The situation with the Impact World Championship was revealed this past Tuesday during Impact on AXS.
Tessa Blanchard is scheduled to defend her Impact Wrestling Championship in a Five-Way Match against Michael Elgin, Eddie Edwards, Trey, and Ace Austin.
According to Fightful Select (subscription required), dealings between Impact Wrestling and Tessa Blanchard has not been smooth as of late.
According to the report, Blanchard was instructed to send video promos for the recent set of Impact television tapings, but failed to do so.
Blanchard was asked to send in promos for the recent set of tapings, but Fightful was told that just didn’t happen, and to “not be surprised” if things didn’t progress past that
Tessa Blanchard is currently residing in Mexico, and has not worked any Impact events due to travel restrictions.
It’s unknown this backstage situation will affect her appearing at the Slammiversary event on July 18. As more details are known, updates will be provided.
Tessa Blanchard captured the Impact World Championship at the Hard to Kill pay-per-view on this past January, becoming the first female performer to win the title.