Ruby Soho, the artist formerly known as Ruby Riott in the
WWE, made her AEW debut last night as The Joker in the
Casino Battle Royale.
Soho eventually went on to win the match and earn a future
shot at the AEW Womens title. She and Thunder Rosa, one of
the favorites to win the match, were the final two in the
21-woman battle royale but it was the newcomer who came out
with the W.
During the post-show media scrum, an emotional Soho called
it the pinnacle of her career to make it to AEW and was
overjoyed when she heard the fans chanting for her, adding
that AEW is important for the evolution of womens
The 30-year-old was released from WWE in May of this year in
one of the many rounds of cuts following WrestleMania,
ending her six-year career working for the promotion.
Despite being an accomplished wrestler, she was never given
a proper opportunity in WWE especially following the end of
The Riott Squad.