As noted, TNA confirmed earlier today that former WWE ring announcer Brandi Rhodes (Eden) has signed to wrestle in their Knockouts division. They just issued the following press release with comments from President Billy Corgan:
Brandi Rhodes signs with Impact Wrestling
A Dream Come True for the Knockouts
Nashville, TN (September 19, 2016)- Impact Wrestling is proud to announce the signing of Brandi Rhodes to their world-renowned Knockouts. Brandi is the perfect combination of beauty, brains and athleticism. An accomplished model and highly skilled figure skater, she is also a graduate of the University of Michigan as well as the University of Miami's prestigious Broadcast Journalism Masters Program in Miami, FL. While there, Brandi accomplished success in the modeling industry, appearing in print ads and commercials for brands such as Zumba, Budweiser and Maxim Magazine.
While Brandi's resume is decorated with accomplishments in broadcasting, she never forgot her passion for professional wrestling. "When the opportunity present itself for me to join one of the top wrestling companies in the world and become a Knockout, I was thrilled," she said about her newest endeavor. Impact Wrestling certainly agrees. Company President, Billy Corgan provided, "this is a dynamic partnership. The Knockouts have always been on the forefront of Impact; leaders in evolution. We are thrilled to welcome Brandi Rhodes and provide her the worldwide platform she deserves as a Knockout."
Don't miss Brandi's debut in the coming weeks on Impact Wrestling, Thursday nights at 8PM ET/7PM CT on Pop.