Saraya On AEW Women’s Division – “We’re Grateful To Get That Time On TV”


New AEW Women’s Champion Saraya has given her thoughts on the state of the company’s women’s division following fan criticism.

The past few weeks has seen some wrestling fans object to how AEW books its women’s division, particularly on flagship shows like Dynamite.

Any closer look at patterns will show that most episodes of Dynamite, for example, only feature one or two segments with the women’s wrestlers involved, and these segments often lack storytelling depth or follow-through from week to week.

Saraya understands this better than most, especially given how pivotal she was in the women’s divisions of both AEW and WWE. To that end, she addressed some of these concerns in an interview with TVInsider, and noted that, while she understands some of these criticisms, she’s also being realistic by pointing out how little time there is to give to everyone for a two-hour weekly broadcast.

“There is only a certain amount of time we can do things, but I’m grateful as a female to be the main eventing Dynamite and Rampage and getting this opportunity to be on Wembley.

I feel we can get some good storytelling in the next week or so. There is a little story going on where people are trying to read between the lines with Toni and Saraya in the same match and wondering how that is going to pan out.

Everyone has their opinion on how the women’s division should be run, but at the end of the day, we’re grateful to get that time on TV.”

Saraya comments on next steps for herself and AEW’s women’s division

Additionally, Saraya gave some hints on what fans can expect from her and what she plans to do to make AEW’s women’s division more exciting.

“Personally have never gotten to do stipulated matches in WWE. I want to do cage matches and ladder matches. Personally, I would love to be part of it. I know Tony trusts the girls 100 percent to do things like that. Just more of that kind of stuff.

I want us to continue to main event here and there. I’m not saying all the time, but it’s nice to have that spot.”

h/t Fightful