Thursday 19 January 2017

'Tank you' - WWE fans slag Irish wrestling star Becky Lynch's Dublin accent after big win

Published 15/09/2016 | 08:54

Former Aer Lingus flight attendant Becky Lynch became only the third Irish wrestler to win a WWE title last Sunday when she captured the Smackdown women's world championship at Backlash.

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The fan favourite was widely celebrated for her exciting victory in a six-person elimination match before delivering an emotional post-fight interview that captured the imagination even further.

Read more: The Aer Lingus flight attendant who became a US wrestling champion

But although Lynch has been wrestling in the WWE since 2013, a lot of WWE fans weren't prepared for her strong Dublin accent.


WWE watchers seemed to focus a lot on the Baldoyle native's delivering of 'thank you'.


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