The following news was announced by Impact Wrestling on Twittter:
"Due to an injury, Mickie James will be unable to compete at Sacrifice. We will give an update and address the Knockouts World Title situation tomorrow night at Sacrifice."
Mickie commented on in it two tweets.
"I came all the way to Windsor to defend the IMPACT WRESTLING Knockouts World Championship against Jordynne Grace at #Sacrifice. Now I can’t do that and I don’t know what to say. I’m so sorry to let you all down. This. This was supposed to be a MOTY night."
#Sacrifice & I will address my injury & the future of the Knockouts Championship then. Thank you."