We are now down to three women who are vying for a shot to face Hikaru Shida for the AEW Women’s World Title at Revolution on March 7.
After the matches that aired tonight on Bleacher Report in the AEW Women’s World Eliminator Tournament, Ryo Mizunami won the Japan Finals by defeating Yuka Sakazaki. She delivered the Falcon Arrow to solidify her win. Mizunami had defeated Maki Itoh and Aja Kong in previous rounds to make it to the finals. She will be facing the winner of the U.S. Final part of the bracket on AEW’s Dynamite.
As for that U.S. Final, it is known now that it will be between Nyla Rose and the winner of tonight’s match Thunder Rosa. Rosa defeated Riho with a cradle roll-up. She defeated Leyla Hirsch in the first round.
Nyla and Thunder will battle it out in the U.S. Final match tomorrow night.
There were problems with the stream on Bleacher Report for this evening’s matches. As a result, they were shown on YouTube which you can see below.
Tony Khan released this statement on the issue.
There was also a tag team match that featured others from the tournament and included the AEW Women’s World Champion.
In that match, the champion Hikaru Shida, Mei Suruga, & Rin Kadokura defeated Emi Sakura, Veny, & Maki Itoh.
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