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SPOILER: New champion crowned at IMPACT tapings in Mexico

At the recent tapings in Mexico City, the IMPACT Knockouts Championship surprisingly changed hands less than a week after Hard To Kill. That’s right. Jordynne Grace finally got her revenge when she defeated Taya Valkyrie to end her record-setting 378-day reign. Valkyrie just successfully defended the IMPACT Knockouts Championship last weekend at Hard to Kill. “La Wera Loca” managed to steal the win from Grace … Continue reading SPOILER: New champion crowned at IMPACT tapings in Mexico

Tessa Blanchard denies racism

Tessa Blanchard denies accusations of racism

Tessa Blanchard is back in the news. Earlier, she released a brief statement via Twitter to deny claims of racism. She wrote, “Over the last week I have been accused of calling a fellow wrestler a racial slur. The read this allegation has been personally upsetting. To be clear, I absolutely did not use that word. That word is not in my vocabulary. That word … Continue reading Tessa Blanchard denies accusations of racism

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Booker T thinks Tessa Blanchard’s IMPACT World Championship win was a bad idea

On the latest episode of his Hall Of Fame podcast, Booker T gave his thoughts on Tessa Blanchard becoming the first female IMPACT World Champion. It has been surprisingly quiet since Blanchard won the IMPACT World Championship over the weekend. For such a historic moment, there hasn’t been much commentary, possibly because of the controversy surrounding Blanchard. On Wednesday, the two-time WWE Hall of Famer, … Continue reading Booker T thinks Tessa Blanchard’s IMPACT World Championship win was a bad idea

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What’s next for IMPACT’s Knockouts Division

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know Tessa Blanchard was at the center of two of the biggest stories in wrestling this weekend. The conflicting emotions around her historic world title win won’t go away anytime soon. However, it also inadvertently cast a huge shadow over the IMPACT’s Knockouts division. Many fans assumed Jordynne Grace would finally end Taya Valkyrie‘s record-setting 373-day reign. … Continue reading What’s next for IMPACT’s Knockouts Division

Tessa Blanchard

Tessa Blanchard’s bittersweet win can still lead to progress

Last night, Tessa Blanchard defied the odds when she defeated Sami Callihan to become the first woman to hold the IMPACT World Championship. However, what should’ve been the culmination of months of storytelling and groundbreaking booking was much more complicated. Blanchard vs. Callihan was arguably one of the hottest storylines in wrestling heading into this year. Even more, many revered Tessa Blanchard as one of … Continue reading Tessa Blanchard’s bittersweet win can still lead to progress

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Tessa Blanchard crowned the first female IMPACT Champion

Hard to Kill is in the books. At the event, IMPACT made history as they crowned their first female IMPACT World Champion, Tessa Blanchard. Blanchard and Sami Callihan’s feud has been brewing since she faced him in the highly publicized main event of Slammiversary XVII. Callihan defeated her but she seemingly earned his respect. The third-generation star earned a rematch at IMPACT Unbreakable but she … Continue reading Tessa Blanchard crowned the first female IMPACT Champion

Tessa Blanchard accusations

Accusations of bullying and racism surface about Tessa Blanchard

Heading into her world title match this weekend, Tessa Blanchard faces some pretty serious accusations from some of her peers. This all started when Blanchard tweeted “Hey women, try supporting one another. Cool things happen.” The tweet had the opposite effect as Allysin Kay, Chelsea Green, and Priscilla Kelly took umbrage with the assertion. These claims came as a surprise to many fans. Kay’s accusation, … Continue reading Accusations of bullying and racism surface about Tessa Blanchard

Taya Valkyrie

Taya Valkyrie named Impact’s ‘Knockout of the Year’

Impact has named their Knockout of the Year, and it’s the Knockouts Champion, Taya Valkyrie. Last night, during Impact’s 2019 IMPACT! Year End Awards, aired during the first of two special episodes of IMPACT! on AXS TV, the promotion handed out three awards, including Knockout of the Year. Current Impact Knockouts Champion Taya Valkyrie took home the gold. Valkyrie is still in her first reign … Continue reading Taya Valkyrie named Impact’s ‘Knockout of the Year’

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IMPACT adds ODB to Knockouts title match at Hard to Kill

On Friday afternoon, IMPACT added ODB to the Knockouts Championship match scheduled for Hard to Kill. Now, Taya Valkyrie will defend the title against ODB and Jordynne Grace in a triple threat match. This addition to the match comes after ODB pinned Valkyrie on this week’s episode of IMPACT! after a distraction from Grace. Taya Valkyrie won the Knockouts Championship this year at Homecoming on … Continue reading IMPACT adds ODB to Knockouts title match at Hard to Kill

Jordynne Grace

Jordynne Grace vs. Taya Valkyrie set for Hard to Kill

It’s official. Jordynne Grace will challenge Taya Valkyrie for the Knockouts Championship next month at Hard to Kill. This feud has been brewing for a while. Back in March, Grace defeated Tessa Blanchard to become the new number one contender. However, Valkyrie managed to retain the title via count-out. “Thick Mama Pump” unfortunately lost her next chance at a title match to Madison Rayne, but … Continue reading Jordynne Grace vs. Taya Valkyrie set for Hard to Kill