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“Please don’t turn the channel when the women are on TV” – AEW Wrestler’s Request To Fans

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• “Please don’t turn the channel when the women are on TV” – AEW Wrestler’s Request To Fans

While speaking to UPROXX, AEW’s Britt Baker discussed how the company is working to improve their Women’s division and said if fans want to see the division grow, they shouldn’t turn the channel.

Here’s what Britt said:

“Yeah, I definitely think it’s something the company is working on. You know, and we got hit hard — our women’s division, because of the COVID outbreak. Half our roster is international talent, so we immediately didn’t have access to any of those women. Then Kris Statlander got hurt, and I got hurt. And there’s only so much time on AEW Dynamite to start with.

I know there are plans to grow the women’s division, but at the same time we need help from the fans at home too! We can’t have the women’s segments being the lowest rated or the lowest views each week. Because at the end of the day it’s a business, and AEW needs ratings.

It’s no secret we’re in a war every Wednesday night with NXT, so we need the ratings up. So for the fans that are so encouraging and saying ‘We want more women, we want more women!’ that’s great, but please don’t turn the channel when the women are on TV then! We want everybody to be watching the segments and cheering us on from home.”

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• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (October 13, 1997) – WCW MONDAY NITRO

On this day in 1997, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired another LIVE episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW MONDAY NITRO’.

It was broadcasted from the Ice Palace in Tampa, Florida and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Halloween Havoc 1997’ PPV.

The card can be found here:

Eddie Guerrero vs. Psicosis

Steve McMichael vs. Steven Regal

Yuji Nagata vs. Chris Jericho

Bill Goldberg vs. Scotty Riggs

World Tag Titles: Steiner Brothers vs. Scott Hall & Syxx

Dean Malenko vs. Rey Misterio Jr.

Scott Norton vs. Ray Traylor

Disco Inferno vs. Alex Wright

Curt Hennig vs. Diamond Dallas Page

        
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