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- Thu, 27 Jun 2019 01:32:25 EST iVSK5WcY No.6256745
File: 1561613545201.jpg -(52317B / 51.09KB, 900x547) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. fuck it, nwa general thread
i remember asking a while ago if we could have an nwa general to keep up with all the updates about the brand
not getting a clear response from the mods, i decided to make my own thread, with blackjack and hookers

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dont know what else to add
have a fine day

>NWA will be integrated into the AEW/Impact/MLW/ROH thread once a new thread is made for that.

This post was edited by C_Higgy on 14-10-2019 03:39:40
Rayna Von Tash - Thu, 27 Jun 2019 01:34:32 EST cS30l1Ma No.6256747 Reply
God bless Billy Corgan's heart for trying to make NWA great again.
R-Truth - Thu, 27 Jun 2019 01:40:33 EST iVSK5WcY No.6256754 Reply
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he has a very subtle way to book things which works on the lung run but sadly there's not that much buzz around the nwa now that aew is getting so over doing basically the opposite
not that i dislike (most of) aew's booking, a thing can be good for many different reasons, but i still feel like aldis is a really underlooked champion
C. Red - Thu, 27 Jun 2019 02:01:20 EST Bo7NLc7W No.6256759 Reply
I don't know shit about modern NWA, is it still an organization made out of multiple promotions or is it just it's own single promotion now is it even related to the old NWA or are they just using the same name for branding purposes?
R-Truth - Thu, 27 Jun 2019 02:07:29 EST iVSK5WcY No.6256760 Reply
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its a bit hard to explain
its not a promotion, its basically just a brand represented by its champions, sometimes they have their own shows but most of the exposition you can get comes from other companies or the youtube channel
apparently billie is looking for a tv deal, but we know nothing about that yet
Michael Elgin - Thu, 27 Jun 2019 06:06:57 EST IX5coWMM No.6256801 Reply
Corgan decided that the NWA franchisees were not people he wanted to do business with. I think the current organisation is just Corgan and Dave Lagana - if they have a third employee, it's Nick Aldis, but I think the relationship with him is more like a partnership. There are some other recurring characters like Tim Storm and Jocephus. Cornette has been an enthusiastic supporter and his NWA work is his best in recent years.

The NWA's current model is to take wrestlers who are under-appreciated on the indies and showcase them in a series on YouTube. Match footage comes from promotions that the NWA is working with - typically Championship Wrestling From Hollywood or Ring of Honor. Corgan has put the NWA brand on a couple of shows so far, with the most recent being a revival of the Crockett Cup in partnership with ROH, but isn't rushing to run shows on his own. In some ways, it resembles what Anthem is trying to do with Impact, with a more obscure but less tainted brand and a smaller platform.
Cary Silkin - Thu, 27 Jun 2019 08:28:45 EST ooxghLVe No.6256841 Reply
Nick Aldis is great, something really refreshing about seeing someone who carries himself as that refined champion character in this day and age.
Sami Callihan - Thu, 27 Jun 2019 08:59:57 EST 88NgqRn7 No.6256861 Reply
What would you rather have?

The current reality with Billy Corgan taking over the NWA

or the reality where he buys TNA... so he has the TV deal to pull off his vision, but its with 2016-2017 TNA brand value (and probably still features Magnus, James Storm and Sam Shaw)
R-Truth - Thu, 27 Jun 2019 09:08:03 EST iVSK5WcY No.6256870 Reply
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intresting question

i'd probably go with 2016-17 tna if it means that he's replacing dixie carter
and if not, its still an appetizing idea
tna at the time despite its flaws was far from a bad show, but it had a very contrasting vision to what corgan seems to like in his booking
plus its sad to see a guy like nick aldis who has really grew on me as a champion not be featured in a proper program in the current state, especially if they have to work with companies like current ring of honor, that otherwise has no appeal whatsoever to me
plus, it may be the alternative timeline where eli drake gets the push he seemingly was supposed to get all along
yeah, i'd say impact >>>>> roh/cwfh
R-Truth - Thu, 27 Jun 2019 09:09:38 EST iVSK5WcY No.6256871 Reply
BUT id also have to deal with the fact that i would not be getting callis booking under current impact
well that makes it harder to decide
i dunno, can the two fo them partner?
Obariyon - Fri, 28 Jun 2019 02:22:17 EST iVSK5WcY No.6257434 Reply
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ROH BITW is tonight
in any other situation i would have just skipped it in favour of impact but if the newest surprise signee for the NWA turns out to be Eli Drake i might make an ecception and watch to see what they plan with him
Hajime Ohara - Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:51:23 EST 88NgqRn7 No.6257495 Reply
if Eli Drake ends up with the NWA, its proof that the batch of wrestlers trying to jump ship from Impact aren't just going to land with a bigger and better AEW deal.
P.N. News - Fri, 28 Jun 2019 08:08:52 EST jEGuiRVR No.6257507 Reply
Surely he must have known this? Like I'm sure NXT would throw him money just because, but he rustled a lot of jimmies there before and has proven with this whole Tessa/intergender thing that he's not really a company man. He's also admitted he doesn't even like wrestling smaller guys either.

He'd offer absolutely nothing to AEW either. Dude might be great on the mic, but no one has ever said 'I can't wait to watch Eli Drake wrestle'
Obariyon - Fri, 28 Jun 2019 09:48:56 EST iVSK5WcY No.6257534 Reply
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i feel like he's been a mix of unlucky and a mark for himselfto end up in this situation
he was green in the ring for a long time but now he's trimmed the botches and wrestles competently a very old school brawling style, for my tastes at least
impact pulled the trigger on him at the wrong moment not capitalizing on his growing popularity and that's really not his fault but his reasons to leave were really sketchy so good riddance to that
i dont know how much NWA pays but i hope they can use him the way he was intended to, there's lot of potential in him and corgan seems like the right guy for the job
but if he SOMEHOW manages to piss him off as well that's three companies now that blacklisted him
lets pray for the best
Hajime Ohara - Fri, 28 Jun 2019 09:58:10 EST 88NgqRn7 No.6257536 Reply
>impact pulled the trigger on him at the wrong moment not capitalizing on his growing popularity
they give him the world title before most people thought he was ready and let him carry it for six months. what do you mean?
Obariyon - Fri, 28 Jun 2019 10:06:00 EST iVSK5WcY No.6257538 Reply
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it's more complicated than that
there were really many factors that ruined his reign
impact was very dry on babyfaces that could cut a promo at the time and no feud he had felt that intresting as a consequence, plus he still couldn't really carry it in the ring to compensate
they gave him chris masters as a henchman so he became a chickenshit that lost non title matches all the time
and the angle he had with cornette died because cornette left one month in
it was the wrong time because he felt like an afterthought, not because he wasn't hot
TAKA Michinoku - Fri, 28 Jun 2019 12:08:04 EST IX5coWMM No.6257568 Reply
I'd rather see Corgan plucking someone from obscurity than signing Eli Drake. Nothing against Eli, I just feel that if the NWA is going to work out they need to find more guys like Jocephus rather than trying to compete with WWE and AEW for known quantities.
The Gobbledy Gooker - Sat, 29 Jun 2019 00:55:03 EST iVSK5WcY No.6257908 Reply
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i was asleep during the whole ppv (and i doubt i should regret it) but thank god eli drake was the surprise man
cant wait for the feud with aldis
Scott D'Amore - Sat, 29 Jun 2019 08:27:54 EST qdYeeVf0 No.6258005 Reply
Selling to Billy was the right move but I wish they would have kept him around as a character
Monster C - Sun, 30 Jun 2019 12:17:29 EST YhuTqZ9b No.6258956 Reply
Bruce took control of the NWA around the time of their second feud. Basically, he sued (keep in mind that Bruce is a shoot lawyer... and magician, I think) the owners of the NWA at the time for insurance fraud, and accepted the brand itself as compensation. The idea was that he was saving the brand by getting it away from the guys who were ruining it for short-term pocket-lining.

