Brandi Rhodes on NXT on USA & AEW in Pittsburgh


Brandi Rhodes recently spoke to TribLive about NXT moving to USA & AEW on TNT heading to Pittsburgh on October 23:

Brandi Rhodes on NXT competing with AEW:

I definitely can’t speak for them and their business planning and thinking, but as far as AEW is concerned we’re all for it. We are excited to be on Wednesday night. We’ve got amazing things lined up. We can’t wait to get to air. We’re actually on the TNT campus right now with a ton of meetings and going over all sorts of aspects of rolling into Oct. 2. It’s a wild and great time for everyone. Our fans are going to be shocked, satiated and I think they will keep coming back for more.

Brandi Rhodes on Britt Baker:

Britt has always been on the cusp of doing something different. She’s a very talented wrestler, and she’s had a lot options in her career and life. The path she wanted to take is the one of the disruptor, and that’s who we are. AEW is kind of a rebel group making a lot of noise. From the first show we all did together, All In, before AEW was formed where we sold out Sears Center in Chicago — which was first time in many years a rogue group like us could sell out over 10,000 seats — and Britt was one of those ladies who really rallied to be part of the show. She was a core element of that show. She’s in line with our thinking and how we want to present our brand, so she was just the perfect woman to be the first announced.

Brandi Rhodes on AEW in Pittsburgh:

Pittsburgh has always been fantastic for wrestling. It’s just one of those towns that’s really passionate about it. We’ve always seen really great shows coming from Pittsburgh, and the fans are amazing. It was definitely one of the first cities we wanted to hit. I don’t think too many people were surprised Pittsburgh was in the early rollout. Also, we do have a really popular native Pittsburgh wrestler on the roster, Britt Baker. I think a lot of people are excited to see her in her hometown.

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