NA Knockout Awesome Kong was sent home from last night’s TV tapings in the United Kingdom following an incident with Reby Sky, the wife of Matt Hardy. Kong and Sky have had very fraught relationship which dates back to 2013, following comments made on social media.
Their latest spat is believed to stemmed from Kong getting upset that Sky was using the same locker room as the rest of the Knockouts, according to PWInsider.
Kong reportedly threw Sky’s bag out of the locker room who then left to speak with TNA officials. Sky returned and Kong is either believed to have made a run for or grabbed Sky by the neck and assaulted her, Patt Kenney had is believed to have intervened. Sky anf Matt Hardy’s son Maxel was nearby during the incident, which doesn’t look good on Kong.
Kong had previously been released by TNA once before back in 2010 after an assault on Bubba the Love Sponge.
Executive Vice President of TNA Wrestling John Gaburick issued the following statement confirming an incident between Awesome Kong and Reby Sky took place prior to last night’s tapings.
“Prior to the Impact Wrestling TV taping at the Manchester Arena, Kia Stevens was involved in an incident involving Rebecca Hardy. Subsequently, Kia was removed from the tour and returned to the United States. The matter is being reviewed to determine if any additional disciplinary action will be taken.”