The return to provenience of the NWA (National Wrestling Alliance in 2018 is tied to the legacy created by men like Harley Race and others who held the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship (AKA The Ten Pounds of Gold). Current reigning NWA Champion Nick Aldis has carried the tradition as well as the President of the NWA – William Patrick Corgan. Stay tuned to end of this episode for an announcement from Billy.
Episode 43 of NWA Ten Pounds of Gold explores Billy Corgan’s day in St. Louis for The Smashing Pumpkins. Billy is interviewed by eight year old wrestling fan AJ Awesome in the theater that sits next to where the Kiel Auditorium used to be. Home of Three NWA Worlds Title Changes.
The journey of Nick Aldis in Ten Pounds of Gold goes through Winston Salem, NC as he faces Jake Hager (aka Jack Swagger) at Wrestlecade before looking forward to Brian Cage at Tommy Dreamer’s House of Hardcore.
The real moment of this episode for NWA Champion Nick Aldis is his meeting with 8 time NWA Worlds Champion Harley Race. Nick recounts the story of going to train with Harley Race early in his career and what this moment means to him.
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