NWA 73 Results 8/29/21
The Chase Park Plaza
St. Louis, Missouri
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Commentary Team: (Joe Galli, Conrad Thompson, Tim Storm and Velvet Sky)
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— NWA (@nwa) August 29, 2021
Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Thomas Latimer vs. Crimson vs. Tim Storm In A Triple Threat Match
Jax Dane attacks Crimson before the bell rings. Dane whips Crimson into the steel barricade. Dane rearranges the steel ring steps. Dane with The Death Valley Driver through the ladder. Dane repeatedly hits Crimson with the ladder. Latimer delivers multiple chair shots to Storm. Latimer hooks the outside leg for a two count. The medical team brings Crimson to the backstage area. Storm throws a trash can at Latimer. Storm puts the trash can in between the turnbuckles. Storm decks Latimer with a back elbow smash. Latimer is throwing haymakers at Storm. Storm ducks a clothesline from Latimer. Storm clotheslines Latimer over the top rope.
Storm sends Latimer face first into the steel ring post. Storm pulls out a massive ladder from under the ring. Storm punches Latimer in the back. Storm bodyslams Latimer on the floor. Latimer punches Storm in the back. Storm is raining down haymakers. Latimer cracks Storm with the trash can lid. Latimer slams Storm’s head on the ring apron. Latimer sets up a barricade bridge. Latimer continues to hit Storm with the trash can lid. Latimer climbs up the ladder. Latimer lands The Swanton Bomb through the barricade bridge. Crimson returns to the ringside area. Crimson drops Latimer with The SpineBuster.
Crimson with two double axe handle strikes. Crimson levels Latimer with The Body Avalanche. Crimson hits The Exploder Suplex. Crimson side steps Latimer into the turnbuckles. Crimson dropkicks the chair into Latimer’s face. Crimson sets up a chair contraption. Latimer decks Crimson with a JawBreaker. Crimson delivers The Death Valley Driver through the chair contraption for a two count. Storm pulls the referee out of the ring. Forearm Exchange. Crimson removes his weight belt. The referee gives Storm his belt. Belt Whipping Exchange. Crimson and Storm throws Latimer out of the ring. Short-Arm Reversal by Crimson. Crimson goes for The Death Valley Driver, but his ribs gives out. Storm connects with The Perfect Storm to pickup the victory.
Winner: Tim Storm via Pinfall
Second Match: Mickie James vs. Kylie Rae
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Rae with a waist lock go-behind. Wrist Lock Exchange. Mickie with a deep arm-drag for a two count. Mickie applies a hammerlock. Rae with a roll through escape. Rae teases The SuperKick. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Rae wants Mickie to shake her hand. Mickie with a Spinning Back Kick. Mickie with a Pump Knee Strike. Misfired Roundhouse Kicks. Following a snap mare takeover, Mickie avoids The Senton Splash. Mickie with The Running Boot for a two count. Mickie with a double leg takedown. Rae bridges out of a pinning predicament. Rae rolls Mickie over for a two count. Rae applies The STF.
Mickie hooks the outside leg for a two count. Mickie hits The Flapjack. Mickie pops back on her feet. Rae has Mickie perched on the top turnbuckle. Rae punches Mickie in the back. Mickie denies The SuperPlex. Mickie with a forearm smash. Mickie with The Flying Seated Senton for a two count. Mickie tells Rae to get up. Mickie kicks Rae in the gut. Rae denies The Mick DDT. Rae SuperKicks Mickie for a two count. Rae hooks both legs for a two count. Rae is displaying her frustration. Rae applies The CrossFace. Rae with two haymakers. Rae repeatedly stomps on Mickie’s chest. Rae goes for The Running Cannonball Strike, but Mickie ducks out of the way. Mickie connects with The Mick DDT to pickup the victory. After the match, Deonna Purrazzo viciously attacks Mickie. Purrazzo plants Mickie with The Queen’s Gambit.
