NWA USA Review - June 18, 2022
Sam Shaw def. Mercurio
The former Dexter Lumis just returned to the NWA last weekend at Alwayz Ready and wrestled in an impromptu four-way match in the main event to determine the new NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion (which he lost), so I'm surprised his first match since then would be on NWA USA and not Powerrr. This was a bit more competitive than I was expecting, but I guess they wanted to make this Mercurio dude look somewhat credible in defeat. As I've said before, Shaw is a perfect fit for the current NWA.
The Legends def. Colby Corino and The Fixers
The Legends was a weird name for the trio of The Mortons and Homicide. Ricky Morton and Homicide fall into that category, but obviously not Kerry Morton, who is just starting his career. Speaking of Kerry, he picked up the win for his team by pinning Corino. I assumed in the past that Corino would be the one to beat Homicide for the NWA Junior Heavyweight Championship, but between what happened at Alwayz Ready and here, I doubt that's going to be the case.
By NWA USA standards, this was well above average. Shaw had already left NWA by the time Powerrr came around, so this was technically his first "television" match (even though it airs on YouTube), so that was notable. The main event also featured some star power and it was an enjoyable outing to boot, making for a thumbs-up episode on the whole (even though the backstage interviews were fairly forgettable).
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