AEW is slated to kick off its Ladies’s Title Eliminator Event this week on Dynamite.
The primary match will see former NWA Ladies’s Champion Thunder Rosa face Leyla Hirsch on the present. That is a part of america aspect of the bracket. No additional bouts have been confirmed.
With COVID-19 journey restrictions in place, followers have been questioning the place AEW will tape the Japanese aspect of the match. Dave Meltzer famous on right this moment’s episode of Wrestling Observer Radio that it’s being filmed on the Ice Ribbon Dojo in Warabi, Saitama, Japan on a closed set.
“Hikaru Shida is in Japan proper now producing…the Japanese aspect goes to be filmed and will have already been filmed on the Ice Ribbon Dojo. It’s like a closed set and no one is aware of what’s taking place and stuff. That’s why she hasn’t been on TV in two weeks. She needed to quarantine for 2 weeks after which she’s there and I’m guessing they’re doing it now.”
He added that he was advised by AEW President Tony Khan that he has “one thing cool” deliberate for the match.
The Japanese rivals within the match embody Aja Kong, Yuka Sakazaki, Veny, Emi Sakura, Ryo Mizunami, Mei Suruga, Rin Kadokura, and Maki Itoh. The US aspect consists of Serena Deeb, Riho, Britt Baker, Tay Conti, Thunder Rosa, Nyla Rose, Anna Jay, and Leyla Hirsch.
The winner of the match will change into the brand new #1 contender to problem Hikaru Shida for the AEW Ladies’s Title.