Leyla Hirsch has positive words for Vickie Guerrero and her effect on the women's division in AEW.
After several impressive performances, Leyla Hirsch was recently given an upgrade to her AEW deal. Recently, she was interviewed by Women's Wrestling Talk. In the interview, Hirsch talks about ending up in AEW, who she wants to face next, and how Vickie Guerrero helps her along the way.
The following quotes were sent to Fightful by the Women's Wrestling Talk team.
Leyla Hirsh shares who she has her eye on at AEW
“Everybody? I want to get in a room with everybody. I think right now, though. I want to face Tay Conti….she has the Judo background, I have the amateur wrestling background. So I think we would have a killer match.”
Leyla Hirsh shares how influential amateur wrestling was on her life
“For me, I think if it wasn't for amateur wrestling, like, my basics wouldn't be as good. So like in amateur wrestling, and professional wrestling, footwork is like everything, you know, so because of amateur wrestling, when I stepped into professional wrestling, my footwork was there, I picked up things. So you know, so easily. You know, like an amateur wrestling, we'd have to do a lot of rolls. In amateur wrestling, that's one of the most important things is to know how to roll.
"So to me, I think amateur wrestling is very similar to professional wrestling. And I think you just have to know how to combine those two together now, which I'm still learning, you know, and I think like Kurt Angle, did an amazing job with that… And I would tell anybody to do amateur wrestling... to learn that stuff.”
Leyla Hirsch shares how Vickie Guerrero helps the female talent at AEW
“One person that I love in AEW is Vickie Guerrero. She's one of the most nicest people I've ever met in wrestling. But she's nice to everybody. I mean, not just the top people, but people like the extras. And like when I like when I watch it, like talk to other people. And I'm just like, wow, like, I hope I can be like that. Or like, I wish everybody was like Vicki, just so kind giving, sharing her knowledge...she's a great example of like, how wrestlers should be or just people in general.”
You can check out the full interview In the video embedded above.