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Tessa Blanchard returning to the ring for Hurricane Pro Wrestling

The former Impact World Champion hasn't wrestled since 2020.

Tessa Blanchard is returning to the ring. 

Hurricane Pro Wrestling has advertised the former Impact World Champion for their show in Beaumont, Texas on July 16. The event will air on 

"Shocking the wrestling world is always a good thing," the promotion wrote on Twitter hours before announcing Blanchard for the show. 

The 26-year-old hasn't wrestled since dropping the Warrior Wrestling Women's Championship to Kylie Rae on September 12. She had been announced for the relaunch of Women of Wrestling (WOW) but there was a falling out between the two sides in May as the promotion prepared for a set of television tapings. 

Dave Meltzer said the "two sides had different ideas and were constantly butting heads," in regard to Blanchard's falling out with WOW. 

Blanchard was with Impact Wrestling from 2018-2020 where she won the promotion's world championship. Her contract was set to expire before Slammiversary in 2020 and the two sides were not able to come to terms on a deal for her to perform on the pay-per-view. Impact released a statement on June 25, 2020, stating that they were stripping Blanchard of the title and terminating its relationship with her. 

"IMPACT Wrestling has confirmed that it has terminated its relationship with Tessa Blanchard and stripped her of the IMPACT Wrestling World Championship," the promotion's statement reads.