Serena Deeb feels that she has never got the respect that she deserves, despite trying to appease some “old perverts” earlier in her career.
At Double or Nothing, Thunder Rosa will defend her AEW Women’s Championship against Serena Deeb. The challenger had vaulted herself into contention with a series of vicious wins over former champion Hikaru Shida.
Heading into the match, Deeb firmly believes that she’s the best female wrestler in the world, and she’s going to tell anyone who will listen all about it.
On the May 18th edition of Dynamite, the number one contender cut off Tony Schiavone as he addressed fans in the ring. Deeb proceeded to verbally attack Schiavone who picked Thunder Rosa to defeat her at Double or Nothing, before turning her attention to Dustin Rhodes, who has been firmly in the champion’s corner.
The star also took shots at WWE, claiming that she got no respect, even though she got breast enhancement surgery to satisfy “some old perverts.”
“I heard what you [Dustin Rhodes] said last week too, you’re just as much of an idiot as him. [Tony Schiavone] In fact, Jim Ross might be the only one with any brains around here. That cute little video of you, and your little teachers pet Thunder Rosa. How adorable? ‘I’m her coach, I’m her mentor.’
Dustin I respected you. I know what you had to do to persevere in this business. And you know what I had to do. You know all of the dues the I had to pay to make this a good place for women today. You know my trials and tribulations. You know how hard it was to be a woman in the business in that era. And I still got no respect.
I put breast implants into my body just to satisfy some old perverts! I shaved my head just to show how bad I wanted it, and I still got no respect.”
Deeb is referencing the fact that she got cosmetic surgery to get hired by WWE earlier in her career, and shaved her head when appearing in the Straight Edge Society alongside CM Punk while working for the company in 2010.
The segment in ended in a brawl as Thunder Rosa came to the ring to get her revenge on her challenger, but not before Deeb slapped Rhodes. In the end, it was Deeb who left on top after hitting Rosa with the Women’s World Title Belt.
Elsewhere on Dynamite, John Morrison made his AEW debut as part of the Owen Hart Foundation Tournament, while Adam Cole booked his spot in the final after defeating Jeff Hardy.
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