IMPACT Wrestling Knockouts

Taya (@TheTayaValkyrie)
Kira Forster, otherwise known by her IMPACT ring name of Taya Valkyrie and Lucha Underground Ring Name of Taya, is a Canadian Professional Women’s Wrestler and Former Model Currently signed to IMPACT Wrestling and Lucha Underground, also having worked for Lucha Libre AAA from 2012 to 2017 where she was a 2x Reina De Reinas Champion, leaving the company after being controversially stripped of the championship for the use of an “illegal hold” despite competing under No Disqualification Rules in the match that was well received as one of the best AAA Womens Matches. Taya was also briefly signed to a WWE Developmental contract in 2011 but made no WWE Television appearances, returning to the Indies later on. Taya debuted for Lucha Underground in February 2016 as the Female associate of Johnny Mundo, going on to compete in various matches, including intergender matches, also representing the stable of the Worldwide Underground, featuring herself, Mundo, PJ Black, Jack Evans and Ricky Mandel. She also faced Ivelisse at the 2nd Ultima Lucha Special, winning the match with Ivelisse being attacked by her future opponent Catrina after. She also was the furthest advancing female in the 2017 Lucha Underground Cueto Cup. On the September 7th episode of IMPACT, Taya debuted for the company as Unified Knockouts Champion Sienna and a returned Taryn Terrell beat down on Gail Kim, Allie and Rosemary, seemingly looking to aid the babyfaces before turning heel and laying out Rosemary. A Week Later, Taya faced Amber Nova in singles action, getting a quick win over the Knockout Prospect. On the September 21st episode of IMPACT, Taya defeated Ava Storie in a quick match then went on to declare her intentions to go after the Knockouts Championship. This lead to a brawl with Rosemary which prompted the involvement of Sienna, Allie, Taryn Terrell and Gail Kim. On the October 19th episode of IMPACT, Taya competed in a main event singles match with Rosemary, emerging victorious in her first ever singles encounter with the former Knockouts Champion. Rosemary would then propose a stipulated type of match involving Blood with Taya after the match. On November 4th, Tayas Match with Rosemary Scheduled for Bound for Glory was pulled per confirmation from IMPACT Wrestling after Taya announced that due to personal reasons, she would not be at the show nor the follow up tapings. Taya returned on the March 1st episode of IMPACT Wrestling, confronting Rosemary in the culmination of her No Disqualification Match with Hania and teasing the renewal of their feud. Though initially not accepting to square off with her, Taya then went on to attack Rosemary, laying her out on the ramp via the Road to Valhalla. The two faced off for the first time in 2018 on the March 15th episode, with the match going to double count out. The two duked it out outside of the ring and on the stage post match, culminating in Taya laying her out on the stage through the use of her finisher. The two would later conclude their feud in a Demons Dance (No Disqualification) Match which Rosemary won. At IMPACT Wrestling Redemption, Taya would face Kiera Hogan in a booked singles match, winning and earning a chance later at the Knockouts Championship through the victory. Taya would challenge Allie for the Championship on the April 26th episode of IMPACT Wrestling, though unable to win and capture the gold. On the first episode of IMPACT Wrestling in May, Taya was challenged again by Kiera Hogan in a rematch from Redemption, though ending in no contest due to interference by Tessa Blanchard. Taya returned to in ring competition on the June 14th episode of IMPACT Wrestling, facing Rebel in singles action. After her win over Rebel, Taya would call out fellow Knockout Madison Rayne, challenging her to a match for the following week, which Madison won. Taya returned to IMPACT Television on the September 27th episode, challenging Tessa Blanchard from the Titantron to a future Knockouts Championship Match at Bound for Glory. Taya would return at Bound for Glory to compete against Blanchard for the title, losing the match. The feud would extend passed Bound for Glory when Taya announced her lack of respect for Blanchard following a match with Katarina on the post Bound for Glory episode of IMPACT Wrestling. Two weeks later, Taya and Tessa would meet again in a rematch over the Knockouts Championship, with Tessa intentionally getting herself disqualified in order to retain. Another rematch took place between Taya and Tessa at Homecoming on January 6th, ending in Taya winning the championship when Special Guest Ref Gail Kim cost Tessa after eventual provocation. On the same night, Taya would be attacked by Killer Kross, who invaded the stage after Johnny’s championship defense. Taya would return to action on the January 25th episode of IMPACT, defeating Keyra in her first match for IMPACT in Mexico. In February, Taya would resume her feud with Tessa Blanchard, defeating her in a street fight to retain the Knockouts Championship, a result not met well by Tessa. On the March 15th episode of IMPACT Wrestling, Taya turned heel for the second time in her IMPACT Wrestling Career, low blowing Brian Cage after he saved Johnny Impact from an attack from Killer Kross. Johnny, who was presumed to be injured, also was revealed to be faking an injury and additionally turned heel in the process by following up Taya’s low blow with an attack to Cage. On the March 29th episode of Impact, Taya got herself counted out to retain the Knockouts Championship against Jordynne Grace. Taya and Johnny then faced Cage and Jordynne two weeks later in the main event of the episode, winning the match when Match Referee John E Bravo turned heel and cost Cage the match. At Rebellion, Taya once again faced Jordynne with the Knockouts title on the line, retaining and ending Jordynne’s undefeated singles streak. Following Rebellion, Taya began a feud with Madison Rayne, leading to her being pinned in a non title match on the May 10th episode of IMPACT. The two had a later match for the Knockouts Championship, which Taya retained in, renewing her feud with Rosemary after. The two would have a non title match on the June 7th episode of Impact, ending under no result when Jessicka Havok returned, attacking Rosemary then Taya. On the June 21st episode of Impact, Taya would defend the Knockouts Championship against Su Yung, retaining when Havok cost Su the match. Following the match, it would be announced that Taya would be defending the championship again at Slammiversary in a Monsters Ball Match against Rosemary, Su Yung and Havok. Taya would retain the championship at Slammiversary, pinning Su moments after throwing a steel chair at Havok, who had previously hit a tombstone piledriver to Su.

