Allysin “AK-47” Kay took to Twitter yesterday to confront her opponent at SHINE 56, Ivelisse. Kay is the current SHINE Champion. She claimed the championship back in September when she won a tournament for the vacant title. Ivelisse is a former two-time SHINE Champion herself, however, thanks to LuFisto‘s 529-day reign. Ivelisse has not captured the gold since 2016.
Kay’s promo riffs on the history between herself and Ivelisse. The two were part of “the most dominant stable that SHINE has ever known,” but that is a thing of the past. The stable in question – Valkyrie – dominated the promotion from 2013 to 2015. Along with Kay and Ivelisse, the original members of the stable were Rain, Taylor Made, and April Hunter.
The formation of this posse came at SHINE 6 where they interfered in a match between Amazing Kong and Mercedes Martinez. The group assisted Martinez and continued to decimate Kong after the bell. Several other wrestlers, including Mia Yim, Santana Garrett, and Su Yung, attempted to stop Valkyrie to no avail.
During the stable’s reign of terror, Rain became the inaugural SHINE Champion. Just over six months into her reign, Rain defended the title against her teammate Ivelisse at SHINE 16. Ivelisse defeated Rain to become the new SHINE Champion and was immediately ostracized from Valkyrie as a result.
Kay says Ivelisse has become a stranger to her, though she still makes everything about herself. This includes a moment just a few months ago where Ivelisse’s tag team partner, Martinez, had a chance in the tournament final for the vacant title. Kay claims that Ivelisse is jealous that she was not in the main event at SHINE 53 for the vacant title. Now is Ivelisse’s shot at the belt. According to Kay, the fight can go for as long and wherever her opponent wants it to go. In the end, Kay declares, “there is no way, in any world that you are leaving with my championship.”
Ivelisse took to Twitter to respond.
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