“Traditional kiss of death” – Fans amorously react as Toni Storm smooches Saraya during her match in AEW Grand Slam

Wrestling fans swarmed social media with sensual comments after Toni Storm shockingly smooched Saraya amid their title match.

“Traditional kiss of death” – Fans amorously react as Toni Storm smooches Saraya during her match in AEW Grand Slam

Tony Storm and Saraya at AEW Grand Slam (via X)

This week at AEW Grand Slam, Saraya retained her AEW Women’s World Championship against her former best friend Toni Storm. The two stars have been involved in a slow-burning feud for the past few weeks. It was notable after Storm cost fellow Outcast member Ruby Soho the TBS Championship at All Out.

On the September 13 edition of AEW Dynamite, Toni Storm competed in a four-way eliminator match against Hikaru Shida, Britt Baker and Nyla Rose. She emerged victorious in the match and earned a title shot against Saraya at AEW Grand Slam. However, the highlight of the match was something else.


In a supposed emotional tussle between two former best friends, Toni Storm left the whole arena amused after pulling an unexpected antic. In the middle of the match, the 27-year-old smooched the champion to divert her focus and hit her with a piledriver. As a result of this segment, fans went berserk, flooding social media with their reactions.

However, Saraya shortly regained her composure. She drove Storm to the turnbuckle and retained her title by hitting her finishing maneuver. The 31-year-old won the title at AEW’s flagship show, All In, at Wembley Stadium on August 27. She is currently enjoying her first reign as champion in AEW.

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Fans react to Toni Storm kissing Paige during her match

The AEW Women’s title match between Saraya and Toni Storm created a buzz in the wrestling community this week after the latter planted a kiss on the former. Hence, fans flooded social media with a stream of reactions to the unexpected moment. While some hilariously called Storm bisexual, others called it a kiss of death. Check out a few reactions below:

Saraya, Toni Storm
Toni Storm planting a kiss on Saraya at AEW Grand Slam (via X)

The AEW fans seemed astonished by the unanticipated kiss. While some fans hilariously put out GIFs of Storm’s real-life boyfriend Juice Robinson, others have ludicrously ascribed the kiss as a reason to start watching AEW Dynamite. Nonetheless, it ended up receiving massive pop from the crowd in the arena. These fan reactions indeed encapsulate the noise Toni and Saraya made over the internet.

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