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  • May 20, 2015. Becky's match against Sasha Banks at NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable. The match was the culmination of Becky's transformation to the flame haired ass-kicker many know her as. While Becky herself lost, the match itself is considered to be one of the best women's matches ever put on in all of WWE, with both wrestlers executing perfect psychology and athleticism while finding more and more creative ways to try to destroy the other's arm. Even if Sasha retained, the match helped cement Becky's character as well as her place in the upper echelon of the NXT women's division.
  • September 11, 2016. Becky finally winning a title. Not only that but she makes history with becoming the first ever Smackdown Women's Champion by defeating the rest of the women's roster in a Six-Pack Elimination challenge at Backlash. After the past two years of either being ignored or screwed out of a title shot, the fact she finally got her moment was fantastic. It's also a moment of heartwarming given that it's clear during the entire match that the crowd is 100% on Becky's side and cheering immensely when Carmella taps out.
  • In their feud over the title, Alexa Bliss mocks Becky for her looks. Becky's response?
    "I'm not preparing for a pageant. I'm preparing for a fight!"
    • Her entire feud with Bliss is one huge moment of awesome due to the fantastic storytelling throughout it with Becky portraying the noble and hard-working veteran and Alexa playing the conniving egotistical villain to perfection.
  • Her awesome promo against Mickie James at the dual contract signing.
    "You see, the difference between us is that when it gets tough, I keep walking through it. And this Sunday at Elimination Chamber, I am going to walk right through you. So you can bring your seven years of rage, because I am bringing a lifetime of straight fire, which is who I am. And I am going to slap you right back into the past."
  • Her match with James Ellsworth on SmackDown. Apart from it being the first intergender match in WWE in years, not only did she win, but rather than the match being a total squash, she and Ellsworth made it an actual competitive match with plenty of chain wrestling to go around. With time, this match might legitimately pave the way for WWE to further integrate the men's and women's divisions of their roster.
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  • On 27/3/2018 episode of SmackDown, Becky had just defeated Ruby Riott before being surrounded by the other members of The Riott Squad. You expect either a) Becky to be beaten down by the faction or b) someone come to Becky's aid. Wrong. Becky holds up on her own and throws both Liv Morgan and Sarah Logan out of the ring, symbolizing the upcoming WrestleMania Women's Battle Royal.
  • Time after time losing to Charlotte Flair, Becky finally defeated her long time frenemy on June 5th, 2018 episode of SmackDown by making her tap out to the Dis-Arm-Her, cleanly.
  • From June to July 2018, Becky finally receives some spotlight after being ignored for almost a year. She begins to have a winning streak in single matches for weeks, defeating the likes of Charlotte, Mandy Rose, Sonya Deville and the Iconic Duo. On 17 July, she finally announced her intention to reclaim the SmackDown Women's Championship.
  • August 19, 2018. After Charlotte won back the SmackDown Women's Championship at the 2018 SummerSlam (in a match that originally only featured Lynch and Carmella), Becky violently attacked her, angry after being constantly screwed out of title victories time after time. Made even more awesome was that the crowd was firmly behind her throughout the entire assault, even outright booing Charlotte.
  • Aside from the somewhat gratuitous bashing of the crowd, Becky cut arguably the best promo of her career on the Smackdown following SummerSlam, where she made some incredibly valid points as to why she turned on Charlotte, claiming that Flair had stolen opportunity after opportunity from her countless times. When Charlotte came out to confront Becky, she was once again heavily booed by the Brooklyn crowd.
  • September 16, 2018. At Hell in a Cell, Becky finally got her one-on-one match for the SmackDown Women's Championship…and not only did she win back the title, she beat Charlotte clean, this time by countering Charlotte's spear into a floatover DDT-style pinning combination.
  • October 28, 2018. Over the following weeks, Becky and Charlotte continue their rivalry which culminated at Evolution in a Last Woman Standing match. In what many are considering the greatest women's match the main roster has ever seen, Becky gave it her all against her former best friend using every weapon she can find including performing a Diving Leg Drop from a ladder on Charlotte on the announce table. It ended with Becky performing a powerbomb on her from the apron through a table, which ironically was how Becky lost the title two years ago to Alexa Bliss.
  • Becky Lynch vs. Ronda Rousey in a Champion vs. Champion match at Survivor Series is happening, and based on the events of Evolution, where Becky overcame fellow Horsewoman Charlotte in the match of the night while Ronda struggled to beat the perennial face of the post-PG Divas era in Nikki Bella, Becky is going into the match in a stronger position than the Baddest Woman on the Planet. That's to say nothing of the explosive promo work she's been laying down in the buildup to the Survivor Series match, establishing herself in the build as someone that gives precisely zero fucks about Ronda's legit MMA background or apparent position in the company and is not and will not be intimidated by Ronda's mystique. Simultaneously, she's been making anybody that didn't get the chance to see it in her previous work, realize that not only does she stack up to the competition from an in-ring standpoint, but she's one of the best talkers in the entire WWE now that she's in a role befitting her talent and is being given a chance to cut loose.
  • November 12, 2018. On the go-home episode of RAW leading up to Survivor Series 2018, Becky took her Anti-Hero intensity to completely new dimensions by single-handedly destroying Ronda Rousey backstage as part of their aforementioned feud and rallying the entire SmackDown women's roster in a raid on the RAW women's roster. Though already cool enough by those credentials, the segment hit Stone Cold heights immediately afterward, as Becky took a hard and real punch to the face from Nia Jax which legitimately broke her nose and concussed her...and responded by continuing to dominate all comers as though nothing had happened at all with blood smeared all over her face and hands. Are we quite sure Sheamus is the real Celtic Warrior in the room?
