Months After Seth Rollins Talks About His Retirement, Becky Lynch Follows Suit

Published 12/19/2023, 8:08 PM EST

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Former WWE World Champion, Becky Lynch was invited to the podcast Strutting From Gorilla. Lynch is a multi-time world champion, a WrestleMania main eventer, a Royal Rumble winner, and an absolute WWE Megastar. In the episode uploaded on YouTube on 19th December, The Man talked about her current feud against Nia Jax in WWE, her recent run with the NXT World Championship, her character work over the years, and much more.

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During the interview, which spanned around 10 minutes or so, she also discussed her future in the WWE and her retirement plans. This comes just months after her husband also outlined his retirement plans and months before her contract with WWE expires.

After creating an ever-lasting impact on wrestling, Becky Lynch talks about her retirement plans

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While speaking to the hosts Mikey Cash and Mike Riley, Lynch started by describing her love and association with WWE. She said, “Growing up, WWE is what I watched. It’s what I loved, it’s the reason I became a professional wrestler. And then now, having been in it, I love it.

Emphasizing her attachment to WWE, she mentioned the prospect of retirement. Lynch said, “It’s my home. It’s where I was kind of born as a professional wrestler in many ways in terms of my influence, and it’s where I’ll retire.

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Becky Lynch has been with WWE since 2013 when she joined NXT and became one of the four horsewomen to drive the Women’s Revolution. The momentum changed the division and led to the WM 2019 Main Event, Women’s Royal Rumble, and an All-Women PLE.

She feels proud of her involvement and says, “I love the people, I love the audience, and I love being able to being an important part of change.” The 35-year-old superstar continues, “I feel we’ve been able to change the landscape of women’s wrestling forever. That feels very special to me.

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Hence, it’s obvious that she feels an attachment to the company. In fact, WWE has helped elevate her status as a wrestler. However, the news of her retirement plans hangs between her husband’s retirement plans and her current contract.

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Seth Rollins’ retirement plans align with his wife’s plans

A few months ago, WWE World Heavy Weight Champion Seth Rollins discussed his retirement plans on the YouTube show Mythical Kitchen Last Meal. He said, “I don’t see it any time in the immediate future. Let’s just say that.

Going by the words of The Visionary, The Man looks to follow suit as she will be looking forward to renewing her contract which expires in June 2024. The power couple do not plan to sever their connection with the WWE faithful as they aim to enhance their legacy and impact in pro wrestling.

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What is your favorite Becky Lynch moment in WWE? What do you make of her retirement thoughts? Let us know in the comments section below.

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