Former WWE Universal Champion Finn Balor recently appeared on the Notsam Wrestling podcast with Sam Roberts to talk about various topics including his upcoming match against Drew McIntyre at WWE TLC as well as SmackDown Women’s Champion Becky Lynch.
Before Lynch signed with WWE, she decided to train under Finn Balor and Paul Tracey way back in 2002. Since turning heel at the SummerSlam pay-per-view event back in August, Lynch has caught fire with the fans and became one of the biggest stars that the WWE has under contract right now.
Balor was asked about his long friendship with Lynch what he attributes her recent mega-stardom with the fans. This is where the Raw star mentioned that he thinks everyone believed in her except for herself at a certain point in time.
“Can I believe that this is happening? Yes. I’ve always believed that Becky had that in here, I just don’t know that she believed it. Maybe in the last couple months she’s started to get that self-confidence. I think everybody believed in her except herself. Finally, she got that self-confidence, and she’s been rockin’, man. It’s unbelievable to watch, and I think it’s only going to get bigger.
“She is on fire right now, and she’s been around almost as long as me. She’s been around 15-16 years or something, so she knows exactly what she’s doing in the ring. She’s comfortable, her promos are on fire, and she’s killing. Long may it continue.”
Balor also talked about his time at NXT, WrestleMania weekend shows, Drew McIntyre, potential of going to SmackDown, and more. You can listen to the entire interview here: