Hikaru Shida is the most decorated women's wrestler in AEW as the longest-reigning AEW Women's Champion and the first female to reach 50 wins.
Shida earned her 50th victory on Wednesday's Dynamite when she defeated Serena Deeb in the first round of the AEW TBS Women's Title tournament.
Speaking to Justin Barrasso of Sports Illustrated, Shida discussed her reign and spot in AEW.
“After losing the title, I was very frustrated,” Shida said. “I thought I could have done more and been better as champion. So this tournament for the TBS title means a lot to me. It is a great opportunity to get back to the top. I have been learning so much from Kenny Omega and Dustin Rhodes, and they teach about what it takes to be on a TV show. Being on TV is something an actress does, so I took acting classes. And my English has got so much better from watching Sherlock Holmes on BBC.”
Shida's reign as AEW Women's Champion ended at the hands of Britt Baker at Double or Nothing.
Shida will face Nyla Rose in the second round of the tournament.
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