The AEW Women's World Championship Eliminator Tournament kicked off last night with a first-round matchup between Leyla Hirsch and Thunder Rosa. Both women battled back and forth for nine minutes and Thunder Rosa ultimately picked up the win.
Ahead of last night's edition of Dynamite, AEW revealed the full tournament bracket and announced the first-round bouts on the Japan side will air on Monday, February 15 on YouTube.
The matches are as follows:
• Yuka Sakazaki vs. Mei Suruga
• Veny vs. Emi Sakura
• Maki Itoh vs. Ryo Mizunami
• Aja Kong vs. Rin Kadokura
If the semi-finals and Japan final will also be broadcast on YouTube has yet to be revealed.
The Japan bracket matches are reportedly being taped at the Ice Ribbon Dojo in Warabi, Saitama. AEW Women's World Champion Hikaru Shida recently travelled to Japan to help produce the tournament.
On the American side, three matches remain unresolved. They are:
• Serena Deeb vs. Riho
• Tay Conti vs. Nyla Rose
• Britt Baker vs. Anna Jay