Former WWE Diva Champion Announces early and shocking Retirement.
Gail Kim is considered by many to be the greatest in-ring female performer in the history of TNA/Impact Wrestling/GFW, announced her retirement from in-ring competition in this week’s episode of Impact.
“I’m here to announce officially that at the end of the year 2017, I will be retiring from the ring. So thank you to all the girls that I’ve been working with through the years, the friendships, the bonds… everyone has been like my family. To Impact Wrestling, thank you so much for allowing me to be me.”
Gail incredible skills are acknowledged in putting women’s wrestling on the map and is remembered for her battles with the talented female roster in both wrestling promotions.
After a touching tribute where she thanked the fans and her fellow wrestlers, she said she would retire from all in-ring competition by the end of 2017.
Kim ended her speech by saying that this wasn’t the end and she intended to go out on top, at her home in Impact Wrestling. The crowd serenaded her with chants of ‘Thank you Gail’, from the stands.
— Gail Kim-Irvine (@gailkimITSME) July 14, 2017