GFW IMPACT Wrestling Knockouts


Sienna (@Sienna)
Allysin Kay, otherwise known by her GFW Ring Name Sienna, is an American Professional Wrestler Currently Signed to GFW IMPACT Wrestling. Beginning her wrestling career in 2008, Kay worked for the likes of WSU, Absolute Intense Wrestling, Shimmer and SHINE Wrestling. Kay debuted on the 3rd May Episode of IMPACT Wrestling, debuting as a hired enforcer for Maria Kanellis, attacking Knockouts Champion Jade at Maria’s Command and confirming her alignment with Kanellis. A week later Sienna intervened in a match between Knockouts Champion Jade and former Knockouts Champion Gail Kim, beating down the two women. She worked her in ring debut a week later, defeating Velvet Sky, who would depart from the company following the match per a stipulation added by Maria’s debuting “Apprentice” Allie that would see Velvet fired if she lost the match. Sienna would then continue to set sights on Jades Knockouts Championship, defeating Madison Rayne for the contendership opportunity. During this time, both Sienna and Allie would also continue to target fellow Knockout Veteran Gail Kim. At TNA Slammiversary, the Knockouts Championship Match Between Jade and Sienna was Changed to a Triple Threat featuring Gail Kim due to a Legitimate Injury to the Left Hand of Maria, with Sienna winning the Knockouts Title due to a assist from a returning Marti Bell, who turned on former Dollhouse Member Jade, who was defending the Knockouts Championship in the match. On the June 28th edition of IMPACT, Sienna successfully defended the Knockouts Championship against Gail Kim, capitalizing on an outside attack from Marti Bell to an intervening Jade. On the July 12th episode of IMPACT, Sienna retained the Knockouts Title against Gail Kim, Jade and Marti Belle, capitalizing on a distraction provided from Allie to pin Gail Kim for a second time, the first being their first clash over the Knockouts Title. On the August 25th episode of IMPACT, Sienna’s Run as Knockouts Champion came to an end when she lost a Multi Knockout No Disqualification Match also featuring Madison Rayne, Marti, Jade and Allie. Allie would win the match and become Knockouts Champion, ending Sienna’s reign that began at Slammiversary. On the September 15th episode of IMPACT, Sienna would be defeated by Gail Kim in a Knockouts Gauntlet, leading to Gail becoming the Number One Contender to Maria’s Knockouts Championship. In December, on the Themed “Total Nonstop Deletion” episode, Sienna defeated ODB, who was returning for One Night Only, to retain her newly announced contendership status, but would lose to the Knockouts Champion Rosemary on the first One Night Only TNA PPV of 2017. On the January 19th episode of IMPACT, Sienna entered into an angle with the returning Brooke, attacking her following Brookes successful in ring return, at the command of Maria who had confronted Brooke prior to her re-debut. This lead to the two facing off on two different occasions, first on the February 2nd episode of IMPACT which Sienna won due to an assist from Maria, and on the February 16th episode in a rematch of which Brooke won. In March, Sienna aligned herself with newest IMPACT Wrestling Signee Kevin Matthews, abbreviated as KM, who was announced as Sienna’s Kayfabe Cousin, standing up to Karen Jarrett who accused Sienna of backstage bullying following Maria’s departure from the company. This lead to Sienna renewing her issues with Allie. Sienna then brought Kongo Kong into the Mix in Mid April, assigning him to her stable by having him attack Braxton Sutter following her and KM’s loss to Sutter and Allie. On the May 4th episode of IMPACT, Sienna defeated Christina Von Eerie to become the 2nd Global Force Wrestling Womens Champion in history (as the title is allowed to be defended on IMPACT Television due to the companies merge with Global Force Wrestling). On the June 15th episode of IMPACT, Sienna and Laurel made a challenge to Allie for her and Rosemary to face them on the same week. On the same night, it would be announced that Sienna and Rosemary would be facing off in a Winner Takes All Match at Slammiversary, meaning the victor will unify the Knockouts Championship with the Global Force Wrestling Women’s Championship. The match was won by Sienna, in turn ending Rosemary’s reign at 267 days. On the July 20th episode of IMPACT, Sienna called out Karen Jarrett following a quick win over Amber Nova. Karen would attempt to decline Sienna’s demand to “bow down” to her and this lead to Allie stepping out, attempting to clear off Sienna. Laurel would emerge in an attempt to aid Sienna, with them beating down on Allie and an appearing Rosemary before Gail Kim’s emergence. Shortly after the end of the brawl, Karen would reveal that Sienna would defend her Newly Unified Knockouts Title in a Last Knockout Standing Match against Rosemary for the following week. Sienna would defeat Rosemary in the Last Knockout Standing Match to retain the Unified Knockouts Championship. On the August 10th episode of IMPACT, Sienna would move into a feud with Gail Kim, after Karen Jarrett decided to award Kim a title opportunity due to her hatred of Sienna. This lead to Sienna being booked against Kim for the following week on the Destination X Themed episode of IMPACT, in a match for the Unified Knockouts Championship. Sienna would retain in the match for her Unified Knockouts Championship after a surprise return from Taryn Terrell lead to Gail being attacked, which Sienna took advantage of to win. Sienna and Taryn teamed on the September 7th episode of IMPACT per the orders of Karen Jarrett to punish Taryn for attacking Allie backstage a week prior. Allie would take the pin, resulting in Sienna and Taryn’s victory. The duo would attempt to beat down Allie and Gail post match, prompting intervention from Rosemary, who was then attacked by suspected babyface gone heel Taya Valkyrie.


