Paige – now known as Saraya – is All Elite (Picture: AEW)
Paige made her All Elite Wrestling debut weeks after leaving WWE when they let her contract expire.
The former Divas Champion – now going by the name Saraya – made a shock appearance on the special Grand Slam edition of AEW Dynamite on Wednesday night, leaving fans in New York City’s Arthur Ashe Stadium absolutely stunned.
She came out to confront Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D., Serena Deeb and Jamie Hayter after they attacked Athena and Toni Storm following the latter’s win to retain the AEW Women’s Title.
The commentary team noted that Baker looked like she’s seen a ghost, and Saraya was quick to reference one of her popular catchphrases as she said this is her house.
The commentators also made a reference to the women’s division never being the same again, which certainly suggests she’s back as an active wrestler.
It comes after Saraya revealed her neck was in much better shape, and she teased the possibility of getting back in the ring following the devastating injury which looked to have ended her career.
Welcome to @AEW! @Saraya is ALL ELITE!
Thank you to everyone watching #AEWDynamite Grand Slam TONIGHT! pic.twitter.com/8DUePoOsar
— Tony Khan (@TonyKhan) September 22, 2022
She told the Bella Twins on their podcast: ‘My neck is fantastic. I’m having no issues with it, and it’s looking good. I still want more time, though. I mean, I’ve had nearly five years completely out of the ring, which is, it goes by so quickly.
‘I’m like, “How?” But yeah, I can see myself in the ring one day, but it would have to be something really special and like for like a big moment, even like, for WrestleMania.’
Speaking during her Turning The Page stage show at Starrcast V, she further teased: ‘Having your career taken away from you without you wanting it to, having to retire on not my terms, it was really disappointing.
‘I already knew once my neck got kicked in the middle of the live event match, once I went down, I was like, “This is it, this is the end of my career.”
‘I couldn’t feel my body. I lost control of my arms, my legs, then I’m just laying there and looking up at the referee like, “I can’t feel my body, I’m paralysed right now.”
‘He threw up the X and I look at poor Sasha in the corner and she’s like, “I’m so sorry.” If it wasn’t you, it would have been someone else.’
AEW Dynamite airs Wednesday nights at 1am on Fite TV.
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