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Gail Kim (@GailKimITSME)
Gail Kim is a Canadian Professional Women’s Wrestler, Valet, model and Actress of Korean Descent. She is currently signed to IMPACT Wrestling and has worked Twice in the WWE, winning its Women’s Championship on her debut match. Kim is a 1x WWE Women’s Champion and 4x TNA Knockouts Champion as well as 1x Knockouts Tag Champion w/ Madison Rayne and is also the first ever Knockouts Champion in TNA History, which she won in her 1st TNA Run. Kim is well known for working show stealing matches, from her 2008 Final Resolution Match with Awesome Kong to her Slammiversary 2013 Last Knockout Standing Match with Taryn Terrell. Gail captured her 3rd Knockouts Title At Bound for Glory, beginning a storyline where she was aligned w/ Tapa, who became her bodyguard. Gail then remarked at her disgust for the current division, sending Tapa to decimate them and issuing an open challenge to anyone from outside the company, capitalizing over the likes of Hannah Blossom, Candice LeRae and Cherry Bomb. Kim and Tapa would then enter into a feud with ODB and returning Knockout Madison Rayne. On The December 19th Edition of IMPACT, Gail was pinned by Madison in her in ring return which was a tag match featuring themselves, ODB and Tapa. At Genesis 2014, Kim Dropped The Knockouts Championship to Former BFF, Madison Rayne. On The Feb 20th Edition of IMPACT Kim defeated Rayne in a Non Title Street Fight with Assistance from Lei’D Tapa. Kim unsuccessfully challenged Rayne in a Steel Cage Match for the Knockouts Championship at Lockdown, thus sealing their feud. On The March 13th episode of TNA Impact, Kim and Lei’D Tapa ended their partnership when Tapa accidentally cost her match with Newcomer Brittany, resulting in a brawl between the two. Kim would then write Tapa off Television by defeating her in a singles match the following week in which was stipulated so if Tapa loses, she’d leave TNA. Kim would then go on to compete in a Fatal 4 Way Match to determine the Number 1 Contender to Madison Rayne’s Knockouts Title in which she was pinned by Angelina Love after Love’s Co Partner Velvet Sky sprayed hair spray in her eyes at ringside. As Revenge, Gail came out to save Madison Rayne from the Beautiful People on the April 24th Edition of IMPACT, and challenged them to a match alongside Rayne, turning face in the process, her first time as a face since returning to WWE. Following Sacrifice, Kim began a feud with The Beautiful People, but was unsuccessful in capturing her 4th Championship at Slammiversary thanks to the Corrupt Official who seemed to be in the Beautiful Peoples favor. Gail welcomed Taryn Terrell back to the company on the June 19th episode of IMPACT, tagging with her against the Beautiful People the following week in a victorious effort. Gail would then go on a week later to defeat Angelina and capture her 4th Knockouts title. This would be her first reign as a babyface since her inaugural title win in 2007. A Week into the reign, Kim successfully defended against Madison Rayne, Brittany and Love in a Fatal 4 Way Challenge, also defending against Taryn Terrell 2 weeks later, though the match was cut short by the intervention of the Beautiful People, who continued their feud with Kim. Kim challenged Angelina one on one to a Last Knockouts Standing Match on the August 20th episode of IMPACT, the night TNA moved their show to Wednesdays, and thus put her Knockouts title on the line, successfully defending it. Kim would then successfully challenge Taryn Terrell again, only for herself and Taryn to be annihilated after the match concluded by a debuting Jessicka Havok. After weeks of clashes, Kim faced the Number 1 Contender, Havok, in October, dropping her 4th Knockouts Title. Gail returned eventually to save Rebel from Havok, and was Granted another shot at the Knockouts Title, and despite a brave outing, fending against Havok with the still injured shoulder, Havok retained. After Taryn defeated Havok to capture her 1st Knockouts Championship, Gail went on to respectfully face Taryn in numerous bouts featuring other Knockouts. In May 2015, Gail renewed her rivalry with now heel Taryn, teaming with Kong to face the Dollhouse in a 3 on 2 Handicap Match, which Taryn won with a roll up while Kim was looking to hit Eat Defeat on Marti Bell. Gail faced Taryn in a steel cage weeks later, defeated by Taryn, who broke her finger with the Dollhouse assisting to shortly write Kim off Television. In July 2015, Gail returned to TNA with a new “Dark Ninja” Gimmick, constantly distracting the Dollhouse during matches, one distraction of which allowed Brooke to pin Taryn to score a 3rd Knockouts Championship. Gail went on to defeat the Dollhouse in a number of matches before eventually ending her feud. During that time Gail also managed to win her overall 5th Knockouts Championship from Brooke, seemingly beginning a feud with Kong. Gail retained the title against Kong at Bound for Glory, also facing Kong weeks later in the main event of the October 28th episode of IMPACT, but in a non title match as this was a qualifier for the World Title Series. In 2016, Gail entered into a feud with Maria Kanellis. Kim would also feud with Jade of the Dollhouse after Jade pinned her in a Six Knockout Lethal Lockdown Tag Match, attacking her also a week later with the Knockouts Title following the ending of a promo between Gail and fellow nemesis Maria Kanellis. Gail faced Jade a week later with the title on the line, defeating her to retain the Knockouts Championship. On the March 29th episode of IMPACT, Gail dropped the Knockouts Title to Jade in a match also featuring Madison Rayne. Following this, Gail continued her feud with Maria, with the addition of Rosemary, who was seemingly summoned by Maria to take the nemesis out of a Ladder Match which the two Knockouts competed in, leading eventually to Maria’s Victory. A Week Later, Maria would cost Gail Kim a match with Rosemary, on the first night of her run as Head of the Knockouts Division. The Feud continued to further in the weeks that followed, eventually leading to an announcement on the May 31st episode of IMPACT that Gail would be facing Maria at TNA’s Slammiversary Pay Per View in a Singles Match. However at Slammiversary, a Hand Injury to Maria lead to the Singles Bout being cancelled and Gail went on to compete in the booked Championship match between Jade and Sienna as the Third Competitor, won by Sienna when Jades former partner Marti Belle returned to cost her. On the Post Slammiversary IMPACT, Gail Kim was announced as the first female inductee into the TNA Hall of Fame, due to be inducted at Bound for Glory. She was embraced by fellow co workers following a speech regarding the news of her upcoming induction. On the June 28th edition of IMPACT, Gail worked her first match since the Hall of Fame Announcement, facing Sienna for the Knockouts Championship, losing when Sienna sneak attacked Gail, capitalizing on outside shenanigans between Jade, Allie and Marti Belle. On the September 15th episode of IMPACT, Gail outlasted Jade, Marti, Raquel, Sienna, Madison and Laurel Van Ness (Chelsea Green) in a Knockouts Gauntlet Match to become the Number One Contender to Maria’s Knockouts Championship. At Bound for Glory, Gail was officially inducted into the TNA Hall of Fame by Dixie Carter and Former Knockouts Christy Hemme, Awesome Kong and Taryn Terrell. Later in the night Gail would compete against Maria Kanellis-Bennett for her Knockouts Championship, winning the match and tying Angelina Love’s 6x Knockouts Champion record, winning even despite intervention from Maria’s Husband Mike Bennett throughout. Weeks Later, Gail vacated the championship due to a Back Injury, leading to her “Chosen One” Jade stepping up to challenge Rosemary for the Vacant Knockouts Title inside Six Sides of Steel, with Rosemary winning as Gail viewed from ringside. In January, Gail revealed she wasn’t cleared to compete, but still vowed to challenge Rosemary when 100%, thus Gail became side support for Jade in her angle with Rosemary during her recovery. Following Slammiversary, Gail would make more regular appearances on IMPACT, revealing her intentions to retire at the end of the year, continuing her in ring competition until then. Gail made