Taya Says She's Proud Of Women's Wrestling, But They Still Have Work To Do

Impact Wrestling's Taya was interviewed by Interactive Wrestling Radio on Wrestling Epicenter. You can check out the full interview at this link, and highlights below.

The state of the women's wrestling revolution in 2019: 
"I'm very proud of how far we've come. I've been wrestling for like 8 years. When I think back to 4 years ago, it is completely different. It has been an incredible thing to live and see first hand how things have changed. I still think we have a LONG way to go, like, a very long way to go. But, everything in its time. I'm really proud to be a part of a company like Impact Wrestling which allows every woman on its roster to have a storyline, to have something going on, to be important, to be featured. For example, Rebellion had 3 different opportunities for women to be featured in matches. That is a really cool thing. I feel like if we keep moving in this direction, we really will feel equal. I think there are still things that need to change especially on the indies. I feel like the (big) companies are giving us.. Like, if you look at AEW, if you look at Impact Wrestling, if you look at WWE.... If you look at the major companies, women are given the opportunity to be featured but on the indies, I feel women are not given that opportunity. There is companies like RISE and SHIMMER which have done an amazing job. There's Lucha Libre which always have multiple women's matches. But then, you have some companies that don't have more than 1 women's match if that because they don't think women's wrestling is... interesting? I don't even know. (laughs) It is like, come on guys! We're proving we can wrestle just as well as the men can. We're doing all types of street fights and tables matches. We're giving 15, 20, 30 minute matches. I don't know why some people still have such a closed minded opinion about it. Give these women a chance! We still have so many girls in the indy's that have yet to be discovered and it is in the indy's that they will be discovered. Give these ladies a chance!" 

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