Becky Lynch Returns to WWE SmackDown, Denies Title Rematch to Bianca Belair

Published 08/27/2021, 8:40 PM EDT


Becky Lynch kicked off WWE SmackDown: Friday 27th, 2021. She came out to the ring with the SmackDown Women’s title over her shoulder while the crowd erupted, chanting her name.

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She entered the ring and addressed the crowd. It was obvious she would bring up what happened at SummerSlam 2021. However, before that, she told them exactly who she was now that she’s back.

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She revealed that when she gave up the Raw Women’s Championship a year and a half ago, it was extremely difficult. Since then she has worked every day to get back on top, and now that she’s back, she will be unstoppable.

Moreover, The Man let the WWE Universe know that previously she was ruthless and she was only fighting for herself. However, she has chnaged her priorities and now she’s fighting for more than just herself, and hence, she will be absolutely deadly.

Finally, bringing up SummerSlam 2021, she had only one thing to say – “I would like to take this time to say I’m sorry, for absolutely nothing. I have been in WWE long enough to know everything is about timing.”

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While she was talking, out came Bianca Belair, and the crowd couldn’t help but cheer for The EST of WWE over The Man.

She informed Lynch that she would not stand by quietly while Lynch returned and attempted to ease everything she worked for in twenty-six seconds, and offered the rematch. Unfortunately, there were others backstage who felt they deserved to be the number one contender for the title.

Therefore, out came Zelina Vega first, Carmella second, and Liv Morgan third.

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All of them were taking shots at each other while Lynch stood by. Finally, Belair revealed that the rematch she was asking for had nothing to do with either of them and offered the rematch to The Man again.

Becky Lynch answered – “No”. And walked away from the ring.

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Bianca Belair is the number one contender for the title

After Lynch left, Bianca Belair, Zelina Vega, Carmella, and Liv Morgan fought to be the number one contender for the title.

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It was an elimination match which started with a Fatal 4-Way.

First, Belair pinned Zelina Vega, and they reduced the match to a triple threat match. However, Liv Morgan pinned Carmella soon afterwards.

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From that point, Morgan and Belair tried to pin each other multiple times. They showed immense skill in the ring, and strength. Finally, The EST of WWE pinned Morgan to become the number one contender for the SmackDown Women’s title.

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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