Big Swole Reflects On Britt Baker Feud, Thought They Were Going To Do A Blood And Guts Match

The feud between Britt Baker and Big Swole began following AEW Revolution 2020 with Swole confronting Baker on the March 11, 2020 episode of AEW Dynamite, which was the last episode before the show moved to Daily's Place full time due to the pandemic.

Baker suffered a leg injury in May, but the feud with Swole continued with Baker remaining on television in a wheelchair.

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The feud would culminate at AEW All Out 2020 when the two faced each other in a Tooth and Nail cinematic match.

Speaking on her Call In show, Swole reflected on the feud.

"Our Tooth And Nail match, I remember we had to do the graphic because the graphic looked too feminine. We know it's a ladies match, but come on. We ended up having it changed. I remember filming it and we were all really excited about filming it, but no one had a set 'this is what we're going to do.' Kenny [Omega] had a 'this is phase one, phase two, phase three' but never necessarily 'this is how this is laid out.' We were kind of filming as we went. We got to the point where we got to the last part and I was like, 'Kenny, we haven't done any wrestling. What's up with that?' We couldn't do a whole bunch because, I believe she was cleared, but it was shaky. No in-ring type stuff, but I was like, 'we have to do something.' I was sitting and waiting, Kenny and I would talk about the match and what we could do to go forward. We had a pow-wow and then we filmed the rest. I was like, 'Uh oh. I don't know how this is going to turn out,' but I was excited to see it," said Swole.

Swole continued, revealing that there was supposed to be more to the feud, but it never came to fruition.

"I wish we could have done more because we were supposed to do a Blood & Guts. We were supposed to have a Blood & Guts match. Brittany wanted to have some color, she was all about that. The day of, at All Out, I remember watching it in Gorilla with everybody else. Brittany and I didn't watch it together. I remember watching it and thinking, 'for what it was, boom, there it is.' Honestly, it was after that where everything started to go a little iffy. My Chron's started to flare up a little worse," she said.

Swole did receive a shot at the AEW Women's Championship on the October 14, 2020 episode of AEW Dynamite against Hikaru Shida following her victory over Baker. She was off television in early 2021 while battling Crohn's disease.

Blood & Guts is a five-on-five WarGames-style match. The original Blood & Guts match was announced for March 2020, but canceled due to the pandemic. The match finally came to fruition in May 2021 when The Inner Circle battled The Pinnacle.

Baker did compete in a Lights Out match against Thunder Rosa in March 2021.

Elsewhere during the show, Swole explained what led to her leaving AEW. You can find her full comments by clicking here.

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