For the first time in WWE history, a women’s match will be the main event of WrestleMania. The Raw Women’s Championship Match featuring Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Becky Lynch takes place on Sunday, April 7 in front of a capacity crowd at MetLife Stadium and streams live on WWE Network around the world.
Rousey is the current Raw Women’s Champion, Olympic medallist, the first female UFC Champion and the first woman to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. She is also an actress and New York Times bestselling author.
Flair is a seven-time Champion in WWE, a former Division One volleyball player, philanthropist and author. She is the daughter of two-time WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair.
Lynch is the 2019 Women’s Royal Rumble winner, a two-time SmackDown Women’s Champion and was named Wrestler of the Year by both Sports Illustrated and CBS Sports in 2018. She was also the first woman ever to top ESPN’s WWE Power Rankings.
At WrestleMania 32 in 2016, WWE re-branded the Divas Division the Women’s Division and unveiled a new Women’s Championship title. Since that time, the women’s evolution has placed a greater spotlight on WWE’s female performers, including more prominent storylines and deeper character development that showcases their athleticism, charisma and star power.
Last October, WWE held its first-ever all-women’s pay-per-view event, Evolution, in front of a sold-crowd and millions more watching on WWE Network.