Shayna Baszler invaded Monday Night RAW this week and took a chunk out of Becky Lynch‘s neck as a way to set up a future match between the two women. The former NXT Women’s Champion won the battle of the brands match back at Survivor Series before she was attacked by The Man to set up an encounter between the two women when Baszler was able to be promoted to RAW.
Last month at the Royal Rumble, Baszler and Bianca Belair set a new record with eight eliminations in the Women’s match, before The EST returned to NXT and Baszler headed to RAW.
At present, there has been a lot of confusion regarding Shayna Baszler’s current position in the company but at a recent media call, Triple H was able to clarify that as far as he is concerned, Baszler is still an NXT star.
“Look, I think that’ll play out. There’s a fascinating thing for me with that. There was a ton of buzz, I think, going into the Survivor Series and building up people for Becky Lynch and, her rise to where she is has been insane,”
“I’m so happy for her. But, you know, you have to have that that that base of opponents and all those things. So hopefully that turns into something massive for both of them and we see where that goes. At this point, I’m not 100 percent sure. As far as right now goes, I sort of look at this like sports teams in a way and you’ve got to make deals to get people to go different places, as far as I’m concerned right now, Shayna Baszler’s still an NXT talent until we make a deal for her to go someplace else. So does that mean there’s a moment where Becky Lynch comes hunting for Shayna Baszler or vice versa? I don’t know yet. We’ll see.”
Baszler is currently rumored to be facing Becky Lynch for the RAW Women’s Championship at WrestleMania 36.