Bruce did ok but he just didn't have the resources or connections Billy does. When he first took over he wanted to get national tv, and all that. At the very least, he kept it stable until Billy got there.
Oz - Mon, 01 Jul 2019 11:02:06 EST fxkMbh/3 No.6259625 Reply
Real talk, NJPW was better off working with Tharpe era NWA over current ROH
Molly Holly - Mon, 01 Jul 2019 16:23:43 EST 88NgqRn7 No.6259822 Reply
real talk: NJPW is better off working with Corgan era NWA
>Big Dick Nick
>James Storm
>Eli Drake
these guys at least know how to carry themselves like classic big gaijin
Buck Quartermain - Mon, 01 Jul 2019 18:44:04 EST YhuTqZ9b No.6259934 Reply
The NJPW agreement had nothing to do with talent at that time though. NJPW just let those guys work their shows in exchange for control of the NWA titles, so Gedo could mark out by putting them on his guys. That deal ended as soon as NJPW got bored of the belts.
Hajime Ohara - Mon, 01 Jul 2019 20:51:53 EST dYhrmb6W No.6260043 Reply
Corgan nixed the territorial affiliates (which was a totally outdated concept anyway).

He says he's rebuilding the NWA brand. They've only put on a handful of actual NWA shows in the past few years. Most of their exposure comes from defending the NWA Championship in other promotions (like at All In last year) and YouTube videos.

It seemed like Corgan wanted to build to NWA doing supercards with wrestlers representing various promotions, but never quite got there.

It seemed to me that buying Impact was a consolation prize he bought for himself after losing TNA.
Chris Candido - Wed, 03 Jul 2019 06:31:15 EST IX5coWMM No.6260897 Reply
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>It seemed to me that buying Impact was a consolation prize he bought for himself after losing TNA.
Delirious - Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:05:15 EST A071Y4qB No.6265420 Reply
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New episode of ten pounds of gold, mainly focused around the Colt/Storm feud
Apparently now Storm has a remixed version of the DCC theme he has in TNA
Remember DCC? It was one of Corgan's idea back when he worked with Dixie but they became just jobbers immediately after he ragequit
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:24:49 EST qE0Hxhq0 No.6268520 Reply
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This seems interesting
PAC - Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:44:24 EST BlrIoG3o No.6269741 Reply
Daily DDT spoke with Nick Aldis to get his candid thoughts on why the NWA is destination viewing, what led to his departure from IMPACT, why WWE is no longer his endgame, almost signing with AEW earlier this year, and much more.

this is long, here are some highlights: https://dailyddt.com/2019/07/18/nick-aldis-aew-impact-wrestling-nwa/
>I was looking and felt that every wrestling company was going after the same audience. Everyone was going after the discerning fan that’s a lifer for wrestling, and I think that numbers have proven that if you cater to that fan base, you lose the rest. I think there’s a sweet spot where you can satisfy everyone.

>The proliferation of social media and wrestling fans’ insatiable appetite for opinion to bring down the number one wrestling leads to a culture that unfortunately can exclude a lot of the more casual fans and I think that’s necessarily fair.

>I don’t think any one person’s dollar is more valuable than another’s, but I cherish and respect the fans that just watch once a week and don’t engage in social media about it and don’t write blogs about it and talk with other fans about it just as much as I do those fans.

>I can tell you for a fact that TNA and in particular Dixie [Carter] had a hugely disproportionate view of what the Twitter conversation represented in the wider audience because they represented at the time one-third of our overall audience.

>Around 2010-2011, the product told them “All that stuff you liked that made TNA unique? You don’t want that anymore.” And we lost them. We never got them back. Twitter is very easy to manipulate to make it look like you’re doing better than you really are. “Look, we’re trending!”

>It’s not equally converted to Pay-Per-View buys and merchandise buys and things like that. What it can do is maintain loyalty with a portion of our audience is creates a false sense of security and a bit of a pathway to laziness and that’s certainly what happened with IMPACT.

>I’ll tell you the truth: I was made an offer by AEW. I counter-offered with, “I’d like to be able to do both.” I’d like to work with them because obviously I have great admiration for Cody and the Bucks for what they’ve been able to do. But I wasn’t prepared to walk away from the two years of work I’ve done with the NWA. And that was that. I left it open with, “If you can find a way to keep doing this and do your show, I’ll do your show.”

>They essentially wanted to offer me a contract and have me walk away from what I’m doing here and I said that doesn’t make any sense to me. Really, there’s no reason to. It’s just a hangover from the way things have always been done. Obviously, we hear this “Change the World” phrase a lot, but that was my pitch to them. “If you really want to change the world, why can’t we do that?”

>Because that really would be a change for one guy to work there but also come here. I’m still on very good terms with Cody and the Bucks and I had a very nice conversation with Tony [Khan] and everyone was aware of it. Billy and Dave were aware of it.

>At the time, my stance was if I can do both, then I’ll do it and I think that as it shakes out and everyone starts to realize the demand that will be on them with cable TV and stuff like that, those possibilities will be way more apparent in the next coming year for some guys.

>Before we knew it, we had this sort of thing where I was going to defend the title on four different continents in one year and then suddenly you realize we achieved what we wanted to do with the NWA which was the traditional values with a modern delivery system.

>I could be the traveling champion and put it out there with Ten Pounds of Gold and documented it and put it out in different ways like packages instead of going, “Here are the results, he defended the title here, blah blah blah.” We show clips and we made packages. We showed me traveling all over the world. That’s just effort. That’s not money.

>Okay, there’s a little bit of money involved and Dave Lagana just so happened to fly with me and bring all of his equipment and shoot and edit everything, but Dave’s running the company. Compared to hiring a sound stage and getting a load of people and a load of wrestlers and a load of events, the cost of that is minimal, but we were amount to able create something that was a body of work. Not just me, but the entire NWA that is now usable and can be built off of.

>It puts us in a very strong position, especially now we head into the rest of the year with AEW and WWE moving to FOX. There’s going to be some real monumental shifts happening in the entire business. Ring of Honor is going to be in trouble and IMPACT is going to be in trouble and it’s no secret that there’s only so many hours in a day they can spend watching wrestling and only so many dollars they can spend, they’re going to make a decision.
>I had a big hand in bringing Eli Drake into the NWA. He had at least two other offers, one from one of the companies you mentioned, and one from Ring of Honor. Dave made his pitch and Dave asked me to call him and basically tell him my experience because Eli saw what we had done with me and said, “I want that.” Why wouldn’t you? I called him and we had a good talk and I told him what I thought this could be for him long-term.

