Independent Wrestling Association
Mid-South Women's Title
Defeats NWA Midwest champion Mercedes Martinez and Hayley Skye in a 3-way match on NECW card to become NWA Midwest/IWA Mid-South Women's champion; defense sanctioned by NWA Midwest due to cancellation in IWA Mid-South.
Defeats MsChif in a 6-way elimination match; eliminates Ariel earlier in the match.
Defeats MsChif and Allison Danger in a 3-way match; on 05/06/17 in Midlothian, IL, NWA Midwest promoter Ed Chuman declares that IWA event in Philadelphia is unsanctioned and the title change is invalid; Chuman then states that he would give Knuckles a chance to keep the title if she wins her match against Rain later that evening; Rain defeats Knucles via DQ when Jim Fannin interfers; after the match, Chuman awards the NWA title to the previous champion MsChief; IWA promoter Ian Rotten, however, comes to ringside and tells Chuman that he recognizes title change in Philadelphia and Knuckles as the IWA champion.
A male wrestler and reigning heavyweight champion defeats Knuckles in a double title match.