Total Nonstop Action debuted in The name originated from a DVD release in by the company, Knockouts: The name "Knockouts" as a catchall name for the women stuck after that. Vaughn lost the title when she was defeated by male character Bruce a few weeks later. Although male, he claimed that he should be entitled to wrestle for the Miss TNA crown because he was gay. In the next weeks, Bruce's tag team partner, Lenny , tried to get Bruce injured since the runner-up would then take over the crown should the champion be injured.
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Professional wrestling career[ edit ] Independent circuit —present [ edit ] Mayo was approached by a promoter at a wrestling show and offered the possibility of being a manager. She promptly betrayed him by berating him after he was defeated by Scott Lost and then left with Lost. From the age of fifteen, she acted as a manager, ring girl, and timekeeper. In , she starred in RingDivas second feature film, Girls of War. On the December 14, episode of Impact! On the March 8, episode of Impact! In , Val entered into an on-screen relationship with Jay Lethal with signs of Sonjay Dutt also showing affection for Val.