Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch had a run-in backstage at SmackDown this week. This resulted in a shouting match, but nothing got physical. After the argument, Lynch went out for a dark match and Flair was asked to leave the venue to avoid another situation.
The title swap situation was not a well-received idea for The Queen. She fought backstage for them to change the segment, stating that it would make her title reign look weak. They went ahead and did the swap as planned.
According to PW Insider, there is a bit of heat on Charlotte Flair because of this incident. There are also some who believe that Sasha Banks was undermined by how Flair treated the segment.
There is heat on Flair in certain circles for disrespecting Lynch and some who felt Flair took a segment that was supposed to build herself vs. Sasha Banks and instead put all the attention back on herself and Lynch when Banks was being placed in a position to be the top babyface for the Smackdown brand. There are some who felt this undermined Banks, whether that was a planned strategy or not.
Charlotte Flair reportedly wanted to lose her title to Bianca Belair on RAW, but they didn’t book it that way. WWE did a title swap instead, and Flair obviously wasn’t happy about it. The way that things went down on SmackDown was obviously not okay with several people in WWE and Flair is in some hot water because of it.
Ringside News exclusively reported that some on SmackDown were not thrilled about exchanging Becky Lynch for Charlotte Flair. Now we are starting to see exactly why that is the case.
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