Rebecca Quin is a 36-year-old professional wrestler from Dublin, Ireland. Quin is signed to the WWE and performs on RAW under the ring name, Becky Lynch.
Quin began watching professional wrestling as a child with her brother, Richy. In 2002, Quin and her brother began training at a wrestling school opened by Finn Bálor (Fergal Devitt) and Paul Tracey in Ireland. Five months later, she made her wrestling debut under the ring name, Rebecca Knox. She also teamed with her brother in mixed tag team matches.
In 2005, Quin joined the Canadian wrestling promotion, SuperGirls Wrestling. A year later, she began working for Shimmer Women Athletes. She won the World Queens of Chaos Championship in June ’06 and held the title until September when she was defeated by Sweet Saraya. That September, while wrestling in Germany, Knox suffered a head injury that caused her painful headaches and possible damage to her eighth cranial nerve. As a result, Quin took a six month break from wrestling and only wrestled on three occasions in 2008, 2012 and 2013.
Becky Lynch’s WWE Debut
In 2013, Quin signed a two year developmental contract with WWE and reported to the Performance Center in Florida. It was then that she changed her ring name to Becky Lynch.
Becky Lynch made her televised in-ring debut on NXT in June 2014 defeating Summer Rae. She wrestled for NXT until 2015 competing in various non-title matches. She made her official main roster debut in July 2015 on RAW along with Charlotte Flair and Sasha Banks.
In 2016, Becky Lynch was the first woman drafted to the SmackDown brand during the 2016 WWE draft. On September 11, she won a six-pack elimination challenge to become the inaugural SmackDown Women’s Champion. She retained her title until the TLC pay-per-view event in November when she lost to Alexa Bliss. Lynch failed to regain the championship rematch in January 2017.
In 2018, after the Money in the Bank pay-per-view, Becky Lynch began a winning streak defeating Billie Kay, Sonya Deville, Peyton Royce, Mandy Rose, and Carmella. These wins earned Lynch a title match at SummerSlam but Charlotte Flair won the title after she pinned Lynch.
The feud between Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair continued until Hell In A Cell in September 2018 in which Lynch won the SmackDown Women’s Championship for a second time. Lynch’s second championship reign lasted 91 days and it was during this time that she proclaimed herself to be “The Man,” and the top wrestler for the company.
Becky Two Belts
Becky Lynch won the 2019 Women’s Royal Rumble match after eliminating Charlotte Flair. At Wrestlemania 35, Becky Lynch, Ronda Rousey and Charlotte Flair competed in a triple-threat match for a winner takes all match. Rousey was the RAW Women’s Champion and Flair, the SmackDown Women’s Champion. At Wrestlemania 35, the women’s match headlined the event for the first time, and Lynch pinned Rousey winning both titles. With both championship titles, Lynch was dubbed “Becky Two Belts,” and was allowed to appear on both RAW and SmackDown.
At the Money in the Bank pay-per-view event in 2019, she retained RAW Women’s Championship but lost the SmackDown title to Charlotte Flair. Becky Lynch retained the RAW title for over a year until she announced her real-life pregnancy in May 2020 and proclaimed Asuka as the new RAW Women’s Champion.
Becky Lynch Returns to WWE & Wins SmackDown Championship
At the SummerSlam 2021, Becky Lynch returned to WWE and defeated Women’s SmackDown Champion Bianca Belair. Lynch was also reassigned to the WWE’s SmackDown brand.
At the WWE Draft in October 2021, Becky Lynch was drafted to Monday Night RAW. On the October 22nd episode of SmackDown, Lynch and Charlotte Flair (who was the RAW Women’s Champion) exchanged their titles thus making Becky the RAW Women’s Champion.
Bianca Belair was also drafted to RAW as part of the October 2021 WWE Draft and continued her feud with Lynch. On 1 November episode of RAW, Lynch successfully defended her title against Belair, ending the feud.
At Survivor Series, Becky Lynch defeated SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair in a Champion vs. Champion match. On the January 31st 2022 episode of RAW, she confronted Royal Rumble winner Ronda Rousey. She was dropped by Rousey though when she left the ring. Lynch was then confronted by Lita who challenged Lynch to a title match at Elimination Chamber for the RAW Women’s Championship. Becky Lynch accepted her challenge.
Lynch was successful in retaining her title at Elimination Chamber. As a result, this set up a title match with the winner of the Elimination Chamber number one contender’s match, Bianca Belair, at WrestleMania 38. On Night One of WrestleMania 38, Becky Lynch lost the RAW Women’s Championship to Bianca Belair. Her reign lasted 162 days.
Becky Lynch & Asuka Feud
On the April 25th episode of RAW, Lynch was confronted by a returning Asuka, reigniting their feud. On the May 15th episode of RAW, Lynch failed to become the #1 contender for the RAW Women’s Championship by losing to Asuka. The next week, Lynch defeated Asuka to get added to the match between her and Belair at Hell in a Cell, making it a triple threat match. At the event, Belair retained her title. On the June 20th episode of RAW, Lynch lost to Asuka which meant she did not qualify for the Women’s Money in the Bank ladder match. But Lynch was headed to the event after winning a last chance MITB qualifying six pack elimination match on the following episode of RAW.
At Money in the Bank, Becky Lynch was unsuccessful in winning the match. At SummerSlam, Lynch failed to regain the RAW Women’s Championship from Belair. After Belair was confronted by a returning Bayley and new allies Dakota Kai and Iyo Sky (formerly Io Shirai), Lynch aided Belair, ensuring her face turn.
Becky Returns as The Man
On August 1st, WWE issued a statement regarding Lynch suffering a separated shoulder in her match at SummerSlam. She was expected to be out of action for several months. On that night’s episode of RAW, Lynch was attacked backstage by Bayley, Kai, and Sky, effectively being written off of television.
On the November 25th episode of SmackDown, Lynch made her return as “The Man.” It was revealed that she was the fifth and final member of Bianca Belair’s team for Survivor Series WarGames.
At Survivor Series, Lynch’s team was victorious after she performed a Double Diving Leg Drop from the top of the cage on Kai and Sky through a table and pinned Kai to win the match. At the Royal Rumble in January 2023, Lynch entered the Women’s Royal Rumble match at #15. She eliminated Kai and Sky before being eliminated by Bayley.
At the Royal Rumble on in January 2023, Lynch entered the Women’s Royal Rumble match at #15. She eliminated Kai and Sky before being eliminated by Bayley. On the February 27th episode of RAW, Lynch and Lita defeated Damage CTRL to win the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship with the help of returning Trish Stratus. Becky Lynch also became Sixth Women’s Triple Crown Champion.SHOW LESS
Birth name: Rebecca Quin
Born: January 30, 1987, Limerick, Ireland
Height: 5′ ft 6″ in (168cm)
Weight: 135 lbs (61 kg)
Spouse: Seth Rollins (Colby Lopez)
Ring name(s): Becky Lynch, La Luchadora, Rebecca Knox
Current Roster: WWE RAW
Finishing Move(s): Dis-arm-her, Man-handle Slam
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Career Championships and Accomplishments
- Queens of Chaos
- World Queens of Chaos Championship (1 time)
- SuperGirls Wrestling
- SuperGirls Championship (1 time)
- World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)
- WWE RAW Women’s Championship (2 times)
- WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship (4 times) (Inaugural)
- Women’s Tag Team Championship (1 time, current)
- Women’s Royal Rumble (2019)