Becky Lynch refers to herself as "The Man" because she doesn't believe in gender specificity. And she doesn't think WWE should believe in it either. The women in WWE continue to make history, but Lynch believes the time for making history is over and it's time for full equality in WWE.
Speaking on WWE Backstage, Becky reveals what she believes is the next step for women in WWE.
"The best thing for the women's division right now is we eliminate the term 'women's.' It's now starting to hold us back. We're now going, 'this is the women's segment. this is the women's thing.' Why do we need that division? We need people, we need characters, we need people looking for the main event spot. Not the top women's spot. The top spot. What are people doing to be the main event, to be on the covers of the video games, the cereal boxes, whatever it is? [Gender] shouldn't be an issue at this point. We're past making history. We've made all the history. Sure, of course, there's always going to be more history to be made, but that's out of the equation now. Let's normalize it," she said.
WWE has seemingly taken the first step in dropping "women's" from its vocabulary by now referring to the NXT Women's Championship as simply the NXT Championship. Mauro Ranallo never made mention of the "women's" part of the championship when Rhea Ripley was on Wednesday's NXT.
It is unclear if Raw and SmackDown will start using this designation moving forward.
Becky took to social media to offer more clarity on her comments.
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