WWE: Becky Lynch told Asuka about pregnancy before Raw segment (Exclusive)

Becky Lynch says she told Asuka about pregnancy before Raw segment

Becky Lynch has revealed that she told Asuka she was pregnant moments before announcing it to the world on the May 11 episode of Monday Night Raw last year.

Reports at the time suggested that Asuka had no idea that Lynch was pregnant when ‘The Man’ shared the news during a segment on Raw, but those reports were seemingly inaccurate.

Speaking to GiveMeSport at the UK press junket yesterday, Lynch revealed that told Asuka she was pregnant backstage before the segment was taped.

Lynch revealed that she wasn’t supposed to tell Asuka the news beforehand, which was likely a directive from higher-ups to make the latter’s reaction more genuine:

I told her just before, it was a great reaction. She wasn’t supposed to know. I wasn’t supposed to tell her, but I really like Asuka so…

Becky Lynch was not seen on WWE TV from the May 11 episode of Raw in 2020 until the SummerSlam pay-per-view event on August 21 this year.

At the show, Lynch returned to swiftly beat Bianca Belair in a matter of seconds to recapture the SmackDown Women’s Championship. 

Since then, Becky Lynch has been working as a heel on SmackDown, continuing her feud with Bianca Belair on the blue brand.

During the same press junket, Becky Lynch also revealed that she was ready to return to WWE at WrestleMania 37 in April, with Lynch claiming that a big match with Bayley was discussed for the show.

Lynch also revealed that WWE originally wanted her to return in October, but plans had to be brought forward when Sasha Banks was ruled out of SummerSlam.

You can read more of Becky Lynch had to say regarding her return to the company this year by clicking here.

You can watch every single episode of Monday Night Raw and Friday Night SmackDown live here in the UK on BT Sport.

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