NWA United States Tag Team Champions The Fixers def. Gold Rushhh
Gold Rushhh consist of Jordan Clearwater and Marshe Rockett from Idolmania Sports Management. The group does nothing for me, but those two are at least talented competitors and thus I had no issue with them getting a shot at the NWA United States Tag Team Championship. This was a good match and a nice first defense for The Fixers. It would have been silly for them to lose the belts so soon after winning them.
Thrillbilly Silas def. Judais in an NWA National Championship Tournament Semifinal Match
As I've mentioned before, Judais hasn't been overly impressive since coming to the NWA last year, so I didn't have high hopes for this match. They ended up exceeding expectations and having a quality hoss fight that didn't overstay its welcome. Dax Draper and Chris Adonis both advanced to the next round on Tuesday's Powerrr, so presumably they'll all meet in a three-way to determine the next number one contender to the National title.
Kerry Morton def. Joe Alonzo, Colby Corino, "Pretty" Peter Avalon, Mike Bennett and PJ Hawx in an NWA Junior Heavyweight Championship No. 1 Contender's Six-Man Scramble Match
This was billed as Avalon's return to the NWA, but I had no idea he competed for the NWA previously. I don't believe he's been under a full-time deal with AEW since the start of the year, which would explain why he was able to appear here despite being a regular on Dark and Elevation all 2022 long. Nonetheless, this was a fun multi-man match while it lasted. These guys didn't get a ton of time, but they made the most of it and worked a frantic pace. Morton has to win his next shot at the Junior Heavyweight title after being cheated out of it the last time, right?
This may have been the most newsworthy edition of NWA USA all year. We had a title match to start the show, the latest match in the NWA National Championship Tournament, and a new number contender crowned to the Junior Heavyweight title. In addition to all of that, Tyrus revealed that he'll be trading in his NWA Television Championship for an opportunity at the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship at Hard Times 3, making it a three-way with him, Matt Cardona and current champ Trevor Murdoch. There's so much that can be said about that and I'll save it for another time, but Tyrus continuing to be featured in the top title picture is just awful. Otherwise, this was a thumbs-up show from NWA USA standards.
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