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Daughter of Four Horsemen member Tully Blanchard, Tessa had a phenomenal 2019 and led the women’s division in Impact and AAA. She won the AAA Reina de Reinas Championship, thus becoming the first American to hold the title. She is the current WOW Champion and holds several championships on the independent circuit as well
The current Impact women’s champion has had an incredible 2019 carrying the Impact Women’s division and the AAA women’s division. She is the current Impact Knockouts Champion in her first reign, and Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide in Mexico, where she is the current AAA Reina de Reinas Champion in her third reign. She is also the inaugural winner of the Women’s Lucha Capital
After signing a two-year deal with Impact Wrestling, Grace has been one of the key members of Impact Women’s division. Grace’s power is not matched by many women wrestlers going around, but she has not just relied on her power but has managed to show good skillset to pull off good matches with veterans like Blanchard and Valkyrie.
The Martinez is still going strong at the age of 39 in the independent circuit. She is also the current WXW Women’s champion the current Phoenix Of RISE Champion and World Association of Wrestling’s Bellatrix World Champion
She signed with AEW and went on to beat Brit Baker for a shot at the AEW Women’s World title on the January 8, 2020 episode of Dynamite. Statlander is one of the fast-rising women wrestlers in the circuit and is now gunning for AEW’s top prize in her second year in to professional wrestling