>He’s a few years older than me, he’s 36 and I’m 32 and I’ve always had one eye on the future post-wrestling and I’m sure he kind of has that too because he’s a creative guy, he’s a smart guy with a good business brain and I’m sure he wants to have an option or at least the opportunity to work in behind-the-scenes role going forward if he wants to do that and it’s a seat at the table.
>I’m just going to say it. I have a vision of eventually headlining Starrcade with the ten pounds of gold on the line, but Starrcade currently belongs to WWE. That to me would be the pinnacle, my crowning achievement for the body of work I’ve done with this with this brand and this championship. To me, the two perfect-world opponents for that would be Randy Orton or Triple H, based on the historical significance of it.
Mt. Fiji - Fri, 19 Jul 2019 17:44:45 EST ooxghLVe No.6270059 Reply

Aldis is only 32? Honestly thought he was near 40. Nice to know that if this NWA stuff fails spectacularly (I hope it doesn't even if it's likely) he still has years left to go somewhere else
Ultimate Spider Jr. - Fri, 19 Jul 2019 17:56:07 EST s2JxQMZc No.6270068 Reply
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Wish they had a weekly and streamed on Twitch.
Titus O'Neil - Fri, 26 Jul 2019 17:31:04 EST IX5coWMM No.6274267 Reply
>tfw Billy Corgan convinces you that Eli Drake is a great wrestler
Tito Santana - Fri, 26 Jul 2019 17:47:51 EST NNEA+h7D No.6274273 Reply

Being a poor man's Ken Anderson automatically makes you a terrible wrestler.
Big Daddy V - Wed, 07 Aug 2019 18:10:05 EST u6H0OqFc No.6280518 Reply
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corgan talking about the production style of wrestling during the 70's, and at the end of the video two dates are mentioned
hopefully these are their two first days of tapings for the much rumored weekly show, it would be weird to not announce the name of these shows if that was not the case
Candice Michelle - Wed, 07 Aug 2019 18:16:12 EST VvmOBavl No.6280524 Reply
Guessing Corgan is still trying to work out a TV deal, hence none announced.
If they can't get it, the best route would be YouTube.
The footage has to air before it gets too old like how GFW couldn't figure out they had to air their shows for people to go to them.
Milano Collection A.T. - Wed, 07 Aug 2019 18:30:41 EST BlrIoG3o No.6280536 Reply
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This is a monday and tuesday night btw. In fact, its the same week as AEW's premiere and the debut of SD on Fox.
Suwama - Wed, 07 Aug 2019 19:24:52 EST CXBa0qkv No.6280556 Reply
Hopefully Billy keeps it real and has the show be 90% dimly lit squash matches
Alex Wright - Fri, 09 Aug 2019 10:34:05 EST BlrIoG3o No.6281114 Reply
> We do know that the NWA had been talking about taping one hour weekly shows that they would put on for free streaming
  • Meltz

Dave Lagana just did an interview and dropped some big interesting news: https://twitter.com/BustedOpenRadio/status/1159515585291702273
-TurnerSports was talking with the NWA about re-using the old Georgia Championship Wrestling studio in Atlanta to create a new studio TV wrestling show for B/R Live
  • Talks stalled as the AT&T merger happened
  • the AEW deal came together and became a bigger cable deal
  • This new NWA show is going to be taped "on the same street" as the old Georgia Championship Wrestling show
  • The goal is to recreate studio wrestling, no more than 200 people in attandance
Freehaven !zWb42fBPMM - Fri, 09 Aug 2019 10:45:51 EST It2BUKqt No.6281119 Reply
>no more than 200 people in attandance

Can the NWA even draw 200 people on its own?
Soldier Ant - Fri, 09 Aug 2019 10:48:56 EST GXHNtkkw No.6281121 Reply
>recreate studio wrestling
like did the secret techniques of The Impact Zone get lost?
Alex Wright - Fri, 09 Aug 2019 10:55:21 EST BlrIoG3o No.6281123 Reply
if you watched TNA in 2016, it was clear that Corgan & Lagana were already doing this on a slightly different scale.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Fri, 09 Aug 2019 18:21:12 EST UveV14Hw No.6281276 Reply
Well NWA is going in the major promotions thread once NWA ends up getting a TV deal then. I'm just wondering which network is going to pick them up and air their show?
Alex Wright - Fri, 09 Aug 2019 18:38:47 EST BlrIoG3o No.6281285 Reply
according to Meltz, it sounds like it might be some kind of (free) streaming thing.
If Lagana's interview is anything to go by, they were looking at doing something for BR Live, so maybe they're still trying to use digital to raise their profile.
Mabel - Fri, 09 Aug 2019 18:50:52 EST en44yO+3 No.6281291 Reply
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oh great, 3 promotions that have nothing to do with eachother lumped in the same thread werent enough
Chris Masters - Fri, 09 Aug 2019 20:48:19 EST 8YmMYKUS No.6281332 Reply
There's no TV show, It's just Billy pretending to do something with NWA so can get invited to the cool parties again.
R.D. Evans - Tue, 13 Aug 2019 14:19:12 EST BlrIoG3o No.6283353 Reply
he's in a tag team with Bayley's husband. mainly works the Texas indies, based out of Austin. He did a tour of DDT in the spring.

He was on the NWA 70th Anniversary PPV last fall in the National Title tourney, he got to have a promo segment with Jim Cornette. Lagana has been raving about his vignettes since last fall & he definitely puts work into his promo skills: https://youtu.be/QmAk3jzqs1E

Seems to embody a similar philosophy to Eli Drake: what's most important to a wrestler is a look and an ability to talk.
Abyss - Tue, 13 Aug 2019 15:23:15 EST hHKXlRFC No.6283383 Reply
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Could this be who Billy Corgan was talking about when he said he saw a shapeshifter once?
Jimmy Superfly Snuka - Wed, 14 Aug 2019 04:43:49 EST m9X319+1 No.6283816 Reply
Ricky Starks is pretty entertaining. He's passable in the ring as well.
Razor Ramon HG - Mon, 26 Aug 2019 12:50:50 EST jCH8J3Fu No.6288564 Reply
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>The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) announced a few weeks ago that they would be producing their own series out of Atlanta, Georgia starting on September 30th and October 1st.

>The tradition of the National Wrestling Alliance and studio wrestling goes back to Georgia Championship Wrestling with Gordon Solie and the World Championship Wrestling program hosted by Tony Schiavone. It featured stars like Harley Race, Ric Flair, Austin Idol, The Road Warriors, Dusty Rhodes and more legends of the National Wrestling Alliance. Today’s announcement sheds more light on the location and ticketing info.

>Today’s announcement reveals that Georgia Public Broadcasting and GPB Studios will be the home of the National Wrestling Alliance series. Also revealed today was that tickets for this event will go on sale on Tuesday, September 3rd for this event. A limited number of VIP passes will be sold to guarantee your entry to the event which also includes special merchandise and meet and greets as part of your ticket. A general admission ticket will also be available as well.

