IMPACT Wrestling has announced that Tessa Blanchard will be defending the IMPACT World Championship on next week’s episode, against Taya Valkyrie. This is a historic matchup, as it’s the first time two women have competed in a match for the IMPACT World Title. Valkyrie has a previous win over Blanchard for the Knockouts Title, which began her reign of 377.
Here’s the updated lineup for the card:
- IMPACT World Title: (C) Tessa Blanchard vs. Taya Valkyrie
- Non-Title Match: The North (Josh Alexander & Ethan Page) vs. TJP & Fallah Bahh
- Moose vs. Petey Williams
- Joey Ryan vs. Acey Romero
BREAKING: For the first time ever, two women will compete for the IMPACT World Championship as @Tess_Blanchard will defend the title against @TheTayaValkyrie TUESDAY at 8/7c on @AXSTV! #IMPACTonAXSTV pic.twitter.com/rWi8XFCUCD
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) February 26, 2020