Winner: Mickie James via Pinfall
Third Match: The Pope & The End vs. Tyrus, The Masked Mystery Man, and Jordan Clearwater w/Austin Idol In A 6-Man Tag Team Match
Parrow and Tyrus will start things off. Tyrus tags out to Clearwater. Parrow punches Clearwater. Parrow whips Clearwater into the turnbuckles. Parrow levels Clearwater with The Body Avalanche. Parrow tags in Odinson. Odinson with a leaping back elbow smash. Parrow with a Hip Attack. Odinson follows that with The Powerslam. Assisted Death Valley Driver. Odinson tags in Pope. Assisted Splash for a two count. Pope with forearm shivers. Pope reverses out of the irish whip from Clearwater. Pope with a Back Body Drop. Pope with a short-arm clothesline. Pope decks Clearwater with a back elbow smash. Pope with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Pope kicks out the legs of Clearwater. Pope with The Fist Drop. Pope with heavy bodyshots in the corner. The referee gets distracted by Tyrus. Mystery attacks Pope from behind. Pope clotheslines Mystery. Pope with a thumb to the eye to Clearwater. Pope with The Double BlockBuster. Pope is fired up. The referee is trying to get Tyrus out of the ring. Tyrus punches Pope in the back. Clearwater tags in Tyrus.
Tyrus with a Hip Smash. Tyrus hits The Exploder Suplex. Tyrus tags in Clearwater. Clearwater kicks Pope in the gut. Clearwater transitions into a ground and pound attack. Clearwater with the cocky cover for a two count. Pope slaps Clearwater in the face. Clearwater tees off on Pope. Clearwater repeatedly stomps on Pope’s chest. Tyrus and Mystery gangs up on Pope. Clearwater tags in Mystery. Mystery with a knife edge chop. Mystery whips Pope into the turnbuckles. Mystery with an Inside Out Cutter for a two count. Mystery applies a rear chin lock. Pope with heavy bodyshots. Mystery hammers down on the back of Pope’s neck. Mystery goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Pope lands back on his feet. Pope tags in Odinson. Odinson ducks a clothesline from Mystery. Odinson with a running shoulder tackle. Odinson with a Spinning Back Fist. Odinson follows that with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Odinson with The Belly to Back Slam for a two count. Odinson with two leaping uppercuts. Clearwater pulls Mystery out of the way. Mystery drops Odinson with The Big Boot. Mystery tags in Tyrus. Tyrus is choking Odinson with his boot. Tyrus puts his knee on the back of Odinson’s neck. Tyrus whips Odinson across the ring. Tyrus delivers a gut punch. Tyrus continues to taunt Parrow. Tyrus tags in Mystery.
Mystery with heavy bodyshots. Mystery with The Vertical Suplex for a two count. Mystery blasts Odinson with a knife edge chop. Mystery tags in Clearwater. Clearwater repeatedly stomps on Odinson’s chest. Clearwater with rapid fire haymakers for a two count. Clearwater applies a rear chin lock. Odinson puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Clearwater whips Odinson into the turnbuckles. Clearwater tags in Mystery. Mystery is putting the boots to Odinson. Mystery tags in Tyrus. Tyrus with a gut punch. Tyrus applies the nerve hold. Odinson with a JawBreaker. Tyrus responds with a Running HeadButt. Tyrus with the elbow drop for a one count. Tyrus punches Odinson in the back. Tyrus drags Odinson to the corner. Tyrus goes for The Flying Splash, but Odinson ducks out of the way. Parrow and Clearwater are tagged in. Parrow with a series of clotheslines. Parrow with The Fallaway Slam. Parrow kicks Tyrus off the ring apron. Pope lands The SomerSault Plancha. The End delivers The Super Collider. Parrow tags in Odinson. BLK Jeez negates The Doomsday Device. Clearwater tags in Tyrus. Parrow runs after Jeez. Tyrus connects with The Heart Punch. Mystery tags himself in. Tyrus is pissed. Mystery hooks the outside and gets the pinfall victory.
