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Becky Lynch Gives Her Unfiltered Thoughts On Ronda Rousey Refusing To Tap Out To Her

Ronda Rousey vs. Becky Lynch - WrestleMania 36

Becky Lynch’s recent revelations shed light on the behind-the-scenes drama of WrestleMania 35’s historic triple threat match. The clash between Lynch, Charlotte Flair and Ronda Rousey captured headlines, but Becky’s book ‘The Man: Not Your Average Average Girl’ delves deeper into the creative process.

Originally, the script called for Rousey to tap out during the match, a move that would have altered the course of history. However, Ronda’s reluctance stemmed from familial concerns, leading to a change in plans. Despite differences, Becky Lynch respects Ronda Rousey’s decision, emphasizing the importance of mutual understanding in the wrestling world.

Here’s what Becky had to say during a recent interview with Chris Van Vliet:

“That was the creative laid out. She had, her driver had taken her to the wrong spot, so she showed up like an hour…we had been talking through stuff. TJ Wilson, our producer, an amazing producer, he was like, ‘Maybe you have Ronda in armbar, she looks like she’s about to tap out,’ Ronda comes and we tell her the creative, ‘You’re almost about to tap out.’ ‘My mom wouldn’t look me in the eye or talk to me again if I looked like I was about to tap out.’ ‘Alright, well, she’s probably not going to tap out on the finish then.’

She never tapped out in her career. Understood it, respected it, and moved on quickly. I was going to win, I was going to win two titles in the main event of WrestleMania. It was not a big deal whether she tapped out or not. I was winning and she was doing the honors.”

During an interview on ‘The MMA Hour’ Becky Lynch pointed out the gap between Rousey’s star power and her wrestling skills.

While acknowledging Rousey’s undeniable status as a star, Lynch stresses the importance of mastering the craft of professional wrestling. She suggests that Ronda might have been thrust into the spotlight prematurely, without adequate time to refine her wrestling abilities.

Despite Ronda Rousey’s initial success, Becky believes there was a lack of proper handling in terms of booking and nurturing Rousey’s talent within WWE. Drawing from her own WWE journey, Lynch contrasts her experience with Ronda’s, underscoring the significance of passion and dedication in the wrestling world.

Here’s what Becky said:

“She was coming off a different industry. She was a star and she should have been handled differently in terms of , I think she had such a great first outing that everybody thought, ‘Oh, she can wrestle.’ I mean this with respect, but she couldn’t wrestle. What we do isn’t something that you can just have one good match and then, ‘OK, yeah, I’m off to the races.’ It’s a craft, and you have to learn your craft, and you have to be diligent about learning your craft.

Everybody treated Ronda like she already knew it because when she first came in, she was good in that first bout, but she was also working with Kurt Angle, she was working with Triple H, Stephanie McMahon. It was a well-rehearsed match because everybody wanted her to succeed. And then it was, ‘OK, she can do this, off to the races,’ and that was mishandling her because she was a star in her own right and she’d done so much for MMA.”

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