>As a special thank you to our most loyal customers, this ticketing information/links will be sent out to NWA Email subscribers first on September 3rd at 9am ET which tickets go on sale. A general on-sale will start at 12pm ET time that same day. To guarantee your place, make sure you’re subscribed to the email newsletter

>VIP will be limited to 100 fans per night and the GA tickets will be made available with the remaining tickets. You can’t call GPB for tickets or wait on line. They will only be made available via this email newsletter on morning of 9/3/19. We also will be doing merchandise give-away this week selecting one fan who has signed up and read the most recent email newsletter.

>We appreciate your support as we bring back the tradition and legacy of the National Wrestling Alliance #BrickByBrick

Justin Credible - Mon, 26 Aug 2019 12:57:37 EST GXHNtkkw No.6288567 Reply
I love how they're selling taping out of a shithole PBS affiliate in bumfuck nowhere with barely any room as a feature
Nolo King - Mon, 26 Aug 2019 13:37:05 EST sIBZtTbd No.6288580 Reply

I was really enjoying the character pieces of Tim Storm and his opponents last year, but instantly lost interest when Nick Aldis became champion because the guy is bland as hell.

With Impact Wrestling getting better and WWE being the top show there's only so much time I can dedicate to watching wrestling...

Oh well, I do wish the company the best.
Zeus - Mon, 26 Aug 2019 16:03:11 EST bWZ+YR1t No.6288616 Reply
Beyond Wrestling is pretty much doing the same thing, except they own their venue and the place will house a wrestling memorabilia store. And they're not even owned by someone with the amount of money Corgan has. Not a good look for the NWA.
Razor Ramon HG - Mon, 26 Aug 2019 16:28:06 EST jCH8J3Fu No.6288627 Reply
Drew from Beyond has openly talked about how much money he's lost on Uncharted Territory.

>except they own their venue
does Drew own the venue?
This is the place: https://twitter.com/seexperienceyt
I'm not really sure what Sports Entertainment Experience is. It sounds very similar to the WrestleFactory with the added bonus of a merch store & ability to serve booze.
Zardoz - Mon, 26 Aug 2019 22:00:53 EST G0uyKAOX No.6288813 Reply
It's still weird seeing Avalon looking like that. I'm used to him looking like a skinny dork.
Don Harris - Tue, 27 Aug 2019 23:20:55 EST y73oDH6a No.6289236 Reply
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He's about the only person who lost the Turkey Suit match, and seemed to enjoy it.
Damn, that was 6 years ago now.
Impact better keep the Turkey Day show around. I wonder where they'd shoot it. Probably up in Canadia,eh.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Wed, 28 Aug 2019 01:27:41 EST UveV14Hw No.6289261 Reply
If they did it in Canada, they'd have to do it in October since that's when Thanksgiving is there. I do hope we get the return of the Turkey Bowl since last year's Gravy Train Turkey Trot was hilarious.
Dasher Hatfield - Wed, 04 Sep 2019 22:57:21 EST y73oDH6a No.6292939 Reply
If Impact returns to Canadia after BFG, this scenario could possibly work out. Get Callis to call the show with D'Amore....in his Team Canada baseball jersey from 15 years or so ago.
Invader - Wed, 04 Sep 2019 23:48:40 EST Zl+X73l/ No.6292953 Reply
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NWA is going to be a Saturday morning kids television show with a feeling of chaos and anarchy?
Chris Sabin - Thu, 05 Sep 2019 00:37:37 EST z0bPliZN No.6292967 Reply
Mid-Atlantic always aired at lunch on Saturday's and had many a bloody match.
Meiko Satomura - Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:52:53 EST BlrIoG3o No.6294104 Reply
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>Royce Isaacs and Thomas Lattimer defeated PCO and Brody King to become the new NWA Tag Team Champions at the Ring of Honor event in Chicago.

>The title change was necessiatated by the end of the NWA-ROH working relationship and the NWA needing to have control of the Tag belts leading into their first TV tapings in Atlanta. With the relationship ending, they would not have access to PCO and King, who are under contract to Ring of Honor.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Mon, 09 Sep 2019 19:57:47 EST qE0Hxhq0 No.6294309 Reply
Makes sense to do the title change. Interested to see how NWA's new TV show does. Hopefully they'll make it available online on Fite.
Curt Hawkins - Mon, 09 Sep 2019 22:02:06 EST EzKB2m8T No.6294369 Reply
I get the reasoning but going from Villian Enterprises to a literal who and fucking BRAM is so bush league. Killed any hype I had for the tag division.
Nicole Bass - Thu, 12 Sep 2019 13:50:39 EST jCH8J3Fu No.6295524 Reply
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>The NWA released the NWA Tag Team title change from over the weekend at Ring of Honor in Chicago online. That title switch will likely be the last business between the two companies, at least for now. After winning the NWA Tag Team titles in Chicago, Thomas Lattimer and Royce Isaacs flew to Los Angeles to film future NWA content: https://youtu.be/aCu6BlYEmgY

>Colt Cabana was officially announced for the 9/30 and 10/1 NWA TV tapings in Atlanta, GA.

>As announced first to the National Wrestling Alliance email newsletter, Jim Cornette is coming to Atlanta on 9/30 & 10/1 to join Joe Galli on the broadcast team for the upcoming studio wrestling series being produced by Lightning One, Inc. Jim returned to the National Wrestling Alliance at NWA 70 and continued his brand of broadcasting excellence at the Crockett Cup. As the NWA brings back the studio wrestling format, we couldn’t think of any man better than the legendary Jim Cornette.
Hercules - Thu, 12 Sep 2019 14:19:29 EST 5uExEpXa No.6295541 Reply
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>As the NWA brings back the studio wrestling format, we couldn’t think of any man better than the legendary Jim Cornette.

Pedro Morales - Thu, 12 Sep 2019 16:15:24 EST WuGJ2oLB No.6295602 Reply
But the big question is, have NWA signed Bram to a multi year contract?
Shark GIrl (Male) - Thu, 12 Sep 2019 16:43:55 EST vy/ntJ8q No.6295611 Reply
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It still amazes me that someone who wore these glasses ever got over in Wrestling
Hercules - Thu, 12 Sep 2019 16:53:27 EST 5uExEpXa No.6295612 Reply
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Yeah, it's really a credit to his speaking ability and his racket-cover bedazzling.
Paul Roma - Thu, 12 Sep 2019 17:59:32 EST 8GkNNWAH No.6295642 Reply
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part of the reason jc's been successful is that he once he found his look he never deviated. it helped make him a hateable twat then and it's still working to this day.
Slick Johnson - Thu, 12 Sep 2019 21:22:50 EST v+89tD9l No.6295715 Reply
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>once he found his look he never deviated.

with the exception of the short-lived "General Corny" gimmick
Dolph Ziggler - Thu, 12 Sep 2019 22:22:41 EST kDhu5Ddp No.6295731 Reply
I wish General Cornette gimmick made it to the WWF. Would have made his WWF run a lot more memorable imo and maybe he and his boys would have been booked better because Vince wouldn't have seen his gimmick as just a washed up 80's manager.
Netjester !AI.skYnEt - Thu, 12 Sep 2019 22:22:44 EST iLikEToleARn No.6295732 Reply
>complete lack of content that has been booked to make your nomination pictures as square as possible from as many pro sports extra, it was also on that specific angle made me think gaben sales were just thinking about buying a playstation growing up and ready to watch / buy / stream the ads)?
MsChif - Thu, 12 Sep 2019 23:02:49 EST Oe3l1dzE No.6295740 Reply
it was actually "Krazy Kommander Korny" and it wasn't suitable for television
Dolph Ziggler - Fri, 13 Sep 2019 03:57:50 EST kDhu5Ddp No.6295788 Reply
I don't remember it being so racist at all. He made the most basic military puns in his usual style while managing people like Buddy Landel and Tommy Rich.

