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WWE Reportedly Reached Out to Tessa Blanchard After Impact Firing, More on Release

June 28, 2020 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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UPDATE: Fightful Select has new details on Tessa Blanchard’s Impact release and status of her contract. According to the site, Blanchard is not believed to have a no-compete clause and thus could sign wherever she likes right away. The site also reports that almost no one in Impact expected Blanchard to appear at Slammiversary after the last TV tapings.

Those in the company expect Blanchard to get interest from WWE and AAA, but not from AEW. As noted, WWE has reportedly been in contact with her.

ORIGINAL: Tessa Blanchard’s Impact Wrestling run is over, and WWE has reportedly not wasted time in getting in touch. Wrestling Observer Radio reports that WWE has made contact with Blachard since Impact terminated her contract late last week.

It was noted that there’s no word on whether AEW has been in touch. Blanchard’s contract with Impact was ended slightly early (it had been reportedly set to expire at the end of the month) after she would not come back to drop the title at Slammiversary on July 18th.

Blanchard previously worked with WWE during the first Mae Young Classic, where she lost to eventual winner Kairi Sane in the first round.