Riho, former AEW Women's Champion, injured her arm in a titled match against the then champion, Britt Baker, at Battle of the Belts in January. Reports indicated that she broke her collarbone early in the fight, but she continued to struggle not complaining about anything.
During her rest period, after having warned fans that she would be taking a break, through a post on social media that read "I'll take a little break", with a photo of her with a brace on her arm attached, the wrestler is back.
in Japan to feel comfortable and recover in the best possible way. According to her first reports, it was expected to see her return within three months of the incident and with the times we are certainly there. In fact, according to the Midwest Mark Podcast, Riho confirmed on her subscriber-only blog that she is cured and will soon be returning to the United States to resume the All Elite Wrestling tour, much to the delight of fans who now know she is cured anyway.
Everything is alright.
AEW is on the rise
All Elite Wrestling (AEW) has already beaten the company's brand NXT several times on Wednesday nights in terms of rating. Many former WWE Superstars, including CM Punk, Adam Cole, Bryan Danielson, and Keith Lee, have joined the promotion due to its growing vogue.
Riho is not the only Japanese who will reunite with Tony Khan's company, in fact, her colleague Yuka Sakazaki was also strongly requested by All Elite Wrestling, so much so that Tokyo Joshi Pro had to remove her from an event and a show.
“Yuka Sakazaki will be missing out on the merchandise sales event which will be held at Ryogoku KFC Hall on May 3rd and Edion Arena Osaka 2nd Stadium on May 5th. Earlier this week, AEW asked Sakazaki to attend a match next week.
We released the national calendar and discussed travel times in the US, but this time, we decided to join AEW quickly. We deeply apologize for the inconvenience caused to fans who were looking forward to attending the Sakazaki Merchandise Event and the Osaka event.
We are very sorry. [...] We apologize again for Sakazaki’s sudden absence and thank you for your understanding." D-Generation X closed out the Hall of Fame Class of 2019 induction ceremony on Saturday night. The five Triple H, Road Dogg, Billy Gunn, Shawn Michaels, and X-Pac were together during their speech.
Triple H took a shot at AEW, saying: "Billy, let's be honest. He will buy that pissant company just to fire you again."