    • Sadly, the concussion turned out to be worse than expected and thus, Becky was forced to cancel the match. She did, however, manage to wonderfully respond online to make it sound like this was just part of the plan: "I'm ready and willing to fight on Sunday, but this company won't let me. I already showed them I can beat the hell out of their golden goose, Ronda, and now they have to protect their investment. I get it. That's fine. Everybody knows who The Man is now."
    • Note also that the caption of the page image comes from Becky herself—shortly after the incident, she posted a picture of her blood-soaked face on Twitter, captioning it with said phrase.
    • As a consolation prize, not only was WWE hyped enough about the match that they decided it needed to happen anyway, they ended up making it the main event at WrestleMania!
  • Becky's new entrance post-injury. Simple, effective, powerful, and perfectly tied together by one of the best calls in Corey Graves' career:
  • At TLC 2018, Becky finally got her revenge on Nia Jax for the broken nose incident a month back. Following Nia's loss against Ronda, Becky met her backstage and beat her up without even breaking a sweat.
  • Becky continues to destroy both Charlotte Flair and Ronda Rousey on Twitter by pointing out their hypocrisy and excuses whenever she got the better of them or she'll straight up troll them.
  • Her Twitter responses to anyone who tries to go after her. Usually, they get viciously burned.
  • After spending most of 2018 burning the company's favorite women, Becky started 2019 by absolutely blasting one of the company's cash cows over the last 16 years, John Cena himself. She destroyed him over the microphone (bringing up his break up with Nikki Bella), threw him out of the ring in the middle of their tag team match, and when Cena offered a handshake, Becky instead taunted him with his "You Can't See Me" gesture.
  • January 27, 2019. Even though she lost to Asuka earlier that night, Becky entered the Royal Rumble to replace an injured Lana. She continued her feud with both Nia Jax and Charlotte and even with an injured leg, she was able to eliminate the both of them to win the match and securing a title match at the Grandest Stage of Them All. The next day on Raw, she chose her opponent: Rowdy Ronda Rousey.
  • February 4, 2019: Before Stephanie McMahon could even finish her first sentence, Becky cut her off with her entrance and shows that even in the face of the Billion Dollar Princess, she would not go gentle. Stephanie begged Becky to see a doctor but when The Man refused, she suspended her. Becky retaliated by attacking Stephanie, furthering the parallel between her and Steve Austin.
    • She took it further the following night on SmackDown by showing up despite her suspension. When Triple H attempted to talk her down and called her afraid to face Ronda, Becky slapped the King of Kings in the face, once again channeling Steve Austin.
  • Not even being suspended by Vince McMahon himself or getting her knee injured again could stop Becky. Frustrated that her WrestleMania opportunity was stolen by Charlotte once again in addition for being the one who injured said knee, Becky showed up at Elimination Chamber 2019 in crutches and entered the ring when both Ronda Rousey and Charlotte were having a stare down. As the Queen continued with her usual mocking, the Man made her regret it by brutally attacking her with one of her crutches before beating the hell out of Ronda as well.
  • April 8, 2019. In a historic night, Charlotte Flair, Ronda Rousey, and Becky Lynch closed out WrestleMania 35 as the main event on the card, the first time a women's match had ever headlined the Show of Shows. For twenty minutes, the three of them beat the everloving hell out of each other, but it ultimately culminated with Becky scoring the pinfall on Ronda, winning both the Raw and Smackdown Women's Titles in the process. The Man is officially on top of the mountain.
  • In the following months, Becky exerts dominance over the women's locker room to become the top woman in the company, having defeated Bayley, Charlotte (again), Lacey Evans three times and Natalya. It wasn't until Sasha Banks that she was given an actual challenge. For two months the Boss' new ruthlessness pushed the Man to her limits, more than Ronda Rousey and Charlotte ever could. The feud culminated into Becky's first ever Hell in a Cell match where she had to channel everything she had against her fellow Horsewoman. Ultimately, after tossing Sasha onto a pile of chairs from the top ropes, Becky made the Boss tap out, securing both her championship and her spot and the top woman in WWE.
  • Her cameo in the fifth season opener of Billions was kayfabe-tweaking fun. She shows up to give a pep talk to the two feuding companies of Axe Capital and Mase Capital, staging a fight with Wendy and demonstrating that in wrestling, your success is measured by how well you work with your opponents and how good you can make the other guy look. When the episode premiered, the entire show's cast collectively geeked out over how cool Becky is and how awesome she was to work with.
  • Becky considers Asuka as her greatest opponent, as Asuka is the only person to able to beat her one-on-one cleanly at Royal Rumble 2019 from August 2018 to the end of 2019. Subsequent encounters in tag team matches between them also ended with Asuka and Kairi Sane defeating Becky and her tag team partner. Wanting to regain the burning passion that she had during her initial push, Becky puts her Raw Women's Championship on the line against Asuka at Royal Rumble 2020. The event has Becky throwing everything she got against the Empress of Tomorrow and finally made her tap out to her Dis-arm-her.
  • At WrestleMania 36, Becky faced her toughest challenge ever in the form of Shayna Bazler. From 2018 to 2019, Shayna displayed dominance over the entire NXT locker room and held the NXT Women's Championship a record of 416 days. When she debuts at the main roster, she single-handily eliminates every single competitor at the 2020 Elimination Chamber match. Even Becky herself had suffer several times at the hands of Shayna, including getting bitten by her at the ear to the point she bled. At The Grandest Stage of Them All, Becky finally put the Queen of Spades down by reversing a Kirifuda Clutch into a roll-up, securing her title and crossing the one year mark. It makes even more awesome that a month later that it is revealed that Becky was during the early stages of pregnancy at the time.