Winner: Tyrus, The Masked Mystery Man, and Jordan Clearwater via Pinfall
Fourth Match: Chris Adonis (c) vs. James Storm For The NWA National Heavyweight Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Adonis applies a side headlock. Storm whips Adonis across the ring. Adonis drops Storm with a shoulder tackle. Adonis flexes his muscles. Storm with a waist lock go-behind. Storm applies a side headlock. Storm transitions into a hammerlock. Storm slaps Adonis in the back of the head. Adonis with a straight right hand. Adonis blasts Storm with a knife edge chop. Adonis with the irish whip. Storm dives over Adonis. Storm skins the cat. Adonis ducks a clothesline from Storm. Storm with The Lou Thez Press. Storm transitions into a ground and pound attack. Storm punches Adonis. Adonis back drops Storm to the floor. Storm kicks Adonis in the face. Storm with an elbow smash. Storm with two uppercuts. Storm resets the referee’s ten count.
Adonis fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Adonis sends Storm face first into the steel ring post. Adonis whips Storm into the ringside barricade. Adonis rolls Storm back into the ring. Adonis drives his knee into Storm’s back. Adonis with The Flying Double Axe Handle Strike. Adonis drops Storm with The Side Russian Leg Sweep for a two count. Adonis argues with the referee. Adonis applies a rear chin lock. Storm with elbows into the midsection of Adonis. Adonis scores the elbow knockdown. Adonis with The Butterfly Suplex for a two count. Adonis goes back to the rear chin lock. Storm with elbows into the midsection of Adonis. Adonis slams Storm’s head on three turnbuckle pads. Storm is pissed. Storm is throwing haymakers at Adonis. Adonis reverses out of the irish whip from Storm. Storm with a flying forearm smash. Storm with an Inverted Atomic Drop.
Storm clotheslines Adonis. Adonis decks Storm with a back elbow smash. Adonis ascends to the top turnbuckle. Storm with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Storm uppercuts Adonis. Storm with The Top Rope FrankenSteiner. Storm kicks Adonis in the gut. Storm hits The Eye Of The Storm for a two count. Adonis with a JawBreaker. Storm responds with The CodeBreaker. Adonis blocks The Last Call SuperKick. Adonis connects with The SpineBuster for a two count. Adonis applies The Master Lock. Storm drives Adonis face first into the top turnbuckle pad. Storm goes for The Discus Lariat, but Adonis counters with The Full Nelson Slam for a two count. Adonis rakes the back of Storm. Adonis grabs a beer bottle. Storm drops Adonis with The Last Call SuperKick for a two count. Adonis had his foot on the bottom rope. Storm argues with the referee. Adonis with a double leg takedown. Adonis uses the middle rope for leverage to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still NWA National Heavyweight Champion, Chris Adonis via Pinfall
– Ric Flair comes out and speaks to the crowd. Flair gives thanks to his wife, Vince McMahon, Triple H, Shawn Michaels, The Undertaker and Stone Cold Steve Austin for picking him up at his lowest. Flair shared a funny story about Harley Race and his crazy travel schedule back in the day. He also puts over the great NWA World Champions of the past. Flair says that it’s amazing time in the wrestling business where he can appear tonight and take a flight to Chicago and have a drink with Tony Khan and watch Chris Jericho wrestle at All Out. Flair wraps the segment by thanking the fans who remembered him and the NWA.
