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Becky Lynch challenging Ronda Rousey at WWE WrestleMania 35


Becky Lynch is officially challenging for the Raw Women's Championship at WrestleMania 35.

After winning this year's women's Royal Rumble, Lynch made an appearance on Raw tonight, confronted Ronda Rousey, and announced that she's challenging for Rousey's title at WrestleMania. Rousey had issued an open challenge on Raw that was answered by Bayley, with Rousey defeating Bayley to retain her title.

Lynch was cheered heavily and Rousey was booed. Lynch said she dropped Rousey in the ring the last time she came to Raw, but Rousey didn't come looking for her after that. Lynch said she's come looking for Rousey to prove that Rousey isn't the baddest woman on the planet.

Lynch said she's going to break Rousey's mystique, take her title, and kick her ass in front of the whole world. Rousey responded by saying she has the ability to kill Lynch with her bare hands without breaking a sweat. Lynch smiled at Rousey while she cut her promo.

Rousey brought up her UFC credentials and said she's been a household name for the past decade. Rousey said that -- while Lynch was on the pre-show -- Rousey stole the show in her debut at last year's WrestleMania.

Whether or not Charlotte Flair will be added to Rousey vs. Lynch wasn't addressed on Raw.

Rousey vs. Lynch was originally set for Survivor Series 2018, but Lynch was forced out of the match after being injured by a strike from Nia Jax on the Monday before the pay-per-view. Charlotte took Lynch's place and got herself disqualified against Rousey. She then continued to attack Rousey in a post-match angle.

WrestleMania 35 is taking place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on April 7.