Angelina Love Received First TNA Knockouts Title Whereas She Was Knocked Out


Through the lengthy historical past of TNA/Influence Wrestling, solely two ladies have ever held the Influence Knockouts Championship six or extra instances. Gail Kim holds the document for probably the most reigns, with seven, however proper behind her is Angelina Love, who received the Knockouts Championship six instances in her profession, and was the primary Knockout to ever accomplish that feat.

In an interview with “WrestlingNewsCo,” Love mentioned a few of her title victories, and which meant probably the most to her. It was then she mentioned one thing about her first title victory that put a damper on the event.

“I might like to say that the primary time I ever received the championship was, like, my greatest, most memorable win,” Love stated. “However I used to be fully unconscious on PPV when it occurred. So it did not fairly go the way in which I pictured it in my head. However I am positively pleased with that, as a result of the time that I used to be in TNA was after we had been rocking and rolling. 

“We had been on Spike TV, and the Final Fighter was on after us. WWE had gone PG, so all people was going to TNA, the place we had been, particularly Velvet and I, actually pushing the envelope. To have the ability to have the peak of my success at the moment is simply the perfect. It is superior,” stated Love.

Love’s first Knockouts title win got here at Lockdown 2009 when she battled then-champion Superior Kong and Taylor Wilde in a three-way cage match. In the direction of the tip of the bout, Wilde hit Love with a crossbody, resulting in an extended interval the place Love seemed to be unconscious. She would in the end regain consciousness lengthy sufficient to pin Wilde and win the title off a Kong huge boot.

For those who use quotes on this article, please credit score “WrestlingNewsCo” and supply an h/t to Wrestling Inc. for the transcription


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