Around the NWA – November 3, 2013
– It has been officially announced that at New Japan Pro Wrestling’s “Power Struggle” event on November 9 in Osaka, both the NWA World Tag Team and IWGP Tag Team titles will be on the line as NWA World Tag Team Champions Killer Elite Squad (Lance Hoyt and Davey Boy Smith, Jr.) take on IWGP Tag Team Champions Kojima and Tenzan and the team of Jax Dane and NWA World Heavyweight Champion “Ironman” Rob Conway in a three-way, two-fall, tornado rules match. The event will be available on iPPV.
– Several regional NWA championships changed hands last weekend including:
– At NWA Central States in Cahokia, Illinois on October 26, Shane Somers defeated Evan “Money” Morri$” to become a two-time NWA Central States Heavyweight Champion. At the same event, Deven Spade defeated Jimmy D. to become the first ever NWA Affliction Champion.
– At NWA Florida Underground Wrestling’s “Knights of the Squared Circle” event in Port Richey, Florida on October 26, Matt Morgan defeated The Grease to win the NWA Florida Heavyweight Title.
– At NWA Wrestling Revolution’s “Halloween Hardcore Horror III” event in McAllen, Texas on October 25, Ray Knyte defeated Erik Shadows in a Chain Match to become the NWA Grand Warrior Champion. Also, James Dante defeated Downfall and Michael Autumn in a ladder match in the finals of the Lionheart Tournament to become a two-time NWA South Texas Champion.
– At NWA Atlanta’s “October Havoc” event, Andy Anderson defeated Pain in the finals of the 32-man tournament to crown a new NWA Georgia Heavyweight Champion. Also, the BFF’s defeated the team of Rick Michaels and the Patriot and the team of the Beauty and the Beast to win the NWA Atlanta Tag Team Champions.
– This weekend’s NWA action:
– NWA Wrestling Revolution presents “Wrestling Cancer” at the Historic Cine El Rey Theater in McAllen, TX on Friday at 8 pm, to support cancer patient Victor Gonzalez. In the main event, Michael Autumn and Downfall will face new NWA South Texas Champion James Dante and a partner of his choosing. Also, NWA WR Tag Team Champions Agents of the Apocalypse (Jackal and Tony Strong) will face Kon and El Naval, Brandon Cage will face Adam Cage and Happy in a handicap match and Danny Ramones and Jodan will face Danny Chance and Jim Justice.
– On Sunday, NWA Wrestling Revolution is in Welasco, Texas at the Mustang Lounge. Should Kon and El Naval be victorious on Friday, they will face Agents of the Apocalypse again on Sunday, but with the NWA WR Tag Team Titles on the line.
– NWA Southern All-Star Wrestling presents “Autumn Armageddon” on Friday at the SAWMill in Millersville, Tennessee. The Lords of KAOS will get their rematch against the Untouchables for the NWA Southern Tag Team Championship, Luke Gallows will face Michael Hayes, plus the finals of the NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship Tournament.
– NWA Florida Underground Wrestling presents Throwdown 8: The Silver Screen Showdown on Friday in Tampa. The Tokyo Monster Kahagas will defend the NWA North American Heayvweight Championship against Fransisco Ciatso, Matt Morgan will defend his newly-won NWA Florida Heavyweight title against Leo Gold, Tyson Tomko and Bruce Santee will square off for the NWA FUW Bruiserweight title, James Alexander and JD Maverick will defend the NWA FUW Tag Team titles and Lince Dorado will defend the NWA FUW Flash Title in a six-way match.
– The following night, NWA FUW is in Kissimmee at Sun On The Beach Nightclub. Assuming championships have not changed hands on Friday, Matt Morgan defends the Florida Heavyweight title against Deimos, Kahagas defends the North American title against Kennedy Kendrick, James Alexander and JD Maverick defend the FUW Tag Team titles against Mitch Mitchell and Jeff Bloom and Su Yung will take on Mia Yim for the NWA FUW Women’s Championship.
– On Sunday, FUW is back in Kissimmee where Deimos will take on Kahagas for the NWA North American title. Tickets for all three events can be found at www.fuwrestling.com.
– On Saturday in Temple, Texas, NWA 360 returns to the Field House for “Retaliation.” Killer McKenzie will face Byron Wilcott in a rematch for the NWA 360 Championship and “Showtime” Scot Summers will face “One Man” Mike Dell. Also, the debut of the Sons of Texas, Alex Reigns and “Cowboy” James Claxton.
– NWA Smoky Mountain returns to the Civic Auditorium in Kingsport, Tennessee on Saturday for “The Morgan Memorial” benefit event. Half the gate will go to the American Cancer Society in the memory of Chris Morgan, while the other half will go towards the medical bills of NWA Smoky Mountain superstar Zac Vincent, who recently had surgery to remove a tumor on his brain stem. Vincent will be making his first appearance at NWA Smoky Mountain since June as he joins Nick Nitros for a very special Nitros Noise segment. Also, the NWA Tennessee Tag Team Titles will be on the line as Air America (Skylar Kruze and Gavin Daring) defend against the Illuminati’s Chase Owens and Chris Richards, the NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Champions Lords of KAOS (Lance Erikson and Damien Wayne will defend against Ring of Honor’s C&C Wrestle Factory (Cedric Alexander and Caprice Coleman) and NWA Smoky Mountain Southern Television Champion Jeff Connelly defends against Elliott Russell.
– NWA Top of Texas is live every Saturday night at the Wrestleplex in Amarillo.
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