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With Big Swole suspended, AEW’s women’s division is running on fumes

AEW’s women’s division has been struggling during the coronavirus pandemic. The promotion’s first ever women’s champion, Riho, has not wrestled for AEW since mid-March. Britt Baker and Kris Statlander both suffered major injuries are are currently unable to wrestle. That leaves Hikaru Shida and Nyla Rose as the two stars who have been most prominently featured in the ring.

Penelope Ford and Big Swole appear next in the AEW rankings, but Swole received a kayfabe suspension on last night’s (July 8) episode of Dynamite. It turns out that kidnapping wrestlers is forbidden in AEW.

The current AEW women’s champion expressed some dismay at the reality that she is running out of opponents:

In response, Tony Khan reassured Shida that he’s searching for new talent for her to face.

How do you think AEW should fix this problem?

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