Becky Lynch

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Becky Lynch
Lynch in July 2019
Born (1987-01-30) 30 January 1987 (age 37)
Dublin, Ireland
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Becky Lynch
Rebecca Knox
Billed height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Billed weight61 kg (134 lb)
Billed fromDublin, Ireland
Trained byFergal Devitt
Gonzo De Mondo
NWA UK Hammerlock
Paul Tracey
Debut11 November 2002

Rebecca Mary Lopez (ne'e Quinn) (Irish: Riobhca Nic Choinn; born 30 January 1987) is an Irish professional wrestler best known by her current ring name of Becky Lynch. She is currently signed to WWE on its SmackDown brand. She is the current WWE SmackDown Women's Champion. Before joining WWE, she was also known by the ring name Rebecca Knox.

Quin is previously known for her work in France-based professional wrestling promotion Queens of Chaos, where she is a former one-time World Queens of Chaos Champion which she won in 2006. She has also wrestled for England's One Pro Wrestling, Germany's German Stampede Wrestling, and Canada's SuperGirls Wrestling promotion (an offshoot of Extreme Canadian Championship Wrestling). In 2006, she wrestled for the Shimmer Women Athletes promotion, and was involved in a matches with Daizee Haze, which also included an well known two out of three falls match.

WWE[change | change source]

NXT (2013–2015)[change | change source]

On 8 April 2013, it was reported that Quin had signed a two-year developmental contract with the WWE and moved to Florida to start at their developmental territory WWE NXT.[1]

On 29 August, 2013, it was announced that her new ring name would be Becky Lynch.[2] Lynch made her televised debut on the June 26, 2014 episode of NXT and defeated Summer Rae.[3]

On the July 3 episode of NXT, she teamed with Bayley in an losing effort to the BFFs (Charlotte and Sasha Banks) in a tag team match.[4] Lynch would spend the next few months in non-title matches against Charlotte, where she lost three matches against her in a row.[5][6][7] On the 23 October episode of NXT, Lynch would turn heel and would align with Sasha Banks by attacking Bayley.[8]

In wrestling[change | change source]

Championships[change | change source]

Lynch holding both the Raw and SmackDown Women's Championship in WWE.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Wrestler Rebecca ready to take on the world". Archived from the original on 2013-05-25. Retrieved 2014-12-12.
  2. "New WWE Signees Get Their NXT Ring Names". WrestleView. 29 August 2013. Retrieved 2014-11-16.
  3. "WWE NXT Report: Neville Versus Van Dam; Vaudevillains in Action; Becky Lynch and Bull Dempsey Debut; A Return. . . With Attitude". Pro Wrestling Insider. Retrieved 2014-12-12.
  4. "WWE NXT Report: Zayn Versus Gabriel; Tyson Kidd Tells His Side of the Story; Sasha and Charlotte . . . For the Last Time?". Pro Wrestling Insider. Retrieved 2014-12-12.
  5. "NXT: Kidd is a lemon against Rose". Slam! Sports. Canadian Online Explorer. Archived from the original on 2015-01-11. Retrieved 2014-12-12.
  6. "NXT: Tag team finals and Takeover II set". Slam! Sports. Canadian Online Explorer. Archived from the original on 2015-01-11. Retrieved 2014-12-12.
  7. "NXT: Badda-Bing! Realist chick in the ring Carmella makes her debut". Slam! Sports. Canadian Online Explorer. Archived from the original on 2015-01-11. Retrieved 2014-12-12.
  8. "James's WWE NXT Report 10/23: Neville defends NXT Title against Titus O'Neil, Tyler Breeze, Ascension, more; Overall Reax". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved 2014-12-12.
  9. "Queens Of Chaos 2, Show One review". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Archived from the original on 2014-12-22. Retrieved 2014-12-12.
  10. "ECCW Women's title (British Columbia)". Retrieved 2014-12-12.

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