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Becky Lynch named Sports Illustrated’s Women’s Wrestler Of 2018, calls out other “dopes” on the list

Becky Lynch had a tremendous 2018 with WWE. “The Irish Lass Kicker” emerged as, arguably, the biggest female star in professional wrestling. She got the WWE Universe to rally behind her after her SummerSlam heel turn, eventually winning the SmackDown Live Women’s Championship from Charlotte Flair. Now, Flair could be part of the first-ever women’s match to headline a WrestleMania next year.

Lynch’s historic year was recently recognized by Sports Illustrated, who named Lynch their number one Women’s Wrestler Of 2018. Check out the top ten below:

10. Jordynne Grace
9. Bianca Belair
8. Kairi Sane & WWE NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler (Tied)
7. Toni Storm
6. Alexa Bliss
5. SmackDown Live Women’s Champion Asuka
4. RAW Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey
3. Tessa Blanchard
2. Charlotte Flair
1. Becky Lynch

Lynch then took to Twitter and reacted to earning the number one spot on the list, calling out the other “dopes” listed below her:

“Line up all the other dopes on this list, and I’ll slap the heads off them all.”

IMPACT Wrestling star Tessa Blanchard, who ranked third on the list, offered a response to the news as well:

“Stay humble, hustle hard, blow 2019 out of the damn water. Let’s get it.”






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