NWA Hard Times 01 24 2020

Quick Results for Friday night’s Hard Times Pay-Per View held at the GPB Studios in Atlanta, Georgia.

NWA Hard Times Results

It was noted that the judges for the NWA World TV Title tournament was Stu Bennet, Billy Corgan, and the referee in the ring.

Trevor Murdoch defeated ?The Question Mark? in a NWA World TV Championship tournament first round match

Murdoch made a small comeback with strikes and landed the top rope bulldog, but the Question Mark no sold it. Murdoch hit a second and picked up the win. 

Dan Maff defeated Zicky Dice in a NWA TV Championship tournament first round match

Maff speared Dice in mid-air and Maff picks up the win. 

Ricky Starks defeated Matt Cross in a NWA TV Championship tournament first round match

Starks hits the Stroke for the win.

Dave Marquez interviewed Tim Storm. He asks about bypassing his match due to Anderson not being able to compete. Storm said that he was looking forward to the match, but that he would take the by and win the next round. Tonight, he makes Mama Storm proud.

Stu Bennet made the announcement that the next pay-per-view that takes place in April will be the 2020 Crockett Cup.

Eli Drake & “Cowboy” James Storm defeated NWA World Tag Team Champions Rock ’N’ Roll Express (Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson) and The Wild Card (Royce Issacs & Tom Latimer) w/Kamille & May Valentine to become the NEW Tag Team Champions

Drake hits the Gravy Train on Morton and picks up the win to become the new tag team champions along with Storm. Good match.

Post Match: Rock ’N’ Roll Express, Storm, and Drake all embrace in the ring. Drake and Storm head to the podium and talked about fulfilling the promise to get gold.

Thunder Rosa defeated NWA Women’s Champion “AK-47” Allysin Kay to become the New NWA Women’s Champion.

Rosa dropped Kay with the Thunder Driver to win the championship. 

Post Match: Melina and Marti Belle came out to celebrate with Thunder Rosa.

Joe Galli brought out Marti Scurll for an interview.  Galli asked about Scurll supporting Gordon tonight.  Scurll said that he wants his shot for the NWA Worlds Heavyweight title, but that Aldis keeps running away from him. Scurll said that he’ll keep bugging Aldis until he gets his title shot. He brought up that Aldis is not putting the title on the line against Flip Gordon, and said that the people tonight deserved to get a title defense.

Aldis walked out to confront Scurll. Aldis got chants of coward. Aldis said that Scurll had no right to come to his house and throw his weight around. He said that Scurll had no word in the NWA and that ROH was only a hot ticket when he was there headlining. Aldis said that he’ll put the title on the line tonight on the condition that if he retains, the ROH and NWA relationship is now on Aldis’s terms and that Scurll has to leave for tonight. Scurll agrees to the stipulations.

Trevor Murdoch defeated Dan Maff in a NWA TV Championship Tournament Semifinal Match

Murdoch got the win with a Top Rope Bulldog. 

Ricky Starks defeated Tim Storm in a NWA TV Championship Tournament Semifinal Match

Starks out of nowhere landed a Crucifix Pin and snap pins Storm to advance.

Post Match:  Storm gives Starks his hand. Starks hugs him instead.

Scott Steiner defeated NWA National Championship Aron Stevens (w/?The Question Mark?) by DQ. Stevens retains the title.

Steiner locked in the Steiner Recliner, but the Question Mark attacked him for the DQ win. Steiner then locked in the Recliner on Question Mark while Stevens ran away.

NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion Nick Aldis defeated Flip Gordon to retain the title

Aldis blocked a Monkey Flip, but Gordon transitioned into the roll up, only for Aldis to block it midway and pin Gordon. 

Ricky Starks defeated Trevor Murdoch to become the NEW NWA World’s Television Champion

Starks hit the Stroke, pinned Murdoch, to become the new NWA World Television Champion.

Source: FW4Online