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Riho retains the AEW Women’s Championship at Full Gear

In a heartfelt joshi showcase, Riho retained the AEW Women’s Championship at tonight’s AEW Full Gear. The champ defended the title against her former trainer and mentor, Emi Sakura, in a high-flying fast paced match lasting just over 13 minutes, with enough story-telling to pro-long the feud. The two have 13 years of history, first becoming acquainted when Riho started training under Sakura at the … Continue reading Riho retains the AEW Women’s Championship at Full Gear

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Riho becomes the inaugural AEW Women’s Champion

After months of anticipation, All Elite Wrestling (AEW) crowned its first women’s champion on the premiere of Dynamite. Tonight, the Joshi wrestler and 22-year-old veteran, Riho, defied the odds to defeat the hometown favorite, Nyla Rose, in a hotly contested match. Riho earn a shot at the vacant title last month at All Out when she defeated Hikaru Shida in a one-on-one match. The win … Continue reading Riho becomes the inaugural AEW Women’s Champion

AEW Women's Division

There’s Room for Improvement in AEW Women’s Division

All Elite Wrestling (AEW) has a few pay-per-views and nine months under their belt, and it’s clear there’s still room for improvement in one particular area: AEW Women’s Division. A few years ago, when critics drew attention to Ring of Honor’s inability to draw a crowd, Cody Rhodes, Nick Jackson and Matt Jackson took matters into their own hands, creating the event All In. All … Continue reading There’s Room for Improvement in AEW Women’s Division

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Riho vs. Nyla Rose set for AEW’s first women’s title match

Tonight, Riho faced Hikaru Shida for a shot at the inaugural AEW Women’s World Championship. This highly anticipated match did not disappoint as Riho moved forward to earn a spot in the company’s first women’s title match. The two Joshi standouts put on a clinic in AEW’s strongest match featuring women so far. They displayed great chemistry together as they proficiently countered each other throughout … Continue reading Riho vs. Nyla Rose set for AEW’s first women’s title match

Nyla Rose wins right to challenge for AEW Women’s Title

Following the opening match AEW All Out’s Buy In pre-show, we now know one-half of the competitors who will challenge for the inaugural AEW Women’s Championship. For those unaware, the Women’s Casino Battle Royale was meant to decide who will challenge for the title on All Elite Wrestling’s debut episode on TNT. The match gave us familiar faces like Awesome Kong, Leva Bates and Brandi … Continue reading Nyla Rose wins right to challenge for AEW Women’s Title

Roundtable: Who should be the first AEW Women’s World Champion?

Tonight, All Elite Wrestling (AEW) will name the contenders for the inaugural AEW Women’s World Championship. We will also get the first look at the championship belt. The company’s first women’s championship match will set the tone for the women’s division heading into their first year of television programming. More importantly, the winner, and first champion, will be an integral part of the promotion’s approach … Continue reading Roundtable: Who should be the first AEW Women’s World Champion?

Bell to Belles Roundtable: AEW All Out Predictions

This weekend, The Elite will make their return to Chicago to present their biggest pay-per-view event of the year, All Out. Even more, the show will be monumental for AEW’s women’s division.   Fans will finally get their first glimpse of the AEW Women’s World Championship belt and 21 competitors enter the Casino Battle Royale to determine the first contender for the titles. There will … Continue reading Bell to Belles Roundtable: AEW All Out Predictions

Queen of the Ring

Queen of the Ring: Round of 64 – 3rd Quadrant

The Queen of the Ring Tournament is in full swing, with two quadrants of the first round already decided. In Quadrant 2, it looks like the readers were more ready for Asuka, fond of Martina’s party ways, and preferred the Pirate Princess over The Queen. For Quadrant 3, readers will be able to choose between Jordynne Grace’s power, or Tessa Blanchard’s star presence. They’ll also … Continue reading Queen of the Ring: Round of 64 – 3rd Quadrant

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AEW to reveal new Women’s Title at All Out

All Elite Wrestling (AEW) has finally announced some new developments for their women’s division. During the newest episode of “Road to Fyter Fest”, Chief Brand Officer Brandi Rhodes announced that AEW would reveal the Women’s Title during this year’s All Out, scheduled for Aug. 31, in Chicago. Although no further details on the title were provided, the anticipation of a dedicated women’s title was suspected, … Continue reading AEW to reveal new Women’s Title at All Out

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Women’s Triple Threat Announced for AEW Fyter Fest

As promised by Cody Rhodes in a tweet from last night, AEW has announced a women’s match for Fyter Fest on June 29. During Episode 2 of AEW’s Road to Fyter Fest, Brandi Rhodes announced that there will be a women’s triple threat match. The match will include three names that are new to a mainstream wrestling audience – Nyla Rose, Yuka Sakazaki, and Riho. … Continue reading Women’s Triple Threat Announced for AEW Fyter Fest