AEW broadcaster Dasha Gonzalez (formerly known as Dasha Fuentes in WWE) is making her AEW in-ring debut as part of the Deadly Draw Women's Tag Team Cup.
Dasha will be teaming with Rachael Ellering in the tournament. Ellering, who was formerly Rachel Evers in NXT, is debuting for AEW in the tournament. They're facing Ivelisse & Diamante in the opening round.
The first round will conclude with the final two quarterfinal matches premiering on YouTube at 7 p.m. Eastern time tonight. The Nightmare Sisters (Brandi Rhodes & Allie) and Tay Conti & Anna Jay have already advanced to the semifinals on opposite sides of the bracket.
Dasha wrote about being in the tournament: "I’m on cloud 9 right now!!! I can’t even believe that this happened!!! It’s been a dream of mine for quite some time and it just goes to show that you can dream big, set goals and accomplish them! Thank you @allelitewrestling for allowing me to participate in such a historic event! I am beyond humbled and thrilled for this opportunity! #AEWWTTC #tournament Let’s do this @therachaelellering"
Dasha, who has trained to be a professional wrestler, has been featured as a contestant on the latest season of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's Titan Games on NBC.
Ellering has also been announced for this week's episode of AEW Dark. She's facing Penelope Ford on the show.