Tessa Blanchard's Impact Firing Comes with One String Attached

Posted By James Walsh on 06/29/20


Tessa Blanchard’s termination from Impact Wrestling comes with one string attached, according to a new report. Fightful Select reports that Blanchard’s release from Impact, which came shortly before her contract was set to expire, comes with a non-disparagement clause. The report notes that several of NWA’s contracts are structured with a similar clause.

Blanchard was released late last week, just a few days before her contract was set to expire on June 30th. There is no non-compete clause attached to her release and she is said to have been in contact with WWE already. Blanchard was the Impact World Champion, and the title was vacated as a result of the termination. The new champion will be decided in a (for now) three-way match between Trey, Eddie Edwards, and Ace Austin at Slammiversary on July 18th.