Taya (@TheTayaValkyrie)
Kira Forster, otherwise known by her GFW and Lucha Underground Ring Name of Taya, is a Canadian Professional Womens Wrestler and Former Model Currently signed to GFW 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. 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 GFW 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.

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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 GFW 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 Vanness (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.

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Rosemary (@WeAreRosemary)
Courtney Rush, known by her ring name Rosemary, is an American Professional Women’s Wrestler signed to GFW 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. Rush debuted for TNA 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.


Allie (@AllieIMPACT)
Laura Dennis, known by her ring name Cherry Bomb and current TNA Ring Name Allie, is a Canadian Professional Women’s Wrestler signed to GFW IMPACT Wrestling. Prior to her signing to the company in 2016, Laura made numerous appearances for the company, working as part of Gail Kim’s Open Challenge angle in 2013, also appearing on the 2015 Knockouts Knockdown Pay Per View to oppose Gail Kim again, and also on the TKO Night of Knockouts edition of IMPACT Wrestling where she defeated a debuting Jade by Disqualification, only used as an enhancement talent at the time. Laura also worked in promotions such as Shimmer, SHINE and WSU amongst others prior to joining TNA. Laura’s addition to the Knockouts Roster was confirmed on March 24th, signed to TNA also alongside her husband, Professional Wrestler Pepper Parks, whom she managed during TNA One Night Only Pay Per View appearances. In May Heading into June Laura made her official TNA debut as a contracted talent under the ring name of Allie, aligning with Maria Kanellis and Sienna (Allysin Kay). Working as the “Apprentice” of Knockouts President Maria, Laura made her debut under the name of Allie on the May 17th episode of IMPACT where she booked Velvet Sky to face Sienna in Sienna’s in ring debut, with the added stipulation that a defeat for Velvet would lead to the Beautiful People Member being fired. After Slammiversary, Allie would manage Sienna as Maria transitioned into a temporary angle with Dixie Carter, attempting to get involved in the Knockouts Championship Match between Sienna and Gail Kim on the June 28th edition of IMPACT, leading to her being near-piledrived by Jade, prevented by a behind sneak attack from Marti Belle, which Sienna capitalized on to win the match and retain the Knockouts Title. On the July 12th episode of IMPACT Wrestling, Allie interfered in a Fatal Four Way Match for Sienna’s Knockouts Championship, disallowing Gail’s Pin attempt near to the end of the match. Gail looked to target Allie as revenge but became the victim of Sienna’s Silencer signature maneuver, securing Sienna the victory and leaving again with the Knockouts Championship, capitalizing in turn on Allie’s assist. Weeks after Maria booked for Gail to challenge her fellow Knockouts for a chance at the Knockouts Title, Allie would be inserted into a Multi Knockouts Match on the August 25th episode of IMPACT, featuring Jade, Marti, Madison and Knockouts Champion Sienna. Allie would win the match, under No Disqualification Rules, and become the New Knockouts Champion. However this reign only came to last seven days as Maria would force her to lay down after crashing Allie’s championship celebration, allowing Maria to mercilessly pin Allie and win the title. After revealing Maria was cleared to compete at Bound for Glory, Allie would witness Maria losing the Championship, and Maria would spend weeks taking her loss out on Allie alongside Laurel Van Ness, who was also flirting with Allie’s Love Interest and Real Life Husband Braxton Sutter. In December, Braxton revealed his alignment with Allie, supporting her at ringside in a match against Laurel, of which Allie won. In the first impact of 2017, Allie would face Sienna in a singles match made by Maria, distracted by Laurel who fraternized with Braxton Sutter at ringside, leading to her eventual loss. Allie got payback a week later on Maria as Braxton would defeat Maria’s Husband Mike Bennett. Out of revenge, Maria would forceably split the pairing, forcing Braxton to associate with Laurel to the point of Marriage, with Allie’s Job on the line if such conditions weren’t met. However, Braxton and Allie would still continue to support one another despite Maria’s wicked tendencies, as Braxton officially announced he would not marry Laurel amidst the set up wedding ceremony on the February 23rd episode of IMPACT, leading to Allie turning on Maria and attacking her, also announcing she was quitting her partnership with the former Knockouts leader before making out with Braxton, leaving Laurel jilted. From there, Allie went on to manage Braxton in his matches, though at times she would be stalked by Laurel Van Ness and targeted by Her and Sienna, who extended Allie and Braxtons list of enemies with the introduction of Kongo Kong and KM. On the May 25th episode of IMPACT, Allie would be attacked by Sienna and Laurel following a match between KM, Kongo Kong, Braxton Sutter and Mahabali Shera, saved by Rosemary, hinting a face turn for the Knockouts Champion. At Slammiversary, on the events pre show, Allie, Braxton Sutter and Mahabali Shera would defeat Laurel Van Ness, KM and Kongo Kong. On the September 7th episode of IMPACT, Allie would team with Gail Kim against the returning Taryn Terrell and Unified Knockouts Champion Sienna as a result of Allie being attacked backstage by Terrell the week prior. Allie would be pinned in the match, resulting in Terrell and Sienna’s victory.

