Why is Charlotte Flair Called ‘The Queen?’

Published 10/26/2021, 10:15 AM EDT


WWE women’s division has totally turned in the business since Revolution 2015. Many women superstars developed and have been a reason for franchise success. “The Queen” Charlotte Flair is one of them. Since her debut in the main roster on Raw (July, 2015), Flair has dominated the women’s division and held various titles. She also has been awarded with the title of “The Queen”.

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‘Ashley Elizabeth Fliehr’ is popularly known by her ring name ‘Charlotte Flair’. She is the daughter of two times WWE Hall of Famer, Ric Flair. Charlotte is carrying forward his father’s legacy in professional wrestling and has successfully accomplished herself. She earned herself to be called as “The Queen” of the WWE. Let’s find out why-

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The Queen’s List of Records at pay-per-views

Charlotte has many records under her belt. She is the first athlete to win the Raw Women’s Championship. Charlotte has featured in many pay-per-view events of WWE. She was the part of the first ever main event of a pay-per-view, defeating Sasha Banks in a Hell in a Cell Match.

Also, she is the first woman superstar to feature the main event of Raw and SmackDown, both the rosters of the brand, along with a PPV. “The Queen” was undefeated over 16 pay-per-views.

Charlotte is the most successful female wrestler. She won more women’s titles than any other superstar in WWE history. Charlotte also won a Women’s Royal Rumble Match in 2020. She defeated Nikki A.S.H. and Rhea Ripley in a triple threat victory at SummerSlam 2021. Flair made history yet again by becoming a 12-time Women’s Champion.

“The Queen” as the ‘Triple Crown’ and ‘Grand Slam’ Champion

In TLC PPV on December 2020, Flair returned and partnered Asuka to win a tag team title against Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler. This win made her fifth women’s triple crown champion and fourth women’s grand slam champion.

In WWE 2021 draft, Flair is swapped to SmackDown as a Raw Women’s Champion. In a recent episode of SmackDown, Flair and “The Man” Becky Lynch exchanged their titles. This made Flair a record sixth time SmackDown Women’s Champion.

The Queen’s Record at the Grandest Stage- WrestleMania

Flair has actively taken part in the WrestleMania since her debut. The Queen has competed in five WrestleMania matches. WrestleMania 32 was her first presence at the grandest stage. She successfully defended her Women’s Championship title in a triple threat match against Becky Lynch and “The Boss” Sasha Banks.

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Flair lost in WrestleMania 33 in a four-way elimination match, eventually won by Bayley. In WrestleMania 34, Flair defeated Asuka and broke her 914 days undefeated streak, successfully defending her title. WrestleMania 35 was epic, as for the first time a women’s title match was the main event of the PPV. It was a winner takes all triple threat match between Rousey, Flair and Lynch. Lynch walked out as the ultimate champion.

The Queen defeated Rhea Ripley for NXT Women’s championship in WrestleMania 36. She missed WrestleMania 37 as she was tested Covid-19 positive. These all make a 3-2 win-loss record for The Queen at WrestleMania.

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The accomplishments that Flair has under her belt, along with some memorable moments, are surely unmatched. Also, she still has a lot of wrestling career ahead in the future. So, these all things make her proclaim to be ‘The Queen’ of WWE.

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Varun Aggarwal

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Varun is a WWE and AEW writer at EssentiallySports. Varun completed his Bachelors in Computer Science and is an ardent fan of Wrestling and motorsports. Varun has been following WWE for more than 15 years and his favorite wrestler is John Cena.

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