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Becky Lynch Reveals What Happened Backstage After The Rock & Roman Reigns Defeated Cody Rhodes & Seth Rollins At WrestleMania 40

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Below are a couple of top WWE news stories of the day, involving WrestleMania 40 and Money In The Bank 2024.

• Following the highly successful WrestleMania 40 premium live event, a new report has shed light on the backstage reaction to the main event of Night 1.

Historic Tag Team Match

On Night 1 of WrestleMania 40, The Rock and Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns teamed up to defeat Cody Rhodes and World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins in what was billed as “the biggest tag team match in WrestleMania history”. This bout marked The Rock’s return to the ring for the first time since 2016 (and for the first time for a proper match since 2013), adding an extra layer of excitement and nostalgia for fans.

Backstage Ovation

Former Women’s World Champion Becky Lynch spoke with ESPN about the aftermath of the match, revealing that The Rock, Roman Reigns, Cody Rhodes, and Seth Rollins received a standing ovation when they returned backstage. Lynch described the moment:

“Sometimes you come back from a match and you just know that you’ve done something special. And everybody had that feeling.”

Emotional Moments

According to the report, the four superstars exchanged hugs upon reaching the Gorilla position, highlighting the camaraderie and respect among them.

Celebratory Reception

Several prominent WWE figures were present in Gorilla to welcome the victorious team and their opponents. This group included WWE Chief Content Officer Paul “Triple H” Levesque, Stephanie McMahon, Paul Heyman, William Regal, producer Bobby Roode, Michael Hayes, Bruce Prichard, and The Rock’s daughter, NXT General Manager Ava.

• In 2023, Damian Priest and IYO SKY won the Men’s & Women’s Money In The Bank ladder matches respectively.

IYO successfully cashed-in on Bianca Belair at SummerSlam 2023 to win the WWE Women’s Championship, while Priest successfully cashed-in on Drew McIntyre at WrestleMania 40 to win the World Heavyweight Championship.

According to WrestleVotes, all signs point towards RAW Superstar Jey Uso winning the Men’s Money In The Bank ladder match this year.

On the women’s side, the only information currently available is that Tiffany Stratton is the betting favorite to win the Women’s Money In The Bank contract.

WWE Money In The Bank 2024 will take place on July 6th at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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