her first in ring appearance since the announcement on the July 20th episode of IMPACT, where she assisted Allie and Rosemary in clearing Sienna and Laurel out of the ring to also close Sienna’s confrontation with GFW Authority Karen Jarrett. On the August 10th episode of IMPACT, Karen selected Gail Kim as the next contender to Sienna’s Unified Championship, setting up a match between the two for the following week for the Destination X Themed Episode of IMPACT. Gail would lose the match after being attacked by once ally and also long time foe, the returning Taryn Terrell. Kim would join Allie in Tag Team action against Taryn and Unified Knockouts Champion Sienna on the September 7th episode of IMPACT, with Allie being pinned, resulting in Sienna and Taryn’s victory. The heels would beat down on Allie and Gail after the match, prompting Rosemary’s intervention only to be attacked by a debuting Taya Valkyrie, who had been expected to save Rosemary from the heels at the time only to target her herself. On the October 5th episode of IMPACT, it was announced that Gail would be making her Pay Per View in ring return at Bound for Glory as one of three contenders for Sienna’s Knockouts Championship, the others being Allie and Taryn Terrell. On the October 19th episode of IMPACT, it was announced that Taryn had been removed from the Bound for Glory Knockouts Championship Match and had departed hours later from the company, ending her feud with Kim. At Bound for Glory, Gail won her hinted last match with IMPACT Wrestling, becoming a record breaking Seven Time Knockouts Champion. On the November 16th episode of IMPACT, Kim surrendered the title, which was later won by Laurel Van Ness. From there Gail would make a short amount of Televised appearances and in December 2018, she would get involved in Knockouts Champion Tessa Blanchard’s feud with Taya Valkyrie, booked as the Special Guest Referee for their match on January 6th at Homecoming. The match saw Gail snap on Tessa, who had continually pushed Gails buttons and caused provocation throughout. Gail cost Tessa the match and counted Taya’s final pin on Tessa, leading to Taya winning the championship. On the January 18th episode of IMPACT, Gail was cruelly assaulted backstage by an irate Tessa, leading to Tessa’s suspension. On the March 15th episode of IMPACT Wrestling, Gail attacked Tessa again after Tessa assaulted a bell ringer following losing a shot at the Knockouts Championship. Tessa accused Gail of trying to KO her, and had to be checked up on backstage after, while Gail was suspended for a week for attacking Tessa due to attacking an active competitor. On the March 29th episode of IMPACT, Gail resigned from her backstage role (in kayfabe) in IMPACT Wrestling during an “apology” segment with Tessa Blanchard, announcing her return to the ring as an active competitor, and in turn, getting a match with Tessa at Rebellion. Tessa would win the match, leading to a passing of the torch moment between her and Gail post match.

Rosemary (@WeAreRosemary/@rushlemania)
Holly Letkeman, known by her IMPACT ring name Rosemary, is an American Professional Women’s Wrestler signed to IMPACT Wrestling. Prior to her signing with IMPACT Wrestling, she worked much of the Independent Circuit, including SHIMMER and Bellatrix, where she held SHIMMER’s Tag Team Titles with Sara Del Rey and Bellatrix’s World Championship. She eventually debuted for IMPACT Wrestling under the name of Rosemary on the January 26th episode of IMPACT, speaking in riddles after interrupting the TNA Tag Team Champions The Wolves. This soon lead to Crazy Steve and Abyss attacking and challenging the Wolves, and forming a stable known as “The Decay” of which Rosemary would be affiliated with. On the March 15th episode of IMPACT, Rosemary made her in ring debut in an Intergender match where herself, Abyss and Steve faced Eddie Edwards and the TNA World Tag Team Champions Bobby Roode and James Storm. Despite barely getting involved physically, Rosemary’s ending assist allowed the Decay the victory. On the April 19th episode of IMPACT, Rosemary would begin her insertion into the Knockouts Division by attacking Gail Kim (a possible plot by Maria) to take her out of a Ladder Match for the Control of the Knockouts Division, which both Maria and Gail would compete in. Rosemary, alongside Abyss and Steve would torment Gail by holding her captive backstage at the IMPACT Zone during the night before dragging her to the ring and using her as bait to force TNA Tag Team Champions Bobby Roode and James Storm to give them a shot at the Tag Team Championship, which they accepted, eventually leading to the heels relinquishing themselves of Gail and letting her back into the hands of Storm and Roode. A Week Later Rosemary would defeat Gail in singles action with an assist from Maria. Heading into Slammiversary, Rosemary and the Decay would feud with Raquel and the BroMans, leading to the two Knockouts having two separate altercations on the PPV and after on the post Slammiversary IMPACT. Rosemary then moved into an angle with Bram, continually persuading the former TNA King of the Mountain Champion to join the Decay through in ring and backstage encounters. In August, Decay transitioned into a feud with the Hardys after the newly “Broken” personas of Matt and Jeff Hardy (“Broken” Matt and Brother Nero) became the Number One Contenders to the TNA Tag Team Championships, eventually leading to Reby’s return to even the score against the champs and Rosemary. Rosemary and Reby then had their first altercation since the #DeleteOrDecay Home Turf Match on the September 15th episode of IMPACT when Reby speared Rosemary during a promo featuring the two teams. In November, Rosemary won her first Knockouts Championship, defeating Jade for the title then vacated by original holder Gail Kim. On the first One Night Only PPV of 2017, Rosemary would successfully defend the title against Sienna in a lengthy match, then being confronted on the January 12th episode of IMPACT by Jade, who accepted Rosemary’s proposal for them to face off in a Monsters Ball Match for the Knockouts Championship. The Match took place on the January 26th episode of IMPACT, with Rosemary winning via a superplex to retain, also retaining in the twos second effort weeks later in a stipulated Last Knockout Standing Match. In March, Rosemary began a storyline with the newest reincarnation of LAX and their manager Diamante (Angel Rose) as the Decay looked to pursue the IMPACT Wrestling Tag Team Championship again. She then moved into a feud with ODB over the Knockouts Championship. On the April 20th episode of IMPACT Wrestling, Rosemary successfully retained the Knockouts Championship against ODB. On the May 25th episode of IMPACT, Rosemary hinted a face turn after saving Allie from an attack by Sienna and Laurel Van Ness following a tag team match featuring KM and Kong against Braxton Sutter and Mahabali Shera. Rosemary would later explain to Allie on the June 1st episode when questioned over suddenly being loyal to her that “the Hive” asked Rosemary to look out for her. On the June 8th episode of IMPACT, Rosemary successfully defended the Knockouts Championship against Laurel Van Ness, who attacked her with Sienna after the match concluded before Allie made the save. At Slammiversary, Rosemary participated in a match with Sienna that would see the winner unify the Knockouts and GFW Women’s Title. Sienna would win the match via Submission, ending Rosemary’s reign at 267 days. Just under 3 weeks clear of her defeat, Rosemary would be given a shot at regaining her championship by Karen Jarrett in the closure of a Knockouts Brawl, announced to be facing Sienna in a Last Knockout Standing Match on the July 27th episode of IMPACT. The Match saw Sienna retain after Rosemary failed to avoid the ten count after crashing through a table. In September, Rosemary began a feud with the debuting Taya Valkyrie after Taya attacked Rosemary following the breakdown of a Knockouts Tag Team Match instead of aiding Rosemary as some would suspect. On the September 21st episode of IMPACT, Rosemary confronted Taya for the first time since being attacked by her, questioning Taya’s need for a Knockouts title shot following a match with Ava Storie which lead to the two women brawling, with