Trevor Murdoch def. Beast Mode by Disqualification
Beast Mode, as his name suggests, is a massive dude. I know nothing about him, but he did force Murdoch to work from underneath here. I don't know if this means Murdoch is back to being a babyface after being a tweener for so long, but he was in the babyface role here. Regardless, it was a well-worked match while it lasted. Some guy named Daisy Kel (whose name I'm definitely butchering but that's what it sounded like the commentators said) ran in for the disqualification, so hopefully we find out who they are soon to make sense of this.
EC3 def. Dontae Smiley
EC3 and BLK Jeez have officially formed a partnership between Jeez's group and Control Your Narrative, whatever the hell that consists of at this moment. I can't say I care, regardless of what it leads to. This was a simple squash to give EC3 a victory and nothing more. This was after he beat Kevin Kiley Jr. at Nuff Said last month, but it still feels like he has no momentum right now. There also aren't any rivalries I'm overly excited to see him in, either.
Gaagz The Gymp vs. Sal the Pal in a Hair vs. Mask Match Ended in a Double Count-Out
I honestly completely forgot about the drama happening with The Miserably Faithful until this match happened. Sal's hair was on the line along with Gymp's mask. Who could possibly give a crap? I thought the NWA was moving away from this sort of nonsense, but apparently not. The match was total throwaway and the worst part is that we didn't have a decisive winner, meaning the storyline will continue. Ugh.
NWA Women's World Champion Kamille def. Ruthie Jay (Non-Title)
Jay was another individual I knew nothing about (would it have hurt to have her cut a promo backstage beforehand?!), but I thought she looked impressive and had a solid showing. This looked like a straightforward squash for Kamille on paper, but Jay scored more offense than I thought she would and they had a nice main event. I continue to hope La Rosa Negra will get the next shot at the NWA World Women's Championship and be the one to finally dethrone Kamille.
I appreciate the simpler approach to Powerrr instead of overloading it with matches and promos. Doing three to four matches with promos and backstage segments mixed in is a formula that works. Unfortunately, this just wasn't the most interesting or eventful episode. All three matches pitted members of the roster against people we've never seen before or seen very little of, and while none of the matches were terrible, none of them seemed to serve a strong purpose, either. This was a very forgettable edition. I realize the next pay-per-view NWA 312 isn't for another month, but I don't think we know anything about the card other than the main event and that needs to be rectified in the coming weeks.
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