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Laurel Van Ness (@ImChelseaGreen)
Chelsea Green, Otherwise Known by her TNA Ring Name Laurel Van Ness is a Canadian Stunt Woman and Professional Women’s Wrestler Signed to GFW IMPACT Wrestling. She also competed on the 6th Season of WWE Tough Enough, ultimately a replacement for the departing Dianna Dahlgren, but did not win a contract with the company. She also appeared on WWE’s main roster as Daniel Bryan’s “Therapist” under the Name of Megan Miller during the Angle between Stephanie McMahon and Brie Bella in 2014. Laurel appeared sporadically in 2016 on IMPACT Wrestling Television, where she worked multiple matches prior to her signing, including a Multi Knockout Contendership Match and a Singles Match against Jade, back then under the name of Chelsea Green. Her Signing was confirmed on TNA’s Official Website in June. She was Officially re-introduced in a Knockouts Gauntlet in September, repackaged as Laurel Van Ness and working as a heel, but did not win the match, which was won by Gail Kim. Laurel then competed in a singles match on the Pre Bound for Glory episode of IMPACT, defeating Madison Rayne with Allie forced to announce her entrance and victory from ringside by Maria. Laurel continued to feud with Allie into December, flirting with Allie’s Love Interest and Real Life Husband Braxton Sutter. Sutter revealed his zero interest in Laurel by supporting Allie in a match against her on the first IMPACT episode of December, of which Allie won. In January, the feud between Allie, Maria, Laurel and Braxton continued when Allie appeared during a match between Mike Bennett and Braxton Sutter, which Sutter won. On the January 19th episode of IMPACT Braxton and Allie broke off their on screen relationship following a confrontation between Maria and Braxton, leading to Braxton force-ably escorting his forced love interest Laurel out of the IMPACT Zone at Maria’s demand later in the show. The forced love angle continued into February, with Maria forcing Braxton Sutter to affiliate further with Laurel to the point of Marriage, threatening to fire Allie if the orders weren’t met. On the February 23rd episode of IMPACT, Laurel would participate as the bride of the set up wedding ceremony, but was jilted by Braxton, who instead declared his love for Allie, who broke off her partnership with Maria after months of cruelty. With Maria’s departure, Laurel began a “drunken bride” gimmick, continuing her feud with Allie and Braxton and retaining her alignment with Sienna. On the April 13th episode of IMPACT, Laurel attacked Allie following Allie and Braxton Sutters victory over KM and Sienna, and at that same time Kongo Kong had debuted and attacked Sutter, seemingly confirming a stable type alignment between KM, Sienna, Laurel and Kong. While keeping her affiliation with Sienna at times, Laurel would manage Kongo Kong solo for his squash matches, even ordering post match attacks as her Broken Bride Gimmick continued. On the May 25th episode of IMPACT, Laurel and Sienna, despite their team of KM and Kongo Kong winning against Braxton Sutter and Mahabali Shera, decided to execute a post match attack on Allie after Shera and Sutter took their rivals to the stage to brawl. Rosemary would come out and aim the green mist at Sienna before hitting her finisher on Laurel, seemingly aiding Allie. At Slammiversary, Laurel, KM and Kongo Kong were defeated by Allie, Braxton Sutter and Mahabali Shera. Laurel transitioned into an angle with Grado later on, breaking down in September when Laurel’s attempt to marry Grado backfired due to her Canadian citizenship.


