NWA Women’s Champion Serena Deeb is the latest guest on AEW’s Unrestricted Podcast, hosted by Tony Schiavone and Aubrey Edwards.
Deeb speaks on her love for coaching, training with Rip Rogers, returning to the ring after she thought her career was over, and her departure from WWE.
AEW issued the following from the podcast.
NWA Women’s Champion Serena Deeb details what it took to win the coveted title from Thunder Rosa! She also chronicles her journey to AEW and how signing with the company was the silver lining of 2020. Serena talks about the power of yoga and positive thinking, learning from Rip Rogers and returning to in-ring performance after believing that part of her career to be over. Plus, she shares her Mt. Rushmore of wrestling and her love of coaching.
Serena Deeb on her AEW Dynamite match with Thunder Rosa and getting signed:
“I knew from that first taping that I wanted to be a part of [AEW]. I just had such a positive experience, and just the way it all turned out, I couldn’t have asked for a better story.”
Serena Deeb on losing her job in early 2020:
“It was probably the best thing that ever happened to me, losing my job, because [AEW] probably would not be happening right now. I don’t even look back on that with any type of negative feelings or anything; it is purely positive for me.”
Listen to the full episode below.