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Becky Lynch returns at WWE SummerSlam 2021, wins Women’s Title

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WWE Superstar Becky Lynch made her long-anticipated return to WWE programming at this evening’s WWE SummerSlam 2021 PPV event.

Bianca Belair was set to face Carmella in a match for the SmackDown Women’s Championship, with Sasha Banks not available to appear on the show for undisclosed reasons.

The fans in attendance at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas were not happy with the replacement, and before the match could start Becky Lynch would make her way out to the capacity crowd and confirm that she was back in the company.

Lynch had been out of action for over a year, with The Man going on maternity leave for her first daughter, Roux, who was born in December 2020.

The match then became Becky Lynch vs Bianca Belair for the SmackDown Women’s Championship. Lynch would get the quick win to become the new SmackDown Women’s Champion.

Becky Lynch returns to WWE

Here is the full card for WWE SummerSlam 2021:

  • WWE Universal Championship Match ’“ Roman Reigns (c) vs John Cena
  • Raw Women’s Championship Match ’“ Nikki A.S.H. (c) vs Rhea Ripley vs Charlotte Flair (Triple Threat Match)
  • WWE Championship Match ’“ Bobby Lashley (c) vs Goldberg
  • Edge vs Seth Rollins
  • SmackDown Women’s Championship ’“ Bianca Belair (c) vs Sasha Banks
  • SmackDown Tag Team Championships ’“ The Usos (c) vs Dominik & Rey Mysterio
  • United States Championship ’“ Sheamus (c) vs Damian Priest
  • RAW Tag Team Championship Match ’“ AJ Styles and Omos (c) vs RK-Bro (Randy Orton and Matt Riddle)
  • Drew McIntyre vs Jinder Mahal (Shanky and Veer are banned from the ringside area)
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