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Becky Lynch Tangles With Charlotte Flair In Dark Match After SmackDown

Becky Lynch punches Charlotte Flair in the ring

Becky Lynch squared off against Charlotte Flair, Sasha Banks and Bianca Belair in a stacked Fatal-Four-Way match after SmackDown went off the air.

While Becky Lynch emerged victorious against Charlotte Flair at Survivor Series in November, the controversial nature of the win ensured that their rivalry is far from over. In the months leading up to the event, what started as professional competition descended into real-life animosity and backstage confrontations.

Despite being Raw Women’s Champion, Lynch arrived on SmackDown alongside fellow Raw Superstar Bianca Belair taking on Flair and Sasha Banks. While it was Banks who pinned Lynch to earn the win, fan footage shows Flair and Lynch going to war as soon as the opening bell rang.

Becky Lynch was most recently in action on the December 6th episode of Monday Night Raw where she defended her championship against Liv Morgan.

Earlier on in the show, Sasha Banks was seen backstage hyping up Toni Storm ahead of her match with Flair, making sure to get some verbal jabs in against the SmackDown Women’s Champion in the process. In the match itself, Storm was on a mission to prove that she could go toe-to-toe with the champion. The bout came to a swift conclusion with The Queen getting herself disqualified for repeatedly stomping her rival on the ring apron.

Elsewhere on the show, Sami Zayn came to the ring in a wheelchair, flanked by two suspiciously muscular male nurses. After airing his grievances at getting demolished by Brock Lesnar the previous week, Paul Heyman came to the ring, taking issue with Zayn before both men were joined by Brock Lesnar.

The Beast tried to reason with Zayn, saying that as “two Canadian Alpha-males” they should go on a hunting trip together. With the hijinks in full flow, Heyman got back on the mic briefly slipping back into his role as Lesnar’s advocate. This seemed to flick a switch inside Lesnar who demolished the two nurses before delivering another F-5 to Zayn, neck-brace and all.

Later on in the show, when questioned about the situation, Lesnar told Kayla Braxton that she should talk to his advocate Paul Heyman.

The show also featured the debut of Xia Li who came to the aid of Naomi has her battle with Sonya Deville continues.