Sienna, Allie, Taryn Terrell and Gail Kim getting involved. On the October 19th episode of IMPACT, Rosemary and Taya went one on one in a singles match contested under normal rules, serving as the episodes main event. Rosemary came out of the match defeated, but proposed a match again with Taya at Bound for Glory, with some sort of blood shedding involvement. On November 4th, IMPACT Wrestling pulled Taya and Rosemary’s Bound for Glory Rematch due to Taya being unable to make Bound for Glory or the TV Tapings due to personal reasons. At Bound for Glory, Rosemary entered into a new feud with Laurel Van Ness, thwarting her attempt to cost Grado his match with Abyss. Despite this, she was chokeslammed by Abyss, who went on to defeat Grado. In December, Rosemary qualified to compete for the Knockouts Title, but was defeated by the crowned champion Laurel Van Ness, who entered into a feud with Allie later. In 2018, Rosemary would enter into a feud with Hania the Huntress, which was originally taped the year prior at the post Bound for Glory Television Tapings. On the February 15th episode of IMPACT, Rosemary got her one on one match with Hania as revenge for the attack, winning the match by countering a crossbody. Rosemary faced Hania again on the March 1st episode of IMPACT Wrestling under No Disqualification rules, also winning that match and being confronted and attacked after the match by a returning Taya Valkyrie. Rosemary and Taya renewed their rivalry on the March 15th episode of IMPACT Wrestling, facing each other in singles action, though the match would end in double count-out and the twos animosity would spill out to the stage post match, culminating in Taya delivering her finisher again to Rosemary on the stage. Taya and Rosemary concluded their feud in April in a Demons Dance (No Disqualification Match) which Rosemary had won. Rosemary then returned to Television on the April 26th episode of IMPACT Wrestling, coming face to face with Su Yung on the Post Redemption episode after she attacked Allie following her successful Knockouts Championship victory over Taya Valkyrie. A week later, Rosemary went face to face again with Su Yung in a match that never officially got underway. Yung would prevail over Rosemary regardless, hitting the Panic Switch off the stage to Rosemary then sealing the Demon Assassin in a casket in front of Allie. At Bound for Glory, Rosemary made a brief appearance during Allie’s emergence at the Undead Realm to save Kiera Hogan, attempting to fend off Su Yung who pursued the two. Rosemary would be shown being dragged down by Su’s bridesmaids while Allie and Kiera made an escape from Su’s Undead Realm. At IMPACT Wrestling Homecoming, Rosemary made her return to IMPACT Wrestling following Su and Allie’s Tag Team Match against Jordynne Grace and Kiera Hogan, emerging from the casket placed on the stage by Su’s summoned bridesmaids and clearing off Su. Rosemary would confront the Darker Allie soon after, who backed off. The very same confrontation would happen on the January 18th episode of IMPACT, when Rosemary appeared after Allie’s quick defeat at the hands of Jordynne Grace, trying to coax Allie into realignment, to no avail. On the March 8th episode of IMPACT Wrestling, Rosemary teamed with Kiera Hogan and Jordynne Grace against Su Yung, Buggy Nova and Allie, emerging victorious and in turn retrieving Allie from Su, though Allie would still remain under the control of the darkness. On the March 29th episode of IMPACT Rosemary returned to the Undead Realm to retrieve the Soul of Allie, and ended up facing a horde of Undead Assistants working for James Mitchell and his leader, Su amongst the horde. When Su looked to finally finish off Rosemary, Allie threw Rosemary out of the way and was written off as a result (due to her departure for AEW) passing in Rosemary’s arms. Two weeks later, Rosemary faced Su in singles action, ending in a no contest due to the Undead Bridesmaids and Kiera Hogans involvement. On the Post Rebellion episode of IMPACT, Rosemary faced Kiera Hogan one on one due to her outrage at Hogan still being involved in her issue’s with Su, ending in no result again due to Su and the Bridesmaids interference, only this time with Hogan also leaving Rosemary to suffer a further assault. Rosemary faced Su once again on the May 17th episode of IMPACT, in a stipulated Demon Collar Match, which she beat Su in. On the June 7th episode of Impact, Rosemary renewed her rivalry with Taya Valkyrie, challenging her to a non title match, ending under a no contest result when Jessicka Havok returned and attacked both under the order of James Mitchell. On the June 21st episode of Impact, Rosemary was announced to be competing in a four way monsters ball match alongside Taya, Su Yung and Havok at Slammiversary, with Taya’s Knockouts Championship on the line. Rosemary would not prevail in the match as Taya went on to retain by pinning Su.

Madison Rayne (@MadisonRayne)
Ashley Lomberger, also known by her in ring name Madison Rayne, is an American Professional Women’s Wrestler currently signed to IMPACT Wrestling. After beginning her wrestling career in 2005, Madison went onto work with the likes of Ohio Valley Wrestling, Wrestlicious and Shimmer Wrestling. In 2009, Madison began her first stint in IMPACT Wrestling as a part of the Beautiful People stable featuring herself, Angelina Love and Velvet Sky as well as Lacey Von Erich at times. During the stint, Madison became a four time Knockouts Champion, as well as being an IMPACT Knockouts Tag Team Champion. In December 2013, Madison returned to IMPACT for a second run with the company, feuding with Gail Kim and defeating Kim to become a five time Knockouts Champion, with her reign being ended by a Returning Angelina Love at Sacrifice the following year. Madison turned heel later in the year during Taryn Terrell’s run as a babyface competitor, shortly after losing a chance to regain the Knockouts Championship from then champion, Jessicka Havok. From there she went on to compete in various matches, including for contendership and even for the Knockouts Championship. In 2016, Madison joined the companies creative team, transitioning also into a commentary role for Knockouts matches. In 2017, Madison resumed work as a heel and as a competitor again. In July 2017, Madison departed the company. In Late 2017, Madison returned to the company once more for a third run, working in various matches. Her fourth run then saw her return again in May 2018, entering into a feud with Tessa Blanchard, which lead to matches between the two. At Impacts Slammiversary Pay Per View, she would go on to challenge Su Yung for the Knockouts Championship, losing the match and being sealed in a casket by Su following the match, much like what had happened to Rosemary. This ended her run with the company. Shortly after this, Madison made her WWE in ring debut as part of the second Mae Young Classic Tournament, though eliminated in the first round by Mercedes Martinez. In September 2018, Madison signed a one year deal with Ring of Honor to be a part of their Women’s Division, participating in a four way match for the Women of Honor Championship at their Final Battle Pay Per View. In March 2019, Madison would depart from the company, not even a year after her signing, and two days later, re-signed with IMPACT Wrestling. On the April 5th episode of IMPACT Wrestling, Madison made her in ring return against Jordynne Grace, losing to Grace who became the number one contender to the Knockouts Championship for a second time as a result. On the April 12th episode of Impact, Madison faced Tessa Blanchard in singles action, scoring another win over Blanchard like in their past matches when Tessa became distracted by the matches guest commentator, Gail Kim. Following Rebellion, Madison entered into a feud with Knockouts Champion Taya Valkyrie, trying to get a championship match which the champion ensured would not happen, altering it into a non title singles match for the May 10th episode, which Madison won. After concluding her mini feud with Taya, unable to gain the Knockouts Championship, Madison went on to respectively face Jordynne and Kiera in separate singles matches, prevailing over Jordynne then defeated by Kiera, who had helped in costing Jordynne her prior match with Madison.

