It was recently announced by All Elite Wrestling that a second women’s match will be taking place at their All Out PPV Event and that match will see Riho going up against Hikaru Shida in singles action.
A Casino Battle Royal featuring majority of the women from All Elite Wrestling’s roster along with a few other women from different wrestling organizations such as Jazz and Ivelisse was the first women’s match to be announced and that match will see the winner move on to AEW’s first-ever show on TNT as one of the competitors in the scheduled AEW Women’s World Title Match.
Riho and Hikaru Shida were both first featured in AEW at Double Or Nothing when they teamed up with Ryo Mizunami to take on the trio of Aja Kong, Emi Sakura and Yuka Sakazaki in Six-Woman Tag Team action. Riho also competed at Fyter Fest when she took on Yuka Sakazaki and Nyla Rose in a Three-Way Match. Riho would also be featured at Fight For The Fallen when she teamed up with Dr. Britt Baker as they went up against the team of Bea Priestley and Shoko Nakajima in Tag Team action.
There is no word yet on if the match between Riho and Hikaru Shida at All Out has AEW Women’s World Title implications, but more information will be provided once it is made available. AEW All Out is set to take place on Saturday, August 31st from the Sears Centre Arena in the Chicago suburb of Hoffman Estates, Illinois.
You can check out AEW’s announcement below: