After months of speculation, WWE has made the one match that fans have been waiting to see and that’s WWE RAW Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey taking on Becky Lynch in a one-on-one contest.
WWE made this official during Monday’s episode of RAW in Phoenix, AZ after Rousey had successfully retained her title over Bayley once issuing an open challenge. Following the contest, Lynch walked out where she made her selection known and then they exchanged words. Lynch earned this opportunity by winning the 2019 Women’s Royal Rumble Match.
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This is the second time that WWE had planned to book this match. The then-SmackDown Women’s Champion was pulled from her scheduled champion vs. champion match against Rousey at Survivor Series in November. She suffered a broken nose and concussion during the RAW invasion angle after getting punched out by Nia Jax that saw Lynch suffer a “broken face” and concussion.
Her replacement would be Charlotte Flair who ended up facing Rousey in a non-title match at Survivor Series once Lynch picked Flair during an in-ring segment.
WrestleMania 35 is scheduled to take place on Sunday, April 7, 2019, in East Rutherford, NJ at MetLife Stadium. This event airs on pay-per-view (PPV) and WWE Network.