Top 5 female wrestlers in WWE currently
Wrestling has quite a lot of talented female wrestlers who draw significant fans towards the sport. Here's a look at the top five female wrestlers on WWE across brands currently.
Charlotte Flair, NXT
Born as Ashley Elizabeth Fliehr, Charlotte Flair is the daughter of retired wrestler Ric Flair. Charlotte is a record 12-time women's champion.
She has won Raw Women's Championship four times and the SmackDown Women's Championship five times. She is the current NXT Women's Champion in her second reign in this brand.
She is also the winner of the 2020 Women's Royal Rumble match. She headlined WrestleMania 2019 alongside Becky Lynch and Ronda Rousey.
Alexa Bliss, SmackDown
Her real name is Alexis Kaufman. She signed for NXT in 2013 before making her main roster debut on SmackDown 3 years later. She went on to win two SmackDown women’s title, becoming the first woman to do so.
When she moved to Raw in 2017, she became a three-time Raw women’s champion. Besides that, she also holds women’s Tag Team Championship twice with Nikki Cross, becoming the second women’s Triple Crown champion. She currently wrestlers on SmackDown.
Becky Lynch, Raw
Born as Rebecca Quin, Lynch wrestled on the independent circuit for four years before a head injury in 2006 ruled her out for about 7 years.
She signed for WWE in 2013 and became an instant hit, winning inaugural SmackDown Women's Champion at Backlash 2016. She called herself The Man after attacking Charlotte Flair at SummerSlam in 2018, gaining a lot of fans’ support.
In WrestleMania 35, she won both the Raw Women's Championship and SmackDown Women's Championship. She is the longest reigning Raw champion.
She is a two-time SmackDown Women's Champion. She was born as Pamela Rose Martinez and wrestled as Davina Rose on the independent circuit before she was given the Bayley moniker on WWE.
She is the only woman to have won the Raw, SmackDown, NXT and Women's Tag Team Championships. She won the women's Money in the Bank ladder match in 2019, and on the same night, she won her first SmackDown Women's Championship.
She is also the first woman to successfully defend a WWE Championship in Saudi Arabia at Super ShowDown.
Sasha Banks, SmackDown
Her real name is Mercedes Justine Kaestner-Varnado. Before SmackDown, Banks wrestled on the independent circuit, for Chaotic Wrestling, and was also part of NXT and the Raw.
She was the first woman to compete in a Hell in a Cell match in 2016. She and her partner Bayley won the inaugural WWE Women's Tag Team Championship at the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view in February 2019.
Photo courtesy: Charlotte Flair's FB page