WWE Star Received ‘Great Ovation’ Backstage After Recent Championship Win

WWE Star Received ‘Great Ovation’ Backstage After Recent Championship Win WWE

A popular up-and-coming WWE star has received a “great ovation” backstage following their recent championship win.

At NXT Battleground on Sunday, May 28, Tiffany Stratton not only won the NXT Women’s Championship but also became the 100th woman in WWE to hold championship gold.

The victory over Lyra Valkyria saw Stratton congratulated by Charlotte Flair, herself a former NXT Women’s Champion having held the belt on two occasions.

Stratton has previously said that it was Charlotte Flair that got her interested in wrestling.

According to Fightful Select (subscription required), there was a positive response to Stratton’s match against Valkyria backstage, too.

Fightful Select reports that Stratton “received a great ovation backstage.”

The WWE NXT Twitter account shared footage of Stratton returning backstage after her match, showing her receive applause from Matt Bloom among others and being embraced by Shawn Michaels.

The footage, in which Stratton can be heard thanking Michaels, can be seen below this news story.

Stratton was recently added to the WWE.com ‘Superstars’ page banner, suggesting that the company sees her as a major star.

She has credited Natalya for helping her develop as a wrestler in the WWE developmental system.

Stratton has also described the routine in the WWE Performance Center saying that it “is definitely very hard to get accustomed to.”

Full results from WWE NXT Battleground 2023 were as follows:

North American Championship – Wes Lee (c) def. Joe Gacy, Tyler Bate

Heritage Cup Championship – Noam Dar (c) def. Dragon Lee thanks to interference from Oro Mensah, Jakara Jackson and Lash Legend

Last Man Standing – Ilja Dragunov def. Dijak

NXT Tag Team Championship – Mark Coffey & Wolfgang (c) def. Brutus & Julius Creed

NXT Women’s Championship – Tiffany Stratton def. Lyra Valkyria

NXT Championship – Carmelo Hayes (c) def. Bron Breakker


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4 months ago by Dave Adamson


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