Fifth Match: Battle Royal To Determine The Number One Contender For The NWA National Championship
The Participants (JTG, Slice Boogie, El Rudo, Matthew Mims, Marshe Rockett, Jeremiah Plunkett, Sal Rinauro, Captain Yuma, Jamie Stanley, Luke Hawx, Rush Freeman, Jaden and Judais)
The Order Of Eliminations
1.) Rush Freeman was eliminated by JTG
2.) Jaden was eliminated by Sal Rinauro
3.) Captain Yuma was eliminated by Jeremiah Plunkett
4.) Jeremiah Plunkett was eliminated by Marshe Rockett
5.) Marshe Rockett was eliminated by Sal Rinauro
6.) Sal Rinauro was eliminated by Judais
7.) Jamie Stanley was eliminated by Luke Hawx
8.) El Rudo was eliminated by Matthew Mims
9.) Slice Boogie was eliminated by Luke Hawx
10.) Matthew Mims was eliminated by Judais
11.) Luke Hawx was eliminated by Judais
12.) JTG was eliminated by Judais
Sixth Match: Kamille (c) vs. Chelsea Green For The NWA Worlds Women’s Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Waist Lock Takedown Exchange. Kamille applies The Full Nelson Lock. Green uses her hips to break the grip. Kamille goes back to The Full Nelson Lock. Green with three sharp elbow strikes. Kamille ducks a clothesline from Green. Kamille with The SitOut Full Nelson Bomb. Kamille applies a bodyscissors hold. Kamille with clubbing blows to Green’s back. Green rolls Kamille over for a two count. Green with The La Magistral for a two count. Green with the backslide cover for a one count. Green kicks Kamille in the gut. Rollup Exchange. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Green ducks a clotheslie from Kamille. Kamille denies The Unprettier. Green rolls under a clothesline from Kamille. Green with the irish whip. Kamille dives over Green. Kamille clips the back of Green’s head. Kamille slams Green’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Kamille repeatedly stomps on Green’s chest. Kamille with The GutWrench Suplex.
Kamille is mauling Green in the corner. Kamille hits The Delayed Samoan Drop for a one count. Kamille gets Green tied up in the ropes. Kamille with clubbing blows to Green’s chest. Kamille rocks Green with a forearm smash. Kamille applies the cravate. Kamille transitions into a rear chin lock. Green with heavy bodyshots. Green kicks Kamille in the chest. Green clotheslines Kamille. Green goes for The Elbow Drop, but Kamille ducks out of the way. Kamille repeatedly slams the injured left wrist of Green on the ring apron. Kamille applies a hammerlock. Kamille whips Green into the steel barricade. Kamille rolls Green back into the ring. Kamille repeatedly slams the left wrist of Green on the canvas. Kamille repeatedly stomps on the left shoulder of Green. Kamille uses the bottom rope as a weapon. Kamille hooks the outside leg for a two count. Kamille applies The Torture Rack. Green denies The Spinning Rack Bomb. Green drops Kamille with The Cutter.
Forearm Exchange. Green with two clotheslines. Green kicks the left knee of Kamille. Green with The Swinging NeckBreaker for a two count. Kamille has Green perched on the top turnbuckle. Kamille and Green are trading back and forth shots. Green HeadButts Kamille. Green delivers The Missile Dropkick for a two count. Green fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Kamille decks Green with a back elbow smash. Kamille drops Green with The Running Leg Lariat for a two count. Kamille kicks Green in the gut. Kamille with The Swinging Fisherman’s NeckBreaker. Green avoids The Spear. Green with The German Suplex. Kamille connects with The Spear for a two count. Green had her foot on the bottom rope. Green rolls Kamille over for a two count. Green drives her knee into the midsection of Kamille. Kamille negates The Unprettier. Kamille with a forearm smash. Kamille stomps on Green’s back. Kamille makes Green tap out to The Grounding Top Wrist Lock.
