The Globalization of the NWA

It wasn’t long ago, when the influence of the National Wrestling Alliance only went as far as the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. With all the talk of how the NWA has grown leaps and bounds in the past few years, very little is spoken about the International Expansion of the NWA. Here’s a break down of the growth of the NWA in the past 5 Years.

NWA Mid-Atlantic used a mix of the their current roster and an expanded roster that included Dr. Death Steve Williams and Terry Taylor to promote a series of events in the People’s Republic of China.

NWA Mid-Atlantic made another expedition to Asia, this time to Korea. This show was packed with Superstars; Sting, Billy Gunn, Dusty Rhodes, Buff Bagwell, Terry Taylor, Raven, DDP, AJ Styles and then Worlds Champion Jeff Jarret.

NWA Championship Wrestling From Florida begin to sanction Korea’s World Wrestling Alliance, creating NWA South Korea.

NWA Pro Wrestling enter a partnership with Explosive Pro Wrestling in Perth and Adelaide. The partnership includes NWA Sanctioning of NWA Australia and a talent exchange.

NWA Pro tours Australia with NWA Australia. Claudio Castagnoli, and Rocky Romero join the Australian roster to determine an Australian National Champion. Plus a World Tag Team defense of then champions, The Real American Heroes. And a main event that saw Sean Waltman wrestle Bryan Danielson.

David Marquez, with Blue Demon Jr. announces the creation of a new NWA member in Mexico.
New Japan Pro Wrestling rejoins the National Wrestling Alliance.
NWA Pro announced its sanctioning of International Catch Wrestling Association as NWA France.
And just announced NWA Pro/Pro Wrestling Revolution will be touring Portugal, with El Hijo De Rey Misterio, Balls Mahoney, and Big Vito.

Independent Wrestling Zone canceled its plans to run in Lima Peru, however have announced that it has plans to run Internationally in the Dominican Republic. The dates announced are Sept. 26 in La Romana, Sept. 27 in Santiago, and Sept. 28 – Santo Domingo.

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