Marti Belle def. Madi
Belle should be barred from wrestling singles matches, and I'm only half-joking when I say that. There's a reason she's better in tag team action, and that's because Allysin Kay can carry a majority of their matches (in addition to the chemistry they have as partners). Madi has been a prospect with potential since I first saw her on AEW Dark two years ago, but she's still inexperienced. Thus, putting these two together was not a smart call as it was a mediocre match to say the least.
The Dirty Sexy Boys and The Miserably Faithful (Sal the Pal and Gaagz the Gymp) def. The Ill Begotten (Alex Taylor and Jeremiah Plunkett) and The Spectaculars in a Strange Bedfellows Match
WWE has done the "Strange Bedfellow" gimmick before, and it basically sees unlikely allies team up. There are better teams in the NWA's tag team division than what we got here, which felt like the leftovers. I enjoy Dirty Dango and JTG, but the other tandems involved were total throwaway. It was a perfectly fine match and the right team went over, despite how little I care about Miserably Faithful.
Rhett Titus def. NWA World Tag Team Champion Bestia 666
This was a random match considering Titus hasn't had any interaction with La Rebelion so far in the NWA, so a bit of explanation as to why this happened would have been nice. That said, they had a well-wrestled match for the time they were allotted. I wouldn't have had Titus win unless the idea is for him to find a partner and challenge for the NWA World Tag Team Championship, but I doubt that will end up being the case.
The Now def. NWA National Champion Cyon in a 2-on-1 Handicap Match by Count-Out
I've been a fan of The Now for years on the northeast independent scene and I was happy to see them get an opportunity here, but this was a weird situation. Cyon is a heel champion, and seeing as how this wasn't booked as a squash in his favor, putting him in a two-on-one situation was odd. The match was fairly competitive and then he lost by count-out, so again, I'm not sure what purpose this was supposed to serve.
NWA World Women's Champion Kamille def. Max The Impaler
(From my NWA 74: Night 2 review...) Props to the NWA for giving Max the monster push from the get-go. She hasn't been around very long, but she was absolutely a threat to take the title here. I didn't think this match would come close to being as good as Kamille vs. Valkyrie, and although it started slow, they ultimately had a top-notch match where Kamille had to fight from underneath for the first time. She's been champion for well over a year, so the nearfalls were suspenseful, but she was able to find a way to win in the end. Again, I'm left wondering, who on the roster can possibly beat Kamille at this point?
I thought Kamille vs. Taya Valkyrie was the better NWA World Women's Championship match from NWA 74 weekend in my opinion, but I have no problem with them replaying it here (I just skipped over it). This was a special edition of PowerrrSurge hosted by Pretty Empowered (instead of The Fixers, who usually occupy that role). None of the matches had any storyline significance and weren't overly great from an in-ring standpoint, so this show can easily be skipped.
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