Oh and Sgt. Rock, who was fucking Jacqueline of all people so I really don't think it was supposed to be a KKK gimmick or anything.
Giant Bernard - Tue, 17 Sep 2019 14:31:03 EST BlrIoG3o No.6297458 Reply
>The National Wrestling Alliance announced today that Tim Storm would challenge NWA Champion Nick Aldis, confirming the first main event for their 9/30 and 10/1 TV tapings in Atlanta, GA
KC Cloudy Day - Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:35:28 EST BlrIoG3o No.6297931 Reply
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> the NWA announced that former NWA tag team champions the Rock N Roll Express will be appearing at the October 1 TV tapings. As previously reported, the team was recently announced to make their NJPW debut at Fighting Spirit Unleashed.

>The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) and Billy Corgan tweeted out a new logo for the promotion for the upcoming TV tapings in Atlanta, Georgia on September 30 and October 1 this month. You can check out the new logo and Corgan’s full statement below:
"Georgia, The National Wrestling Alliance is coming home to you. Which is why we’ve gone out of our way to make this very special logo the flagship symbol for our upcoming television tapings in Atlanta, September 30th and October 1st. I have so much history with the area, from recording Siamese Dream in Marietta in 1992 and 93, to those Saturday mornings watching the Nature Boy tear it up from Techwood Studios. And here we’ll be just down the block, a stone’s throw away from those vaunted days, at GPB studios in front of 154 strong. I can guarantee that our shows we’ll be like no other currently out there, and in my opinion that’s the best way to honor the legacy of the NWA; by pushing forward while always honoring the past. We hope you’ll be there to join us!"
Nigel McGuinness - Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:59:35 EST n2vcWWHg No.6297994 Reply
cancel cornette guy would've gone on a fucking diatribe about all of cornette's crimes against humanity and then replied to the post questioning his sincerity with that same old "oh, so you don't think sexist/homophobic/transphobic/islamophobic jim cornette doesn't need to be brought down!?" routine he replies with every time. i like nolo king better than him.
Johnny Curtis - Tue, 24 Sep 2019 12:35:12 EST Ybchf0OF No.6300045 Reply
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>Amazing talents
>Marti Belle

Can't judge Vox and Rosa since I haven't seen them wrestle, or remember seeing them.
Tyler Black - Tue, 24 Sep 2019 12:44:09 EST BlrIoG3o No.6300049 Reply
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Rosa played Kobra Moon on Lucha Underground. She's done a few shots with ROH and she's on WOW on AXS playing a character similar to Kobra Moon

Ashley Vox is a Chikara wrestler, part of the Sea Stars tag team and does stuff with Beyond, Rise, Shine.

Dave Lagana worked with Chikara in between WWE & TNA and produced their first iPPVs, so he'll always have some loyalty there. Likewise, that's probably why Marti is there: the Dollhouse was a Lagana-Corgan era TNA faction.

and speaking of Corgan-era TNA ...
>BREAKING | Eddie Kingston is coming to Atlanta on 9/30 & 10/1...

"You have a lot of wrestlers... you don't have enough fighters... I'm a fighter..."

>And he's not coming alone...
Pokka !!4vMEXnV5 - Tue, 24 Sep 2019 13:31:22 EST OhACbj2y No.6300057 Reply
Rosa also just did a trip to Japan to work with TJPW and had a good title match against The Big Kaiju Shoko Nakajima
Sheamus - Tue, 24 Sep 2019 13:38:28 EST Zl+X73l/ No.6300058 Reply
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To promote the upcoming tapings, this week's episode of Championship Wrestling from Hollywood has a bunch of NWA talent on loan, including James Storm, Nick Aldis, Allysin Kay, and Ricky Starks.

David Marquez, the self-professed "king of studio wrestling", has been producing CWH for over a decade and is also the producer of NWA's tapings next week so I'm sure there two shows will look similar.

With less than a week to go before the tapings start, I find it hilarious and sad that they still haven't sold out either show, considering that it's in a TV studio with only about 300 seats.

have a Thunder Rosa gif
Jazz - Tue, 24 Sep 2019 14:22:51 EST Ha+zeJQc No.6300074 Reply
It's not uncommon. I'd bet demographically they lead in butt implants. There's a lot of different kinds of HIspanic and body shapes in general.
Akebono - Tue, 24 Sep 2019 16:00:46 EST t0TyxpiZ No.6300090 Reply
I just saw Nick Aldis defend against Peter Avalone and then Tim Storm came out and challenged him for a rematch. He mentioned a tv deal in Georgia and asked for some support.
Hector Garza - Thu, 26 Sep 2019 15:31:26 EST jCH8J3Fu No.6300934 Reply
Warning this is:
>The National Wrestling Alliance has been negotiating with WWE to bring the new NWA studio series to the WWE Network, but the deal is now on hold indefinitely.

>SEScoops has learned that the NWA pulled the trigger on the project expecting to close the deal with WWE. The working plan was for NWA TV to be part of the upcoming WWE Network revamp, which will include various “tiers” and programming from independent promotions.

>Without a deal in place, the NWA jumped the gun by announcing tapings. The company has yet to announce a distribution channel for the show.

>Things fell apart when WWE shifted its short-term focus from the tiered WWE Network strategy to the expansion of NXT, according to a source familiar with the negotiations. With NXT moving to the USA Network as a live 2-hour weekly broadcast, we’re told plans to ramp up the tiered network concept have been delayed.

>The NWA was put in a tough spot by the WWE Network deal falling through. The company signed some talent to 90-day deals, contracted with a studio to film, went public with everything. Backing out of the studio tapings would be very damaging for the NWA, as Billy Corgan and Dave Lagana have painstaking rebuild the brand’s prestige.

>With the initial plan scrapped, the NWA began shopping around the show to various television networks. Unfortunately, there was minimal interest.

>WGN America told Billy Corgan he could pay for a time slot, but otherwise they were not interested. There were talks with AXS TV, but those fell through after the sale to Anthem. There were even talks with Joe Koff about bringing NWA TV to Ring of Honor’s Honor Club streaming service. However, the NWA felt a deal with ROH would do more harm than good for the big picture and their hopes of landing a deal with WWE down the road.

>Dave Lagana is exploring the option of NWA TV airing primarily on YouTube, but they are aware this is not a viable source for the ad revenue needed to support the project. This predicament has led the NWA to reign in its budget.

>A smaller California group is talking with the NWA about the possibility of airing the studio show on smaller over-the-air-channels on a station-by-station basis, similar to WWE’s syndication approach in the 1980’s. The problem with this scenario is that the NWA would be on the hook for selling their own ads with no rights fee involved.

