Gail Kim is open to facing Mickie James.
Before she won the IMPACT Knockouts Championship at IMPACT Hard To Kill, Mickie James stated that she asked Gail Kim to come out of retirement to face her as part of Mickie's Last Rodeo. Mickie said Gail had declined, but now that Mickie is the Knockouts Champion, Gail sounds more open to it.
"I love and respect Mickie James to the highest regard," she said in an interview with Lucha Libre Online. "If she wanted me to come out of retirement to wrestle her, I would do it, just because I respect her that much. I would just need the time to prepare physically. People are asking, 'does that mean?' Listen, you never say never in wrestling. I don't think I would do what Mickie did, she started at the bottom and worked her way up, that's a lot of matches to have [laughs]. You never say never to a dream scenario. It could be anything, someone just has to put together the right scenario for it to be something. We're all wrestlers, we all love it, it's always inside of us somewhere. We put it to bed, but sometimes a little something comes up."
Kim hasn't wrestled since IMPACT Rebellion 2019 when she lost to Tessa Blanchard. She currently serves in a behind the scenes role at IMPACT.
James defeated Jordynne Grace at IMPACT Hard to Kill in a title vs. career match. As part of her Last Rodeo tour, James put her career on the line in every bout.
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