[TV Recap] ‘NWA Powerrr Episode 21 – Super Powerrr’ – Villain Enterprises vs. Strictly Business, Tim Storm vs. Jax Dane

PREMIERE DATE: May 3, 2020
VENUE: Joe Galli & Stu Bennett

After delaying the premiere a couple of months due to the ongoing pandemic, NWA has released the special “Super Powerrr” episode of NWA Powerrr. This features a whole lot of build to a PPV that’s tbd but it’s still worth checking out.

CHAMPIONS

  • NWA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: “The National Treasure” Nick Aldis
  • NWA WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPION: Thunder Rosa
  • NWA WORLD TELEVISION CHAMPION: “Outlandish” Zicky Dice
  • NWA NATIONAL HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: Aron “Shooter” Stevens
  • NWA WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Eli Drake & “Cowboy” James Storm

LINEUP

  • Madi Maxx vs. Kamille
  • The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express vs. Aron Stevens & The Question Mark
  • NO-DISQUALIFICATION MATCH: Tim Storm vs. Jax Dane
  • Tasha Steelz vs. Marti Belle vs. Ashley Vox
  • Villain Enterprises vs. Strictly Business

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[TV Recap] ‘NWA Powerrr Episode 19 – Strictly Chaos’ – Rosa vs. Melina, Starks vs. Dice vs. Cross

COMMENTATORS: Joe Galli & Stu Bennett

The World Women’s Championship is on the line this week as Thunder Rosa defends against her stablemate, and the one taking credit for her success, Melina. Also on the show Ricky Starks takes on two TV Title contenders in a non-title triple threat matches, Eddie Kingston calls out The Pope, and Marty Scurll makes an appearance to build his World Title match for the 2020 Crockett Cup.

CHAMPIONS

  • NWA WORLD’S HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: “The National Treasure” Nick Aldis
  • NWA WORLD WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Thunder Rosa
  • NWA TELEVISION CHAMPION: “Stroke Daddy” Ricky Starks
  • NWA NATIONAL CHAMPION: Aron “Shooter” Stevens
  • NWA TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Eli Drake & “Cowboy” James Storm

LINEUP

  • Ricky Starks vs. Matt Cross vs. Zicky Dice (**1/2)
  • Trevor Murdoch vs. The Question Mark (NR)
  • Thunder Rosa [c] vs. Melina for the NWA WORLD WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP (NR)

 

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[TV Recap] ‘#NWAPowerrr Episode 16: Dealer vs. Villain’ – Hard Times Fallout, Aldis/Scurll Confrontation

COMMENTATORS: Joe Galli & Stu Bennett The third season of NWA Powerrr kicks off with a pre-taped confrontation between Nick Aldis and Marty Scurll, a new addition to the broadcast team, and the first defense of the NWA World Television Championship. CHAMPIONS NWA WORLDS HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: “The National Treasure” Nick Aldis NWA WORLD WOMEN’S CHAMPION: … Read more

[PPV Recap] ‘NWA Hard Times’ – TV Title Tournament, Aldis vs. Gordon, Kay vs. Rosa

DATE: January 24, 2020
VENUE: GPB Studios (Atlanta, GA)
COMMENTATORS: Joe Galli & Stu Bennett

NWA presents its second PPV, Hard Times, featuring an 8-man tournament for the vacant and reinstated World Television Championship. Also in title action Allysin Kay defends the Women’s Championship against Thunder Rosa, The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express defend the Tag Team Titles in a triple threat match, and Aron Stevens defends his 3rd degree National Championship against Scott MF’N Steiner.

CHAMPIONS

  • NWA WORLD’S HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: “The National Treasure” Nick Aldis
  • NWA WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPION: Allysin Kay
  • NWA WORLD TELEVISION CHAMPION: Vacant
  • NWA NATIONAL CHAMPION: Aron “Shooter” Stevens
  • NWA WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express

LINEUP

  • NWA TV TITLE TOURNAMENT – FIRST ROUND: Trevor Murdoch vs. The Question Mark (***)
  • NWA TV TITLE TOURNAMENT – FIRST FOUND: Dan Maff vs. Zicky Dice (***)
  • NWA TV TITLE TOURNAMENT – FIRST ROUND: Ricky Starks vs. Matt Cross (***1/2)
  • The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express [c] vs. The Wild Cards vs. Eli Drake & James Storm for the NWA WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP (***)
  • Allysin Kay [c] vs. Thunder Rosa for the NWA WORLD WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP (****1/4)
  • NWA TV Title Tournament: Semi-Finals (***3/4)
  • NWA TV Title Tournament: Semi-Finals (***)
  • Aron Stevens [c] vs. Scott Steiner for the NWA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP (**1/4)
  • Nick Aldis [c] vs. Flip Gordon for the NWA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/4)
  • NWA TV Title Tournament: Finals (***1/2)

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[TV Recap] ‘NWA Powerrr’ 12.17.19 – Drake/Anderson, TV Title Tourney Sorta Begins, Return of the Russian Nightmare

COMMENTATORS: Joe Galli & Stu Bennett

The second season of NWA Powerrr kicks off with new champions, new faces, and…a RUSSIAN NIGHTMARE?!? What is old is new again!

