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Tessa Blanchard To Debut At WWE Evolution 2?

Rumours suggests free agent to make impact at possible show.

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Rumours abound that WWE are set to revive their all-women Evolution pay-per-view as a complement to this August's SummerSlam, and further tattle suggests a certain high-profile free agent may make her debut (technically, re-debut) at the proposed show.

According to PW Unlimited, former Impact champion Tessa Blanchard - who has been heavily linked with a move to Stamford - could emerge at Evolution 2, should it go ahead.

Blanchard was dramatically released from Impact last month, with the promotion apparently worried she'd no-show her championship defence at Slammiversary. Blanchard's contract was set to expire anyway, and there has since been speculation that the company chose to make an example out of her.

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The Wrestling Observer have reported that WWE are eager to sign the free agent, who previously competed in their Mae Young Classic back in 2017. Prior to that, she made a handful of appearances for NXT, losing to Alexa Bliss, Nia Jax, and Carmella.

A proposed Evolution 2 pay-per-view is slated for 30 August, a week after SummerSlam 2020. The first show under the banner was held in October 2018, and saw Ronda Rousey defeat Nikki Bella in the night's main event.

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