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Britt Baker explains why she took a back seat in AEW in 2023

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Britt Baker has been the face of the women’s division in AEW for most of the company’s existence, but she dropped out of the spotlight in a noticeable way in 2023.

During an interview on Ring the Belle, Britt was asked why she took a step back in 2023. Here is her response:

“I think with our very passionate fans, they’re very vocal with what they want and what they don’t want, what they like, what they don’t like. And we listen. I listen. So, if they are telling me they want more or less or something, then okay, I hear you loud and clear. And a lot of them said, ‘We want less Britt Baker.’

So if that’s what they want, okay, that’s what they’ll get. Let me take a step back. Here’s the rest of the women. Someone else take the ball and run with it, and make the women’s division about you. And you be the face of the women’s division. And when no one else can do that, I’ll be there to pick up the pieces and do it all over again.”

Those are fightin’ words right there.

Baker has not wrestled since mid-September 2023, but she reiterated it’s just a matter of time until she is the face of the division again.

“AEW right now, there’s a new vibe, a new era to it. And it’s just kind of figuring out when and how I fit into that, and taking over the women’s division all over again. It takes patience.”

Do you think Britt Baker will be the face of the AEW women’s division again at some point in 2024? Let us know in the comments below, Cagesiders.

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