Toni Storm is the latest signee for AEW. Storm made the surprise debut on the March 30th edition of AEW Dynamite as the mystery entrant in the Owen Hart Foundation Tournament, defeating The Bunny in the debut match for All Elite Wrestling.
It was announced ahead of time that a new signee would be making their debut in the Owen Hart Foundation Tournament qualifying match. As The Bunny stood in the ring, Toni Storm’s music hit to a big ovation from the live crowd in South Carolina. Storm would hit the Storm Zero onto The Bunny to become victorious and advance to the main tournmament.
Toni Storm was last seen competing in a ring for WWE on the SmackDown brand feuding with the SmackDown Women’s champion Charlotte Flair. It was reported that Storm had asked for her release on December 29th 2021, as opposed to WWE releasing the former NXT UK Women’s Champion. It should be noted that Storm made her debut for AEW on the day of the expiration of the 90 day no compete clause, which would have ended on March 29th 2022.
AEW have also confirmed the signing with the “All Elite” graphic being posted to social media.
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