Becky Lynch Explains Significance Of SmackDown Women's Title Match Taking Place In Saudi Arabia

Becky Lynch will travel to Saudi Arabia for WWE Crown Jewel to defend her SmackDown Women's Championship against Sasha Banks and Bianca Belair.

WWE ran three pay-per-view events in Saudi Arabia under the new agreement with Saudi General Sports Authority before women were able to wrestle on the show. Natalya and Lacey Evans competed in the first women's match in Saudi Arabia at Crown Jewel 2019.

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This will mark Becky's first match in Saudi and the significance of this match taking place in Saudi Arabia means a lot to her.

"I think that's the thing, is that this is how things become progressive, by allowing women to see what's possible," Lynch said in an interview with Brent Brookhouse of CBS Sports. "If it's not something they get to see often, it's not something they get to be aware of with the things they can do. So, I think that's why this is so important. This is probably the biggest match you could have in women's wrestling right now. The fact that it's happening there just allows them to see what is possible for hopefully them one day, too."

Female superstars have been forced to cover up while competing in Saudi Arabia, wearing long sleeves and long tights along with a t-shirt.

Bianca Belair, who does her own gear, said the restrictions in Saudi won't be an inconvience for her. You can find her full comments by clicking here.

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