Becky Lynch's iconic bloodied face moment took place in WWE a year ago today


Today marks the one-year anniversary of one of the most iconic moments in recent WWE history, that being Becky Lynch's bloodied face following SmackDown's invasion of Raw ahead of 2018's Survivor Series.

On this day last year, Becky Lynch was SmackDown Women's Champion and had just started her run that still continues to this day as one of the most over superstars in WWE.

She was preparing for what would have been, at the time, one of WWE's biggest women's matches ever at Survivor Series, a Champion vs Champion match vs the then Raw Women's Champion, Ronda Rousey.

On Raw's go-home show before Survivor Series took place on November 18, The Man led a SmackDown women's division invasion of Raw, attacking the red brand's women's division.

Lynch started off the invasion by attacking Rousey backstage in the locker room, putting the Raw Women's Champion in The Disarmher.

The Man then made her way down to the ring where Raw's women's division was waiting for her, but those in the ring were jumped by the rest of SmackDown's women's division entering the arena through the crowd.

A brawl then took place in the middle of the ring between the women of SmackDown and Raw, and it developed to a point where Lynch was attacking Nia Jax in the corner of the ring.

Jax responded by throwing a stiff punch at Lynch's face, resulting in her suffering a legit concussion and broken nose. She did, however, manage to regain her composure in the ring. 

SmackDown's women's division gained control of the ring when Rousey's music hit and she made her way in an attempt to drive them. At this moment, The Man quickly moved out of the ring to grab a chair.

Rowdy looked like she would gain ring control back for Raw, but then Lynch hit her several times with the chair to secure the invasion victory for SmackDown.

Before Raw went off the air that night, one iconic shot was broadcasted, and that was the image of Lynch's bloodied face looking at Rousey in the ring as she and the rest of SmackDown women's roster left the arena through the crowd.


Due to her injury, The Man was pulled from the match with Rowdy at Survivor Series. She was forced to name Charlotte Flair as her replacement in the match on SmackDown the following night.

However, Lynch and Rousey would eventually get their match, as the two, along with Flair, would meet at WrestleMania 35 in the first-ever women's match to main event WrestleMania.

She would win on that night too, becoming the Raw and SmackDown Women's Champion in the process, the only woman to hold both titles simultaneously.

The Man's bloodied face segment before 2018's Survivor Series gave WWE the confidence to make her the Face of the WWE joining the ranks of icons like John Cena, The Rock, and Stone Cold Steve Austin.

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