On his Wooooo Nation Uncensored podcast, Ric Flair talked about the release of Toni Storm. He said that he was surprised that Toni Storm asked for her release and stated that the former NXT UK Women’s Champion was exhausted from the hectic nature of WWE and needed a break.
“I had no idea, as we were doing more and more of this (the podcast), I looked up at wrestling news and saw she had asked for her release. From what I’ve heard – because I can reach out to different people – she was exhausted. It’s an unbelievable pace – and it’s something that very few people can run that hard for a long period of time. And she had got into that mix, she was in long, really competitive matches, not just on TV, but on the road as well,” said Ric Flair about Toni Storm. (H/T: Sportskeeda)
Toni Storm joined WWE back in 2018, after a year. taking part in the inaugural Mae Young Classic tournament in 2017. Following year Storm won the tournament and featured on NXT UK and NXT. Later, she won the NXT UK Women’s Championship by defeating Rhea Ripley in 2019. Toni Storm had SmackDown Women’s title opportunity just a few days before leaving WWE against Charlotte on SmackDown.