Kong, who had been a driving force in the wrestling community in raising funds for Haiti, was reportedly sent home from the tapings following the altercation.  At Slammiversary XIII, Kong once again teamed with Brooke to defeat The Dollhouse in a 3-on-2 handicap match. Awesome Kong, along with Sydelle Noel, Britney Young, Sunita Mani, Ellen Wong and Shakira Barrera felt “dis-empowered” during their time and made their concerns heard a couple of months before the cancellation.
10 years ago.
— Dixie Carter was said to be irate when she heard the audio of Bubba The Love Sponge calling out Awesome Kong during a recent interview. A press release reads: “The FFL is a collaborate organization dedicated to bring respect back to women’s professional wrestling. Ryan Clark.
She is best known for her time in TNA as Awesome Kong and WWE as Kharma.  Going into 2005, Kong main evented the final Gaea show before the promotion closed down.
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She was placed in a Four-Way Contendership match on Volume 21; during the match Mercedes Martinez used her Fisherman Buster finisher on Cheerleader Melissa but before she could be pinned, Kong dragged Martinez to the floor and the two battled it out while Ariel stole the win to receive a championship match. It doesn't mean I'll never be back", "Kharma on Her WWE Status: "All Parties Are in Gorilla, "Former WWE Diva makes return to ring this weekend on iPPV", "Show results - 1/18 Resistance Pro in Chicago: Kong captures Women's Title, TNA Gut Check winner, Hardy in main event", "3/8 Chikara Tampa, FL debut live report: Eddie Kingston vs. Amazing Kong, Sean Waltman, new ants debut and more", "The Ultimate Gothic Blog | Read Short Classic Horror Stories", "4/6 Shimmer 53 iPPV Results: Secaucus, New Jersey", "Kharma — I'm Not Retiring From Wrestling Yet … Despite Reports", "TNA Impact Wrestling Results - 1/7/15 (Lashley-Roode III)", "TNA Impact Wrestling Results - 2/6/15 (Lockdown Special)", "TNA Impact Wrestling Results - 3/6/14 (Roode vs. Richards)", "Complete Impact Wrestling TKO Night Report: Angle Defends the TNA World Title, Kong Gets Another Shot at Taryn Terrell, and More Knockouts Than You Can Shake a Stick At", "TNA Impact Wrestling Results - 5/8/15 (Bully Ray Returns)", "IMPACT Results: Bell To Bell World Title Match Set, New Knockouts Contenders and More! , In mid–August, Kong, representing TNA, started a brief feud with Lei'D Tapa, who represented Jeff Jarrett's Global Force Wrestling. News. , On April 6, 2013, Kong returned to Shimmer at the Volume 53 internet pay-per-view, defeating Mia Yim in the opening match.  They were also the final team to hold WWWA World Tag Team Championship before AJW shut down. 15 (Haze vs. Stock, Del Rey vs. Kong)", "Shimmer Vol.  On the March 8 episode of Impact!
During October and November (taped in July), she participated in the TNA World Title Series, where she ended first of her block, tied with Gail Kim, advancing to the finals where she lost to Jessie Godderz. 29 November 2007.  On March 8, Kong returned to Chikara, losing to Eddie Kingston in an intergender main event. Nevertheless, in March 2012, Kia's every darkest and depressing secret was spilled out. Published contents by users are under Creative Commons License.
2020 WikiNetworth.com and All Rights Reserved  In early 2007, Kong also won the AWA Superstars of Wrestling World Women's Championship in Tokyo, Japan and held it from January to May. Kong formed a tag team with Hamada as they won a three-way non-title match against The Beautiful People (Madison Rayne and Velvet Sky) and the TNA Knockouts Tag Team Champions Taylor Wilde and Sarita, when Kong pinned Rayne.  Subsequently, Kong began rivalries with Tara and Knockout Champion ODB.  Stevens, as Kong, worked for multiple women's promotions in Japan, and she defeated Ayako Hamada for the WWWA World Single Championship in late 2004. Bubba was notified by Dixie Carter of his release earlier today. She has been portraying the role of Tammé Dawson on the Netflix series GLOW. Having a baby, recovering in less than a month, and getting back to normal body weight was quite surprising to her fans. , Her success in Japan attracted the attention of United States promotion Shimmer Women Athletes, who began regularly booking her for their DVD tapings  Afterwards, Stevens trained at the School of Hard Knocks out of San Bernardino, California.  On February 5, TNA announced that Stevens had been released from her contract following a backstage real-life physical altercation with Rebecca (Reby) Hardy just a week before TNA's tour in the United Kingdom. Whatever jabroni you meant to say "husband" that's not a mistake.
