Around this pay-per-view of the Jacksonville-based company, we have heard several rumors about the debut of some possible superstars who are no longer under contract with WWE. From Daniel Bryan to Adam Cole (Bay Bay) to arrive also at Bray Wyatt which, however, still has the active 90-day non-competition clause which will expire in the autumn.
And for the women's division, on the other hand, there was talk of the former IIconics, of CJ Perry (Lana) and Ruby Riott. In fact, the surprises were not lacking and they literally drove all the fans crazy who fell even more in love with the AEW, making them feel all their support.
Ruby Riott returned to professional wrestling
One of the most talked-about matches in the last week has certainly been the women's Casino Battle Royale, which was first scheduled to open at the event and then moved to the main card.
Fans were very angry at first precisely because she was excluded from the show, considering that there was only one female match anyway and rightly it was the titled one, but female wrestling is expanding so much that finally, people are able to see it on a par with that.
male. Then when he was actually moved, the feeling was that of the women being used as stopgaps for the match between PAC and Andrade which was canceled due to displacement problems for the former. Fortunately, however, all worries were wiped out for a moment of joy that was given to us during the match, in fact, the Joker that the company played after the exclusion of Julia Hart following an attack, was Ruby Soho, the former Ruby Riott in WWE.
The woman entered last receiving a huge pop from the audience ready to welcome her with open arms, to then finish in the final with Thunder Rosa and win the match that will now lead her to challenge the champion, in this case, Britt Baker who beat just before Kris Statlander retaining the title.
Plus she will appear on Dynamite for the first time on Wednesday. Not only did Ruby Soho's surprise appearance receive a huge reception from the Chicago crowd, but fans and fellow wrestlers also reacted to her in-ring return.
Taking to Twitter, Soho's former WWE colleagues Liv Morgan and Tegan Nox were among a few Superstars who reacted to her incredible debut. Soho's fellow AEW colleagues Shawn Spears and Peter Avalon also reacted to her debut. Along with them, there were also a handful of fan reactions following Soho's debut.