AEW star AQA (actual title Angela Quentina Arnold) introduced by way of Twitter on Monday morning that she is stepping away from skilled wrestling with a view to take care of her bodily and psychological well being. As a trainee underneath Booker T, Arnold started competing in NXT in 2021 underneath the title Zayda Ramier however was launched by the promotion in November. She arrived in AEW on the Feb. 9 episode of AEW Dynamite, developing quick in a TBS Championship match towards Jade Cargill. Tony Khan introduced she had signed with the promotion on Feb. 11 however she would solely compete on Dark, Dark: Elevation and Ring of Honor’s Supercard of Honor within the months that adopted.
“I want to take this time to say thank you to anyone who has ever cheered for me, supported me, bought merch, had me on your podcast or write an article about me. Those who sent loving messages, made fan art, gave me a hug during a meet & greet, or a high-five on my way to and from the ring. Promoters who booked me, opponents that stood across from me, and my trainers for teaching me everything I know I wouldn’t have made it this far without all of you,” her message learn.
“At this time, I have decided to step away from professional wrestling for the immediate future,” the assertion continued. “For the past few years, both mentally and physically, I have not been in a great place with wrestling, and silly me, I kept pushing through because I didn’t want to be seen as weak, but it only sucked the fun out of every opportunity I had. I hope during this time I’ll be able to reflect deeply and see what path is best for me. Thank you AEW for granting me this time. Until I see you all again, much love.”
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— A.Q.A ? (@AQAOfficial10) July 18, 2022
AEW’s Fyter Fest occasion continues this week with Wednesday’s version of Dynamite. Check out the lineup for the present beneath!
Eddie Kingston vs. Chris Jericho (Barbed Wire Everywhere Match, Jericho Appreciation Society can be suspended in a shark cage above the ring)
Darby Allin vs. Brody King
The Varsity Blonds vs. Christian Cage & Luchasaurus
Best Friends vs. Blackpool Combat Club (Jon Moxley & Wheeler Yuta)