Alisha Edwards (MrsAIPAlisha)
Alisha Edwards, known also by her Indy In Ring Name Alexxis Nevaeh, is an American Professional Women’s Wrestler currently signed to IMPACT Wrestling under the name Alisha. She is Also Married to One Half of the Wolves Tag Team, former IMPACT Wrestling Tag Team Champion Eddie Edwards. Alisha began her wrestling career in 2006, making one appearance for IMPACT Wrestling in 2008 under the name of Mercedes Steele, facing Awesome Kong. She appeared at the 3rd Knockouts Knockdown One Night Only Pay Per View in 2015 as an Opponent for Madison Rayne under the name of Alicia, defeated by the former Knockouts Champion. She then returned to IMPACT in 2017 as Support for Eddie Edwards in his last ever chance at regaining the IMPACT World Championship from Bobby Lashley, though he would lose when his tag team partner Davey Richards turned on him, leading to Davey’s wife, Veteran Knockout Angelina Love, also knocking out Alisha, who had watched the match with her from the crowd. The Two were violently attacked by Davey and Angelina following Lashley’s successful title defense, leading to the pairings engaging in an angle with each other. On the February 16th episode of IMPACT Wrestling, Alisha charged down to the ring to attack Angelina Love amid a street fight between Davey and Eddie that Angelina had got involved in, but ended up handcuffed to the ring ropes by Angelina, leading to Alisha being forced to watch Davey execute a violent attack on Eddie that Angelina had counted as Davey’s victory after taking out the referee. In March 2017, Alisha signed a contract with IMPACT Wrestling in the conclusion of their Knockouts Knockdown 5 taping after she pinned Laurel Van Ness to earn the victory for her team (a replacement idea from the usual battle royal finish for One Night Only Events.) On the May 11th episode of IMPACT, Alisha got her debut match on IMPACT against Angelina, winning via Disqualification after Angelina utilized a chain against her, using that post match also. On the May 25th episode of IMPACT, the rivalry heated up further through mixed tag team action, as while Alisha would obtain the win for her side by rolling Angelina up, she would be put through a table post match by Angelina while Davey had handcuffed Eddie to the ring ropes to witness the carnage. Following the June 15th episode of IMPACT, it was announced via the companies Twitter that Alisha and Eddie would meet Angelina and Davey again at Slammiversary, this time in a Full Metal Mayhem Mixed Tag Team Match. The match was won by Alisha and Eddie after Angelina was left KO’ed by a powerbomb into a table by Alisha, allowing Eddie to sunset flip powerbomb Davey through another adjacent table. In 2018, Alisha made her return to IMPACT Wrestling, competing in various matches for IMPACT Wrestlings B Side Show Xplosion and from March onwards, she would get involved in Eddie Edwards, Moose and a returning Tommy Dreamers Feud with OVE. The feud escalated at Redemption when Eddie Edwards snapped on Sami Callihan after facing defeat in a six man tag team House of Hardcore match, accidentally caning Alisha who had run down in an attempt to simmer the angered husband. Over the weeks Alisha recovered but continued to have tension with Eddie, whose mental state continued to disintegrate as his feud with Sami Callihan continued on. On the August 9th episode of IMPACT, Alisha made her in ring return for IMPACT Wrestling against Tessa Blanchard, though Alisha would end up losing the match. Alisha resumed in ring competition again on the August 23rd episode of IMPACT, where she would lose to Kiera Hogan. On the September 6th episode of IMPACT, Alisha would further interject herself into her husbands storyline, confronting Moose a week after he had turned heel on Edwards. The feud culminated at Homecoming in a Falls Count Anywhere Match that Alisha got involved in, smacking Moose continuously with a kendo stick while Eddie was watching before celebrating the win that followed. On the March 8th episode of IMPACT Wrestling, Alisha contemplated a departure from IMPACT Wrestling to explore motherhood, confronted and berated by the Desi Hit Squad, who were attacked by Eli Drake and Eddie Edwards. Alisha made her in ring return for the company on the May 17th episode of IMPACT Wrestling, competing in a Knockouts Battle Royal that was controversially won by Glenn Gilberti.

Su Yung (@realsuyung)
Vannarah Riggs, also known by her IMPACT Wrestling name Su Yung (also utilized outside of the company) is an American Professional Women’s Wrestler and valet currently signed to IMPACT Wrestling. Prior to signing, she has worked for various promotions, including SHINE Wrestling and SHIMMER, also briefly signed to WWE under the name of Sonia. Yung also made a single appearance for IMPACT Wrestling at their Third Knockouts Knockdown Pay Per View, competing against then Knockout Taryn Terrell. Yung made her IMPACT Wrestling debut under her current and ongoing “undead bride” gimmick at the January 2018 Television Tapings, attacking Knockouts Champion Allie and appearing to align with Allie’s former on screen partner Braxton Sutter, establishing herself as a heel in the process. Su’s attack on Allie would air on the March 22nd episode of IMPACT Wrestling. Weeks later, Allie defended the championship against Su at IMPACT Wrestling’s newest Pay Per View, Redemption, with Allie retaining the gold. Post match, Su would be proposed to by Braxton Sutter, but would decline and attack him afterward. On the May 3rd episode of IMPACT, Su Yung had her first ever match with Rosemary booked, but it would not officially get underway. The two would brawl around and outside of ringside, culminating in Rosemary taking Su’s finishing Panic Switch maneuver off the stage, sealed moments later in a coffin by Su. On the May 31st episode of IMPACT Wrestling, Su challenged Allie once more for the Knockouts Championship, this time in a Last Rites (or best known as Casket) Match, winning by choking out Allie with a mandible claw to cause her to fade into a Casket placed at ringside. Per the win, Su would obtain her first IMPACT Knockouts Championship. On the June 21st episode of IMPACT Wrestling, Su entered into a feud with her newest challenger, Madison Rayne after she was heard laughing at Madison declaring herself as the number one contender to the championship after her win over Taya Valkyrie. A Week later, Su, joined by the Undead Bridesmaids, tried to attack Madison after her match against Tessa Blanchard, only to be sent away by a returning Allie, who made the save. On the July 5th episode of IMPACT Wrestling, Su and one of her Undead Brides competed against Allie and Madison Rayne in tag team action, losing the match. In the weeks that followed, Yung would go on to haunt her crowned contender, Madison Rayne, in a series of segments. At Slammiversary, Su would retain the championship against Rayne, placing Rayne in a casket post match and writing her off Television completely, per Madison’s later announced placement in the WWE’s Mae Young Classic. On the August 30th episode of IMPACT, Su dropped the championship to Tessa Blanchard in a Triple Threat Match which also featured Allie. Su got a rematch for the championship a week later, but failed to beat Blanchard. Post match, she attacked Blanchard, who had become distracted by Su’s appearing Undead Bridesmaids. She would attempt to place Blanchard in a coffin like she had with Madison Rayne and Allie, though Allie and Kiera Hogan would thwart the attempt, coming to Blanchard’s aid. On the October 4th episode of IMPACT Wrestling, Su’s feud with Allie furthered when Su sealed Kiera in a casket following Kiera’s attempt to rescue Allie from a post match brawl. At Bound for Glory, Allie would rescue Kiera Hogan from Su, though a new side of Allie would emerge post reluctance to leave Rosemary who had helped the two to escape Su. On the first episode of IMPACT since Bound for Glory, the darker half of Allie that first emerged post Undead Realm revealed itself during her match with Alisha, attacking her viciously in the matches closing moments and even after, forcing Kiera Hogan to get involved. On the