Britt Baker has slammed long-time rival Thunder Rosa for suggesting that their feud is reminiscent of clashes between The Rock and Stone Cold Steve Austin.
Arguably the biggest women’s rivalry in AEW history is the long-running feud between Britt Baker and Thunder Rosa.
The two women first went to war at Beach Break in February 2021, before meeting again at St Patrick’s Day Slam a month later. The Unsanctioned Lights Out match was the first women’s bout to headline an episode of Dynamite, and earned critical acclaim across the board.
The rivalry continued into 2022 with Thunder Rosa defeating Baker in a Cage Match to win the AEW Women’s Championship at St Patrick’s Day Slam.
In May, Rosa reflected on the rivalry, comparing it to classic feuds between Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock, as well as Trish Stratus and Lita. The Women’s Champion explained that much like those rivalries, her issues with Baker will never end.
However, in a new interview with Sportskeeda, Britt Baker has rubbished the comparisons. AEW’s resident dentist said that nothing she had done so far had been on that level while hitting out at Rosa, commenting that most of the time when she speaks, something stupid comes out.
“No, I think Thunder Rosa should talk the least amount as possible in wrestling and in interviews and in everything and the world would be a better place because she sounds stupid all the time when she says anything. That’s what I think [Baker smiled]. No, I don’t compare myself to people like The Rock and [Steve] Austin or anything like that.
In-character, sure, I think I’m better. Dr. Britt Baker D.M.D. is better than anybody but when we’re talking realistic storyline settings, I don’t think anything right now that I could do would be at that level. Someday? I hope so, maybe and I hope and pray that I can have that type of impact on the wrestling world but, Thunder Rosa, most of the time when she opens her mouth, something stupid comes out.”
The rivalry between the two women was recently rekindled as Baker presented a sandbag to Rosa and her “Thunder Stom” partner Toni Storm. A reference to suggestions that Rosa “sandbagged” Marina Shafir in a recent match. When asked about the segment, Baker said she didn’t understand what all of the fuss was about.
H/t to POST Wrestling for the transcription.