Winner: Still NWA World Women’s Champion, Kamille via Submission
Seventh Match: Aron Stevens & JR Kratos (c) vs. La Rebellion w/Konnan For The NWA World Tag Team Championship
Aron Stevens and 666 will start things off. 666 kicks Stevens in the gut. 666 punches Stevens in the back. 666 applies a side headlock. Stevens whips 666 across the ring. Stevens sweeps out the legs of 666. Stevens drives 666 face first into the top turnbuckle pad. Stevens gets distracted by Wolf. 666 attacks Stevens from behind. 666 slaps Stevens in the chest. Stevens reverses out of the irish whip from 666. Stevens scores the elbow knockdown. Stevens with a Side Russian Leg Sweep. Stevens hits The Elbow Of Disdain. Stevens clotheslines Wolf to the floor. La Rebellion regroups on the outside. Kratos punches Wolf in the back. Katos rolls 666 back into the ring. Stevens with clubbing shoulder blocks. Stevens HeadButts 666. Stevens tags in Kratos. Kratos punches 666 in the ribs. Kratos ducks a clothesline from 666. Kratos with an Atomic Drop. Kratos with a forearm shot across the back of 666’s neck. Kratos follows that with The Deadlift Stalling Suplex for a two count. Kratos rocks 666 with a forearm smash. Kratos tags in Stevens.
666 with a greco roman thumb to the eye. La Rebellion viciously attacks Stevens behind the referee’s back. Stevens is displaying his fighting spirit. Stevens HeadButts 666. Stevens knocks Wolf and Konnan off the ring apron. 666 delivers the chop block. 666 tags in Wolf. La Rebellion repeatedly stomps on Stevens chest. Wolf is choking Stevens with his boot. Wolf taunts Kratos. Wolf with a knife edge chop. Wolf slams Stevens head on the top turnbuckle pad. Wolf tags in 666. Double Irish Whip. Wolf with a corner clothesline. Assisted Meteora. Wolf with a Step Up Enzuigiri. 666 delivers The Missile Dropkick for a two count. 666 tugs on Stevens hair. La Rebellion continues to use the referee’s vision to their advantage. 666 tags in Wolf. Wolf punches Stevens in the back. Stevens is fighting from underneath. Wolf tags in 666. 666 repeatedly stomps on Stevens back. Following a snap mare takeover, 666 applies a rear chin lock. Stevens with elbows into the midsection of 666. Stevens whips 666 across the ring. 666 ducks a clothesline from Stevens. 666 dropkicks Stevens for a two count. Wolf tags himself in. 666 bodyslams Stevens. Wolf with The Flying Elbow Drop. Wolf tells Kratos to bring it.
La Rebellion is mauling Stevens in the corner. Double Irish Whip. Stevens with a Swinging NeckBreaker to 666. Stevens dumps Wolf out of the ring. Stevens Spears 666. 666 stops Stevens in his tracks. Wolf wisely pulls Kratos off the apron. 666 slams Stevens head on the top turnbuckle pad. 666 tags in Wolf. Double Vertical Toss. Double Basement Dropkick for a two count. Stevens fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Both men are knocked down after a double headbutt. Wolf tags in 666. Stevens avoids the running elbow drop. Stevens finally tags in Kratos. Kratos with two clotheslines. Kratos kicks 666 in the gut. Kratos with a Release Vertical Suplex. Kratos with a series of corner clotheslines. Kratos follows that with a Running Samoan Drop for a two count. Wolf knocks Stevens off the apron. Wolf lands The Suicide Dive. 666 kicks Kratos in the face. Kratos responds with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Kratos hits The Falcon Arrow for a two count. Forearm Exchange. Kratos tags in Stevens. 666 denies The Doomsday Device. 666 dropkicks Kratos off the apron. Stevens dives over 666. Wolf made the blind tag. Stevens transitions into a corner mount. The referee gets distracted by Konnan. 666 delivers the low blow. Double Knee Strike to Kratos. 666 wipes out Kratos with The Asai MoonSault. La Rebellion connects with The Mark Of The Beast to pickup the victory.
