Ten Pounds of Gold

Aldis Retains Title In Omaha

NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion Nick Aldis retains in Omaha, Nebraska. The Real Worlds Champion faced Jaysin Strife at the Magnum Pro Wrestling 10th Anniversary. Strife taped out to Aldis’ King Lynn’s Clover Leaf. This was the first time the Ten Pounds of Gold had been defended in Nebraska since 1991.

25 Years Ago Today, The Beast Becomes Worlds Heavyweight Champion

25 Years ago today, Dan “The Beast” Severn won the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship. Severn was the only pro-wrestler to compete in the UFC as a champion of a professional wrestling company and a champion in MMA. Severn’s journey as champion would showcase the NWA’s domed globe title across multiple platforms of wrestling and would breath much needed life into the NWA.