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A former WWE champion made her stunning debut for All Elite Wrestling on Wednesday evening.
Toni Storm, Serena Deeb, Athena and Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D., have been competing in a four-way match for the AEW Interim Ladies’s Championship on “AEW Dynamite: Grand Slam.” Storm got here into the match because the defending champion as she received the belt at All Out earlier this month.
Storm would decide up the victory, pinning Baker, however the greatest shock of the evening got here moments after the victory.
As Baker and Jamie Hayter put a beating on Storm and Deeb attacked Athena, music blared by means of the audio system at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. It was Saraya.
Saraya, previously recognized within the WWE ranks as Paige, got here to the ring – a lot to the shock of Baker who had her mouth agape with blood on her face. Saraya acquired an enormous pop from the group and cleared the ring with out having to make use of any of her ending maneuvers.
Athena and Storm would later be a part of Saraya within the ring.
Saraya, whose actual title is Saraya-Jade Bevis, reacted to the group on Twitter.
“F—ing WOW! Completely blown away by the pop within the stadium and the reception outdoors of it. Been a protracted journey. Couldn’t be happier to be in @AEW thanks to everybody!,” she wrote. “And thanks to my babe @RonnieRadke for letting me use his tune Zombified! LFG!!”
Saraya joined WWE in 2011 and began within the firm’s developmental divisions – first at Florida Championship Wrestling after which in NXT. When she was promoted to the full-time roster, she turned the youngest Divas champion at age 21.
She shortly made a reputation for herself within the trade being rated as one of many prime feminine wrestlers all through the game. A film primarily based on her journey into professional wrestling was made in 2019 with Florence Pugh solid to play her.
Saraya had been sidelined from in-ring competitors since 2018 as a result of neck accidents. Her contract with WWE expired over the summer season.