Kiera Hogan, who signed a contract with AEW in late September, believes she’s currently “lost in the shuffle” in the promotion.
It’s not currently confirmed exactly what kind of deal Hogan has with AEW since there are different ‘tiers’ of contract that people are signed to, but she’s signed signed there in some capacity.
She made her AEW debut in August, but since then has only had one match on Rampage, one on Dynamite, the Casino Battle Royale at All Out, and five on either Dark or Elevation.
Speaking on GAW TV, Kiera Hogan said:
“I like the girls in the locker room. Obviously, my girlfriend, Diamante, worked there before I worked there so I was there backstage a lot of the time helping girls do makeup because I do makeup sometimes. I also have a lot of friends in the locker room that were excited for me to come over there. They’re like, ‘Are you gonna come over here? I wanna wrestle you, I wanna wrestle you’, like Tay (Conti), Red Velvet, and of course, one of my best friends, Big Swole, Nyla (Rose), a lot of the girls were just like, ‘We want to wrestle you. I wanna have a match with you because I know…’ I’m like, ‘Yeah, I wanna have bomb ass matches with you, too’.
“Okay, so I’m here, but I feel like… there’s a lot of moving parts going on at AEW right now, so I feel like a lot of things are getting lost in the shuffle and I feel like I’m one of those things, but, I’m just trying to just stay positive and just focus on what I can control which is just staying ready for whenever that opportunity does present itself and I’m excited because… NWA – I still am able to do indie bookings under my contract and do things that honestly I can do because of my contract, so I’m able to still work and go out and things, and with the time that I do have off, I’m able to just focus on myself, working out, my move set, and going to training or getting bookings.”
One of the big differences between AEW and WWE is that most talents do have the ability to work elsewhere while under contract, so even if they’re not being used in AEW at a given time, they can still perform elsewhere.
Hogan’s last AEW match was a win over Notorious Mimi at the October 24 Dark tapings.