WWE: Ranking the five best double champions in history

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WWE, Becky Lynch
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2. Becky Lynch

Few have experienced a meteoric rise in the business as big and as fast as “The Man” Becky Lynch.

In less than two years, she became the biggest star, regardless of gender, of the biggest wrestling company in the world.

Lynch was always considered to be a good and underrated worker, but even her biggest fans couldn’t have predicted the level of success she ended up having.

It all started with the heel turn at Summerslam. Lynch was in a triple threat for the SmackDown Women’s Title against Charlotte Flair and Carmella, and despite everybody wanting Becky to get the belt, Charlotte was given the title for the 85th time.

That was all it took.

Becky snapped and viciously attacked Charlotte, resulting in deafening cheers from the crowd. Charlotte was even given the “You deserve it” chant for the beating she took.

WWE tried to portray Lynch as the heel but due to her promo skills and charisma, she became the most over wrestler in the entire company.

A whole lot of fan support, merch sales, a face injury that somehow made her look even cooler, and a Royal Rumble win later, Lynch earned her spot in the historic main event of WrestleMania 35. Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Ronda Rousey, winner-take-all for the RAW and SamckDown Women’s titles. It was the first-ever Women’s main event in WrestleMania history and Becky had her hand raised at the end of it.

Now, we can criticize the buildup to that match and the actual reign of Becky all we want. Sure, the buildup somehow made fans less interested in the match than they previously were. Sure, her reign as double champ wasn’t booked very well. Sure, she didn’t even hold both titles for all that long, but the fact remains, Lynch’s reign is historic.

At this moment, Lynch is pregnant with Seth Rollins’ child and she’s likely not coming back for a while. However, even if she never wrestles again, she’s created a legacy that will live on forever.

Although her career hasn’t been that long, Becky has become one of the most important and influential women in pro-wrestling history.

Rousey and Charlotte deserve all the praise in the world for being in that main event, but Becky was undoubtedly the main attraction that night, and for all these reasons, her reign as “Becky 2 Belts” cannot be understated.