Becky Lynch: Crucial Detail in Mercedes Mone’s AEW Agreement

Becky Lynch: Crucial Detail in Mercedes Mone's AEW Agreement
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Celebrating Equality in Wrestling

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WWE superstar Becky Lynch has voiced her thoughts on Mercedes Mone’s recent AEW contract announcement, shedding light on the significance of equal pay in professional wrestling.

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Mercedes Mone has recently inked a deal with AEW, reportedly securing her position as the highest-paid female performer in wrestling history. Reports from PWInsider hinted at the substantial financial commitment from both WWE and AEW, with “eight-figure” deals being on the table for talents like Mone.

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In a candid conversation with the Orlando Sentinel, Becky Lynch emphasized the importance of equitable compensation for female wrestlers, stating, “I think that’s an important part, getting paid equally for the equal work and the equal position we are at right now.” Lynch highlighted the necessity of translating the progress made in women’s wrestling into tangible financial rewards.

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Mone’s AEW debut at Dynamite: Big Business on March 13, 2024, was highly anticipated, drawing attention from both fans and fellow wrestlers. Notably, wrestlers like Bayley, Naomi, and Tamina showed their support for Mone on social media, underlining the camaraderie within the industry.

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Meanwhile, Becky Lynch gears up for a monumental showdown against Rhea Ripley for the WWE World Women’s Championship at WrestleMania 40 on April 6 & 7. The buildup to their clash reached a fever pitch during the March 25 episode of WWE Raw, where tensions escalated following Mone’s remarks, sparking a heated confrontation between Lynch and Ripley.

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As the wrestling world witnesses groundbreaking moments like Mone’s contract and Lynch’s championship pursuit, it’s evident that the push for equality extends beyond the ring. These developments not only showcase the talent and dedication of female wrestlers but also highlight the ongoing strive for parity and recognition in the industry.

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