Tessa Blanchard has blurred the lines in wrestling becoming the IMPACT World Champion and proving that women can compete with men. But in AEW and WWE, intergender wrestling is a bit more taboo. WWE has rarely had men and women interact in the ring over the past decade while AEW has done one intergender match (Kenny Omega & Riho vs. Kip Sabian & Penelope Ford), which aired on AEW Dark.
Appearing on Busted Open Radio, AEW Women's Champion Nyla Rose weighed in intergender wrestling in AEW.
"I don't look at it so much as 'the confines.' I think there's power in that. There's power in having a 'women's division.' Representation, showing we can break down barriers and carry a show. There's absolute power in that. I don't see anything wrong in having the separation. [Intergender matches] are something that have always happened, I would love to see more of that on the bigger stage, but that's not my call. Hopefully, down the line, we will see a tide shift," she said.
There has been little to no mention of intergender wrestling on AEW since the Dark match on the Chris Jericho Cruise. When AEW first started, Brandi Rhodes said intergender wouldn't be something fans would see out of the gate, but that AEW would be open-minded to the idea. You can find her comments by clicking here.
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