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Chelsea Green says Tessa Blanchard tried “to look better than all of us” at All In PPV in 2018

On the latest episode of “Green with Envy,” Chelse Green talked about the “All In” pay-per-view and she answered fan questions. She also covered GCW Fight Club, her upcoming schedule and the latest on the issues with OnlyFans.

Green told the behind the scenes story of her match at the All In PPV:

“The All In was an indie pro wrestling PPV, basically the biggest indie show ever. It had about 12,000 people in attendance. It was insane, and I was on it. When I first heard about All In, I knew I had to be on it. Honestly, I was willing to make myself look like a fool if I had to and beg the guys so I could get on the show. I actually sent a text to Cody Rhodes because at the time, I really didn’t know The Young Bucks. I had never met Kenny Omega, so Cody was the only person I knew. I texted Cody and I told him, ‘I would love the opportunity to be on the show. If there are any spots open, blah, blah, blah.’ He responded. I don’t remember exactly what he said, but it was just a very vague text, ‘Ok, cool, thanks.’ It was nothing confirming I was on the show or denying it.

I never heard anything again until I saw my photo on the All In card. They tweeted it. I mean, it was the best day ever. Maybe Cody asked me for a graphic of myself and that’s how I found out? I can’t remember. He didn’t tell me I was on the show. He either asked me for a graphic, or he just posted the graphic and I saw it. It was very random and extremely exciting, obviously. I knew no matter what happened, this was going to be a huge show and a huge opportunity. I had no idea at this point that AEW was going to come from it. I only knew that this was a massive stand-alone show and the best talent in the world would be on it. I had actually signed my WWE deal in June or July of that year, and All In was coming up in September. I knew I was not going to miss this opportunity of a lifetime to be on the show. I told WWE that I couldn’t start at The Performance Center until October. I didn’t tell them why and I didn’t make it a big deal. I point blank said, ‘I signed my contract. I just want to let you know that I have to fulfill bookings and I can’t start until October.’

But really, it was because I was booked for All In and I refused to give up my slot. We all flew into Chicago, that’s where All In was, two days before to do some signings, meet everyone, and talk about the matches. Honestly, the atmosphere was so positive and so fun, it just felt like everyone was there for the same reason. Everyone and the fans were there to prove to ourselves and everybody else that another company can succeed in this wrestling world other than WWE, and not just succeed, but thrive. We all met up the night before to talk about the matches, I mean, the girls did to talk about our match. I’m not going to get into the specifics. I’m not going to pull the curtain back all the way, but, I will say, I will never forget, we didn’t know who was winning the match until the afternoon of All In. Tessa (Blanchard), who was in our match, brought her fu**ing Impact Title to the show and tried to come out with it. In my mind, it was a way to look better than all of us, you know, bringing out a title, being the only person to come to the ring with a title. The fans are obviously going to immediately put you above the rest. Also, I feel like she did that because she knew that if she came out with the title, she couldn’t lose that title on the show. She couldn’t lose that title on a show that wasn’t Impact Wrestling. At that time, there was no way that could happen. Nowadays, the door is open. Anyone can wrestle anywhere, and anyone can lose or win a title at any company at any given time as well. A couple years ago, that didn’t happen. That basically would have been a way of strong-arming the higher-ups into letting her win. Funny enough, she did still win the match, but we all collectively made sure she didn’t come out with the title, and that we all came out as equals. The show was amazing.”

If you use any portion of the quotes from this article please credit “‎Green with Envy with Chelsea Green” with a h/t to WrestlingNews.co for the transcription.






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