Becky Lynch makes history by winning the first double WWE Championship

Tanya Cunningham
April 9, 2019

Even if you're not a wrestling fan, this feel-good story is something you can definitely get behind. In the brutal spot, Rousey applied an over-the-top-rope armbar to Flair, which ultimately ended with The Man kicking her right off the apron. There was some controversy surrounding the finish of the match as some questioned if it was a botch, but it doesn't appear it was.

"To all the @wwe fans across the world that gave me the opportunity to suspend your disbelief, thank you", the 50-year-old wrote.

In the process, the Irish Lass Kicker became the simultaneous RAW and SmackDown Women's Champion.

Becky Lynch has claimed the crown for the first ever all women's WrestleMania 35 Main Event.

With British star Pete Dunne losing his United Kingdom championship on the TakeOver prior to this year's WrestleMania, there has to be a strong chance he will now be drafted to Team Raw. And now she has two titles to back that up.


In front of an announced crowd of 82,265 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. on Sunday night, Lynch did just that by pinning Rousey in about 21 minutes to capture both belts.

One Superman Punch-esque shot with the weapon, followed by a Pedigree, was enough to put away his opponent, and unbeknownst to everyone at the time, end the career of Batista. For the first time, women will headline the show with a triple threat match between Charlotte Flair, Ronda Rousey, and Becky Lynch in a victor takes all match. Also, Finn Balor defeated Bobby Lashley to become the Intercontinental Champion for a second time.

WrestleMania 35, the marquee event of the evening, began with the fight for the "Universal Champion" with Brock Lesnar taking on Seth Rollins.

Over 11 years after making his debut in WWE, Kofi Kingston is now a world champion.

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