>The first NWA TV studio tapings are scheduled for September 30th and October 1st.
Dino Bravo - Thu, 26 Sep 2019 16:59:29 EST Zl+X73l/ No.6300994 Reply
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"NWA Wrestling Presented by Top's BBQ" will be aired on a purchased infomercial time slot by your local CW Network affiliate.
Krissy Vaine - Mon, 30 Sep 2019 09:55:07 EST NGFVBSre No.6302465 Reply
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they livestreammed a press conference a few minutes ago
havent watched the whole thing yet but apparently they have a new PPV this december and they're showing their events on youtube and fite until they find a netwoek
Timothy Well - Mon, 30 Sep 2019 10:23:08 EST jCH8J3Fu No.6302479 Reply
>The National Wrestling Alliance is proud to announce…

>NWA POWER is coming to you worldwide every Tuesday at 6:05pm ET starting on October 8th.

>As unveiled today by NWA President Billy Corgan at the Hard Rock Cafe Atlanta…. this return to its roots for the National Wrestling Alliance with studio wrestling is being made widely available for all great wrestling fans at the same time around the world. You can watch this show with no restrictions, no paywalls. Watch with other NWA fans during the live premiere every Tuesday at 6:05pm Eastern.



>And if you can’t watch the live premiere, the show will be available on-demand via those platform plus they will be made available on Fite.TV every Saturday Night.

>Also announced today the National Wrestling Alliance returns to Atlanta on December 14tth with a live PPV event.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Mon, 30 Sep 2019 10:43:46 EST qE0Hxhq0 No.6302486 Reply
Well that's good it'll be on Youtube and Fite. Now I have to figure out where to place NWA Power in the /wooo/tube schedule.
Extreme Tiger - Mon, 30 Sep 2019 10:50:40 EST U28QmYT+ No.6302489 Reply
>6 pm ET
So they're going live while everyone is at work in the rest of the US and Australia. Do they not want people to watch? Will people stay up to watch this in England on a week night?
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Mon, 30 Sep 2019 10:54:10 EST qE0Hxhq0 No.6302491 Reply
Well it's supposed to be a throwback to when WCW Saturday Night and stuff would air at 6:05pm. But at least it'll be available to watch after on Youtube.
Timothy Well - Mon, 30 Sep 2019 10:55:21 EST jCH8J3Fu No.6302492 Reply
I think 6:05 is a cute start time, although I'm perplexed why they're running Tuesdays instead of Saturdays with that timeslot.

I don't think it really matters though since it'll be Free VOD. Thats how I keep up with Impact, MLW, CMLL, and AAA.
Rockin' Robin - Mon, 30 Sep 2019 10:58:36 EST dYhrmb6W No.6302495 Reply
Like others have pointed out, it's a reference to the old school NWA timeslot.

Also, nobody watches TV as it airs anymore, so the timeslot really doesn't matter if it's available to stream whenever.
Big John Studd - Mon, 30 Sep 2019 12:20:56 EST GXHNtkkw No.6302531 Reply
yeah lol that plate art
the face thing isn't a bad idea but I'd say maybe in greyscale to match the belt?
and just put an NWA logo on the plates or something, maybe sell ad space on them
Zema Ion - Mon, 30 Sep 2019 18:40:02 EST 8Fa2E0kD No.6302752 Reply
If they can get names I care about to be involved then I'm willing to give this a shot as the aesthetic is so different from anything else today and what's old is new again etc. I like what I've seen of them from video promotional standpoint to and their presentation of a serious contemporary more sports based reality kind of thing.
The Dog - Mon, 30 Sep 2019 18:41:17 EST Pg7lBld+ No.6302754 Reply
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Probably the best thing to come out of this supposedly big week in American wrestling.
Jamie Keyes - Mon, 30 Sep 2019 21:49:05 EST NGFVBSre No.6302993 Reply
Damien Sandow is back in wrestling
missed the dude, despite what many may think of him, hope the best for him
Recon - Mon, 30 Sep 2019 22:20:54 EST dYhrmb6W No.6303015 Reply
The retro set would be cool for a one off event (like when WWE drags out the old R-A-W letters), but it's gonna be kitschy as fuck on a weekly TV show.
Awesome Kong - Mon, 30 Sep 2019 22:29:44 EST BlrIoG3o No.6303019 Reply
>Nick Aldis cuts a promo at the studio desk.
>Zane & Dave Dawson def. Billy Buck & Sal Rinauro.
>Eli Drake def. Caleb Konley.
>Thomas Latimer and Royce Isaacs def. a local tag team. The tag champions go to cut a promo when Homicide and Eddie Kingston interrupt.
>James Storm squashes a jobber with a superkick.
>Tim Storm comes out and challenges Nick Aldis, but comes up short after a lengthy match.
>Aron Stevens (the former Damien Sandow) cuts a promo at the studio.
>Ricky Starks def. Trevor Murdoch.
>Colt Cabana and Mr. Anderson def. a local tag team.
>Allysin Kay def. Ashley Vox in a non-tile bout.
>We get another promo with James Storm.
>Eddie Kingston and Homicide challenge The Wildcards for the tag belts, but it ends in a no contest after The Dawsons attack both teams. Kingston then cuts a promo challenging the Dawsons to a match.
>Marti Belle def. Crystal Rose.
>Caleb Konley def. a local talent.
>Eli Drake offers to partner with Tim Storm, and Storm accepts. They take on the Dawsons in a tag match. Dawsons emerge victorious by pinning Storm and continue to attack him afterward. Kingston and Homicide make the save.
>Trevor Murdoch wins a match against a local wrestler and gains an NWA contract.
>Marti Belle gives an interview saying that she wants to earn a title shot.
>Ashley Vox def. Marti Belle.

very 2016 TNA. thats not a bad thing.
Sakura Emi - Tue, 01 Oct 2019 04:01:05 EST HBLWC/LC No.6303232 Reply
> Eli Drake
> James Storm
> Homicide & Kingston
> Aron Stevens
> Colt Cabana & Mr. Anderson

I love it when rosters get rebooted and you get incredible hodgepodges like this.
Kurrgan - Tue, 01 Oct 2019 11:28:25 EST WuGJ2oLB No.6303322 Reply
The roster is fine, the whole throwback studio thing is just weird in 2019. We'll see how long that lasts, but at least Billy isn't giving up so quickly. I'm sure he'd prefer a proper TV deal, in a proper wrestling venue, rather than this getup. At least there's a crowd though, it's not the dark days of AWA.
Bobby Fish - Tue, 01 Oct 2019 13:10:40 EST GXHNtkkw No.6303362 Reply
yeah it's very very clearly "it's a feature not a bug" but kudos to Billy for trying to put a good spin on it I guess
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Tue, 01 Oct 2019 13:39:41 EST qE0Hxhq0 No.6303372 Reply
Didn't they just end their working relationship with ROH? Surprised he didn't mention MLW also.
Awesome Kong - Tue, 01 Oct 2019 13:45:32 EST BlrIoG3o No.6303376 Reply
Dave Lagana and Court Bauer FUCKING HATE each other, from their time in WWE. Bauer would bury Lagana and his TNA work all the time on the old MLW podcast
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Tue, 01 Oct 2019 13:47:07 EST qE0Hxhq0 No.6303377 Reply
Damn I didn't realize that it was that bad. Well at least they're open to working with three promotions.
Awesome Kong - Tue, 01 Oct 2019 13:56:43 EST BlrIoG3o No.6303383 Reply
>Well at least they're open to working with three promotions.
Because beggars can't be choosers. All of these alliances between these promotions are ultimately short lived while promotions try to stabilize themselves.