November 15th episode of IMPACT, Su and Allie would align when Allie turned on Kiera, who ran in after Su’s match with Heather Monroe, turning Allie heel in the process. On the December 6th episode, Su would join Allie in attacking Kiera Hogan, who appeared following Allie’s match with Monroe. At Impact Wrestlings Homecoming Pay Per View, Allie and Su teamed against and defeated Kiera Hogan and Jordynne Grace, with the two looking to seal Kiera in a casket soon after, prompting the return of Rosemary to stop them. The renewed feud between Su, Allie and Rosemary lead to a six Knockout tag team match on the March 8th episode of IMPACT Wrestling, which Rosemary and her tag team partners, Kiera Hogan and Jordynne Grace, won, retrieving Allie from Su in turn per the stipulation. On the March 29th episode of Impact, the Su and Allie alignment dissolved when Su (kayfabe) “killed” Allie, who in reality had signed to All Elite Wrestling and was due to leave IMPACT as a result. On the April 12th episode of Impact, Su faced Rosemary in their first match against each other since May, ending in a no contest due to the involvement of Su’s Undead Bridesmaids and intervening babyface Kiera Hogan. Rosemary and Su duked it out once again on the May 17th episode of IMPACT, in a Demon Collar Match, which Rosemary prevailed in. Rosemary would obtain ownership following the particular match, but would lose control over Su following her match on the June 7th episode of Impact, as Jessicka Havok crashed her match with Knockouts Champion Taya Valkyrie, attacking both, with James Mitchell then freeing Su from Rosemary’s chain. On June 21st episode of Impact, Su was cost a match for the Knockouts Championship by her own partner, Havok, with tensions stemming between the two. Post match, both Su and Havok were announced as participants in a four way monsters ball match at Slammiversary, also featuring Rosemary and the defending Knockouts Champion, Taya Valkyrie. Taya would go on to retain by pinning Su, who had taken a tombstone piledriver moments before by Havok, who had a steel chair chucked at her head by Taya prior to her attempted pinfall. The Su/Havok alignment also seemed to implode during the match as Su ended up misting James Mitchell during the match, also taking an elevated tombstone piledriver in the closing moments from Havok.

Kiera Hogan (@HoganKnowsBest3)
Kiera Hogan is an American Professional Womens Wrestler currently signed to IMPACT Wrestling. Hogan, prior to signing with IMPACT Wrestling in August 2017, worked and/or appeared for several wrestling promotions, including Atlanta Wrestling Entertainment, SHIMMER, Shine Wrestling, Reality of Wrestling and Queens of Combat. Hogan made her official debut for IMPACT Wrestling at the January 2018 tapings, competing in various matches. Her debut match against Knockouts Champion Laurel Van Ness (contested as a non title bout) would air on the February 1st edition of IMPACT, which Kiera won. This lead to a rematch taking place a week later, with the championship on the line, which Laurel won. Laurel proceeded to attack Kiera post match until Allie made the save. At IMPACT Wrestling Redemption, days after she and Fallah Bahh lost to Braxton Sutter and Su Yung in Tag Team Action, Hogan would make her PPV in ring debut against Taya Valkyrie, losing the match. Kiera would face Valkyrie two weeks later on IMPACT, ending in no contest due to outside interference from Tessa Blanchard. On the June 7th episode of IMPACT, Kiera would end up in a backstage brawl with Tessa Blanchard, leading to the booking of a No DQ match between the two for the following week, which Tessa won. Kiera returned to Television on the Pre Slammiversary episode of IMPACT on July 19th when she teamed with Allie to defeat Tessa Blanchard and Shotzi Blackheart. Kiera would resume her teamwork with Allie on the August 2nd episode of IMPACT when the two teamed against the Knockouts Champion Su and her Undead Maid of Honor, with her and Allie winning the tag team match. The friendly alignment continued throughout the month as Allie managed Kiera for a singles match against Alisha on the August 23rd episode of IMPACT, which Kiera won, being congratulated post match by Allie before Allie had moved onto the focus of the Knockouts Title. Kiera then managed Allie as she competed in a triple threat for Su’s Knockouts Championship a week later, but ended up witnessing Tessa Blanchard winning the match. Despite tensions between Blanchard and Allie, Allie and Kiera would go on to help Blanchard on the September 6th episode of IMPACT when Su had tried to seal Blanchard in a coffin after being unable to win back the Knockouts Title from Blanchard. On the October 4th episode of IMPACT Wrestling, Hogan would be briefly written off Television when she was sealed in a casket by Su Yung. At Bound for Glory, Allie entered “the Undead Realm” and rescued Kiera Hogan from Su Yung, though reluctant to leave with Hogan when a returning Rosemary was overcome by Su and her bridesmaids. On the Post Bound for Glory episode, Kiera would watch a new side of Allie unravel during her match with Alisha, a demonic side that ruthlessly took Alisha out and tried to choke her out post match. Allie would snap back to her original self when Hogan intercepted, apologetic and sad over her actions. The feud between Kiera and Allie furthered when Allie officially turned heel on the November 15th episode of IMPACT, turning on Kiera and aligning herself with Su Yung. Kiera would appear again following Allie’s match with Heather Monroe on the December 6th episode, beat down by Allie and Su as a result. On the Pre Homecoming episode of IMPACT, Kiera battled Allie in a singles match and was defeated. She was targeted after also by Allie and Su, prompting for Jordynne Grace to run down and make the save. This lead to a Knockouts Tag at Homecoming which Allie and Su won when Allie choked out Kiera, who was saved from being sealed in a casket post match by Rosemary. Following Homecoming, Kiera remained aligned with Jordynne, managing her for her match with Allie on the January 18th episode of IMPACT, which Jordynne won. Kiera and Jordynne’s feud continued throughout the month of January and February, also making its way into March when Kiera, alongside Jordynne, opted to join Rosemary to battle Allie, Su Yung and unknown comrades of Su in the “Dark War”. Kiera would team with Rosemary and Jordynne Grace against Su and her revealed partners of Allie and Buggy Nova, with Kiera’s team winning the match. Post Match, Kiera was reluctant to no longer be involved in Allie and Rosemary’s warfare, despite Rosemary’s suggestions. On the March 29th episode of IMPACT, Kiera chose to follow Rosemary and Allie to the Undead Realm in Rosemary’s quest to retrieve the prior soul of Allie. Kiera assisted Rosemary during the Undead Hordes attempt to ambush, but was taken captive briefly by James Mitchell. When Allie’s former self seemed to reawaken, throwing herself in front of Su’s attack in the place of Rosemary and sacrificing herself in turn, Kiera was freed from Mitchell, witnessing Allie’s last moments alongside Rosemary. Two weeks later, Kiera got involved with Su and Rosemary again towards the end of their singles match, targeted by Su and her bridesmaids shortly after as a result. Following Rebellion, a heel turn began to be teased for Kiera, after she abandoned Rosemary whom was targeted by Su Yung and her Undead Bridesmaids. The following week, Kiera announced that she didnt need friends in front of Jordynne Grace, insisting her friendships she tried to make had got her nowhere, further teasing her transition into a heel. The following week, Kiera further cemented her heel turn, eliminating Grace from a Knockouts Battle Royal. On the June 14th episode of IMPACT Wrestling, Kiera debuted a new look and theme song to complete her transition into a heel, appearing to commentate Jordynne Grace’s match with Madison Rayne, which ended with Rayne winning. On the July 5th episode of Impact, Kiera ended up facing Madison in a match that the former Knockouts Champion challenged her to the week prior, winning to the chagrin of Guest Commentator, Jordynne Grace.

