Masha Slamovic will face James at No Surrender on February 24. Slamovic won a No. 1 contender’s match at Hard to Kill, defeating Taylor Wilde, Deonna Purazzo, and Killer Kelly. This will be the first time both Slamovic and James will face each other in the ring.
James is currently in his fifth reign as Knockouts World Champion. Prior to winning the title at Hard to Kill, James last held the Knockouts Championship between October 2021 and May 2022, while his first title came back in 2011. Some of the talent she faced while champion included Gail Kim, Tasha Stiltz and former ROH Women’s Champion Mercedes Martinez.
Impact World Champion Josh Alexander is also set to defend his title at No Surrender and his opponent will be determined next Thursday. Moose, Eddie Edwards, Callihan, Rich Swann, Chris Sabin and Rhyno Alexander will compete for a shot at the title.
No Surrender will be held at Sam’s Town Live in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the event will be available to watch on YouTube for Impact Plus, Fit and Impact Ultimate insiders.