Its just history repeating itself; whether its the "Pro Wrestling USA" alliance between JCP & the AWA, the JCP-UWF partnership that turned into a buyout or the Memphis/AWA/World Class merger. They all always end with the most powerful promotion fucking over the lesser ones. Thats just how business works.

There's no incentive for AEW or WWE to work with the NWA. I can't help but wonder if Billy's ultimate endgame is to flip the NWA tape library and trademarks and sell them to WWE.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Tue, 01 Oct 2019 14:05:24 EST qE0Hxhq0 No.6303385 Reply
I mean NWA is doing the same thing that Impact is doing with being open to working with any promotion, well except with each other that is, and it's been working for Impact well since it helps with cutting costs on production while giving indie promotions, AAA, and NOAH their wrestlers to book for their shows. But you're right that there would be no incentive for WWE to work with NWA except for wanting to buy the trademarks and tape library since those have value. Maybe AEW would considering Cody had worked with them when he was with ROH last year but I can't see that happening given that they're focused on building their own stars and titles now. I think ROH is the only promotion that would have anything to gain in working with NWA but they just ended their relationship in July but I suppose the door is open to working with them again.
Awesome Kong - Tue, 01 Oct 2019 14:16:30 EST BlrIoG3o No.6303388 Reply
yeah i think for the Impact-NWA-ROH-MLW-NJPW US levels promotions, there's a benefit to partnering with indies that can help them run shows on a local level. It's a god pipeline for talent scouting

but any promotion with national tv or attempts to get on national tv are going to be cutthroat

> Maybe AEW would considering Cody had worked with them when he was with ROH last year
I really think that was just so Cody could book himself to win his dad's world title
Joe E. Legend - Tue, 01 Oct 2019 15:07:10 EST 6lubTvqQ No.6303395 Reply
And how do you know he had anything to do with the booking of the NWA title at all?
I know it's cool to hate him here, but this is ridiculous
Awesome Kong - Tue, 01 Oct 2019 15:10:46 EST BlrIoG3o No.6303397 Reply
I don't, thats why I said "I think" I also don't hate Cody, he's my favorite part of AEW so far.

Its my understanding that the Elite guys booked their own stuff for ALL IN and the scenario unfolded (including Cody returning the favor at NWA 70) seems very similar to how it used to be done in territory days when the local hero would get a quickie reign with the title
Joe E. Legend - Tue, 01 Oct 2019 15:26:05 EST 6lubTvqQ No.6303406 Reply
Cody's title reign felt like a publicity stunt for NWA, imo
Just so Billy Corgan could say he got Cody to win the title. I can't see The Elite caring much for NWA, their titles are still a long way from meaning much.
Awesome Kong - Tue, 01 Oct 2019 15:41:19 EST BlrIoG3o No.6303409 Reply
oh I'm sure Billy appreciated the exposure. But again that was the Elite's event. They didn't need Billy/the NWA to sell ALL IN. They weren't doing him a favor; if they didn't care, then why would they book it? This was also when they were still in ROH/NJPW and trying to leverage this into bigger deals; Cody giving himself a freelance world title certainly helped give him a little bit more boost.
Steve Blackman - Tue, 01 Oct 2019 22:31:25 EST BlrIoG3o No.6303507 Reply
>The Rock N Roll Express def The Wildcards to capture the NWA Tag Team Titles for the 9th time
Retail Dragon - Mon, 07 Oct 2019 10:52:07 EST jCH8J3Fu No.6307169 Reply
>The very first edition of NWA Powerrr will debut tomorrow at 6:05 PM EST on the NWA's YouTube and Facebook pages, featuring:
>NWA Champion Nick Aldis vs. Tim Storm.
>Eli Drake vs. Caleb Konley.
>Zane and Dave Dawson vs. Billy Buck & Sal Rinauro.
>Also appearing are NWA Tag Team Champions The Wildcards, NWA National Champion James Storm, Jocephus and more.
Freehaven !zWb42fBPMM - Mon, 07 Oct 2019 10:55:03 EST It2BUKqt No.6307170 Reply

Th'fuck? Did we stumble into Backwards Time Universe and somehow turn YouTube into old-school TBS?
Major DeBeers - Mon, 07 Oct 2019 11:07:49 EST GXHNtkkw No.6307177 Reply
I think I recall some other promotion doing the "05" gimmick on youtube riffing on TBS as well
Retail Dragon - Mon, 07 Oct 2019 11:19:03 EST jCH8J3Fu No.6307183 Reply
MLW did it; when it aired on Fridays on beinSports, it dropped on YT at 6:05 on Saturdays. It was pretty clever.

I don't know why NWA opted for Tuesdays instead of Saturdays
Devil Masami - Wed, 09 Oct 2019 09:51:12 EST tsNg5/qg No.6308131 Reply
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Ok guys, so NWA Powerrr is now my favorite rasslin show of the week. Men screaming at each other and the noise of the mat drowning out the announcers, I love it maggle.
Chris Masters - Wed, 09 Oct 2019 10:51:23 EST jSuQkiW4 No.6308146 Reply
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>my favorite rasslin show of the week

That was damn near my show of the year. Especially coming on the heels of last week. It felt like being a Who in wrestling Whoville and waking up and celebrating Wrestlemas without the LEDs and pyro and music and ramps and kerplookas and gersninkers.

Fahoo forays, dahoo dorays.
GAMI - Wed, 09 Oct 2019 10:59:42 EST hcL7NJ9i No.6308149 Reply
Loved the first episode, so glad Eddie Kingston came to his senses and didn't sign anything with WWE
Only thing I would have changed is having Allysin Kay be on for the first episode
Dale Oliver - Wed, 09 Oct 2019 11:21:18 EST 54kR6VRZ No.6308153 Reply
this is unironically really good
Jimmy Wang Yang - Wed, 09 Oct 2019 16:51:46 EST PyDfH2Sj No.6308239 Reply
This felt exactly like CWFH with a fresh coat of paint and a light talent upgrade. Did the people freaking out over this just never watch that?
Shark GIrl (Male) - Wed, 09 Oct 2019 17:04:07 EST Uip4SpjW No.6308241 Reply
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/ourgirl/ seems to like it
Shawn Michaels - Wed, 09 Oct 2019 17:18:50 EST cgc5OSei No.6308247 Reply
Loved the show but why the fuck is it called Powerrr and not Power?
Andy Ridge - Sun, 13 Oct 2019 18:04:44 EST zNyQb9LL No.6310166 Reply
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Maybe I'm not seeing this right but I don't see how these studio shows put on youtube are enough to sustain the promotion, let alone allow it to grow? Am I wrong?
Andy Ridge - Sun, 13 Oct 2019 18:05:37 EST zNyQb9LL No.6310168 Reply
Honestly NJ, nothing. I just worry about their financials. I want to see them succeed
David Flair - Sun, 13 Oct 2019 18:10:44 EST z/nDT24o No.6310172 Reply
>I just worry about their financials. I want to see them succeed

Buy their stuff.
RegalMachine RGM-79 !Ro1w0thJao - Sun, 13 Oct 2019 18:15:06 EST F0Ox2SDr No.6310174 Reply
I'm with Netjester on this one.
What's wrong with them doing that?
Youtube is the biggest video platform on the web.
They will get ad revenue or do direct advertising on YT to gain more views.
If shitty "news" shows like The Young Turks can sustain a presence and make money I don't see why a wrestling promotion can't.
It all depends on the people behind the camera and their willingness to work the Youtube system as hard as they fucking can and keep people coming back.
Mia Yim - Sun, 13 Oct 2019 19:04:05 EST L4YJHN0X No.6310189 Reply
It's more than it's had in over a decade.

