Riho's first AEW Women's Championship title defense is set for next week's loaded AEW Dynamite episode.
AEW announced that Riho will defend her title against Britt Baker on the October 16 episode from Philadelphia. It will be Riho's first title defense since winning the belt on October 2 when she defeated Nyla Rose. The news came after both Riho and Baker emerged victorious in a tag team match against Bea Priestley and Emi Sakura on the October 9 episode of AEW Dynamite.
The match adds on to what is already a loaded episode of Dynamite. Here are the confirmed matches for the October 16 episode of AEW Dynamite from Philadelphia:
- Chris Jericho (c) vs. Darby Allin: AEW World Championship
- Riho (c) vs. Britt Baker: AEW Women's Championship
- Best Friends vs. SCU: AEW World Tag Team Championship Tournament First Round Match
- Lucha Bros vs. Jurassic Express: AEW World Tag Team Championship Tournament First Round Match
Fightful will have live coverage of every episode of AEW Dynamite and for a full report on the October 9 episode, check out Fightful's coverage of the show at this link.