“They paved the wave for my generation even though they're still my generation” – Britt Baker ...

Britt Baker names two current WWE Superstars as her biggest influence. The AEW Women’s World Champion was gracious in her praise for her WWE counterparts.

Britt Baker was the first woman signed by AEW. She has since grown to become the most prominent member of their women’s division and is the rightful Women’s Champion. The self proclaimed role model however, has two wrestlers she looks up to. Interestingly, they’re both current WWE Superstars.

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The AEW Women’s Champion recently spoke to Fandom Spotlite at the Steel City Con 2021. . She was asked what other talents would she like to face from other companies. Baker named not one but two wrestlers from WWE and called them a major influence on her generation.

Britt Baker names two current WWE Superstars as her biggest influence

“Oh, speaking of the devil [Baker referring to a previous comment about her hugging Izzy at the Double Or Nothing media scrum], probably Bayley or Sasha [Banks]. It’d have to be one of them because those are two of my role models that I watched when I was first training to be a wrestler, so that’s something — but I mean that’s five years ago so that’s when I was training, they were main-eventing NXT TakeOver so that was when the tides were turning, they kind of paved the wave for my generation of wrestling even though they’re still my generation, they came before me.”

Baker recently faced Hikaru Shida at AEW Double or Nothing. Baker went on to beat the longest reigning champion to win her first title. She is now only the 4th women to ever held the Championship.

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