Winner: New NWA World Tag Team Champions, La Rebellion via Pinfall
Eight Match: Nick Aldis (c) vs. Trevor Murdoch In A Title vs. Career Match For The NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship
Aldis attacks Murdoch before the bell rings. A pier six brawl ensues on the outside. Murdoch launches Aldis over the ringside barricade. Aldis and Murdoch starts brawling all over The Chase Ballroom. Murdoch rams Aldis face across the steel barricade. Aldis rakes the eyes of Murdoch. Aldis with a knee lift. Aldis slams Murdoch’s head on the barricade. Aldis with a knife edge chop. Aldis fish hooks Murdoch. This brawl spills towards the stage. Haymaker Exchange. Aldis kicks Murdoch in the gut. NWA Officials Billy Corgan and Pat Kenny tells Aldis to bring the match back into the ring. Aldis catches Murdoch in mid-air. Aldis hits The SpineBuster on the stage. Aldis begs Corgan to hit him. Aldis bodyslams Murdoch. Aldis stomps on Murdoch’s chest. Aldis punches Murdoch in the jaw. The bell finally rings. Murdoch is throwing haymakers at Aldis. Murdoch with the irish whip. Aldis kicks Murdoch in the face. Aldis dives over Murdoch. Murdoch goes for a Bodyslam, but Aldis lands back on his feet. Aldis sends Murdoch chest first into the turnbuckles. Aldis hits The Olympic Slam for a two count.
Aldis whips Murdoch across the ring. Murdoch ducks a clothesline from Aldis. Aldis with The Thez Press for a two count. Aldis slams Murdoch’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Aldis unloads two knife edge chops. Aldis with the irish whip. Murdoch launches Aldis over the top rope. Aldis with a thumb to the eye. Murdoch throws Aldis off the top turnbuckle. Aldis with a double leg takedown. Aldis goes for The Figure Four Leg Lock, but Murdoch counters with an inside cradle. Murdoch applies The Figure Four Leg Lock. Aldis sends Murdoch shoulder first into the steel ring post. Aldis with two knee lifts. Aldis applies The Abdominal Stretch. Aldis toys around with Murdoch. Aldis uses the top rope for leverage. Aldis hammers down on Murdoch’s ribs. The referee admonishes Aldis. Murdoch with The Hip Toss. Aldis gets into a shoving contest with the referee. Murdoch with two haymakers. Murdoch inadvertently clotheslines the referee. Aldis kicks Murdoch in the gut. Murdoch denies The Stunner. Murdoch with The SitOut PowerBomb. Aldis delivers the low blow. Aldis with a flying axe handle strike off the apron. Aldis talks smack to Murdoch’s family.
Aldis tees off on Murdoch. Aldis hammers down on the back of Murdoch’s neck. Aldis repeatedly slams Murdoch’s head on the ring post. Aldis attacks Kyle Davis and the time keeper. Aldis with The Flying Elbow Drop through the table on the floor. Aldis rolls Murdoch back into the ring. A second referee storms into the ring. Aldis hooks the outside leg for a two count. Murdoch decks Aldis with a back elbow smash. Murdoch kicks Aldis in the gut. Murdoch drills Aldis with The Canadian Destroyer for a two count. Aldis has Murdoch perched on the top turnbuckle. Aldis nails Murdoch with The Tombstone PileDriver. Aldis connects with another Flying Elbow Drop for a two count. Murdoch with a straight right hand. Murdoch unloads two overhand chops. Murdoch with The SuperPlex for a two count. Aldis avoids The Flying Bulldog. Aldis applies The King’s Lynn Cloverleaf. Murdoch grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Second Haymaker Exchange. Aldis kicks Murdoch in the gut. Aldis decks Murdoch with a back elbow smash. Aldis fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Murdoch hits The PileDriver. Murdoch plants Aldis with The Flying Bulldog to pickup the victory. After the match, Murdoch celebrates with his family and Ric Flair to close the show.
Winner: New NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion, Trevor Murdoch via Pinfall
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