Tessa Blanchard (@Tess_Blanchard)
Tessa Blanchard is an American Professional Women’s Wrestler currently signed to IMPACT Wrestling. Prior to signing with IMPACT Wrestling, Blanchard has worked for the likes of WWE (as part of their Mae Young Classic Tournament) Shine Wrestling, WSU and Stardom. She is the stepdaughter of Magnum TA and daughter of Tully Blanchard. Blanchard made her debut for IMPACT Wrestling at their Redemption Pay Per View, appearing on the commentary table during a match between Kiera Hogan and Taya Valkyrie, hyping herself up massively, establishing herself as a heel. Blanchard would confront Kiera Hogan backstage 2 weeks later as Hogan hyped an upcoming Redemption Rematch with Taya Valkyrie. After Hogan claimed Tessa would be best at sitting and watching like she did at Redemption, telling her to do it again while she would be competing in the ring instead, Tessa would appear to be infuriated, as backed up by Tessa costing Kiera the Redemption Rematch against Taya Valkyrie, attacking Kiera and bringing the match to a no contest result. Tessa would then enter into a feud with the returning Madison Rayne, leading them to face off on the May 31st episode of IMPACT Wrestling in a singles match that Rayne won. On the June 7th episode of IMPACT, Tessa renewed her rivalry with Kiera Hogan after Kiera brought up her loss to Rayne, brawling with Kiera backstage and beating her down. This lead to a No DQ match being announced for the following week between Kiera and Tessa, which Tessa won. In July, Tessa moved on to feud with Allie after the two came to blows during Madison and Allies Tag Team Match against Su Yung and a Member of the Undead Brides. This lead to Tessa attacking Allie a week later on the July 12th episode of IMPACT Wrestling following Allie’s match against Shotzi Blackheart. A Week Later, Allie would team with Kiera Hogan against Tessa and Shotzi, with Allie and Kiera winning the match after Allie scored a pin on Shotzi who had been abandoned by Tessa near to the end of the match. On the August 2nd episode of IMPACT, Blanchard made clear her feud with Allie was far from complete, as she attacked the former Knockouts Champion following her and Kiera Hogans Tag Team victory. The following week, Tessa defeated a returning Alisha Edwards in a singles match. On the August 30th episode of IMPACT Wrestling, Tessa’s ascension continued when she defeated both Su Yung and Allie to win the Knockouts Championship, her first ever IMPACT Wrestling related championship. A Week later, she successfully defended it against Su Yung, though her and Allie’s feud with Su wouldnt be closed out as a result, as Su tried to seal Blanchard in a coffin post match, leading to Allie (and Kiera Hogan) making the save. Tessa would go on to defend the Knockouts Championship again at the Television Tapings in Mexico against Faby Apache after Faby confronted her over disrespecting the women in the female locker room upon arrival. Tessa would retain the title against Faby, closing out her feud after as a returning Taya Valkyrie would then challenge her to a match at Bound for Glory, which Tessa retained in. A Match would happen again over the Knockouts Championship on the November 1st episode of IMPACT, this time ending in Tessa retaining after getting herself disqualified intentionally. On December 13th, it was announced that Gail Kim would be officiating Tessa’s next title defense against Taya at Homecoming in January. Tessa would lose the match, cost the title by Gail Kim. On the January 18th episode of IMPACT, Tessa took out her frustrations on Gail Kim over losing the title, leading to her suspension. In Late February, Tessa entered into a brief feud with Delilah Doom, attacking her and Alisha towards the end of their scheduled match, leading to Delilah calling her out. On the March 1st episode of IMPACT, Tessa defeated Delilah in a singles match. On the March 15th episode of IMPACT Wrestling, Tessa received a potential chance to compete for the Knockouts title again, battling Jordynne Grace in a Number One Contenders Match, which Jordynne won. Tessa unleashed her fury post match on a bell ringer, leading to Gail Kim making the save, continuing the two’s feud. On the March 29th episode of IMPACT, an apology from Kim by Tessa was demanded, culminating in Kim’s resignation from her backstage duties to become an in ring competitor again. Following the shock news, Gail attacked Tessa, with a match between the two announced for Rebellion. On the April 12th episode of Impact, Tessa challenged a newly returned Madison Rayne to a match, but became too focused during it on the matches guest commentator, Gail Kim, leading to Madison eventually getting the win. At Rebellion, Tessa picked up the win against Gail, with the two embracing in a pass the torch moment post match, beginning a possible face turn for Tessa in addition. The face turn of Tessa appeared cemented while Tessa commentated during Madison Raynes match on the May 10th episode of Impact, as she voiced new found respect for Gail amongst other things. In the following weeks, Tessa engaged in a brief feud with Glenn Gilberti, ending in her quickly beating him in an intergender match. On the June 7th episode of Impact, Tessa ran to the ring following a tag match to stop OvE attacking Scarlett Bordeaux, seemingly entering into a feud with the stable. The following week, Tessa confronted Sami Callihan after he abruptly entered the Knockouts Locker room to the chagrin of Alisha Edwards, who was supporting Masha Slamovich following her match with Jessicka Havok. Tessa suggested a match between her and Jake Crist amidst confrontation, booked for the following week. On June 25th, it was announced that Tessa would face Sami Callihan in Intergender action at Slammiversary. During the show, it would be announced that Callihan and Tessa were to main event, with Callihan going on to defeat Tessa and win.

