WWE Hall of Famer Lita recently spoke about her current run with the company, her retirement match with Becky Lynch in Saudi Arabia, and the possibility of facing SmackDown Women's Champion Rhea Ripley. In a recent interview, Lita reflected on her retirement match with Becky Lynch in Saudi Arabia in 2022, describing it as a "really nice retirement match" that she did not anticipate having the opportunity to participate in.
The former multi-time women's champion went on to express her satisfaction with the whole experience, which she felt represented a full circle moment for her, from paving the way for women in the United States to performing in a featured match in a country where women were not even allowed to attend matches at one point.
Lita also described the match as "poetic" and said she felt happy with how it turned out, adding that everything since then has been "bonus time" for her.
Lita's Desire to Face Rhea Ripley
During the interview, Lita was also asked about the possibility of facing current SmackDown Women's Champion Rhea Ripley.
The WWE Hall of Famer praised Ripley's talent and described her as an "incredible talent" who would genuinely challenge her. Lita also expressed a desire to work with Ripley, as she believes it would push her beyond her comfort zone and allow her to see how far she could take her current chapter in the company.
Lita's thoughts on her retirement match with Lynch in Saudi Arabia highlight the significance of the growing opportunities for women in the wrestling industry, both in the United States and internationally. The fact that Lita and Lynch were able to perform in a featured match in Saudi Arabia, a country where women were not even allowed to attend wrestling events in the past, is a testament to the progress made in recent years.
It also inspires current and future female wrestlers who aspire to follow in their footsteps and continue pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the industry. As for a potential matchup between Lita and Ripley, it would undoubtedly be a highly anticipated bout to showcase the talents of two of the most iconic female wrestlers in WWE history.
Lita's willingness to step out of her comfort zone and face such a formidable opponent is a testament to her passion for the sport and desire to continue evolving and growing as a performer. Whether or not the match ever happens remains to be seen, but it is clear that Lita is still passionate about the industry and eager to take on new challenges.