Saraya promises to bring change to AEW’s women’s division, and she’s starting with a lumberjack match.
Following her shocking debut at Dynamite: Grand Slam, Saraya spoke for the first time on this week’s Dynamite. While there was no clarification of her in-ring status, she mentioned early on that she’s “damaged, but not broken.”
Saraya made bold statements by claiming she “is the revolution” and that she’s here to bring change to AEW’s women’s division. She invited the women’s locker room to the ring, including Toni Storm, Athena, Skye Blue, Madison Rayne, and Willow Nightingale.
Toni Storm was praised by Saraya before Britt Baker, flanked by Jamie Hayter, Rebel, and Penelope Ford, interrupted and called Saraya a “shiny new toy.” Baker made digs at Saraya’s neck and the pronunciation of her name. This led Saraya to point that Britt’s name rhymes with “sh*t.”
Saraya revealed that Toni Storm vs. Serena Deeb would now be contested as a lumberjack match for the first time ever, noting that “it’s good to have a boss that finally listens” to her.
The AEW Interim Women’s Championship was put on the line immediately after the segment with the lumberjacks already at ringside. At one point, Willow chased Hayter out of the arena. Shortly after, Storm put away Deeb with an avalanche piledriver and pinned her for the three-count. The bout clocked in around eleven minutes.
As a result of their interactions during the lumberjack match, Willow Nightingale and Jamie Hayter will go one-on-one this Friday on Rampage.
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