Awesome Kong Inducted Into IMPACT Wrestling Hall Of Fame

Kong is in the IMPACT Hall Of Fame

Awesome Kong is officially an IMPACT Wrestling Hall Of Famer. 

Kia "Awesome Kong" Stevens was inducted into the IMPACT Wrestling Hall Of Fame on the Bound For Glory pre-show on Saturday, October 23. 

In her speech, Kong thanked the fans, Jesus, Scott D'Amore, Dutch Mantell and the woman who inducted her, Gail Kim.

Kong worked for IMPACT Wrestling across two runs, first from 2007 until 2010 and then again from January 2015 until February 2016. During her time with the promotion, Kong held the Knockouts Championship on two occasions for a combined 347 days. She also held the Knockouts Tag Team Championship with Ayako Hamada. 

Outside of IMPACT, Kong had notable runs in All Japan Women, SHIMMER, All Elite Wrestling and WWE during her 19-year career. She announced her retirement from professional wrestling in August at NWA EmPowerrr. 

Kong is the second female inductee into the IMPACT Wrestling Hall Of Fame. Past inductees include Gail Kim, Sting, Kurt Angle, Team 3D, Jeff Jarrett, Earl Hebner, Abyss and Ken Shamrock. 

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