The annual Clash of Champions pay-per-view aired live on the WWE Network on Sunday night, and Becky Lynch put her Raw Women’s Championship on the line against Sasha Banks.
Lynch retained the title, but Banks won the match by DQ after Becky inadvertently hit the referee with a steel chair.
WWE posted the following storyline announcement noting that Becky Lynch has been fired for striking the referee:
“Becky Lynch fined for inadvertently striking a referee
Becky Lynch has been fined $10,000 for inadvertently striking a referee during her Raw Women’s Championship Match against Sasha Banks.
The Man had intended to deliver the chair strike to The Boss but ended up hitting the referee instead. After the referee went down, the title match descended into chaos, as the two rivals took their brawl to the concourse.
Stay tuned to WWE digital platforms for any further updates.”