Have they partnered with any other promotions?
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Sun, 13 Oct 2019 19:05:13 EST UveV14Hw No.6310190 Reply
It's probably because of the better talent and being in Atlanta, which gives it the obvious comparison in presentation to Georgia Championship Wrestling.

Crimson's promotion Tried-n-True Wrestling and Championship Wrestling From Hollywood.

This post was edited by C_Higgy on 13-10-2019 19:07:26
Kazarian - Sun, 13 Oct 2019 20:53:40 EST sIJLQqB4 No.6310213 Reply
they're not, billy is just putting them there in hope that the numbers they get are enough to attract a network willing to put them on their channel
El Generico - Sun, 13 Oct 2019 22:53:49 EST 5nJyLHXC No.6310245 Reply
I watched this with no expectations. I thought it would be hard to watch, bore me to tears.
I actually enjoyed it a lot. Like, a whole fucking lot. I am fully on board. Can't wait for episode 2.
Larry Zbyszko - Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:57:47 EST ZymOIYdf No.6310540 Reply
cwfh was/is good but fucking no one watches it. hey everyone who liked this, go check out a couple episodes of cwfh, it's quaint and fun you might like it.
Beth Phoenix - Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:05:22 EST Sc2SDob+ No.6310595 Reply
the brand, set and graphics, quality of the production, and announce team make powerrr a cut above other modern ventures of its sort. plus there's the getting in on the ground level appeal, which only in power can coexist with an appeal to nostalgia. no matter if they saw powerrr or cwfh first, powerrr (based on a whopping one episode) comes across as better.
Kenta Kobashi - Mon, 14 Oct 2019 21:20:23 EST BlrIoG3o No.6310688 Reply
here's the secret about CWFH: the wrestling is just not good and not even in a "it's not supposed to be good" kind of way. I'm happy that it exists but there hasn't been a breakout match, promo or character in almost 10 years. Eli Drake back when he was Shaun Ricker was the last breakout talent they developed
Ax - Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:37:51 EST L4YJHN0X No.6310866 Reply
Would it be too much to hope for a possible AEW partnership so The Young Bucks can win the NWA Tag Titles and give Corny a coronary?
Rico - Tue, 15 Oct 2019 08:27:22 EST ZrC+sR45 No.6310936 Reply
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>Would it be too much to hope for a possible AEW partnership

Yes it would. The NWA knows better this time around.
Rico - Tue, 15 Oct 2019 08:44:08 EST ZrC+sR45 No.6310946 Reply
It's always been the same size.
Mt. Fiji - Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:09:19 EST Zl+X73l/ No.6311011 Reply
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If you actually watched the show you would know this is wrong. Chris Bey, Scorpio Sky, Brian Cage, Tyler Bateman, Willie Mack, Adam Pierce, and Cathy Kelley all worked extensively at CWFH. Not to mention the king of studio wrestling, producer and director David Marquez.
The Iron Sheik - Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:34:13 EST jCH8J3Fu No.6311028 Reply
when were the last times Mack, Cage or Pearce worked for CFWH tho? Chris Bey for example got more for this month's stretch of working 205 Live, ROH, Impact and GCW

its a good thing that CFWH exists and Marquez is great but its not a place where breakout talents get talked about for whatever reason. Even if its focused on being a studio show thats about characters and promos, instead of workrate, its just missing some little things that give it that spark. Powerrr is able to fill in those details better. Hell, MLW & Impact take a lot of the studio wrestling ethos and add a shine to it.

I'm not trying to dump on CFWH; its mostly limited by its budget and SoCal's wrestling scene, which for whatever reason has never been as vibrant or prolific as the northeast or midwest.
Jimmy Hart - Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:36:01 EST VNV3Fch7 No.6311032 Reply
>Scorpio Sky, Brian Cage, Tyler Bateman, Willie Mack, Adam Pierce
These were new characters in the past 10 years? These guys have been around forever and wrestled everywhere. I suppose Cathy Kelley and Chris bey are, but I wouldn't consider bey a breakout start just yet.
Mt. Fiji - Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:14:48 EST Zl+X73l/ No.6311053 Reply
Mack worked two matches this year. Cage wrestled for them 2017. Adam Pearce wrestled his retirement match at CWFH in 2014.
>its mostly limited by its budget
Spending less than you bring in is how you make money. Unlike NWA.

New to the television wrestling audience, yes. TV is where most wrestling is watched. CWFH is where wrestling viewers are most likely to have seen these guys first.
The Iron Sheik - Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:18:10 EST jCH8J3Fu No.6311054 Reply
>Spending less than you bring in
i don't think CFWH is bringing in that much either tbh

>CWFH is where wrestling viewers are most likely to have seen these guys first.
eh... Pearce got famous because of ROH. And I feel like Mack, Cage, Scorpio Sky first gained buzz thru PWG
Percy Watson - Tue, 15 Oct 2019 18:26:58 EST U28QmYT+ No.6311239 Reply
The studio crowd is popping for Mr. Anderson and Damien sandow. It would behoove the NWA not to build around WWE/TNA cast offs. I hope these guys are only there to make their real stars look good.
El Zorro - Tue, 15 Oct 2019 19:10:44 EST Nf8mKaXa No.6311275 Reply
Fuxk that it was fun and wwe/tna cast offs are not nearly as prominent these days. Its fine
Shark GIrl (Male) - Tue, 15 Oct 2019 19:21:40 EST Uip4SpjW No.6311281 Reply
Just don't have it be fucking Ken Anderson., he wasn't good in 2005, isn't good in 2019, and was bad in every year between. The literal only thing of value he ever had was an entrance, and it's a damn shame it was wasted on him
Caprice Coleman - Tue, 15 Oct 2019 19:21:52 EST 6lubTvqQ No.6311282 Reply
It's all about how they're used. Being paranoid about wrestlers being "cast offs" from bigger companies is silly
Caprice Coleman - Tue, 15 Oct 2019 19:30:52 EST 6lubTvqQ No.6311289 Reply
Just saw the Aron Stevens promo
it's better than almost everything he did when he was in TNA
Ax - Tue, 15 Oct 2019 19:58:42 EST L4YJHN0X No.6311310 Reply
He's one of only a few people who ever had a good Casket Match (outside Dario Cueto's Temple obviously) so he's got that, at least.

Kennedy was fine in WWE. Like a Miz (or MJF ) who could actually have an entertaining match.
Rene Dupree - Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:32:59 EST ZymOIYdf No.6311376 Reply
i wasn't implying it was amazing it's just something you might like if you're into the new nwa show.

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