That’s what’s in a name for Lynch. There are certain names in wrestling that are nothing short of iconic. Almost everyone knows the Hulkster, the Macho Man, the Hitman, Stone Cold and the Great One. Those are the kinds of names that are always going to work because they are legendary in the business. They wouldn’t have worked so well if they had been even slightly changed, which makes you wonder what would happen had WWE gotten their way with another proposed name.
Over the last few years, the wrestling world has been changed in a huge way thanks to the Women’s Revolution. The change has caused a completely new generation of women’s wrestling to come along, meaning that women’s wrestling will never be the same. The biggest star to come out of the entire Revolution has been Becky Lynch, who wasn’t always going to be known as Becky Lynch.
Lynch was recently interviewed by Sports Illustrated and mentioned some of the names that had been considered for her when she arrived in WWE. Some of the possible options Quin Chulainn, named after Lynch’s real last name of Quin and Cu Chulainn, a character from Irish mythology, and Madeline, which Lynch did not like as it reminded her of the children’s TV series of the same name. Another name considered was Robin Daly, which Lynch liked but decided against as it did not have any of her own name included.
Lynch went with a good name. Check out some of her biggest moments:
Opinion: Some of those names are pretty good and I’ll certainly take them over some of the disasters that WWE has tried over the years. Lynch is a good name and something that rolls off the tongue rather well, which is one of the most important things that you can have for a wrestling name. She is pretty much the biggest star in the history of women’s wrestling and has a name that will be remembered for a long time to come.
Do you like the name? Which of the other names is best? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books. Get the latest and greatest in professional wrestling news by signing up for our daily email newsletter. Just look below for “GET EXCLUSIVE UPDATES” to sign up. Thank you for reading!