Source: ESPN.com

WWE SmackDown Women's champion Becky Lynch recently talked to ESPN.com. She reflected on the early days on her wrestling career during the interview and below are a few highlights.

On not wanting to come to WWE:

"When I was younger, I didn't want to come to WWE because I didn't fit into the mold. I couldn't identify myself with the term "diva." The divas brand was meant to put a spotlight on the women, but the term to me felt more glamorous than me."

Quitting Wrestling:

"I quit wrestling in 2006 because I just got lost. My mom didn't want me wrestling, I was wondering if I was going to make it in wrestling, I got injured in a match, I was 19, I was away from home, living in Florida and I just got lost. I couldn't face it, so I stepped away. It was like a death for me, and that is not an exaggeration. I struggled for years to find what I wanted to do. I was away for seven years. I always kept journals, and it's crazy to go back and read these journals because it seemed like I had unfinished business. I always felt like it was something I was meant to do, but I just didn't know how to get back in. So I ended up just trying to do something to fill the void."

Becky also discussed wanting to main event WrestleMania, why she got into wrestling and more. You can check out the complete interview here.

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