Alisha Edwards (alexxisnevaeh)
Alisha Edwards, known also by her Indy In Ring Name Alexxis Nevaeh, is an American Professional Womens Wrestler currently signed to GFW 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, 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 Lashleys 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 Daveys 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.


Diamante (@DiamanteLAX)
Priscilla Zuniga, Known by her Indy Ring Name Angel Rose, is an American Professional Womens Wrestler currently signed to GFW IMPACT Wrestling under the Name Diamante. Prior to her appearances with the company, Zuniga had made an appearance for WWE NXT, where she faced NXT Women’s Champion Asuka. Zuniga went on to appear at the IMPACT Wrestling March Television tapings as the female manager of the newest incarnation of famous IMPACT Wrestling Tag Team LAX, made up of Konnan, Homicide, Angel Ortiz, Mike Draztik and Zuniga, who debuted under the name of Diamante. The Team feuded with Decay heading into the newly announced Tag Team Championship Tournament made due to the Hardy’s Departure from IMPACT Wrestling, with the group eventually winning the titles. LAX then became the GFW and IMPACT Tag Team Champions, making themselves dual champions, defending the titles successfully at Slammiversary with Diamante also getting involved sporadically at ringside. In September, it was announced Diamante would be out of competition for the rest of the year due to injury.


MJ Jenkins (@RealMJJenkins_)
MJ Jenkins is an American Singer, Personal Trainer and Professional Women’s Wrestler currently signed to GFW IMPACT Wrestling. Jenkins first appeared for the company on the March 30th episode of IMPACT Wrestling when herself as well as various Knockouts and unsigned talent stormed the ring in the closure of a segment between Knockouts Champion Rosemary and ODB that lead to them all getting in an in ring brawl while ODB and Rosemary scrapped on the outside. A Week Later, Jenkins managed to make the final four in a Gauntlet Match to determine the next contender to the Knockouts Championship, eliminated by the teamwork of Brandi Rhodes and ODB. The Match was eventually won by ODB. Jenkins also competed on the 2017 Knockouts Knockdown Pay Per View, defeated by Rosemary in Singles action.


Christina Von Eerie (@CVEvil_138)
Christina Maria Kardooni, known by her IMPACT Wrestling Ring Name Christina Von Eerie (or formerly Toxxin) is an American Professional Womens Wrestler currently signed to GFW IMPACT Wrestling. Von Eerie first appeared in IMPACT Wrestling in 2011, over a year after her AAA Debut, under the name of Toxxin, working as the babyface manager of Ink Inc, who feuded with Mexican America, Rosita and Sarita at the time. She worked the Bound for Glory Pay Per View that year as accompaniment for the teams unsuccessful tag team title challenge against Mexican America, then making her in ring debut at Turning Point that same year in a mixed tag team match alongside her Ink Inc comrades, which they lost. The Group dissolved with Jesse Neal’s IMPACT Departure confirmed in December, and Christina would leave sometime later. Von Eerie reemerged for Global Force Wrestling in 2013, winning the Inaugural Womens Title at the companies TV Tapings. Global Force Wrestling merged with IMPACT Wrestling in 2017, leading to the GFW Titles becoming a part of IMPACT Television and thus Christina would be allowed to appear with the championship. She made her in ring return on the April 27th episode of IMPACT by successfully defending the Global Force Wrestling Women’s Championship against Ava Storie (SHINE’s Brandi Lauren). A Week Later, Christina’s 500+ Day Reign ended as she was defeated by Sienna, who in turn became the first woman in the companies history to have held both the Knockouts and GFW Women’s Championship.


