 11 episode of Raw, Lynch announced that she was relinquishing the Raw Women’s Championship due to her real-life pregnancy, and that the previous night’s Women’s Money in the Bank ladder match – which was won by Asuka – was actually for the championship.

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