CHAMPIONS

  • NWA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: “The National Treasure” Nick Aldis
  • NWA WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPION: Allysin Kay
  • NWA NATIONAL CHAMPION: Aron Stevens
  • NWA TELEVISION CHAMPION: Vacant
  • NWA WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express (Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson)

LINEUP

  • TV TITLE PLAY IN: Sal Rinauro vs. CW Anderson vs. Zicky Dice (*)
  • The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express vs. Zach Mosley & Sean Sims (SQUASH)
  • The Dawsons vs. The Wild Cards (*1/2)
  • NO-DISQUALIFICATION: Eli Drake vs. Mr. Anderson (**1/2)

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[PPV Recap] ‘NWA Into the Fire’ – Aldis vs. Storm, RNR vs. The Wild Cards

DATE: December 14, 2019
VENUE: GPB Studios (Atlanta, GA)
COMMENTATORS: Joe Galli & Stu Bennett

 The National Wrestling Alliance presents its first PPV of the Powerrr Era as Nick Aldis defends the World’s Heavyweight Championship against James Storm  in a 2 out of 3 Falls Match. Also on the show Colt Cabana defends the National Championship against Aron Stevens and Ricky Starks, The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express defend their Tag Team Championship (IN 2019!) against The Wild Cards, and much more.

CHAMPIONS

  • NWA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: “The National Treasure” Nick Aldis
  • NWA WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPION: Allysin Kay
  • NWA NATIONAL CHAMPION: Colt “Boom Boom” Cabana
  • NWA WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express (Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson)

LINEUP

  • Eli Drake vs. Mr. Anderson (***)
  • Tasha Steelz vs. Thunder Rosa (**3/4)
  • Trevor Murdoch vs. The Question Mark (**)
  • The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express [c] vs. The Wild Cards for the NWA WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP (**1/2)
  • Allysin Kay & ??? vs. Melina & Marti Belle (***)
  • Colt Cabana [c] vs. Ricky Starks vs. Aron Stevens for the NWA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/4)
  • 2 OUT OF 3 FALLS: Nick Aldis [c] vs. James Storm for the NWA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (***3/4)

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[PPV Review] ‘ROH/NJPW G1 Supercard 2019’ – Okada vs. White, Taven vs. Lethal vs. Scurll, Ibushi vs. Naito

Date: April 6, 2019
Venue: Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, NY)
Commentators: Ian Riccaboni, Colt Cabana, & Kevin Kelly

ROH and NJPW combines its forces to present the G1 Supercard, the first non-WWE pro wrestling event to be held in the hallowed halls of Madison Square Garden in a very long time. Did both companies bring their A-game? Was I, a man who barely watches either, convinced to put these two companies in the rotation? Let’s find out!

Champion Roll-Call

  • ROH WORLD CHAMPION: Jay Lethal
  • IWGP HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: ‘Switchblade’ Jay White
  • ROH WORLD TELEVISION CHAMPION: Jeff Cobb
  • IWGP INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPION: Tetsuya Naito
  • IWGP JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: ‘Bone Soldier’ Taiji Ishimori
  • NEVER OPENWEIGHT CHAMPION: ‘The Aerial Assassin’ Will Ospreay
  • WOMEN OF HONOR WORLD CHAMPION: Mayu Iwatani
  • RPW BRITISH HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: Zack Sabre Jr.
  • ROH WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Villain Enterprises (PCO & Brody King)
  • IWGP TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tonga Loa)
  • IWGP JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Rappongi 3K (Sho & Yoh)
  • ROH WORLD SIX-MAN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Villain Enterprises (‘The Villain’ Marty Scurll, PCO, & Brody King)

The Lineup

  • Jeff Cobb [c] vs. Will Ospreay [c] for the ROH WORLD TELEVISION and NEVER OPENWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIPS (****1/4)
  • Dalton Castle vs. Rush (NR)
  • Mayu Iwatani [c] vs. Kelly Klein for the WOMEN OF HONOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (*1/4)
  • NYC STREET FIGHT: Juice Robinson, Flip Gordon, & Mark Haskins vs. Bully Ray, Silas Young, & Shane Taylor (**)
  • Taiji Ishimori [c] vs. Dragon Lee vs. Bandido for the IWGP JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (****)
  • Villain Enterprises [c] vs. Guerrillas of Destiny [c] vs. The Briscoes vs. Los Ingobernables de Jopon for the ROH WORLD TAG TEAM and IWGP TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS (***)
  • Zack Sabre Jr. [c] vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi for the RPW BRITISH HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (***3/4)
  • Tetsuya Naito [c] vs. Kota Ibushi for the IWGP INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIP (****1/2)
  • LADDER MATCH: Jay Lethal [c] vs. Marty Scurll vs. Matt Taven for the ROH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (**3/4)
  • Jay White [c] vs. Kazuchika Okada for the IWGP HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/2)

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