Ava Storie (@Storie_Time)
Brandi Lauren, also known by her IMPACT Wrestling Ring Name Ava Storie, is an American Model and Professional Women’s Wrestler Currently signed to GFW IMPACT Wrestling. Prior to arriving on the scene in IMPACT Wrestling, Ava also worked for the SHINE Wrestling Promotion under the name of Ava Storie, formerly Kayci Quinn. Ava’s first appearance on IMPACT Wrestling would be in March on the March 16th episode of IMPACT in a scheduled match with Brandi Rhodes (under the name of Kayci Quinn) which then heel Cody Rhodes would cancel. Ava, though not a signed competitor at the time, would get the chance to compete in a Knockouts Contendership Battle Royal on the April 6th episode of IMPACT, ultimately won by ODB. Ava, officially under the Ava Storie name, then reappeared for IMPACT Wrestling on the April 20th episode, working this time as a heel against the returning Christina Von Eerie, for Von Eerie’s Global Force Wrestling Women’s Championship, though she was defeated. On the May 11th episode of IMPACT, Ava would revert back to a babyface persona to work against Laurel Van Ness, losing that match also. Ava would return to singles action on the July 13th episode of IMPACT, competing against Laurel Van Ness in a losing effort. Ava returned to action on the September 21st episode of IMPACT, defeated by Taya Valkyrie.


Taryn Terrell (@IAmTarynTerrell)
Taryn Nicole Dryden, also known by her IMPACT Wrestling Ring Name Taryn Terrell, or her WWE in ring name Tiffany, is an American model, stuntwoman, referee, actress and Professional Women’s Wrestler Currently Signed to GFW IMPACT Wrestling. Taryn had worked for WWE between 2007 and 2010, both as a General Manager for the ECW brand and as an in ring competitor. In 2012, Taryn, while also working for IMPACT Wrestlings then developmental brand of Ohio Valley Wrestling, debuted as a referee for IMPACT Wrestling, brought into the company by then Knockouts President Brooke Hogan. Taryn then transitioned into a professional wrestler again in 2013 after being overly berated by then heel Gail Kim, working various matches until her most acclaimed match at Slammiversary 2013, defeating Gail Kim in a Last Knockout Standing Match. Taryns feud with Gail closed later on in the year after Gail defeated her in a Number One Contenders Ladder Match, writing her out due to pregnancy. In November 2014, Taryn won her first Knockouts Championship in a Triple Threat Match featuring then champion Jessicka Havok and Gail Kim. In April 2015, Taryn turned heel for the first time in her wrestling career when fellow signed Knockouts Marti Belle and Jade helped her defeat then Knockouts Championship contender Awesome Kong. The Trio became collectively known as the Dollhouse, and the continual assists of Jade and Marti Belle helped extend Taryns reign to the point of surpassing Gail Kim as the longest reigning champion. In July, Taryn dropped the title to then Knockout Brooke, per assistance on the outside from Gail Kim, who was temporarily sidelined by the Dollhouse. An injury then lead to Taryn being absent from the ring, with Rebel replacing her in the Dollhouse during that time. In January 2016, on IMPACTs transition to POP TV for its year opening episode, the Dollhouse were scheduled to battle Gail Kim, Velvet Sky and Madison Rayne, but would be left without Taryn as she went on to announce her departure from the company for personal reasons. She would make a special one night appearance later in the year during the Bound for Glory Pay Per View, taking part in Gail Kim’s Hall of Fame Induction alongside Christy Hemme and Awesome Kong. On the August 17th 2017 episode of IMPACT, during the companies Destination X Themed episode, Taryn returned to the company, resuming her role as a heel by attacking Gail Kim, costing her a Knockouts Championship Match against the defending champion Sienna. On the August 31st episode of GFW IMPACT, Taryn was confronted by Allie, who attempted to introduce herself before questioning the presented heat between Taryn and Gail. This lead to Taryn attacking Allie, and as punishment, Karen Jarrett made a Knockouts tag match for the following week that pitted Sienna and Taryn against Allie and Gail Kim, which Taryn and Sienna prevailed in. The two beat Gail and Allie down post match, attacked for doing so by Rosemary, who was then attacked by the debuting Taya Valkyrie. On the September 21st episode of IMPACT, Taryn got involved in a brawl that ensued following a match between Taya Valkyrie and Ava Storie, helping Sienna and Taya against Allie and Rosemary. Gail Kim would run out to save Allie and Rosemary, thus Taryn, Taya and Sienna would head to Karen Jarretts Office, receiving a match with Allie, Rosemary and Gail for the following episode of IMPACT.


McKenzie Mitchell (@mckenzienmitch)
McKenzie Mitchell is an American On Air Broadcaster, Broadcast Journalism Graduate and Model signed to GFW IMPACT Wrestling. Since Joining GFW IMPACT Wrestling (then just IMPACT Wrestling) in Summer 2016, she has worked as a backstage interviewer both on Pay Per View and on regular Television Programming, also hosting some of the companies online shows, such as the Rundown, Tonight on IMPACT and With This Ring.

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