Kratos def. Thrillbilly Silas
Silas stood out more than anyone in last week's Team War match. He eliminated a few people and he got the crowd behind him, as he did here. He and Kratos had a pretty good, competitive hoss fight. Kratos hasn't done much in recent memory, so I was actually surprised to see him win. I would've kept Silas' momentum going by having him beat Kratos, but oh well. This was the best choice for the opener.
The Renegade Twins def. NWA World Women's Tag Team Champion Ella Envy and Roxy
I could've sworn The Renegade Twins were supposed to challenge Pretty Empowered for the NWA World Women's Tag Team Championship on this show. Instead, Kenzie Paige was handcuffed at ringside, though the stipulation didn't end up mattering because she was freed anyway. The match itself was decent and The Renegade Twins will definitely have a title shot soon coming off this win.
NWA Television Champion Jordan Clearwater vs. Mims Ended in a Time-Limit Draw
This had the six-minute-and-five-second time limit that TV title matches usually get. What I don't like about the time limits is that it feels like these matches end in draws more often than not. Short sprints would be fun, but we haven't gotten those over the TV title in some time and Clearwater being champion hasn't helped with that. This was solid, but it never got out of first gear and the finish was disappointing. The story was that Mims could have won had this lasted longer, so we'll see if they book a rematch. This was Mims' Champions Series title shot, so it would be a bummer if this was it for him in the title picture.
Thom Latimer def. Jax Dane
Latimer worked from underneath for the entire match. This told a simple story and was well worked. I enjoy Dane's character work, but as seen last week on Powerrr, Latimer and Kamille are seemingly headed for a feud with the new couple of Angelina Love and Fodder, so it made sense for Latimer to win here. Dane's manager Chris Silvio threw in the towel for Dane almost immediately. That could be nothing, but it's also possible it was designed to plant seeds of dissension between him and Dane.
NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion Tyrus and Blunt Force Trauma def. Rolando Freeman and The Cardonas (Matt Cardona and Mike Knox)
This six-man tag team match was set up last week on Powerrr and the winning team's captain got to choose the stipulation for Tyrus vs. Cardona at Nuff Said. They built this up all episode and lasted all of two or three minutes, if that. Freeman has beat Cardona on multiple occasions and that was why Cardona chose him to be his partner, but he was immediately squashed and that was it. That isn't to say I was excited for this, but as the main event, it was lame. That said, Tyrus being in there for as short as possible was the right call.
I praised last week's live Powerrr for exceeding expectations. Unfortunately, this was a weak show in comparison, especially since it was also a go-home show for Nuff Said this weekend. I commend them for putting together a pay-per-view card on such short notice, but this edition of Powerrr featured the NWA tropes that have always bothered me about the product (the main event not delivering, the TV title match having a flat finish, etc). There also wasn't a whole lot that had to do with Nuff Said other than what happened at the end of the episode. We'll see if they can get back on track Saturday night.
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