All Elite Wrestling star Large Swole had an amazing 2020 by climbing up the rankings within the girls’s division.
The truth is, at one level, she turned the #1 contender for the AEW Girls’s Title, at present held by Hikaru Shida, however fell quick to win the gold.
In 2021, she’s solely labored one match, which got here again on the January seventh version of Darkish the place she beat Alex Gracia. She hasn’t labored a match since. Nonetheless, she did do a promo on this previous Saturday’s AEW Darkish episode, which she introduced up the battle.
Large Swole needs her title shot!!
— Laura (@RosePlanted__) March 7, 2021
Whereas doing a media scrum on Sunday night time, AEW President Tony Khan talked about Swole’s absence and famous that she’s affected by Crohn’s illness. He acknowledged that Swole is a good wrestler with an amazing character and she or he continues to get higher. He introduced up her accomplishments in 2020. He introduced up that they reset the rankings yearly. Since she’s not been energetic, that’s the explanation she’s not been ranked.
“In 2021, she has not likely been energetic as a result of she’s been sick. She’s had Crohn’s illness holding her out so she has not been ranked.”
Khan talked about after they began the Girls’s Title Eliminator Match, she was coping with a flare-up with the illness.
“I believe as she’s getting more healthy, hopefully, we are able to persistently get her obtainable and have her in motion frequently and she or he’s an amazing asset to us.”
You possibly can watch all the interview by clicking on the participant under (quotes could be discovered across the 23:48 mark): :