NWA: News and Notes

NWA News and Notes for the Week Ending October 4th. This article contains spoilers. Avoid reading this unless you want NWA POWERRR to be spoiled.

“It is exciting, it has been a long journey. David [Lagana] reminded me that it was three years ago we were with TNA… it’s been a crazy journey since then.” Owner and President of the NWA, Billy Corgan spoke candidly to the press on September 30th prior to the initial set of shows recorded for television.

The shows were filmed over two days and were said to have recorded a total of nine episodes. With NWA POWERRR scheduled to air, it’s first offering via; YouTube, Facebook Live, and FITE TV (at the old familiar 6:05pm eastern) the nine weeks seem to run out on December 3rd.

The NWA at the POWERRR TV Taping that they will be hosting a PPV live from the Georgia Public Broadcasting Studios. More details from that event will be announced Tuesday night, during the first episode.

Tried N True Pro Wrestling’s Crimson and former NWA President and long-time NWA Promoter Bill Behrens were both involved backstage. It was being reported that Behrens’ is being used as a line producer.

There were rumors that both Scott Steiner and Scott Levy (Raven) were backstage at the TV Taping, but neither made an official appearance.

The following contains spoilers…

Prior to the Television Tapings, the NWA announced talents for the show. Also appearing are former Impact Heavyweight Champion Ken Anderson. The former WWE Standout Damian Sandow debuted as Aaron Stevens. Caleb Konley, also made his debut at the show. Trevor Murdoch also returned. Along with Eddie Kingston, Homicide appeared at the tapings, teaming as Outlaws Inc. Lastly, Melina made her debut as the manager for Marti Bell and Thunder Rosa.

The NWA crowned a new NWA National Champion. Colt “Boom Boom” Cabana defeated the “Bearded Outlaw” James Storm in the same fashion he defeated Willie Mack. This marks the second time Cabana has won a the National Championship. Cabana is a former two time NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion as well.

The Rock N Roll Express who became the nine-time NWA World Tag Team Champions. Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson have won the titles nine times over four decades. The team was inducted into the NWA Hall of Fame in 2006.

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