AEW Chief Brand Officer Brandi Rhodes confirmed the news. In a statement issued to the media outlet, she expressed the support of female wrestling and opportunities to succeed for its female talent.
“For many female wrestlers, the opportunity to fight for the title represents the crowning achievement of their careers,” said Rhodes. “The AEW women’s championship will be the cornerstone of the women’s division.”
“The championship will be treated with the utmost respect and prestige,” said Rhodes. “We hope to inspire future female wrestlers to dream of holding such a meaningful title.”
Britt Baker, Kylie Rae and Allie, Awesome Kong, and Nyla Rose are just some of the notable members of the roster for AEW.
Rhodes also noted that more details on the women’s championship as well as those who will be competing for the right to be the first champion will be revealed shortly.
The announcement of those details is slated to be made available next Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET on the next episode of “The Road to AEW All Out” video series on YouTube.
The premiere of AEW on TNT will take place on Wednesday, October 2 from the Capital One Arena in Washington, DC.