Becky Lynch Talks Not Main Eventing WrestleMania 36, Missing Wrestling In Front Of Crowds
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Becky Lynch will battle Shayna Baszler at WrestleMania 36. While it isn’t as high profile as her last WrestleMania match against Ronda Rousey and Charlotte Flair, Lynch isn’t worried. She spoke to Sports Illustrated about the event and not wrestling in front of a live audience.
Check out highlights below:
On not main eventing two years in a row:
No, I’m not disappointed. Sometimes you’re going to be the main event, sometimes you’re not. I’m somebody that went from the pre-show of WrestleMania to the main event. It’s all about how you react, respond, and keep moving forward.
This is also not the last WrestleMania. I’m not retiring tomorrow, there are so many years ahead of me. I’m always thinking about how I can get to the main event. It has to be the right place for it, but that’s always the goal in my mind.
What it’s like wrestling without a crowd:
I cannot wait to have people back in the stands. It’s really different without them. You have to really focus on your message, what you want the people at home to understand, and you have to forget about that clarification you get from the audience being there. Having them respond to you is really gratifying, and you know they appreciate what you’re saying. But all of that is gone.
I was worried that, without that adrenaline from them being there, I wouldn’t be able to have that same type of intensity. It’s a different thing now, and it forces your brain to think differently.