Tenille Dashwood has not been in action for the past several months. She returned on tonight’s episode of IMPACT in what was being coined as a rematch from Bound for Glory. She faced former Knockouts Champion Taya Valkyrie in the in-ring main event reigniting their rivalry from last year.
Valkyrie felt like she had Dashwood’s number throughout the match as her associate John E. Bravo would attack Dashwood as much as he could while the official wasn’t looking. She would eventually hit her Road to Valhalla, which normally takes out her opponents. Instead, Dashwood’s ring awareness shows no ring rust as she was able to grab the ring rope for a break.
Valkyrie introduced a steel chair to the match, but was unable to use it as the referee was on top of the situation. This distraction caused enough for the former Knockouts Champion to take her eye off of her opponent. Dashwood hit a sunset flip on a surprised Valkyrie and picked up the pin for the victory.
After the match was an onslaught from Valkyrie as she became unhinged. She would utilize several weapons including burying Dashwood in a pile of steel chairs. Luckily before things got worse, Knockouts Champion Jordynne Grace emerged with a kendo stick to take out her upcoming challenger for Rebellion.
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