It’s Saturday and today we have ’This Week in Wrestling’, the 27th of 2020. Today Brian talks about who the most sought after free agent in wrestling might be and shares all the best wrestling content from this week.
The Hottest Free Agent in Wrestling?
In case you haven’t been paying much attention to them….Impact Wrestling has really bolstered their Women’s/Knockouts division. They recently signed the very talented Deonna Purrazzo and Taynara Conti. They will join an already stacked division which includes the likes of Taya Valkyrie, Su Yung, Kiera Hogan, Rosemary and Jordynne Grace. All this happened while Kenny Omega (who heads the AEW women’s division) came under scrutiny for not going after any of the above mentioned free agent talent.
Omega was defensive and confident that he is putting together a strong division of his own. Some may agree and others not so much. In my opinion the top three women’s divisions in major U.S. promotions currently are the WWE (With RAW/Smackdown and NXT) then Impact Wrestling and then trailing behind is AEW’s. Does that mean, it can’t improve? Absolutely not, but it is a bit curious as to why Omega and AEW haven’t gone after some of these wrestlers harder.
The latest free agent is third generation star Tessa Blanchard. While Tessa certainly comes with some baggage, there is no question of her star value. Her presence in AEW could definitely help almost immediately. Her father Tully is already employed by All Elite, so it would make sense for her to go there. That is unless, she wants to break away from her father’s shadow and become a huge star on her own. Reports are that WWE have sent “feelers” to Tessa to gauge her interest in coming to the company.
Whether you are a fan of Tessa Blanchard or simply despise her…there is no question she is a star in the making. She is talented and has instant name value. Where will she ultimately end up? Will she go to the already stacked WWE women’s division and further strengthen it or go to AEW or perhaps elsewhere like AAA in Mexico? It has certainly caught my interest.
A 17 year old Kazuchika Okada at the Ultimo Dragon’s Gym
Every single Wrestlemania poster from 1 to 36
Awesome drawing of the formation of the nWo
A great looking Lucha Libre cake
Michael Cole got himself shredded!
Power couple of Bianca Belair and Montez Ford
Becky Lynch’s new look
ECW’s Francine at 48 years old
Madusa at 56 years old!
Impact Wrestling’s newest signee Deonna Purrazzo
WWE’s Sarah Schreiber
Zack Ryder’s fiancee Chelsea Green and ex girlfriend Tenille Dashwood
A Ric Flair commercial
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