WWE Smackdown Live Women’s champion Becky Lynch calls in to Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show discusses her rise to popularity in the professional wrestling industry. (6:00) Lynch explains the significance of the connection she has with the fans and why the WWE Universe continue to support her through her ups and downs. (7:46) Lynch provides her thoughts on former UFC champion and current Raw Women’s champion Ronda Rousey joining WWE earlier this year, saying that Ronda brought so much attention to the industry and praises her for her success so far. Lynch expresses her thoughts on being pulled from her match against Rousey at Survivor Series due to injury from taking a punch to the face and how she did everything she could to get cleared for the match. (13:40) Lynch explains that her ultimate goal is to main event WrestleMania 35 at MetLife Stadium vs. Rousey, saying it is the fight the fans care about the most. (15:00) Lynch looks back on her Twitter beef with Ronda and calling her out on her losses in the UFC. Lynch explains that Rousey talks to everyone backstage, is driven and says “winning comes so effortlessly to her” and doesn’t expect Ronda to react well when she loses to her. (17:06) Lynch breaks down how she took on the moniker of “The Man” and how this moniker is used to determine who is the “top dog” in the industry. (19:00) Lynch says that she has never met Conor McGregor despite their back and forth tweets, but explains that she has respect for him. Lynch explains that she has no interest in competing in the MMA world because she has so much love for the professional wrestling industry. Lynch adds that she would like to have a tag team match where her partner is McGregor against Kurt Angle and Rousey.
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