AEW Women’s World Champion, Hikaru Shida revealed that she is currently in Japan producing matches for the upcoming Women’s World Championship Eliminator Tournament.
On this week’s Beach Break, the promotion announced the participants for the tournament, which featured both U.S. and Japanese brackets.
The Japenese brackets will feature wrestlers Tokyo Joshi Pro, ChokoPro, Marvelous and SEAdLINNNG. Proresu Today reported that the Japanese matches will take place with no fans present. The winner travelling stateside to face the winner of the U.S. bracket.
Shida revealed on Twitter that she is helping produce the matches taking place in Japan. The matches will be available to view on FITE TV and AEW’s YouTube channel.
Hikaru Shida hasn’t appeared on AEW programming since New Year’s Smash. On January 6th when she successfully retained her title against Abadon.
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