Tessa Blanchard

Apr 23, 2018 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real name: Tessa Blanchard
Height: 5’5″
Weight: 126 lbs.
Date of birth: July 26, 1995
Born: Charlotte, North Carolina
Pro debut: June 13, 2014
Trained by: George South
Finishing move: Magnum

Biography

– Blanchard appeared in WWE as a member of Adam Rose’s partying entourage in May 2014. She had a tryout match against Chasity Taylor, but was not offered a contract
– Blanchard wrestled her first official match at Queens of Combat 2, losing to Miss Rachel
– Blanchard won the 2014 ECWA Super 8 ChickFight Tournament and, as a result, the vacant ECWA Womens Title. She defeated Renee Michelle, Tina San Antonio & Jenny Rose on her way to glory
– On November 15, Blanchard defeated Amber O’Neal to retain the ECWA Womens Title
– On May 10, 2015, Blanchard defeated Mary Dobson to win the APWA Ladies Title
– On August 14, 2015, Blanchard made her Global Force Wrestling debut defeating Lei’D Tapa as part of the GFW Grand Slam Tour.
– On November 15, Blanchard teamed with Anthony Greene to win the LPW Kings And Queens Tournament, defeating Travis Gordon & Davienne in the final
– On January 9, 2016, Blanchard made her Lucha Underground debut losing to Ivelisse Vélez in a dark match.
– In April 2016, Blanchard made an appearance on NXT, losing to Alexa Bliss. She would become a semi-regular competitor over the next few months
– In August 2016, Blanchard made her Japanese debut, competing in Stardom’s 5Star Grand Prix
– On November 13, 2016, Blanchard & Vanessa Kraven defeated Team Slap Happy (Evie & Heidi Lovelace) to win the SHIMMER Tag Team Titles
– On December 3, Blanchard defeated Honey Badger to win the PWX Womens Title
– On April 1, 2017, Blanchard & Kraven defeated Kay Lee Ray & Mia Yim to retain the SHIMMER Tag Team Titles
– Later that month, Blanchard returned to Stardom to compete in the Cinderella Tournament
– In July 2017, Blanchard & Kraven defended the SHIMMER Tag Team Titles against The Killer Death Machines (Jessicka Havok & Nevaeh), Fly High WDSS (Kay Lee Ray & Mia Yim), Fire & Nice (Britt Baker & Chelsea Green), Paradise Lost (Courtney Rush & Angel Dust) and Leva Bates & Delilah Doom
– On July 13, 2017, Blanchard returned to WWE as part of the Mae Young Classic, but was eliminated from the tournament in the first round by Kairi Sane.
– On July 22, Blanchard defeated Rachael Ellering to retain the WrestleCircus Sideshow Title and win the WrestleCircus Lady of the Ring Title
– On August 5, Blanchard defeated LuFisto to retain the WrestleCircus Sideshow and Lady of the Ring Titles
– A week later, Blanchard defeated Jennifer Blake to win the CWF Womens Title
– On September 9, Blanchard defeated Britt Baker to retain the WrestleCircus Sideshow and Lady of the Ring Titles
– On October 21, Blanchard defeated Dave Crist to retain the WrestleCircus Sideshow Title
– In November 2017, Blanchard defended the WrestleCircus Lady of the Ring Title in Australia against Indi Hartwell, Savannah Summers, Sofia Moralez & Shazza McKenzie
– On March 24, 2018, Blanchard defeated Chelsea Green to retain the WrestleCircus Lady of the Ring Title
– On April 20, Blanchard defeated Kylie Rae to win the Zelo Pro Womens Title
– Blanchard made her Impact Wrestling debut at the Redemption PPV on April 23, 2018.
– On May 4, Blanchard defeated Chelsea Green to win the vacant PCW ULTRA Women’s Title
– On May 11, Blanchard defeated Santana Garrett to retain the Zelo Pro Women’s Title
– On June 8, Blanchard defeated Rachael Ellering to retain the PCW ULTRA Women’s Title
– On June 16, Blanchard defeated Mercedes Martinez to win the WSU World Title
– On July 7, Blanchard defeated Martinez in an Iron Man Match to win the vacant Phoenix of RISE Title
– A week later, Blanchard defeated Lacey Lane & Santana Garrett in a 3-Way Match to win the Crash Femenil Title
– At Slammiversary XVI, Blanchard defeated Allie
– On July 27, Blanchard defeated Britt Baker to retain the PCW ULTRA Women’s Title
– On August 12, Blanchard defeated Su Yung & Allie in a 3-Way Match to win the Impact Knockouts Title
– At Rebellion, Blanchard defeated Gail Kim
– At HOG/Impact’s Code Red event, Blanchard & Violette defeated Scarlett Bordeaux & Sonya Strong
– Blanchard’s contract was terminated by Impact Wrestling on June 26, 2020

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