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Tessa Blanchard believed to be done with Women of Wrestling

The wrestler and trainer has been at odds with the all-women's group.
Tessa Blanchard

In this week's Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer confirmed reports from last week that Tessa Blanchard and Women of Wrestling (WOW) have been at odds and that the belief is that she is no longer with the promotion.

The former Impact World Champion was not at the show's first round of TV tapings last weekend as they return after a long absence with a new syndication deal in tow.

Meltzer said the "two sides had different ideas and were constantly butting heads."

Fightful reported last week that there have been issues between both sides, partially related to a mid-April promo she cut on wrestler Samantha Sage/Americana during a class. While the subject matter is unknown, they reported that many trainees spoke up about it and further promo classes were canceled.

They also reported Blanchard was no longer the lead trainer for the Los Angeles-based company with Selina Majors taking the reins.

Blanchard has had a relationship with WOW (owned by L.A. Lakers owner Jeannie Buss) since the fall of 2018 when Blanchard was still in Impact.

She has been in wrestling exile for the past two years after being released by Impact in what was a tumultuous 2020 that saw her accused of racism and bullying by other female wrestlers throughout the industry -- claims that she has denied.

The 26-year-old hasn't addressed this latest issue on Instagram where she is still active. WOW has also not released any statement.

Blanchard hasn't wrestled since September 2020 when she dropped the Warrior Wrestling Women's title to Kylie Rae.