 The alliance of Kong, Saeed and Khan became known as The Kongtourage, with a fourth wrestler named Sojourner Bolt joining later. , In August 2009 Kong and Saeed entered the tournament to crown the inaugural TNA Knockouts Tag Team Champions. She intimidated Michael Cole into eliminating himself before eliminating Hunico only to be thrown out by Dolph Ziggler.  Love, however, retained the title against Kong at Sacrifice.  After losing the title, Kong defeated Love's allies Sky, Madison Rayne and Cute Kip in separate Stretcher matches ahead of their rematch. , On the December 17 episode of Impact! it was announced that Kong and Hamada were stripped of the Knockouts Tag Team title after allegedly failing to defend them in 30 days, even though their previous defense had taken place just 21 days prior, against Madison Rayne and Velvet Sky. , In a non-storyline incident Bubba the Love Sponge claimed on his January 19 radio show that Stevens had attacked him while backstage for the tapings of Impact! DIRECT LINK: Awesome Kong & Her REAL-LIFE BOYFRIEND >>>!!
 In this match, however, MsChif took a return win after kicking out of the Amazing Bomb and delivering all of her signature finishing moves on Kong to become the first woman to pin Kong in Shimmer.  The tension built to a Three-Way Cage match at Lockdown for the Women's Knockout Championship with Kong defending against Angelina Love and continual rival Wilde.
 During her absence, she was included as a downloadable playable character in the WWE '12 video game.
The FFL consists of some of the greatest wrestlers and promoters in women’s wrestling, working together to better the future of our industry. On September 21, 2014 Stevens was part of Smash CANUSA Classic where she was captain of Team USA, Stevens would lose in her tournament match against LuFisto who was team captain of team Canada which lead Team Canada victorious. With her entrance, she became the third female, after Chyna and Beth Phoenix, to participate in a Royal Rumble match. After winning the match, they faced the reigning champions Ashley Lane and Nevaeh in the following match, and once again Kong was disqualified after using chairs on her opponents. In the following months, Stevens and Brandi Rhodes formed a stable known as The Nightmare Collective.
The Kings of Wrestling were in the midst of a rivalry with The Briscoe Brothers (Jay and Mark), and so Kong teamed with them in a six-person tag team match, where they defeated Del Rey, Hero and their stablemate Claudio Castagnoli, though Kong did not secure the pin.  On March 22, TNA confirmed Stevens' release, while also claiming that she had requested her release due to personal reasons, but she later said it was due to monetary issues and recent changes to TNA management. However, in October 2013, sescoops.com confirmed that she had a ton of body weight loss over time.  In 2002, Stevens appeared on the Discovery Health Body Challenge as a contestant trying to lose weight in hopes of becoming a professional wrestler. Good riddance.
Consequently, they had a singles rematch the following night, with Kong finally defeating Del Rey one-on-one.  Two months later at Turning Point, she lost a Women's Knockout Championship match to Kim via disqualification after shoving the referee and Awesome Bombing him. The two faced off on August 12 in a match, that ended in a double count-out. which transitioned Kong into a fan favorite by attempting to retaliate.
 On August 22, 2014 Kong was part of a #1 contender four corner survival match to challenge Ivelisse for the Shine Championship the other participants in the match were Leah Von Dutch, Su Yung, and Nevaeh.  She lost it to Nanae Takahashi in a three-way match, which also included Wesna.
In her Professional wrestling career her Ring names are Amazing Kong, Awesome Kong, Kharma, Margaret.
Don't Miss: Chad Johnson Wife, Girlfriend, Kids, Net Worth | How Much is His Worth?  On the May 23 episode of Raw, Kharma interrupted a tag team match but rather than attack everyone, she uncharacteristically broke down crying.
She even told that she was initially afraid to expose the truth so, he preferred to lie. She is best known for her time with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), where she is a two-time TNA Knockouts Champion, and one-time TNA Knockouts Tag Team Champion with Hamada.