It appears that TNA has come to terms with the release of Knockout ODB (real name: Jessica Kresa), as her profile has been moved to the alumni section at ImpactWrestling.com. She wrestled her last match with the company against Brittany on April 29th, in a match taped for TNA Xplosion.
ODB began with the company in 2007, making her debut at Bound for Glory in a match to crown the first ever Knockouts Champion. She won the title four times throughout her career, engaging in feuds with Awesome Kong, Gail Kim, the Beautiful People, and was a part of the TNA Front Line faction that battled with the infamous Main Event Mafia. She is also a former TNA Knockouts Tag Team Champion, alongside on-screen husband and former World Champion Eric Young.
Jessica noted on Twitter a few weeks ago that she was accepting independent bookings, and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
KILLAM: She hasn’t been on TV for a long time, so I guess the writing was on the wall, but it’s still sad to see her go. As far as the Knockouts division goes, she’s as close to an “original” as you can get, and I’ve always found her to be extremely funny and entertaining to watch no matter what she’s doing. Hopefully she can find some success out there on the independent scene, or potentially as a trainer for one of the bigger companies. We’ll see about getting her on Wrestlezone in the near future.