Wednesday’s episode of AEW Dynamite featured a first-round match of the Ladies’s Title Eliminator Event.
Riho took on Serena Deeb on the present that aired reside on TNT from Jacksonville, Florida at Every day’s Place. Riho went over within the contest to advance within the event.
It seems that Deeb labored the match whereas coping with a nasty knee. Dave Meltzer talked about the harm and praised the match throughout at this time’s Wrestling Observer Radio.
“I assumed this match was so good. It was so significantly better…like I anticipated match, nevertheless it was higher than I anticipated. Serena Deeb’s bought a nasty knee so she was actually restricted in order that they actually simply needed to wrestle, however they each wrestled so effectively, like each of them out and in of strikes and every little thing. It was only a technical wrestling match, I believe they each impressed everybody. I noticed everybody after the match raving concerning the match.”
Riho hadn’t labored a match in AEW since March 18, 2020, when she competed in a deadly Four-way match together with Hikaru Shida, Kris Statlander, and Penelope Ford. She had been on hiatus on account of COVID-related journey restrictions in Japan.