Impact Wrestling will make history at their January pay-per-
view Hard To Kill as current champion Sami Callihan will be
defending the title against Tessa Blanchard in an
intergender match. This will be the first time that a female
wrestler will challenge at the top title in any of the top
IMPACT Wrestling has always been a trailblazer in the
professional wrestling world, from our Knockouts division to
never-before-seen matches like Ultimate X, Impact executive
vice president Scott DAmore said. In her short career,
Tessa Blanchard has already demonstrated that she is not
only one of the best female professional wrestlers in the
world, but one of the very best, period. On January 12th,
she will get the opportunity to make history when she
challenges for the World Championship live on pay-per-view.
Callihan and Blanchard already have a history, with the two
headlining the Slammiversary pay-per-view earlier this year.
On that night, Callihan came out on top with a victory.
Hard To Kill will take place at The Bomb Factory in Dallas,
Texas and tickets go on sale on Monday, November 18. VIP
tickets go on sale on Friday, November 15.