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Maki Itoh appears as Britt Baker's mystery opponent on AEW Dynamite

Itoh was the Joker in the Owen Hart Foundation Women's Tournament quarterfinal match.
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Maki Itoh returned to AEW on Dynamite, appearing as the Joker mystery opponent for Britt Baker in the Owen Hart Foundation Women's Tournament. 

Itoh lost to Baker by Lockjaw submission in her first AEW appearance since March 2021. 

Itoh had teamed with Baker in her last match in AEW on the March 10, 2021 Dynamite, which the two played off of in their Tournament bout. Baker and Itoh hugged, then Baker asked Itoh to lay down and allow her to make the cover for the victory. Itoh appeared to go along with the idea, but then cradled Baker for a near fall. 

Baker will face Toni Storm in the semifinals of the Owen Hart Foundation Women's Tournament. The other semifinal bout will feature Ruby Soho vs. the winner of Red Velvet vs. Kris Statlander, which is set for the Rampage episode airing this Friday. 

The finals of the Tournament will take place at the Double or Nothing pay-per-view on Sunday, May 29.