AEW Star On Why AEW Is A Better Fit For Them Than WWE

AEW Star On Why AEW Is A Better Fit For Them Than WWE AEW/WWE

AEW star and new Ring of Honor Women’s Champion Athena has opened up about why she believes AEW is a better fit for her than WWE.

Athena, who wrestled on both the NXT and main WWE roster under the name Ember Moon, joined AEW on May 29 by making a surprise appearance at AEW’s Double Or Nothing pay-per-view.

On yesterday’s (December 10) Ring of Honor Final Battle pay-per-view, Athena won the ROH Women’s World Championship from previous title holder Mercedes Martinez.

During a media scrum following the event, Athena opened up about her experiences in AEW compared to those in WWE:

“When I got to the other place, it wasn’t necessarily about the wrestling, it was about the entertainment, which isn’t bad. We tried that, it wasn’t a fit for me, but I think a big difference here is that, one, I know I’m good in the ring and it’s taken a while and I think I’ve proven myself to TK and just showed that I can do both.

“But mostly for me personally, especially with a Ring of Honor Championship, this is a wrestling championship. I am a wrestler.”

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2 years ago by Ryan Coogan



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