Katarina Leigh (@katarinasinfamy)
Katarina Leigh Waters, otherwise known by her previous IMPACT Wrestling in ring name Winter, or in WWE as Katie Lea Burchill, is a German Born English Professional Women’s Wrestler currently signed to IMPACT Wrestling. Katarina began wrestling in 2000. In 2008, Katarina would move from OVW and transition to WWE, debuting on Monday Night RAW on the month of February in an alliance with Paul Burchill. Katarina, under the name of Katie Lea Burchill, would wrestle and manage regularly, having her first PPV Championship match against Mickie James at Night of Champions that year. Towards the end of 2009, Katarina would transition to the revived ECW Brand, released in April of 2010. In October that year, Katarina would sign with and make her debut with IMPACT Wrestling under the name of Winter, a mysterious character infatuated with then Knockout Angelina Love, working her way into turning Love against her Beautiful People comrade at the time Velvet Sky and managing to do so successfully. She would then go on to be a 1x Knockouts Tag Team Champion alongside Love and a 2x Knockouts Champion while still aligned with the fellow Knockout. Katarina would be released mid way through 2012, returning to the Indy scene in the months and years to come, working for the likes of FWE, House of Hardcore and Defiant Wrestling (once WCPW). She would also resurface in Global Force Wrestling (prior to their merge with IMPACT Wrestling) under the name of Katarina Leigh, competing in a women’s championship contendership tournament triple threat match also featuring Laura James and Amber Gallows, with Gallows winning the match. The noted match would air in October of 2017. In April of 2018, Katarina resigned with IMPACT Wrestling, working their Television Tapings that month and booked beyond then. She would debut on the May 10th episode of IMPACT Wrestling under the name of Katarina Leigh, dropping the Winter Character she previously used, managing the returning Grado. Her Alliance with Grado expanded in July with the introduction of Joe Hendry. On the August 30th episode of IMPACT, Katarina would be a guest on Scarlett Bordeaux’s Backstage Talk Show, Known as the SmokeShow, where she would attempt to explain her relationship with Grado, as well as her bond with Joe Hendry. Grado had become too heated in the presence of Scarlett and took off, to be checked up on by Hendry to the chagrin of Katarina, who then foresaw Scarlett as someone who had instead used the time to build tension between her and her boys. On the September 6th episode of IMPACT, her alliance with Hendry and Grado dissolved when she witnessed Grado lose another match. She announced that she didn’t love Grado, but Hendry instead, turning heel in the process. However Hendry would not accept the love she had for him despite the smooch he received and labelled her an embarrassment, staying by Grado’s side. On the September 27th episode of IMPACT, Katarina revealed her new affiliation with AAA’s Murder Clown, who would be facing Joe Hendry in the win a week later. Katarina’s storyline with Hendry and Grado phased out in the conclusion of IMPACT Wrestlings visit to Mexico, leading to Katarina returning to in ring action, first defeated by Taya Valkyrie on the Post Bound for Glory episode of IMPACT Wrestling, then on the November 8th episode of IMPACT Wrestling against the debuting Jordynne Grace. On the December 6th episode of IMPACT, Katarina aligned herself with Ruby Raze, bringing her to the company in an attempt to take down Jordynne Grace, to no avail.

Jordynne Grace (@JordynneGrace)
Jordynne Grace is an American Professional Women’s Wrestler currently signed to IMPACT Wrestling. Grace has also worked for the likes of SHINE Wrestling and Women’s Superstars Uncensored. Grace signed with IMPACT Wrestling during their Post Bound for Glory Television Tapings, Making her TV Debut after weeks of short vignettes on the November 8th episode of IMPACT Wrestling where she faced and defeated Katarina in a singles match. On the December 13th episode of IMPACT, Jordynne furthered a built undefeated streak by defeating Ruby Raze, Katarina’s new powerhouse who Katarina had aligned with in an attempt to take down Jordynne. On the Pre Homecoming episode of IMPACT, Jordynne entered into Kiera’s feud with Allie and Su Yung when she saved Kiera from a post match beat-down by the two. Jordynne would then make her PPV debut at Homecoming, teaming with Hogan against Su and Allie in an unsuccessful effort. On the January 18th episode of IMPACT, Jordynne would face Allie in a quick singles match, defeating her and getting redemption for her and Kiera. On the January 25th episode of IMPACT, it was announced that Jordynne and Kiera would face Su Yung and Allie in a Homecoming Rematch on the February 1st episode of IMPACT, with Kiera and Jordynne prevailing. The feud continued throughout February and into March as Jordynne and Kiera ended up aligning with Rosemary to battle Allie, Su and Su’s Unknown Forces in the Said “Dark War” Match. Following Jordynne, Kiera and Rosemary’s win, Rosemary retrieved Allie from Su per the match stipulation, and Jordynne would enter into her next storyline, defeating Tessa Blanchard the following week to receive a future shot at the Knockouts Championship. The championship match took place on the March 29th episode of IMPACT, though Jordynne was unable to capture the title. On the April 5th episode of Impact, Jordynne re-entered the title picture by defeating Madison Rayne, and would get a match against Taya again as announced days later by the company. On the April 12th episode of Impact, Jordynne and Brian Cage main evented the episode against Taya and Johnny Impact, though losing when the match referee, John E Bravo, turned heel, costing Cage the match. At Rebellion, Jordynne re-challenged Taya for the Knockouts Championship, as per defeating Madison Rayne just a few weeks prior, but would be defeated by Taya, who retained the title as a result. Two weeks later, Jordynne returned to action, quickly defeating Alexia Nicole in a singles bout, entering into a feud with Kiera Hogan after. This lead to a match on the June 7th episode of Impact, which Jordynne won. On the June 14th episode of Impact Wrestling, Jordynne faced Madison Rayne in a competitive singles match, ending in Rayne winning when newly heel Kiera Hogan distracted her. On the July 5th episode of Impact, Jordynne joined commentary for a match between Madison and Kiera, ending in Kiera winning despite Jordynnes attempt to notify the referee of her illegally using the ropes earlier in the match. Post match, Jordynne tried to pursue Kiera, who bailed.

Jessicka Havok (@FearHavok)
Jessicka Kricks, known otherwise by her in ring name Havok (or Jessicka Havok) is an American Professional Women’s Wrestler currently signed to IMPACT Wrestling. Jessicka, whose career began back in 2004, has worked for the likes of WSU, Shine and Shimmer, as well as Stardom, Ring of Honor, AAW and Rise. Jessicka worked for Impact Wrestling back in 2014, first targeting Taryn Terrell and then Knockouts Champion Gail Kim. This lead to a feud between her and Kim that lead to her dethroning Kim for the championship, before her reign would be ended by Taryn Terrell. At the beginning of 2015, she entered into a feud with the surprisingly returning Awesome Kong, leading to a steel cage match between them in February which Kong won. She went on to be inactive for months, though had worked some one night only events, then confirmed her departure in July. Since then Jessicka has gone on to win titles in AAW and Rise, also touring Japan as part of Stardom. In June 2019, Havok returned to Television screens as part of Impacts Knockouts Division once again, establishing herself as a heel by attacking Rosemary and Taya Valkyrie under the affiliation of James Mitchell, further confirmed when she posed with Mitchell and the freed Su Yung following the brutal assault. The following week, Havok made her in ring return, quickly decimating Masha Slamovich. Following the victorious outcome, James Mitchell announced intentions to bring the Knockouts Championship back to Havok to repay her for her help in retrieving Su Yung. On the June 21st episode of Impact Wrestling, Havok cost Su a match for the Knockouts Championship, prompting tensions to rise between them. James Mitchell would then appear in an attempt to simmer such tension before announcing the two as well as Rosemary would face Taya for her Knockouts Championship in a Fatal Four Way Monsters Ball Match at Slammiversary. The following week, Havok and Su faced Taya and Rosemary in tag team action, ending in no contest. At Slammiversary, Havok came close to but did not regain the Knockouts Title, tombstone piledriving Su in the closing moments before having a chair thrown at her by Taya, who then pinned Su soon after to retain the championship.


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