Rumor Killer On Tessa Blanchard-Diamond Mine In WWE NXT

There's a lot of speculation in a new act being teased in WWE, but we've confirmed one person who isn't involved in the Diamond Mine -- Tessa Blanchard.

Fans have speculated the last few weeks who or what the Diamond Mine is, and the company is being tight lipped about it. However, WWE sources did tell us Tessa Blanchard isn't involved.

The Elite Avoid Tarnishing Their Legacy, Score Buzzer Beater On Death Triangle On 11/30 AEW Dynamite

WWE teased a Diamond Mine act on NXT last week, leading to heavy speculation on who that might be. WWE sources confirmed to Fightful that it was not intended to imply Tessa Blanchard was joining the company. Blanchard has used diamond imagery in the past. A WWE source, when asked, did not want fans expecting Blanchard to be the act or a part of it, but understood how the misconception could happen. Diamond Mine is being played close to the vest within the company.

Blanchard was stripped of the IMPACT World Championship last year, and has not wrestled for a televised company since before the pandemic, and has only wrestled once at all since the pandemic started. Blanchard gained controversy when stories and allegations of bullying and racial slurs emerged in January 2021.

This article first appeared on our premium service, Fightful Select. Subscribe to get exclusive news every day, and a half-dozen weekly podcasts. It also appeared in our Fightful Wrestling Weekly newsletter, free on Fightful.

To directly support us and our continuing breaking news, interviews, and the like, subscribe to You'll get exclusive news sent to you directly before anyone else, and dozens of podcasts monthly including Alex Pawlowski's Sour Graps, Sean Ross Sapp's Q&A, Retro Reviews and more

Get exclusive pro wrestling content on Fightful Select, our premium news service! Click here to learn more.
From The Web