Backstage news regarding the Jamie Hayter vs. Hikaru Shida AEW women’s title match

As seen during the December 21st 2022 edition of AEW Dynamite, Jamie Hayter successfully defended the AEW women’s title against Hikaru Shida in the show’s main event.

According to, the backstage reactions to the match and Hayter’s reign in general were said to have been unanimously positive. In addition to Hayter, Britt Baker and Rebel were reportedly praised for how how smoothly they’ve transitioned into their current roles.

Former ROH star BJ Whitmer reportedly produced both the Hayter vs. Shida match from Dynamite and the Hayter vs. Toni Storm match from AEW Full Gear. It’s believed that Whitmer was given high marks by talent backstage for his producing and coaching work.