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Former WWE star fired by TNA after backstage fight

22.14K   //    06 Feb 2016, 15:26 IST
A costly fight indeed!

Former WWE Diva Awesome Kong has been released by TNA after her backstage altercation with Matt Hardy’s wife Reby Sky at the recent Impact Wrestling tour in U.K.

TNA World Heavyweight Champion Matt Hardy’s wife, Reby Sky – who is officially signed with TNA – got into a physical altercation with Kong backstage that drew a lot of heat from all quarters.

TNA had no option but to let go off Kong and issued this statement regarding the release:

Following a physical altercation in the locker room last week during IMPACT WRESTLING’s UK Tour, TNA announces today the release of Awesome Kong (Kia Stevens).

“We conducted an investigation and determined releasing Awesome Kong is the appropriate action in this case,” said TNA Executive Vice President of Talent Relations and Television John Gaburick. “Kong has been a great contributor to TNA and helped solidify the Knockouts as the best female division in professional wrestling. We thank her and wish her well.”

Kong, who has been an entrant in the 2012 Royal Rumble match, took to Twitter and commented about her release. She termed her time with the company as fun and looks forward to what’s in store for her in the future:

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