Tessa Blanchard was the first-ever women’s World Champion in Impact Wrestling after she beat Sami Callihan back in 2020. Controversy exploded surrounding Blanchard around that time, and it all went downhill from there very fast. She is viewed as a very volatile individual, which is why even Maria Kanellis isn’t sure she would work with Blanchard.

Tessa Blanchard was previously deemed to be “nuclear” after several stories of backstage abuse. She started working in WOW Women of Wrestling, but even there, she had huge falloutTessa Blanchard was also released by WOW Women of Wrestling after that.

While speaking on the Just Alyx podcast, Maria Kanellis was asked if fans should expect to see her and Tessa Blanchard work together in the future. Kanellis made it clear that she isn’t sure she would work with Blanchard.

“I know of Tessa through passing. I don’t know her on a personal level. I’ve worked with some of her close friends in IMPACT Wrestling. I’ve worked with people that were at her wedding, but personally, I don’t know her. So, [if] an opportunity to rise, I don’t know”


Tessa Blanchard recently hinted at squaring off against Sasha Banks as well. We will have to wait and see what the future has in store for Tessa Blanchard. For the time being, things don’t look very good for the young star.

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

Subhojeet, a professional wrestling fan for over 20+ years, found his passion during the Monday Night Wars. With expertise honed over decades and a broad spectrum of interests including TV, movies, anime, novels, and music, he offers insightful analysis and coverage. Respected in the industry, Subhojeet keeps fans informed and engaged with his knowledge and perspective.

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